Ayurvedic Treatment of Gangrene
Immediate medical attention is required in the cases of gangrene because it can be life threatening. In the severe cases there is no other option left than amputation. What is gangrene? Have your heard anyone diagnosed with this disease. Gangrene mostly caused by the bacterium clostridium perfringens, which is developed during any injury or wound. In this condition the death of tissues occur in extremities due to the depletion of blood supply to them.
From the ayurvedic perspective, to manage the problem of gangrene there are various herbs like Haridra (Curcuma longa). Neem (Azadirachta indica), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bahera (Terminalia bellerica), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) in ayurveda, which help to provide relief in the symptoms like swelling and pain in tissues. These help to increase the body's ability to fight against infections and thus support the good immunity.
What is Gangrene?
Gangrene is the condition which is characterised by the death of body tissues due to loss of blood supply. Gangrene is a bacterial infection caused by bacterium clostridium perfringens and may shoot the extremities like fingers, toes, limbs and also spread into internal organs and muscles.
Risk factors of gas gangrene are more in complications like diabetes, atherosclerosis, when destruction of blood vessels affects the blood flow. Certain medications like anticoagulant drugs warfarin has been known to cause gangrene.
Symptoms of Gangrene
When gangrene affects skin:-
- Discoloration of skin like from pale to black, purple, blue, bronze and red.
- A clear difference is visible between healthy and damaged skin.
- Intense pain.
- Foul smelling discharge from wound.
When gangrene affects tissues beneath skin:-
- Painful and swollen tissues.
In gangrene, when bacterial infection spreads throughout the body:-
- Low blood pressure.
- Increased heart beat.
- Shortness of breath.
- Fever or temperature may lower down than 96.8 F
- Spinning head.
Complications associated with gas gangrene:-
- Necrosis - Tissue death can occur due to inadequate blood supply.
- Amputation - Surgical removal of limbs is required in order to prevent the further spread of infection.
- Septicemia - Infection throughout blood stream which may lead to death.
- Delirium - A mental condition which is associated with confused thinking and lack of awareness to environment.
Gangrene is the bacterial infection which is characterized by the death of tissues. Discoloration of skin, foul smelling discharge, swelling and pain in infected tissues are the symptoms associated with gangrene. It is life threatening complication and requires immediate medical attention. Ayurveda is the science of life which mainly emphasizes to heal the sickness and prolong life.
To manage the problem of gangrene there are various herbs present in ayurveda, which help to provide relief in the symptoms like swelling and pain in tissues. They help to increase the body's ability to fight against infections and support the good immunity.
Herbal Remedies for Gangrene by Planet Ayurveda
Ayurveda is the holistic approach that helps a person to balance the body, mind and soul with use of herbs, proper eating habits and rest. With the increase of health complications, people all across the world are looking for the safe medium to manage the ailments.
So Ayurveda is new hope in this era because Ayurveda focuses on root of disease and manage the symptoms without any adverse effects on health. Though herbs take time to show their effects but these have the positive results on body without any side effects.
Planet Ayurveda provides effective herbal remedies such as Curcumin Capsules, Neem Capsules, Navkarshik Churna, Gandhak Rasayan & Gotukola Capsules for ayurvedic treatment of gangrene. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.
1. Curcumin Capsules
Curcumin capsules are wonderful herbal formulation for Gangrene, by Planet Ayurveda which are quite beneficial and show the satisfactory results in patients. These capsules are prepared from the pure extract of herb, Haridra (Curcuma longa).
Benefits - Haridra (Curcuma longa) is a very beneficial to manage the problem of gangrene. It has anti inflammatory and analgesic properties which help to provide relief in the sore associated with gangrene. Haridra has the antimicrobial properties which helps to fight against the infections and supports good immunity. It helps to heal wound and helps in the formation of new skin cells.
Dosage - Two capsule two times in a day with plain water.
2. Neem Capsules
Neem capsules are very beneficial to manage the problem of gangrene and various patients are benefitted with this. These capsules are 100% pure without any side effects. Neem capsules are prepared from the pure extract of Neem (Azadirachta indica).
Benefits - Neem (Azadirachta indica) is considered as the queen of herbs and have great medicinal importance. Neem herb acts like COX 2 inhibitor and also packed with phytochemical compounds which have anti inflammatory properties which help to reduce the pain in gangrene. This herb also has the healing and antiseptic properties which help to heal the wounds and sore in the case of gangrene.
Dosage - Two capsule two times in a day with plain water.
3. Navkarshik Churna
Navkarshik churna is an amazing blend of various herbs which are quite beneficial to manage the problem of gangrene.
- Amla (Emblica officinalis)
- Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
- Bahera (Terminalia bellerica)
- Vacha (Acorus calamus)
- Neem (Azadirachta indica)
- Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia)
- Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurrao)
- Giloy (Tinopsora cordifolia)
- Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata)
Benefits - Navkarshik churna is an effective herbal formulation for gangrene by Planet Ayurveda. This herbal formulation is the combination of various herbs which have blood purification, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. This herbal product helps to provide relief in the symptoms of gangrene.
Dosage - One teaspoonful, twice in a day after meals with plain water.
4. Gandhak Rasayan
Planet ayurveda offers gandhak rasayn to manage the problem of gangrene. This herbal product is available in the form of tablets. Gandhak rasayan is prepared from the purified sulphur which is known as gandhak in Sanskrit. It helps to manage the symptoms associated with gangrene like intense pain and swelling in tissues. It also helps in the wound healing in the case of gangrene.
Dosage - 2 tablets two times in a day after meals with plain water.
5. Gotukola Capsules
Gotukula capsules are an amazing herbal formulation of Planet Ayurveda to manage the problem of gangrene and various patients are benefitted with this. These capsules are prepared from the pure extract of herb Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) and completely safe for use. These capsules are 100% pure and free from any side effects. This herb supports the good mental health and thus very useful to manage the symptoms of delirium, a mental condition in gangrene.
Dosage - Two capsules, two times in a day after meals with plain water.
Dr. Meenakshi Chauhan
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