Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type II or Schmidt’s Syndrome is categorised among the rarely found autoimmune diseases. Schmidt’s Syndrome consists of a triad of 3 diseases – Addison’s disease along with Type 1 Diabetes mellitus or insulin dependent diabetes mellitus or autoimmune hypothyroidism.

Addison’s Disease is when the adrenal glands do not produce enough cortisol and aldosterone hormones, type I DM is when the body’s immune system disastrous its own pancreatic secretion insulin and Hypothyroidism is when the immune system does not let the thyroid gland produce enough hormones.

Women of the age group between 30-40 years of age are more prone to it than men. In Ayurveda this can be correlated to the ojas vikriti. Hence several treatments can be done for the betterment of Ojas. Planet Ayurveda by following all the ancient texts of Ayurveda has formulated several medications for this condition.

Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type II


Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type II or Schmidt’s Syndrome is an autoimmune disorder that affects the endocrine system of the body that produces required hormones for the body. Schmidt’s Syndrome is diagnosed when Addison’s disease along with DM I or Hypothyroidism is found. However few may have other features like celiac disease, hypogonadism or others. This syndrome can be diagnosed in adulthood more in females than in males. This condition if left untreated can cause severe issues.


  • Usually this syndrome can be found in an individual who has a family history of the illness.
  • Environmental factors
  • Poor lifestyle
  • Stress
  • Dietary habits


The signs and symptoms of of Schmidt’s Syndrome will be a mix of the 3 individual disorders, these includes

1. Signs and symptoms of Addison’s Disease

  • Fatigue
  • Weight loss
  • Anorexia
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hyperpigmentation
  • Hypotension

2. Signs and symptoms of Diabetes Mellitus I

  • Increased thirst
  • Frequent urination
  • Increased hunger
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Weight loss

3. Signs and symptoms of Hypothyroidism

  • Pain in joints and muscles
  • Thinning and dryness of hair
  • Irregular heart rate
  • Swelling and puffiness around the eyes
  • Enlarged thyroid glands


There are not any specific tests to rule out Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome, however tests can be done to rule out the specific diseases. These includes

  • MRI (Magnetic resonance Imaging)
  • CBC (Complete blood count)
  • CT (Computerised Tomography)
  • Urine analysis
  • HbA1c
  • FPG (Fasting Plasma Glucose) Test
  • TFT (Thyroid Function Test)


The treatment includes the management of individual disorders that includes

  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Glucocorticoids
  • Thyroid stimulating hormones


Autoimmune Polyglandular syndrome can be correlated to ojas vikritis (oja can be defined as the ability of the body that provides strength to fight diseases by maintaining the overall physical and mental well being). Acharya Sushruta considered Oja as Bal (strength) and Acharya Charaka considered Oja to be Sarvadhatu sara. The Oja of the body is nourished by anna rasa just like other seven dhatus. Acharya Sushruta also says that proper equilibrium between the doshas, dhatus and mala keeps the body healthy and enables us to attain health.

Ojas has ten gunas that includes heaviness, cool in potency and various other.

What does Oja do to the body?

  • Provides strength to the body for all the activities we do.
  • Provides feeling of happiness
  • Provides healthy life that ultimately gives longevity of life

So the vikritis in Ojas creates several life threatening conditions. These vikriti in the oja are caused mainly due to various ill dietary habits and lifestyle that includes

  • Starvation
  • Over eating
  • Intake of another meal before the previous one digests as this lowers the digestive fire and produces aam
  • Consumption of packed and junk food
  • Low digestive fire
  • Old age
  • Traumatic
  • Anger, sadness
  • Stress
  • Excessive stress to physical health


  • Weakness
  • Pain and strain in indriyas (sense organs)
  • Fatigue
  • Anxiety
  • Lethargy
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Hallucinations
  • Delirium
  • Body Aches
  • Dryness of skin
  • Change of colour or texture of body
  • Stiffness and heaviness in the body
  • Excessive sleep
  • Lassitude


The root cause of this syndrome according to Ayurveda containment of the ahara rasa that nourishes the oja of the body. Aam does this containment and this can be eradicated by removing the aam from the body and by improving the overall metabolism of the body which improves the Oja of the body.

