Ayurvedic treatment for Fungal skin Infection -Tinea-

Fungal skin Infection -Tinea

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Fungal skin Infection -Tinea-


The management of skin diseases including dadru begins with purification processes like vaman karma (therapeutic emesis) which is especially indicated in Skin disorders. Apart from this virechan (therapeutic purgation), raktamokshana (therapeutic blood letting) Ahar (Diet) and Vihar (lifestyle) regimens have to be followed as per the following guidelines. Medications (aushadhi) include topical as well as internal administration.

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

  • Have light, fresh and wholesome foods mixed with ghee
  • Make sure to include bitter and leafy vegetables in your diet-methi, parval, brinjal
  • Avoid incompatible foods- eating foods in combination - sour foods, milk, yogurt, meat, cane, sugar and sesame seeds
  • Avoiding long term use of honey, fish, radish may be beneficial

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

  • Avoids foods of extreme temperature – too hot or too cold
  • Avoid excessive exercise, and heat-exposure before digesting meals
  • Do not suppress the urge for emesis
  • Have bath with luke warm water.Use of cold water just in states of fear, grief, and exhaustion may further aggravate doshas and worsen dadru.
  • Internal purification through Shankhaprakshalana (Gastrointestinal lavage) can help emove acidic wastes which may predispose to skin and fungal infections. Shankhaprakshalana is a master purifying process to clean the intestinal tract by removing the impurities with the use of salty water, dietary regulation and yogasanas   - the six asanas (Tadasana,Triyak tadasana, Kati Chakrasana,Tiryaka Bhujangasana, Udarakarshan, Kakhpadasana) 6 times each for two rounds. This should not be practiced without the help of a yoga guru.

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of dermatology and/or fungal skin infection (tinea) without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for dermatology and/or fungal skin infection (tinea), you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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