Ardita is a disease-causing Vakrata (deviation) of Mukha Ardha (half of the face). In Modern science, it can be compared to Bell ’s palsy caused by the involvement of the 7th cranial nerve. It is characterized by the deviation of half of the face & associated with the sudden impairment of motor and sensory function of the affected side of the face. In modern science administration of steroids is the treatment of choice for Bell’s palsy. A 22 yr. an old male patient diagnosed as Ardit Vata treated with Ayurvedic shaman Aushadh along with Ksheerbala taila Nasya,Shirodhara, Abhangya & Nadi Sweda. This Ayurvedic treatment gives a significant improvement in this case. No conventional drugs used during treatment. This is evidence to demonstrate the effectiveness of Ayurveda treatment in the case of Ardita Vata.
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