Avalgujadi Lepam is an alkaline Ayurvedic medicine, in paste form. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of leucoderma. It contains herbal and mineral ingredients. Hence should only be used under strict medical supervision.
Avalgujadi Lepa uses:
It is used in Ayurvedic treatment of leucoderma.
It is traditionally claimed to bring back natural colour to the white skin patches.
How long to use?
It can be used for a period of 2 months only.
Avalgujadi Lep side effects:
Do not use this medicine for self medication.
This medicine has to be taken strictly under medical supervision only.
This medicine is best avoided in pregnant ladies and infants.
This lepa, in some cases, is known to irritate and produce eruption on the skin.If this condition is observed, the use of the lepa should be discontinued immediately.Ghee should be applied on the affected parts of the skin and when the condition of the skin becomes
normal the use of the lepa may be resumed.
This lepa may cause loss of hair over the applied are.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Store in a dry place.
Avalgujadi Lepam dose:
A thin layer of the paste is applied over the affected area and washed off after half an hour time.
Avalgujadi Lepa ingredients and how to make?
Avalguja beeja – seeds of Psoralea corylifolia – 192 g
Haratala – Purified and processed Orpiment (Arsenic tri sulphide)
Gomutra – cow urine – quantity sufficient.
Seeds of Psoralea corylifolia and Haratala are triturated with cow urine and made into a paste. This paste is used for external application.
Expiry date: – If you have got the powder, the powder can be stored for a period of 3 years.
If you have got the paste and if it is added with preservative, it can be stored for a period of 3 years.
Reference: Ashtangahrudayam Chikitsa Sthana 20/13
Original verse explaining the formula –
मूत्रेण गवां पिष्ट: सवर्णकरणं परं श्वित्रे ॥
mūtreṇa gavāṃ piṣṭa: savarṇakaraṇaṃ paraṃ śvitre ||