An anal fistula is a small channel or a tunnel, which connects the infected gland inside the anus to an opening on the skin around the anus. The anus is the external opening through which the waste products of the body are pushed out. Just inside the anus there are many glands and if any one of these glands gets infected and if there is a collection of pus (neutrophils), it results in the formation of anal fistula. The Anal fistula and its non surgical natural treatment are the best alternatives to treat the infection and provide a permanent relief.
Causes of the Infection
Commonly the fistulas are caused due to the anal abscesses, which are the collection of pus due to infection.
However, a Less Amount of Fistulas may be Caused by Other Diseases also such as:-
- Crohn's Disease
- Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Congenital abnormality
All these can result into the anal fistulas as they decrease the immunity of a person, therefore more vulnerable to diseases. About 50% is the chance that these abscesses may result into the development of fistula. Even in some of the cases, the anal fistula may cause persistent drainage of the fluids through the anus. It might be caused by the infection and collection of the pus in the affected area, which lead to the drainage, if excess amount of fluid is generated.
Symptoms of Anal Fistula
The most common of all the symptoms of the anal fistula are the swelling and pain around the anus and discharge of pus or blood. The blood or the pus may be discharged when the fistula bursts and releases blood and puss with it.
- Discharge of abscesses through anus
- Pain, swelling and redness around the anus
- Pain while sitting
- Pain while bowel moments
- Constipation or pain related to the moment
You should consult your physician, if you have any of the above symptoms and seek medical recommendation as soon as possible. As the anal fistula is one of the diseases, which adversely affect your lifestyle and without proper medical attention could result into worse situations.
Herbal Remedies for Anal Fistula
Planet Ayurveda provides best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Fistula Care Pack for natural treatment of anal fistula without any side effects. The herbal remedies have been treating such kind of diseases through various herbs and roots found naturally in the world. These remedies contain a natural ingredient, which helps in treatment of anal fistula, reducing the infection and building a strong immunity in the body.
- Triphala Guggul: 2 tablets thrice daily with warm water after meals.
- Curcumin Capsule: 2 capsules twice daily with warm water after meals.
- Nirgundi Oil: Apply locally over affected area twice daily.
- Vara Churna: 1 teaspoonful twice daily withm warm water after meals.
The above pack is recommended for 4 to 6 months to fight against ailment. This pack contains natural herbs, which would help to fight against the infection and bring relief to the person.
1. Triphala Guggul
Triphala Guggul is a pure herbal classic formulation mentioned in Ayurveda. It consists of two extremely efficacious herbs; Triphala – most potent bowel movement regulator and guggul – provides a defense mechanism. These tablets help to improve the circulation of blood in rectal region. Triphala Guggul possesses the properties of being an anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-viral. It enhances the flow of bile and peristaltic movements of intestines which help in eliminating wastes efficiently, manages weight, and tones the gastrointestinal tract and is an amazing anti - depressant. It is totally safe and non-habit forming laxative. Triphala Guggul is also useful in correcting liver functions also.
2. Vara Churna
It contains the myrobalans (Haritaki -Terminalia chebula, Bibhitaka- Terminalia bellirica, and Amalaki- Emblica officinalis). It is best known for cleaning colon and giving strength to the GIT. It is effective on all three vitiated dosha vata, pitta and kapha. This is a traditional formulation which is mild purgative and is cooling in nature. It stimulates the peristaltic movements of the intestines and it rectifies constipation and is not a habit forming laxative and the best detoxifier. It balances the blood pressure and reduces swelling. Improves the liver functions, blood circulation and is also useful in curing migraine, acidity, general weakness. It is very effective in boosting immunity. It is safe to be used for a long time.
3. Nirgundi Oil
It is made from the plant Vitex nigundo, which is bitter, pungent and astringent in taste. Nirgundi is one of the best natural anti-inflammatory, analgesic and anti-biotic and an excellent muscle relaxant. Its oil reduces congestion, inflammation and pain. There are very few multifaceted herbs like Nirgundi. The oil heals the fistula and tones the area by maintaining proper blood circulation.
4. Curcumin Capsules
Curcumin or Haridra is well known for its anti –infective, anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory properties since ages. It acts as a tonic to the all systems of the body such as digestive, respiratory and circulatory system. It is regarded as best blood purifier and metabolism regulator. Turmeric is anti-dermatosis, cleanses and heals any cuts, wounds and ulcers. It reduces any edema and inflammation of hemorrhoids and fistula. It is also beneficial for skin diseases and body pain.
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Diet and Lifestyle
The precautionary measures can be taken to reduce the risk as well as for the treatment of the disease. These are described below:-
- Maintaining a healthy diet
- Consuming less junk and spicy food
- Changing bad eating habits
The best treat is the precaution itself. So, changing the bad eating habits and maintaining a healthy lifestyle are worth living for. Isn't it? The disease, anal fistula and its non surgical natural treatment can be helpful for those, who are really in need. But remember, any medicine, whether modern or ayurvedic will only work when you will allow it to work.