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Cervicitis- Ayurvedic View And Herbal Treatments

Posted on the 18 October 2023 by Dr Vikram Chauhan @Planetayurveda9
Cervicitis- Ayurvedic View And Herbal Treatments


Your cervix is a tunnel-like muscular organ. It is the lower region of your uterus that connects to your vagina. Your cervix, also known as the "neck of the uterus," is important in allowing fluids to travel between the vagina and the uterus. It allows your baby to exit your uterus and travel via your vagina during childbirth. The cervix is also an ordinary site for cancer-related cell changes. Regular Pap smears allow your provider to check for irregularities that could indicate disease. Another common condition that may affect the cervix is cervicitis. Today in this article we are going to discuss this condition, so let's take a look at what Cervicitis is and what Ayurvedic management can be done in this case.

Cervicitis- Ayurvedic View And Herbal Treatments


The cervix is the uterus's lowest point. It reaches a little further into the vagina. This is the location where the menstrual blood leaves the uterus. The cervix dilates during labor to allow the baby to pass via the birth canal. The cervix, like any other tissue in the body, is susceptible to inflammation for a variety of causes, and that inflammation is known as cervicitis. There are various causes and symptoms of cervicitis that we will discuss further. So let's discuss!!!

Causes of Cervicitis

Infection is one of the most common causes of inflammation. The infections reaching the cervix can spread through sexual activity but this is not always the reason. This may be acute or chronic, the onset in acute condition is sudden and chronic one last of some months. Acute Cervicitis occurs mainly due to STI such as Herpes Simplex, Chlamydia, trichomoniasis, gonorrhea, etc. HPV infection that has gotten worse can lead to cervical inflammation, which is typically another sign of pre-cancer. or cervical cancer. It might additionally be a manifestation of an infection caused by other factors such as allergy to condom latex or spermicide, a cervical cap, tampons or regular vaginal bacteria.

Symptoms of Cervicitis

Some patients may not experience symptoms, usually seen symptoms are written as follows

  1. Irregular vaginal bleeding
  2. Vaginal pain
  3. Painful intercourse
  4. Constant white or Gray vaginal discharge
  5. Suspicion of Pelvic Pressure
  6. Backache

If Cervicitis progresses, inflammation extends to a great extent. In a few cases open sore can develop and pus like discharge may occur.

Diagnosis of Cervicitis

If you notice the above symptoms in you, then it is must to see a doctor immediately to know the accurate reason. It is a must to see an accurate reason because it may mimic some other uterine or vaginal conditions. First of all your gynecologist will ask you the symptoms and then on that basis if she suspect that it might be Cervicitis or to confirm the condition she offers you some diagnostic tests such as Bimanual Pelvic Examination, Pap Test, Cervical Biopsy, Cervical Discharge Culture, etc.

Ayurvedic Overview of Cervicitis

Cervicitis is not classified as one illness in Ayurveda, but it is thought to be an infectious condition that is similar to both Upapluta and Acharana. Lakshans or symptoms of Upalpluta include mucus like vaginal discharge and genital pain. Acharana includes symptoms such as excessive vaginal discharge with itching and its agantuk vyadhi (infectious disease). Most of the cases of Cervicitis include symptoms of both the earlier mentioned conditions. As per Ayurvedic classical texts Yoni vyapad are 20 in number and mentioned in Charak Samhita. Ayurveda focuses on personal hygiene in such conditions, it is essential to keep the intimate area clean and dry. This is described to prevent various infections and microbial growths because if the area remains moist everytime it becomes prone to growth of infection causing bacteria, fungus, virus, etc. As a result, it is critical for maintaining the area clean and dry. As a precaution, insertion of anything inside the vagina and unprotected sex should be avoided. According to Ayurveda, if there is an infection, such as cervicitis, the woman may not feel any discomfort in the early stages. However, as time passes, she begins to experience discomforts such as yonisoola (vaginal pain), yonisraava (unusual vaginal discharge) and kukshisoola (pain in abdomen).

Causes of Cervicitis

Most important causes of Cervicitis includes Krimi (Parasitic infestation), factors leading Kapha dosha and Rakta Vitiation and unprotected sex.

Local Panchakarma Procedures to Manage Cervicitis Includes


This is a simple procedure in which women are advised to wash the vaginal area with suitable herbal decoction such as Triphala Decoction, Panchvalkal Kwath wash, etc.


