Health Magazine

Ayurvedic Treatment of Erythema Dischromicum Perstans (EDP)

Posted on the 07 June 2023 by Dr Vikram Chauhan @Planetayurveda9


Skin is the largest and most majestic organ of our body that defines beauty. More important is taking care of its beauty. Some diseases affect the skin directly and compromise its natural beauty. One such disease is Erythema dischromicum perstans in which skin rashes develop within minutes of exposure (to an allergen or other causes) and can last up to a few weeks. Erythema dischromicum perstans can occur at any age but young adults are more prone to suffer from this disease. According to research women are more affected by this disease than men. Also, dark-skinned people are more affected than light skin people. There are many allergic causes for this disease with different symptoms that will be discussed in this article. In the end, we will discuss effective ayurvedic treatment in consideration of steroids for Erythema dischromicum perstans.

Ayurvedic Treatment of Erythema Dischromicum Perstans (EDP)


Erythema dischromicum perstans also known as Ashy dermatosis or dermatosis is a skin pigmentation disorder in which skin eruptions of polycyclic, or irregularly shaped hyperpigmentation in blue or black color appears. These are pigmented macules on the face, neck, trunk, and arms. Several other skin diseases may have similar symptoms to Erythema dischromicum perstans, and this needs a careful differential diagnosis from similar skin pigmentations like- Lichen planus pigmentosus, Utricaria, leprosy, post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, skin lesions, etc. In Erythema dischromicum perstans the melanocytes and basal cell damage is noticed in response to an abnormal immune system. Through proper treatment one can recover from this disease but in some cases, the condition may persist for years without any improvement in the symptoms.

Ayurvedic Aspect

Twacha is a very crucial part of our body that is taken care of properly. Pitta dosha manages the Varna and other related stuff to the skin. The imbalance/ aggravation of pitta dosha compromises the skin's natural texture. Skin must be taken care of from various external factors (agantuj doshas) that directly hamper the skin. Skin pigmentations and diseases are treated successfully with Ayurvedic therapies.


The causes for Erythema dischromicum perstans are

  • Genetics
  • Allergic reaction to any chemical substance
  • Viral infestation
  • Reaction to certain cosmetics
  • Adverse effects of some medications
  • Allergic reaction against perfume, jewelry, or a toxic substance.


The symptom of Erythema dischromicum perstans is the presence of gray-bluish hyperpigmented derma macules. These macules are oval, asymmetric, and polycyclic in shape. On close observation, these pigmented areas are seen to be damaged by basal cells.


A careful diagnostic procedure is followed to confirm Erythema dischromicum perstans diagnosis, to avoid similar symptom diseases misdiagnose. Skin biopsy and proper examination in the labs of the collected skin tissue are done.


The systemic treatment methods followed to light the pigmentation are

  • Application of Topical steroids
  • Ultraviolet radiation therapy
  • Corticosteroids
  • Chemical medications
  • Laser therapy

Herbal remedies by planet Ayurveda for the treatment of Erythema dischromicum perstans

Planet Ayurveda is an India-based Ayurvedic company. It has been preparing medicines herbally for many years. The medicines are exported worldwide for the treatment of various mental and physical ailments. The medicines are completely pure and are deprived of every sort of chemical addition. Ayurvedic medicines that can be used internally and externally for the treatment of Erythema dischromicum perstans are

Product List

  1. Gandhak Rasayan
  2. Kaishore Guggul
  3. Gleaming Skin Hair Nails Formula
  4. Youth Restora Capsules
  5. Manjishtha Capsules
  6. Recumin Gel
Ayurvedic Treatment of Erythema Dischromicum Perstans (EDP)
Ayurvedic Treatment of Erythema Dischromicum Perstans (EDP)

Product Description

1. Gandhak Rasayan

These tablets have a mineral base of purified Sulphur. This versatile ayurvedic formulation has all the required properties to deal with skin pigmentation. It cleans the blood impurities by detoxifying the body. It has anti-bacterial, anti-aging properties that keep the skin glowing naturally. These tablets enhance skin complexion by acting as a rasayan for skin aging. Allergic symptoms on the skin and in the body are dealt with by Gandhak rasayan. Gandhak combined with other formulated medicines for a purpose treats the particular disease very well.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily.

2. Kaishore Guggul

These Guggul (Comniphora mukul) containing ayurvedic tablets have multiple health benefits. In skin allergies, they act as a skin health promoter. It is very effective for all types of skin diseases. They also control an adequate amount of uric acid levels in the body. These tablets are potent against many allergens when taken. These tablets support blood purification that will directly recover skin health. It has skin-soothing effects that are much needed in Erythema dischromicum perstans.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily.

3. Gleaming Skin Hair Nails Formula

This is a patent dietary supplement of Planet Ayurveda for the good health of Skin, hair, and nails naturally. This is a chemical-free formulation with pure vegetarian content. In its ingredient list it has- Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Chirayta (Swertia chirata), Pit papada (Fumaria officinalis), etc. These are considered great for enhancing skin complexion by reducing spots on the skin. They will reduce pigmented areas on the skin and make the natural skin glow. These capsules are herbal and thus are side effect free, far better than all the chemical-based skin, nails, and hair formulas in the market. The capsules improve the Varna (Complexion) as described in the ancient Samhitas.

Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice a day with plain water.

4. Youth Restora Capsules

This patent ayurvedic preparation maintains youth with its powerful ingredients- Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Grape seed (Vitis vinifera), Cow colostrums (Bovine colostrums), and Green tea (Camellia sinensis). These powerful key ingredients of this preparation are helpful to maintain good immunity in today's youth. Immunity is the main source of body well-being. These capsules contain needed immunoglobulins, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants- that keep the body in a balanced state. Along with enhancing immunity, these capsules stimulate metabolism, as well as the nervous system.

Dosage- Take 1 capsule two times daily with milk or water.

5. Manjishtha Capsules

These capsules are prepared from a single ayurvedic herb Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia) which improves the skin texture in humans. It works on Pitta dosha, which is directly responsible for skin health. It purifies the blood and body from within, which will allow clean blood circulation in the whole body and light skin pigmentation. Regular consumption of capsules will reduce the pigmented areas on the skin along with improving natural skin texture.

Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice daily.

6. Recumin Gel

Powerful ayurvedic such as Neem patra (Azadirachta indica leaves), Neem phal (Azadirachta indica fruit), Neem kshal (Azadirachta indica bark), Curcumin longa (Haldi), Sesamum indicum (Til), Leptadenia reticulata (Jeevanti), etc. These ingredients in the gel allow a soothing effect on the skin. Local application of the gel on affected skin areas improves the skin texture and reduces pigmentation with time.

Contact Planet Ayurveda Support Team to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at - [email protected] or Call at 0172-521-4030 (India), +91-172-521-4030 (Outside India) or Whatsapp at (+91) 9915-593-604

Dosage- Apply the gel gently on pigmented skin areas.


Thus, it can be concluded that our ayurvedic remedies and medicines are far better (best) from local application and internal usage of corticosteroids for this disease. Erythema dischromicum perstans can be treated successfully with ayurvedic drugs and necessary measures. To book your appointment, visit our website

Back to Featured Articles on Logo Paperblog