Herbal Remedies for Morgellons Disease

Abstract

Morgellons disease is a rare skin disorder which is characterized by skin lesions or fibres underneath the skin or protruding the skin. People with this condition experience biting and stinging sensation in their skin. The symptoms of this disorder are very painful and they can interfere with your daily routine and quality of life. In this article we will discuss signs, symptoms, diagnosis and herbal management of Morgellons disease.

Morgellons Disease

Introduction

Morgellons disease is a rare skin condition in which skin sores are present. These sores are fibrous like structures. These sores are results of compulsive scratches. It is a delusion disorder that leads to belief that one has foreign material inside the skin or coming out of the skin. Many researchers believe that Morgellons disease is a form of psychosis that made someone believe that they are suffering parasitic infestations. This disease is not contagious and no environment toxin is responsible for development of this disease.

Signs and symptoms

People who are suffering from Morgellons disease may have variable signs and symptoms. Most common symptoms are-

  1. Presence of skin rashes that can cause intense itching
  2. Crawling sensation on or under the skin, stinging or biting sensation.
  3. Mood swings most of time depressed mood
  4. Short term memory los
  5. Fibres or thread like material on the skin.
  6. Fatigue
  7. Joint pains and body pain
  8. Disturbed sleep
  9. Difficulty in concentrating
  10. Headache

These signs and symptoms can hamper the quality of life and lead to a frustrating mood.

Stages of Morgellons disease

There are three stages of Morgellons disease.

  1. First stage is associated with a crawling sensation under the skin area of the face and scalp. This is an acute stage but it can occur over any body part. The initial stage lasts up to 12 months.
  2. The second stage is characterized by an active feeling of itching, biting, stinging sensation. There is a feeling of chronic itching all the time.
  3. The third stage appears as physical damage to skin. It occurs due to constant itching and scraping of skin. There are blisters, lesions and sores which occur due to chronic itching.

Causes of Morgellons disease

The exact cause of Morgellons disease is unclear. According to various researches it is considered a delusion disorder and has no specific pathology behind it. It is considered a controversial condition according to some people these fibres are from clothes but according to some people these fibers are formed from human skin cells. The basic reason for this disease is still unclear.

Risk factors

There are few factors which contribute to Morgellons disease.

  • People who are exposed to a tick
  • People suffering from Lyme disease
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Females are more prone to Morgellons disease.

Diagnosis

This disease is usually self-diagnosable. The diagnosis of Morgellons disease has no standard diagnostic criteria. The diagnosis is usually made on the basis of the complete history of the patient. If a patient comes with a specific skin condition then the doctor can advise skin biopsy, skin scraping or blood tests. Most patients present complaints of skin itching and ulcer formation. A history of drug abuse must be included as it can induce compulsive skin picking.

Ayurvedic aspect of mollegeron disease

As per modern science there is no exact treatment for Morgellons disease. Ayurveda is an ancient science of indian medicine which works on the principle of prevention as well as treatment of disease. There are three energies vata, pitta and kapha. In case of Morgellons disease, pitta is aggravated and which causes itching sensation in the body. But it can be managed by avoiding junk food, oily food and eating more vegetables and fruits.

Herbal remedies by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a pharmaceutical company which works on formulations of herbs. These herbs are purely natural and there is no use of chemicals while preparation of herbal products.

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1. Gandhak Rasayan

These tablets are prepared by combining shuddha gandhak (Purified sulphur) with Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) etc. These tablets have antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiviral actions. It can provide relief from skin itching, severe burning sensation and helps in blood purification.

Dose – 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals only.

2. Kaishor Guggul

Guggul (Cammiphora mukul) is main ingredient of Kaishor guggul, other herbs used are Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Ginger (Zingiber offininale), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Pippali (Piper longum), Vidang (Emblica ribs) etc. These tablets are helpful in managing Morgellons disease as they have blood purifying properties, eliminate toxins from blood and reduce swelling in the body. They are good for improving overall health.

Dosage – 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Radiant Skin hair Nails Formula

This is an effective formulation to manage Morgellons disease. It is prepared by Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia), Pitpapda (Fumaria officinalis), Ghritkumarii (Aloe barbadensis). The ingredients of these capsules are beneficial to maintain normal healthy skin, nails and hair. They also help in prevention and reduction of skin marks and worm infestations.

Dosage- 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals only.

4. Pitta Balance

These capsules have ingredients like Parval pishti (Coral calcium), Mukta pishti (Pearl calcium), Akik pishti (Agate Calcium) etc. These capsules have the ability to pacify pitta dosha in the body. These are beneficial to improve blood circulation and treating ulcers.

Dosage -2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals only.

5. Royal Honey Shower Gel

Royal honey shower gel is an amazing formulation prepared by using honey. It is an excellent remedy for dry and itchy skin. This gel keeps your skin hydrated and smooth.

How to Use – Squeeze a small amount of the gel into a wet sponge and rinse your body with this.

6. Nirgundi Oil mixed with Neem oil

Both these oils are used in combination to cope up with Morgellons symptoms. Nirgundi oil is prepared by using Nirgudi (Vitex negundo) and Neem (Azadirachta indica) is the main ingredient of neem oil. Nirgundi has the ability to reduce inflammation and it is used in various skin ailments. Neem oil is loaded with antimicrobial activities. Thus in combination these oils work tremendously to manage the condition of Morgellons disease.

How to Apply- Nirgundi oil is mixed with Neem oil and applied locally over the affected area thrice daily.

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Conclusion

Morgellons disease is a rare disease and it is not a life threatening condition but it can disturb your daily routine. Herbal remedies are the best way to manage this condition as these remedies are chemical free and they are purely vegetarian and do not cause any side effects.

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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.