How to Treat Recurrent Furunculosis with Ayurveda?

As per Ayurveda aspect:

In Ayurveda, Recurrent Furunculosis is not properly mentioned but according to the symptoms and causes it can be correlated to “vidradhi”. Vidradhi is caused due to the imbalance of doshas in the body.

As per Ayurveda aspect:

Furuncle is an acute necrotic infection of the hair follicles with positive Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus is the most persistent bacterial pathogen which causes infection that may have local or generalized character. It may also be accompanied by specific diseases caused by staphylococcal toxins. Most of the frequent infections include abscesses, furuncles, impetigo, furunculosis, etc.

Furunculosis is referred to as the formation of the abscess with the accumulation of pus due to the infection of hair follicles. This condition is usually associated with Staphylococcus aureus and mayalso be caused due to  other bacteria as well. The nodules are tender, swollen and red which are usually appear on the hair-bearing parts of the body.

Symptoms of Recurrent Furunculosis

What are the causes of recurrent furunculosis?

Furuncle can be caused anywhere on the body and the mass is filled with pus, fluid, and dead tissues. The fluid may drain out of the carbuncle but sometimes the mass is so deep that it can be drained own its own. The bacteria spreads infection so easily that even the family members may develop carbuncles at the same time.

It may also occur due to the following causes:

  1. Poor hygiene
  2. Friction from clothes
  3. Poor health
  4. People with diabetes or any skin kin infection or weak immune system are more likely to develop furuncles.

What are the symptoms of recurrent furunculosis?

Recurrent furunculosis is a condition in which there is a formation of swollen mass or lump under the skin. The size may be as small as the size of a pea or as large as the size of a golf ball.

The following symptoms are:

  1. Having a white or yellowish colored center that contains pus.
  2. Fever
  3. Fatigue
  4. Discomfort
  5. Itchy skin
  6. Redness on the affected area

How to diagnose recurrent furunculosis?

The diagnosis of Recurrent Furunculosis can be made by observing the typical symptoms and signs associated with the condition. Specialized laboratory tests are not required for the diagnosis. If the infection spreads deeper into the tissues then pus culture may be taken from the affected area to identify the type of bacteria for the infection.

Natural Treatment of Recurrent Furunculosis - Skin Care Pack

Skin Care Pack

Natural Treatment of Recurrent Furunculosis?

Planet Ayurveda is one of the best Ayurvedic clinics of India that has come up with the best and amazing formulations that manage the symptoms related to recurrent furunculosis and works on the root cause of the disease. The herbs used in the preparation of these formulations are 100% pure and natural. These formulations are free from additives, chemicals, preservatives and no colorsare added. These are prepared by MD Ayurveda experts and are not tested on the animals.

Neem capsules:

Neem capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of neem herb. Neem is one of the most effective herbs which is useful in skin-related diseases like psoriasis, ringworm, eczema, pimples, and furuncles. It possesses various medicinal properties like antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and a natural detoxifier. Researchers have stated that neem also reduces plaque formation.  It also regulates the blood sugar and increases the body’s resistance against infections that boosts up the immune system.

Dosage: 1 to 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Manjistha capsules:

Natural Treatment of Recurrent Furunculosis

In this shloka actions and uses of manjistha are explained.

Manjistha is sweet and astringent in taste, hot and heavy in nature. It pacifies the vitiatedkaphadosha, cures ulcers, polyuria and blood related diseases. It also treats poisoning and eye ailments.

(Reference: Dhanvantarinighantu- Page no. 26 and shloka no. 18)

Manjistha is used in the standardized form to prepare the manjistha capsules. Manjistha is known as the blood purifier and calms the pitta dosha in the body because an imbalanced pitta dosha hampers the normal functioning of blood. It acts as an anti-inflammatory and heals the non-healing wounds in a shorter period. It also shows its effective results in recurrent furunculosis and urinary tract infections.

Dosage: 1 or 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Gandhak Rasayana:

Gandhak Rasayana is a classical mineral-based Ayurvedic formulation that helps in maintaining the skin moisturization and removes the dead cells of the skin. The main ingredient used in the preparation of GandhakRasayana is shudhgandhak (purified sulfur) which has the propertyto treat skin related diseases and purifies the blood. Its primary actions are antiviral, antibacterial, antimicrobial and antipruritic in nature. It works on the skin-related conditions like recurrent furunculosis by purifying the blood and flushes out the pus from the affected area.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice or thrice daily with plain water after meals.

Radiant skin hair nails formula:

As the name suggests this formulation is used to maintain  health of the skin and treats skin-related issues like eczema, psoriasis, furuncles, etc. It contains herbs like manjistha, ghritkumari, chirata and pitpapda. These capsules maintain skin elasticity and firmness. It also improves the strength of the hair and nails and keep them healthy.

Dosage: 1 or 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

Nirgundi oil:

Nirgundi is the main herb used in the preparation of nirgundi oil that helps in relieving various skin-related conditions. The other main herbs used are Haridra, kalihari, and manjistha. These herbs aid in the fast healing of wounds and treat leprosy, furuncles, and other skin-related conditions. It is used for external application in the form of oil and ointment. The herbs used are anti-worm and anti-poisonous. It also acts as a muscle relaxant and a natural antihistaminic.

Usage: It is used for local application.

Tea tree Aloe vera premium handmade bathing bar:

The main ingredient used in the preparation of this bathing bar is tea tree oil. It contains aloe vera that maintains the health of the skin as it contains antioxidants and nutritional properties. This antibacterial soap provides effective treatment to get rid of pimples, furuncles, itchy skin and dryness.

Some useful tips:

  • Drink plenty of wateras it flushes out the toxins from the body.
  • Avoid eating fried and spicy foods.
  • Eat a healthy and proper balanced diet.
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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.