Ayurvedic Treatment of Bullous Pemphigoid

Abstract

Bullous pemphigoid (BP) is a rare, chronic skin disorder marked by the appearance of blistering lesions (fluid-filled blisters) and severe itchiness. In some cases, this itchy blistering skin condition affects a small area of the body, while in other cases, it can be quite widespread. The condition can lead to serious health problems, especially when it is widespread. Hence, it necessitates effective and timely treatment. Planet Ayurveda herbal manufacturing company offers excellent herbal products for managing Bullous pemphigoid in a natural manner.

Bullous Pemphigoid: Overview

Bullous pemphigoid is an autoimmune sub-epidermal blistering disorder which typically causes large fluid-filled blisters or lesions (bullae), along with itching, and redness of skin. The blisters can rupture and form crusted erosions on the affected skin.

Bullous Pemphigoid

Bullous pemphigoid can either be a localized condition which affects only a specific area of the skin, or a widespread condition which affects an extensive skin area on the trunk and proximal body parts. The blisters characterizing the condition mostly occur under the armpits, on the lower abdomen, on the upper thighs, in the groin area, or in other areas of the skin which flex (fold or crease). In some severe cases, the blisters may also develop in the mouth, throat, and esophagus.

Bullous pemphigoid can affect men as well as women. The condition typically affects middle-aged adults or elderly adults (aged more than 80 years). It can potentially lead to serious complications in elderly patients and can even be life-threatening.

Bullous Pemphigoid: Causes

The causes of Bullous pemphigoid are not clearly known. Nonetheless, it is believed that the condition occurs due to the following reasons:

  • An immune system malfunction that results in skin inflammation
  • Use of certain prescription drugs
  • Light therapy or radiation therapy undergone to treat certain health conditions
  • Medical conditions like Psoriasis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Diabetes, and Ulcerative Colitis.

Bullous Pemphigoid: Symptoms

The common symptoms of Bullous pemphigoid are:

  • Large blisters which occur along the creases/folds in the skin
  • Itchiness of skin
  • Darker-than-normal or reddish skin around the blisters
  • Eczema
  • Hive-like welts or skin rashes

Bullous Pemphigoid: Treatment

The treatment for Bullous pemphigoid is aimed at healing the blisters and relieving itching. The condition can be treated with corticosteroid medications, immunosuppressant drugs, topical steroids and emollients, and antibiotics for managing secondary infections.

Ayurvedic formulations, prepared in accordance with ancient Ayurvedic texts, can be very effective in treating Bullous pemphigoid naturally. Planet Ayurveda offers the following herbal products for natural management of the condition:

Herbal Supplements for Bullous Pemphigoid

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1. Manjishtha Capsules

These capsules are prepared from standardized extract of ‘Manjistha’ herb (Rubia cordifolia), which is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, blood-purifying and immunity-boosting properties.

The use of these capsules is beneficial in managing Bullous pemphigoid because Manjistha herb can treat skin diseases, eliminate toxins from the body, cure blood disorders, reduce inflammation, strengthen the immune system, and pacify Pitta dosha.

Dosage: 1 capsule, twice daily after meals with plain water.

2. Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula

These capsules are an amazing Ayurvedic formulation for healthy skin, hair, and nails. The capsules are prepared from potent herbs like Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), Chirata (Swertia chiretta), Pit papda (Fumaria officianalis), and Grit kumari (Aloe barbadensis).

Patients suffering from Bullous pemphigoid can benefit from the use of these capsules because of the ability of the herbal products to support healthy skin and body, manage different types of skin disorders, boost the immune system, and treat acne, pimples, blisters, and psoriasis.

Dosage: 1 capsule, twice daily after meals with plain water.

3. Pitta Balance

These capsules are prepared from a blend of beneficial herbs and other natural ingredients, including Giloy satva (extract of Tinospora cordifolia), Praval Pishti (Coral Calcium), Akik Pishti (Agate Calcium), Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium), Jawar Mohra Pishti (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound), Kamdudha Ras (an Ayurvedic Calcium compound).

The use of these capsules is beneficial for people affected by Bullous pemphigoid because the herbal and natural ingredients work synergistically to balance the Pitta dosha, enhance skin health, promote the functioning of the immune system, purify the blood, and treat several health conditions.

Dosage: 1 capsule, twice daily  after meals with plain water.

4. Gandhak Rasayan

These tablets are prepared from Shuddh Gandhak (Purified Sulphur), and a combination of other useful herbs, including Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Patra (Cinnamomum tamala), Nagakeshara (Mesua ferrea), Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Bhringaraja (Eclipta alba), and Ela (Elettaria cardamomum).

The tablets are helpful in treating Bullous pemphigoid and several other skin disorders because of the anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-microbial properties of the herbal ingredients. The tablets can treat fungal infections, relieve itchiness of skin, purify the blood, support the immune system, treat acne/pimples/blisters, and balance the Vata, Pitta and Kapha doshas.

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

5. DermoPlan Syrup

This syrup is prepared from a blend of powerful herbal ingredients which have proven properties to manage skin problems like blemishes, pimples, sunburn, blisters, acne, and psoriasis etc. The herbal ingredients include Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Chopchini (Smilax china), Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Shobhanjan (Moringa oleifera), Khadir (Acacia catechu), Shahatara (Fumaria officinalis), and Gorakhmundi (Sphaeranthus indicus).

The use of this syrup can benefit patients suffering from Bullous pemphigoid because it is considered an excellent natural tonic for skin. The herbal ingredients of the syrup can manage bacterial and viral skin eruptions, cleanse the blood, promote healthy skin, reduce inflammation, treat skin infections, and remove toxins from the body.

Dosage: 2 teaspoons, twice daily after meals with plain water.

6. Nirgundi Oil

This oil is prepared from the multipurpose and versatile ‘Nirgundi’ herb (Vitex negundo), which is known for its antioxidant and hepatoprotective properties. The oil can be topically applied to treat a number of health conditions.

The use of Nirgundi oil is beneficial in managing Bullous pemphigoid because Nirgundi has proven abilities to treat various types of skin diseases, cure ulcers and arthritis, and manage inflammation and inflammatory conditions.

Usage: External application on affected skin.

7. Revivify Mandarin Orange Natural Handmade Bar

This bar is an extremely useful Ayurvedic product for moisturizing the skin and replenishing it with rejuvenating minerals. The bar is prepared from rich extracts of citrus fruits like Mandarin and Oranges, and some other useful natural ingredients. The ingredients include Mandarin (Citrus Nobilis) oil, Orange (Citrus Sinensis) oil, Coconut (Cocos Nucifera) oil, Aqua, Glycerin, Sorbitol, Propylene Glycol, Sodium Lauryl Ethyl Sulfate (SLEF), and Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis).

People affected by Bullous pemphigoid can benefit from the use of this bar because the natural ingredients have the synergetic ability to maintain healthy skin, support the health of skin tissues, tone and moisturize the skin, reduce inflammation, and rejuvenate the skin.

Recommended number of bars: External application on affected skin.

Contact Planet Ayurveda to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com

Conclusion

Planet Ayurveda’s herbal products for managing Bullous pemphigoid are prepared from 100% pure and natural herbs, which have proven properties to treat skin ailments. The products do not contain chemicals, preservatives, additives, artificial colors, yeast, starch, binders, or fillers. However, it is advised that patients suffering from Bullous pemphigoid should use the herbal products under the guidance of an experienced Ayurveda practitioner.

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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.