  • Use of several herbs like Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and others to ignite the digestive fire and eliminate the aam.
  • Consumption of food that is cold in potency should be done.
  • Metabolism of the body should be increased by using herbs like Neem (Azadirachta indica), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), guggul (Commiphora mukul) etc
  • Use of rasayana dravyas


Planet Ayurveda is a well established GMP Certified US-FDA registered herbal export company that exports the goodness of Ayurveda worldwide. They along with herbal medicines also prepare dietary supplements that are amazing to maintain overall health. The herbs or the raw material used by them goes through several quality checks to ensure the best kind to be used. These products by Planet Ayurveda are manufactured under supervision and guidance of experts of Ayurveda. Their products are free from any fillers or adulterants.

Planet Ayurveda has several products for a number of diseases, here are some for the management of Autoimmune Polyglandular syndrome.

List of Products

  1. Kanchnaar Guggul
  2. Boswellia Curcumin
  3. Navkarshik Churna
  4. Panchtiktaghrit Guggul
  5. Mahamanjisthaghan Vati
  6. Tribulus Power
Herbal Remedies For Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome 2

Description Of The Products

1. Kanchnaar Guggul

Kanchnaar Guggul in the form of tablets by Planet Ayurveda has Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), amalaki (Emblica officinalis), vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), tej patra (Cinnamomum tamala) and various other herbal drugs. Triphala in this formulation eliminates the aam (undigested food) out of the body and detoxifies it. The contents of this preparation also aims in eradicating the root cause by increasing the digestive fire that improves the overall metabolism of the body.

Dosage – 1-2 tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water

2. Boswellia Curcumin

Boswellia-Curcumin manufactured by Planet Ayurveda in the form of capsules are made of a combination of two effective herbs Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Haridra (Corcumin longa). Curcumin used in this preparation regulates cytokines (inflammatory hormone) that manage autoimmune disorders. This combination also helps in natural healing.

Dosage – 1 capsule twice a day after each meal with plain water

3. Navkarshik Churna

Navkarshik Churna works as an immunomodulator that improves the overall immunity of the body. This churna contains neem (Azadirachta indica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Daruharidra (Berberis aristata) and various other. Its content giloy, daruharidra and amalaki helps managing Diabetes too. It also improves metabolic health and works well for the digestive system too.

Dosage – 1 teaspoon twice a day with plain water after meals

4. Panchtiktaghrit Guggul

Panchtiktaghrit Guggul in the form of tablets has Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Kantkari (Solanum xanthocarpum), vasa (Adhatoda vasica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) and several other herbs along with cow’s ghee. Giloy used in the preparation boots up digestion along with management of better sugar levels. Kantakari pacifiesthe sharik dosha Vata and helps manage thyroid levels.

Dosage – 1-2 tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water

5. Mahamanjisthaghan Vati

These vatis or tablets by Planet Ayurveda are made using manjistha (Rubia cordifolia). This preparation helps in relieving skin disorders and plays an important role in lipid management too. This also enhances immunity of the body.

Dosage – 1-2 tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water

6. Tribulus Power

These capsules by Planet Ayurveda are made of standardised extraction from Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). This herb helps in boosting overall immunity of the body and balances all the three doshas that ultimately ignites the oja of the body.

Dosage – 1-2 capsules twice a day with plain water


Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type II or Schmidt’s Syndrome is a combination or triad of three disorders Diabetes mellitus, hypothyroidism and Addison’s disease and are autoimmune diseases. And if not managed well or in time can be life threatening. In ayurveda Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Type 2 can be correlated to Ojas Vyadhis that is the vyadhi Kshamatwa of the body is affected and when the oja does not get the required immunity it shows several lakshanas or symptoms as mentioned above. However, management of this can be done by Ayurveda. Planet Ayurveda by following all the scriptures of Ayurveda has formulated the above mentioned preparations to manage this condition.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is a Globally Renowned Ayurveda Physician with Expertise of more than 25 Years. He is the CEO & Founder of Planet Ayurveda Private Limited, a leading Ayurveda Brand, Manufacturing, and Export Company with a Chain of Clinics and Branches in the US, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia, India, and other parts of the World. He is also an Ayurveda Author who has written Books on Ayurveda, translated into Many European Languages. One of his Books is "Ayurveda – God’s Manual for Healing". He is on a Mission to Spread Ayurveda All Over the Planet through all the Possible Mediums. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of the Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com