How to Treat Urticarial Vasculitis in Ayurveda

Abstract

Urticarial Vasculitis is hard to treat conditions featured by long-lasting rashes and small blood vessel inflammation. Urticarial Vasculitis is mostly associated with malignancy, autoimmunity, and infections. This condition causes skin patches which may be itchy, tender and painful. If this condition left untreated it can cause some serious damage to the organs.

Urticarial Vasculitis

Introduction of Urticarial Vasculitis

Urticarial vasculitis is categorized under rare disease. It is characterized by inflammation of small blood vessels, which leads to bold flow restriction and damage to tissues and vital organs. This form of vasculitis affects the small vessels of the skin, which can cause red patches that can be itchy, burn and discoloration of the skin.

The main difference between urticaria and urticarial vasculitis is the duration of lesions. Urticarial lesions degenerate in 24 hours, but urticarial vasculitis lesion continues longer than 24 hr. A lesion may continue for several months but rarely they continued for years.

Ayurvedic Aspect of Urticarial Vasculitis

Ayurveda is a traditional and ancient form of medicine. It is a holistic approach to the health of people. Ayurveda’s goal is to maintain people’s health and alleviate disorder from the diseased person. Ayurveda believes in maintaining the balance between Dosha, Dhatu, and Mala to achieve its goal. Ayurveda explains three Dosha Vata, Pitta, and Kapha each Dosha plays their significant role in the body and has its dominating factors like Vata has Air, Pitta has Fire, and Kapha has Water dominating factor. Balancing in these three Dosha helps in maintaining the health and imbalance between these Dosha causes various health problems.

According to Ayurveda Urticarial Vasculitis is caused by the aggravation of Vata and Kapha. The Aggravation Vata and Kapha occur when people come in contact with cold air. It also causes aggravation of Pitta Dosha which gets spread into Rakta Dhatu (blood tissue). Rakta Dhatu is disturbed due to excess of Pitta Dosha, which causes Urticarial Vasculitis.

Types of Urticarial Vasculitis

Urticarial vasculitis can be classified into three types. All three types can be defined by a measure of the complement levels in the blood. The complement levels are explained as a set of proteins that contribute to and boost immune responses.

  • Normocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis (NUV): NUV is referred to as normal levels of complements. NUV is less severe and is less associated with some other symptoms.
  • Hypocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis (HUV): HUV refers to low levels of complement proteins. HUV is more severe. Symptoms like purple or dark spots or rash on the skin, arthritic pain, stomach pains, and asthma.
  • Hypocomplementemic Urticarial Vasculitis Syndrome (HUVS): HUVS is a rare and severe form of UV. HUVS suffering patients have more extensive complement abnormalities. Symptoms of HUVS, patients will suffer from systemic problems like; inflamed eyes, kidney disease, and inflammation of the membrane surrounding the lungs.

Causes of Urticarial Vasculitis

The exact cause of Urticarial Vasculitis is unknown. But this can be associated with some conditions like:

  • Leukemia and internal cancers
  • Immunoglobulin disorders like immunoglobulin A and immunoglobulin M
  • Inflammatory connective disorders like SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus).
  • Drug-induced conditions like penicillin, sulfonamides, and ACE inhibitors.
  • Viral diseases like hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and infectious mononucleosis.

Symptoms of Urticarial Vasculitis

Urticarial Vasculitis begins with skin lesions which can cause pain, burning sensation, and itching. Skin patches are mostly red corners with white centers and sometimes have red or purple pinpoint spots due to bleeding under the skin. These skin patches can be present for more than 24 hrs and leave a bruise-like skin discoloration.

When the disease is not cured it can lead to some severe symptoms

  • Joint pain
  • Fever
  • Abdominal pain
  • Swelling of tissues under the skin
  • Swollen lymph glands
  • Shortness of breath
  • Inflamed eyes
  • Cardiac involvement
  • Kidney inflammation

Risk Factors of Urticarial Vasculitis (عوامل الخطر لالتهاب الأوعية الدموية الشرى)

Urticarial Vasculitis can be occurring at any age but some factors can increase the risk like

  • Chronic hepatitis B or C infections
  • Smoking
  • Drug addictive

Complications of Urticarial Vasculitis

The Common complication of urticarial Vasculitis includes

  • Skin pigmentation
  • Occasionally skin ulcers
  • Lungs damage
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Inflammation in eyes

Herbal Remedies of Urticarial Vasculitis by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda believes in treating people according to the Ayurvedic principle. Their herbal remedies are derived from natural herbs. These herbal remedies are prepared according to the Ayurvedic principle. These herbal remedies work on the root cause of the disease. These remedies are free from chemical and preservative. These herbal remedies are 100% safe and do not cause any side effects on the health of people. For Urticarial Vasculitis condition, Planet Ayurveda offers an Allergy Care Pack.

 Allergy Care Pack

  • Tulsi Capsules
  • Praanrakshak Churna
  • Aller-G Care
  • Curcumin Capsules

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1. Tulsi Capsules

Tulsi Capsules are derived from the pure extract of Tulsi. Tulsi contains anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. This herb is beneficial to manage the problems caused by Urticarial Vasculitis like itching and burning sensation of the skin patches. It also helps in reducing inflammation in small blood vessels and helps to get relief from this disease.

Dosage: 2 Capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

2. Praanrakshak Churna

This herbal remedy is a blend of various herbs like Shirish, Vasa, Twak, Bharangi, etc. These herbs have anti-inflammatory properties. This herbal remedy helps in managing the symptoms of Urticarial Vasculitis like pain, burning sensation in the skin patches. It also helps in the reduction in inflammation of the blood vessels.

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Aller-G Care

This herbal remedy is prepared by the extract of herbs like Haridra, Neem, etc. these all herbs contain anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic properties. Anti-inflammatory property helps in the reduction of inflammation in the small blood vessels. This herbal remedy helps in getting relief from the various skin conditions.

Dosage: 2 Capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

4. Curcumin Capsules

This herbal remedy is derived from the pure extract of herb Haridra. This herbal remedy helps in balancing the aggravated Dosha. It contains anti-inflammatory properties which help in the reduction of inflammation in the small blood vessels. It boosts the immune system.

Dosage: 1 to 2 capsules twice daily after half an hour of a meal with plain water.

Home Remedies for Urticarial Vasculitis

Food to Take

  • Leafy green veggies
  • Non-starchy veggies such as cabbage, bananas, sweet potatoes, almonds, broccoli
  • Apple cider vinegar (ACV): It helps in alkalizing the body and helps in balancing the digestive tract pH level.
  • Food is rich in Vitamin B like Seeds and nuts, whole grain, legumes.
  • Food is rich in Vitamin D like Orange juice, soy milk, cheese, egg yolk.

Food to Avoid

  • Eliminate food which is hard to digest and contribute to gut trouble. Food includes gluten, excess sugar and conventional dairy products.
  • Avoid eating uncooked meat, processed meats.
  • Avoid intake of caffeine, alcohol, sweetened beverages

Lifestyle Modification

  • Mild exercises like cycling and swimming
  • Walking
  • Stretching
  • Enough rest and sleep

Conclusion

Urticarial Vasculitis is a condition in which inflammation of small blood vessels which can cause skin patches and if this condition left untreated it can cause some serious damage to the organ. Use these herbal remedies by Planet Ayurveda with some diet and lifestyle modification.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
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.