Natural Treatment for Aspergillus Fumigatus

Abstract

Aspergillosis is a fungal infection caused by a fungi Aspergillus fumigatus. This article is all about it and you will be learning about the signs and symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, and treatment of it. Herbal Treatment of the infection will be explained in detail, opening an option for the patients to move to natural treatment.

INTRODUCTION:

Aspergillus fumigatus is a species of fungus that causes respiratory illnesses, allergies, and infection in the bloodstream. This type of fungus is found almost everywhere like in plant matter, soil, and dust present in our house. Airborne spores called conidia are also produced by the fungus. It is found both indoors and outdoors and can grow on food, dust, plants, rotten vegetables, soil, and building material. About 90% of the Aspergillus illnesses are caused by Aspergillus fumigatus. This means that all of us are very much exposed to this allergic fungus and breath about hundreds of times this fungus every day. But the question arises then why don’t we all get sick of it. It is because of strong immunity and resistance to this fungus by our immune system. Hence, the weaker ones get it easily often. Also, the people having any lung disease or history of it are most prone to get these allergic infections.

The infection caused by Aspergillus fumigatus is known as aspergillosis and it can be of various types like Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, and invasive aspergillosis.

Ayurveda Treatment of Aspergillus Fumigatus

RISK FACTORS:

  • Having weak immune system which can be due to certain reasons like taking immunosuppresants for long time, if one is having immune compromising disease like cancer, HIVetc.
  • Having respiratory illness like asthma or COPD.
  • Taking chemothepay for leukemia can low down the level of your white blood cells count which eventually prone you to have Aspergillus fumigatus.
  • Taking corticosteroids for long term
  • Recent history of influenza
  • Having cavities in lungs due to pre-existing or history of tuberculosis

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS:

Signs and symptoms of A.Fumigatus may vary depending upon the type of Aspergillosis. However the most common type is Chronic pulmonary aspergillosisand its symptoms include:

  • Cough
  • Wheezing
  • Mucus or blood in sputum
  • Fever
  • Pain in chest
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Weakness and fatigue
  • Weight loss

Secondly the Aspergillus sinusitis is presented by some other complaints:

  • Runny or stuffed nose
  • Pain in head
  • Sense of smell is reduced

Thirdly, symptoms of Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis are:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Cough
  • Mucus of brown color in sputum
  • Fever

Some other general signs and symptoms observe are:

  • Chills and fever
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Kidney failure
  • Liver failure
  • Blood in cough
  • Pain in chest
  • Shock
  • Internal bleeding in lungs

DIAGNOSIS

Some of  the diagnostic tests used for A.Fumigatus are:

  • Culture of the sample sputum to check the growth of fungus
  • Chest X ray reveals signs of infection
  • Blood tests reveals antibodies for A.Fumigatus  present in the blood
  • Other skin and blood tests can be done to detect allergy

TREATMENT OF ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS IN AYURVEDA

Modern medicine system suggests for certain antifungal medicines for the Treatment of Aspergillosis but unfortunately many of them are no longer effective on the fungus and the allergy caused by it. Also long term intake of these medications are harmful for the body. Hence, people are looking for certain natural and permanent treatment that is effective. Ayurveda is an alternative system of medicine that treats medicines based upon the predominant vitiated dosha in the body through herbal medicines and other natural therapies. There are three life governing doshas in every human body, i.e. Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha. Balance of these doshas is represented as health and their imbalance causes disease. Various diseases are caused depending upon the vitiated dosha and treatment is also done by the herbs that are potent enough to balance that dosha and restore the health.

TREATMENT IN PLANET AYURVEDA

Planet Ayurveda is a herbal company that has emerged worldwide as a symbol for Ayurveda. Its distributors are located in various parts of the world through which Planet Ayurveda is providing their services. Here various diseases are treated with the help of herbal medicines. and completely following the guidelines given in ancient literatures. For A.Fumigatus as well Planet Ayurveda offers certain group of herbal medicines that help to manage and treat the condition effectively.

1. Giloy capsules

These are single herb capsules prepared from the standardized extract of Tinospora cordifiolia (Giloy). These herbal capsules possess various medicinal properties like antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, immunomodulating, etc. Giloy capsules help to eliminate the fungi from the body and annihilate the complaints.

Dosage- Take 2 capsules twice daily after meals with plain water

2. Gandhak rasayan

These herbal tablets are prepared from Shuddh Gandhak, i.e. Sulphur (purified). There are several amazing medicinal properties in Gandhak Rasayan like antifungal, antibacterial, anti-tumor, and anti-inflammatory. All the therapeutic properties make it the drug of choice for A.Fumigatus as it helps in clearing the fungi and its spores from the body and relieve the allergy.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water after meals

3. Curcumin capsule

As the name suggests these single herb capsules are prepared from the active compound of the turmeric i.e. Curcumin, in its standardized form. Curcumin is known to possess numerous therapeutic properties that can help in treating a number of diseases. Here in A.Fumigatus, it helps in killing fungi, prevent and treat allergic reactions, and enhances immunity.

Dosage- Take 1 capsules twice daily after meals with plain water

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4. Aller G care

These polyherbal capsules are prepared from standardized extracts of various herbs like Haridra, Neem, Shirish, and Ashwagandha. These capsules relieve breathing difficulty, wheezing, treat allergic skin disorders, urticaria, and eczema.

Dosage- Take 1 capsules twice daily after meals with plain water

5. Vasaka capsule

These are also single herb capsules that are prepared from the standardized extract of  Justicia Adhatoda (Vasaka). It possesses many medicinal properties like antibacterial, anti-fungal, anti-asthmatic, bronchodilatory, etc. All the properties make it a perfect herbal medicine for A.Fumigatus as it helps in relieving difficult breathing, wheezing, cough, and helps in treating respiratory allergies, asthma, etc.

Dosage-Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water

CONCLUSION:

Aspergillosis Fumigatus can be treated effectively and permanently with the mentioned herbal medicines. They are completely herb-based and natural and do not possess any chemicals or other compounds that can cause harm to the body even if taken for the long term.

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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.