How to Treat Fungal Infection through Ayurveda?
What is a Fungus?
A fungus is a type of microorganism that can range from tiny, barely visible specks that float around in the air to large growths like mushrooms. Fungi (the plural) are usually present all around us and they do not cause any problem. Sometimes they can settle down and grow in places where they shouldn’t like our skin, nails, between our toes, and, in women, it is commonly the vaginal area.
What is a Fungal Infection?
A fungal infection is a skin disease caused by a fungus and is also known as mycosis. These are found in the air, soil, water, and plants and some fungi that live naturally in the human body. In humans, it occurs when an invading fungus takes over the body area and the immune system is not able to handle it. Fungi can be helpful and harmful. When harmful fungi invade in a specific body part, it becomes difficult to kill, as they can survive in the environment and re-infect the person trying to get better.
These are mainly found in a warm and moist environment. Fungal skin infections develop in sweaty or damp areas that don’t get much airflow to include the feet, groin, and folds of skin. It is mostly spread through direct contact with fungi on clothing or other items, or on a person or animal.
Types of fungal infection are:
Athlete’s foot: It is a condition in which tiny growth of fungi in between toes that makes the skin really itchy and sore.
In older people, there is the development of an itchy fungal infection in the skin on thighs, and in women, it develops under the breasts.
Most of them also suffer from ringworm which is a dry, slightly red circle of itchy skin that develops on leg or arm, or occasionally the scalp.
The symptoms of a fungal infection may vary and will depend on the type and on what part of the body is affected, but common symptoms include:
- Scaly skin
- Red and possibly cracking or peeling skin
- Infection in the vaginal area usually causes itching and foul discharge from the vagina.
- Infection in the lungs can cause coughing, chest pain, fever, and muscle aches.
What is the Ayurvedic Treatment for Fungal Infection?
In this unhealthy diet and lifestyle, a fungal infection becomes a major issue in both men and women. They are using creams, oils, tablets for treating fungal infection. But these allopathic medicines are only treating the symptoms but not the root cause due to which these infections recur.
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre is providing you the best treatment for curing fungal infection naturally with a kit known as “Fungal Care Kit”. This kit not only works on the symptoms but also the root cause of the disease. The products present are pure and are free from preservatives, fillers, colors, additives, and have no side effects. This kit contains 5 herbal products named as- Detox Premium Powder, Twak Churana, Twak Tailam, Skincare tablet, and Gandhak Rasayan.
Detail of products:
1. Detox Premium Powder:
Detox premium powder is a herbo-mineral Ayurvedic medicine that acts as an antioxidant as it purifies the blood by removing excess toxins from the body. It has moti pishti, shukta pishti, giloy satv, akik pishti, shankh bhasma, gandhak rasayan, etc. These ingredients treat the symptoms associated with fungal infection.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
2. Twak Churana:
Twak churna is specially prepared to treat skin-related disorders. This formulation is prepared from two main herbs Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) and Chopchini (Smilax malabarica). These are helpful in deep detoxification and blood purification. It can also be used for hand lotion to treat dry, cracked hands, or feet. This churna also helps to rejuvenate and promote longevity. It helps to open the blocked sweat pores and eliminates the toxins which hence treats the symptoms associated with fungal infection.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 teaspoonful twice a day with normal water.
3. Twak Tailam:
Twak Tailam is a herbal oil used in skin-related disorders, as it deeply nourishes the tissues and improves the skin luster. This oil is prepared from yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), etc. These ingredients support skin health and prevents it from infections. It also improves complexion and purifies the blood without any side effects.
Method of Application – Apply over the affected area of the skin.
4. Skincare Tablet:
The skincare tablet maintains the texture of your skin depending on the type of skin you have. The ingredients present in it are Panchnimb churna, Chirayta, Haridra khand, Mulethi, Chopchini, Khadir chahal, Gandhak, Ajmoda that has been used by our Acharyas in ancient times to treat fungal infections. It is a natural blood purifier tablet that detoxifies the blood and increases blood circulation.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.
5. Gandhak Rasayan:
Gandhaka Rasayana is a classical herbal formulation that has been used in Ayurveda for many ages to treat fungal infections. It is a pure herbo-mineral formulation that comprises of purified Sulfur processed with herbal juice. These tablets possess antiviral, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties that kill the harmful microbes in the body. It also has an antibiotic property that cures all the symptoms associated with a fungal infection like irritation, scaly skin, redness, itching, swelling, blisters, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.