Natural Cure For Syringoma
Syringoma are sweat gland duct tumors, which are benign in nature i.e non-cancerous and harmless. These tumors are caused by overactive sweat glands that usually develop near the face on neck, upper cheeks and eyelids but may also be found on abdomen, chest and armpit. Some of them are small papules like growth in the ducts of sweat glands, mainly eccrine and are presented as small yellow colored. It mainly occurs in women rather than men. Asian or dark skinned populations are affected more. In this article we will discuss the ayurvedic point of view regarding the disease and its management according to the natural ayurvedic herbs.
Syringoma is a benign tumor of the sweat gland duct affecting the body areas like eyelids, cheek, abdomen, face and armpit where few papules-like clusters are seen of 1-3 mm size. Mostly people are not presented with any symptoms but may be associated with itching, irritation and foreign body sensation. These are caused by the overgrowth of cells in eccrine glands, one of the sweat glands. These are generally skin colored or sometimes found as yellowish papules in the skin. They may be confused with other forms of lid tumors like xanthoma, xanthelasma and trichoepithelioma.
Forms of Syringoma
- Eruptive type form- It is usually generalized form occurring at a particular area like neck, arm and abdomen
- Plaque- it is mainly associated with itching and epidermal thickening
- Milia- small lesions looking like milia having white milky center
- Localized form
Pathophysiology- It is generally caused due to genetic alterations in the chromosomes of the lesion. They commonly arise from the intradermal portion of eccrine ducts of sweat glands resulting from hyperplasia of the cells due to inflammation of the area affected.
According to ayurveda all the disease occurs due to the vitiation of tridoshas (vata, pitta, kapha) and in this benign disease mainly there is predominance of kapha dosha leading to the dushti (vitiation) of udaka vaha and sweda vaha srotas or sweat glands leading to the obstruction in the ducts of the sweat producing glands and their channels thus leading to the blockage in the channels carrying the sweat and tear making the pent up of the secretion and extra growth and proliferation of cells and giving rise to the non- cancerous benign growth in areas like eyelid, armpit, face and navel. It is generally painless and only causes irritation and itching over time.
This condition might be confused with other conditions like xanthoma and xanthelasma where there is the accumulation of fat deposits under the eyelid which is also painless and an outward growth of the skin.
This condition can be managed by using kapha reducing herbs and diet as mentioned in the classical texts of ayurveda like adrak (ginger), ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), triphala (Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica, Emblica officinalis) , haridra (Curcuma longa), garlic (Allium sativum) etc. for maintaining healthy kapha balance in body.
These are mainly caused by mutation in certain genes or chromosomes. Syringoma associated with Down syndrome is localized to the periorbital region. Some other diseases like diabetes may also lead to the accumulation of glycogen in the skin.
These syringomas are diagnosed clinically in distribution patterns over the body.
- Family history for ruling out genetic involvement
- Skin biopsy- to examine the cells of the affected area under microscope
The main treatment is focused on getting exemption from the bumpy growth with both medical and surgical methods. Some methods are to be done in multiple sittings and might be time consuming.
- Surgical- surgical excision is done
- Carbon dioxide lasers
- Topical atropine
- Chemical peels
- Avoid eating junk and processed food
- Avoid sleeping at day time
- Exercise regularly
- Avoid heavy consumption of thick, heavy and sweet food
- Do not eat staple food
- Avoid cucumber, cold water and sweets
WHAT PLANET AYURVEDA PROVIDES FOR MANAGING THE SYRINGOMA CONDITION
Planet ayurveda provides polyherbal medicines for reducing the chances of this disease by using herbs like kanchnaar (Bauhinia variegata), triphla (Terminalia chebula, Terminalia bellirica, Emblica officinalis) manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum), cinnamon (Cinnamomum verum), guggul (Commiphora mukul) etc. Please have a look at these amazing formulations:
- Kanchnaar Guggul
- Manjishtha Capsules
- Dermo Plan Syrup
- Arogyavardhini Vati
1. Kanchnaar Guggul
It is a polyherbal medicine made up of herbs like kanchnaar (Bauhinia variegata), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), varuna (Crataeva nurvala), guggul (Commiphora mukul) etc. where kanchnar and guggul are having properties like laghu (light), ruksa (dry) , sheeta (cold) guna and hot of that of guggul for maintaining healthy weight and reduction of kapha dosha while haritaki having katu (bitter), tikshan, ruksha (dry), deepana and expectorant properties for mitigating excess kapha and reduce channel obstructions for clearing obstruction in the duct of eccrine.
Dosage– 1 to 2 tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water after meal.
2. Manjishtha Capsules
These are herbal capsules made up of a herb called manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) having tikta, kashaya and madhura properties for balancing pitta dosha and purify and detoxify and remove stagnant blood and maintain healthy blood circulation in body.
Dosage– 1 to 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meal.
3. Dermo Plan Syrup
This syrup is made up of herbs like giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), chopchini (Smilax china), neem (Azadirachta indica), haridra (Curcuma longa) and various other herbs. Chopchini possesses three dosha Ghana guna and ruksa (dry), katu, ushna (hot) guna having raktashodhak guna removing toxins and impurities from the blood. Giloy and neem also have blood detoxifying properties and reduces the stagnation of doshas in the duct and improving its flow.
Dosage– 1 to 2 tsp twice a day after meal.
4. Arogyavardhini Vati
It is a polyherbal medicine made up of herbs like amalaki (Emblica officinalis), chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica), kutki (Picrorhiza kurroa), shilajit (Asphaltum) etc. chitrak is having katu, ushna, laghu, deepana pachana and lekhneeya guna(scraping power) to diminish the overgrowth of the cells and reducing kapha dosha, whereas shilajit flush out toxins and maintain healthy body cells and have antioxidant properties to lessen the chances of destroying the cells of sweat glands and reduces their proliferation.
Dosage– 1 to 2 tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water.
Syringoma is a painless disease affecting the sweat glands mainly eccrine gland ducts causing differentiation of cells though benign or non-cancerous but still people find it disturbing cosmetically and tend to remove it through surgery which needs multiple sitting and visits. With ayurvedic natural herbs you can avoid surgery and its recurrence by adopting kapha reducing diet and consuming planet ayurveda drugs made up of 100 percent natural extract, free from any side effects and can be taken by people of any age group. In case of any query kindly visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com. For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id email@example.com.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan
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