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Ayurvedic Treatment of Prickly Heat

Ayurvedic Treatment of Prickly Heat

It is an acute form of heat rash associated with excessive sweating, specially humid climate. In Ayurveda, this is known as a type of pidaka.

It consists of small superficial eruption which look like grains of sand. It affects almost any part of the body. Pricking, burning sensation and itching cause a lot of discomfort and may cause secondary bacterial infection.

Chandrakala rasa, kamadugdha rasa, godanti bhasma and chandanasava are the very useful tratment for this condition.