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Best Herbal Remedies for Fungal Diseases

Posted on the 22 August 2019 by Dr Vikram Chauhan @Planetayurveda9

What is Fungal diseases

Like skin infections, fungal infections are also common nowadays. These infections are worldwide and are caused by fungi. Fungi can live in air, water, soil, plants and some fungi can live in the human body also. Some fungi are useful and some fungi cause harm to our body. When the harmful fungi enter the human body, it becomes very difficult to kill them and if we do so, these fungi re-infect the person as they can survive in the environment. Fungal infections mainly occur when our immune system becomes weak to fight with that fungi and that fungi start invading in the large area of our body.

Best Herbal Remedies for Fungal Diseases

Examples of Fungal diseases

Here are some examples of Fungal diseases that usually seen in humans

1. Candidiasis

Causative agent - It is caused due to Yeast like fungus named Candida albicans. There are almost 20 known species of Candida but Candida albicans is very common.

Types - It can be of 3 types

  1. Oral thrush
  2. Urinary tract infection
  3. Skin infection

Signs and symptoms - It can present with

  • Red and white patches in the mouth, skin, vagina or penis
  • Sore throat
  • Dysphagia
  • Itching over the affected area with a burning sensation
  • Cottage cheese like vaginal discharge

2.Aspergillosis

Causative agent - It is caused due to fungus named Aspergillus niger.

Signs and symptoms - It can present with

  • Cough with blood
  • Fever with chills
  • Chest pain
  • Skin sores
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing

3. Cryptococcus neoformans -

Causative agent - It is caused due to fungus named Cryptococcus neoformans.

Signs and symptoms - It can present with

1. In Lungs - In Lungs, it can present with

2. In Brain - In Brain, it can present with

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fever
  • Headache and neck pain
  • Sensitivity to light

Causes of Fungal diseases according to

According to Ayurveda, the are three energies that forms our body - Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, when the imbalance occurs between any of them, the disease occurs. Fungal diseases occur due to vitiation of kapha and Vata doshas. Vata represents wind or air and kapha is cold, heavy, dense and sticky in nature. Fungal infections are mainly seen due to an accumulation of toxins in the deeper tissues of the skin, mamsa (muscles), lasika (lymph), rakta(blood) and rasa ( plasma).

Herbal remedies for Fungal Diseases by Planet Ayurveda -

Planet Ayurveda offers the best herbal treatment for Fungal diseases. All these products are pure, natural and vegetarian. These are not having any side effect so can be used for a prolonged period of time. All products are manufactured under the direct supervision of MD Ayurvedic Doctors by strictly following the principles of Ayurveda. These are safe to use and are chemical and preservative-free.

Planet Ayurveda offers the following herbal products for the treatment of Fungal diseases

1.Gandhak Rasayan

This is the best herbal remedy to treat fungal diseases.

- Gandhak rasayan provides immunity to our body and helps to manage symptoms associated with urinary tract infections like pain, itching, redness, and any vaginal discharge, caused by Fungus Cryptococcus neoformans and Yeast like fungus Candida albicans, etc.

Dosage - 2 tablets two times a day after meals with plain water.

2.Chanderprabha vati

This is a very effective herbal remedy to treat fungal diseases and infections.

Composition - This herbal remedy is composed of Amalaki ( Emblica officinalis), Chavya ( Piper chaba), Shilajit ( Asphaltum), etc.
- Chanderpranha vati has wound healing and anti-microbial properties, so very beneficial in managing fungal infections like Candidiasis, Aspergillosis, etc.

Dosage - 2 tablets two times a day after meals with plain water

3.Radiant skin hair nails formula

This is also the best herbal remedy for managing fungal diseases.

Composition - This herbal remedy is composed of Manjistha ( Rubia cordifolia), Ghrit kumari ( Aloe barbadensis), Pit papda ( Fumaria officinalis), etc.

Classical reference regarding Manjishtha

(Reference - The Bhava prakasha nighantu, verse 188-191)

Dosage - 1 capsule two times a day after meals with plain water

4.Neem capsules

Neem capsules are very effective herbal remedy by Planet Ayurveda to treat fungal diseases.

Composition -These capsules are prepared by using a pure standardized extract of herb Neem ( Azadirachta indica).

Dosage - 1 capsule two times a day after meals with plain water.

5.Nirgundi oil

This is the best herbal formulation by Planet Ayurveda to manage fungal diseases.

Composition -These capsules are prepared by using herbs like - Nirgundi ( Vitex negundo) Manjistha ( Rubia cordifolia), Haridra ( Curcuma longa), etc.

Dosage - Apply over the affected area once or twice daily or as directed by the doctor.


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