Fumigation is done with the help of herbal fumes to the vaginal area which includes herbs such as damnaka (Artemisia vulgaris), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Prastrini (Lavandula angustifolia), Rusmari (Salvia rosmarinus), etc.


Powdering the vaginal area with various antiseptic, antibacterial herbs mentioned above.

Yoni Pichu

This procedure tampons dipped in medicated ghee and oil is to be administered in the vaginal opening.


This procedure includes administration of medicated oil, decoction in the fixed amount same as that done in enema.

Herbal Remedies by Planet Ayurveda for Cervicitis

Planet Ayurveda is a 25 years old organisation which is serving mankind with Ayurvedic medicines. Their treatment includes various classical products and various patent medicines. All their medicines are really effective in managing various kinds of conditions. These herbal and herbomineral formulations are totally safe as they are prepared from natural ingredients without any added preservatives and synthetic materials. As in this article we are studying about a condition named Cervicitis, let's discuss which remedies of Planet Ayurveda helps in managing this condition. So let's take a view!!!!

Products List

  1. Kaishore Guggul
  2. Female Health Support
  3. Boswellia Curcumin
  4. Femo Plan Syrup
  5. Luco Plan Syrup
Cervicitis- Ayurvedic View And Herbal Treatments
Cervicitis- Ayurvedic View And Herbal Treatments

Product Description

1. Kaishore Guggul

Kaishore Guggul is a classical Ayurvedic formulation which is especially made to reduce inflammations. These tablets consist of herbs such as Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Vidanga (Embelia ribes) and some other herbs. It consists of antimicrobial and anti inflammatory properties which helps in aiding the management of Cervicitis by reducing inflammation and by eliminating the disease causing bacteria. In this condition there is vitiation of Rakta and Twacha, kaishore guggul due to its cleansing properties is quite effective in managing this condition by alleviating the vitiation of both.

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

2. Female Health Support

Female Health Support is a capsule formulation made by Planet Ayurveda to support female health. This especially formulated formulation consists of standardized extract of three main herbs that supports female health including Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashoka (Saraca asoka) and Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa). All the three herbs are collectively helpful in balancing all the female reproductive hormones thus helpful in maintaining overall reproductive health of the females.

Dosage: capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Boswellia Curcumin

Boswellia Curcumin is the capsule formulation of Planet Ayurveda which consists of standardized extract of Boswellia (Boswellia serrata) and Turmeric (Curcuma longa). Both these herbs are well known for their anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. These properties are helpful in alleviating pain and inflammation associated with Cervicitis. It also serves with anti-microbial properties which are helpful in preceding growth of microbes reading to cervicitis.

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

4. Femo Plan Syrup

Femo Plan Syrup is one of the syrup formulations of Planet Ayurveda. This herbal syrup is especially formulated to maintain female reproductive health. The formulation consists of various herbs such as Ashoka (Saraca asoka), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Patha (Cissampelos pareira) and some others. All the herbs are helpful in balancing all the female reproductive hormones and thus assist in managing all female health conditions.

Dosage: 2 tsp twice daily with plain water after meals.

5. Luco Plan Syrup

Luco Plan Syrup is one of the syrup formulations of Planet Ayurveda which is especially formulated to manage symptoms like abnormal vaginal discharge in any condition. This syrup consists of herbs such as Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Udumbar (Ficus glomerata), Arjuna (Terminalia Arjuna) and some others. The astringent properties of the herbs present in Luco Plan Syrup helpful in reducing the vaginal discharge associated with cervicitis.

Contact Planet Ayurveda Support Team to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at - [email protected] or Call at 0172-521-4040 (India), +91-172-521-4040 (Outside India) or Whatsapp at (+91) 9915-593-604

Dosage: 2 tsp twice daily with plain water after meals.


Inflammation of Cervix is known as Cervicitis and in Ayurveda this condition mimics two diseases that are Upapluta and Acharana. Main cause of this condition is infection causing bacterias, viruses or fungi. The symptoms of this condition include pain in abdomen, lower back and pelvic region, unusual vaginal discharge, difficulty intercourse, etc. In Ayurveda there are various panchakarma procedures that aids in successful management of Cervicitis such as Yoni Prakshalana, Yoni Dhoopana, Uttar Basti,. Etc. Various herbs beneficial for managing the symptoms of Cervicitis are Arjun, Ashoka, Lodhra, Shatavari, Haridra, Udumbar, etc. So must approach Ayurveda for the successful and side effect free management of cervicitis.

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