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Get Relief from Atopic Dermatitis with Natural Herbal Remedies

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis is a serious skin disorder. Also known as Eczema and is very common amongst children. Atopic Dermatitis is known by many other medical names like Dermatitis, atopic eczema and atopic dermatitis as well. Being a chronic skin disease it’s not contagious. The condition of the disease differs with climate and also fluctuates from mild to severe.

If we talk about the most affected age group than its infants but the grown up can also be affected by it. But, we can say that any age group can be affected. The most affected areas by Atopic Dermatitis are elbow, front and back of the knees for the children and feet and hands for the adults.

Causes of Atopic Dermatitis

  • Heredity
  • Weak immune system
  • Unhygienic lifestyle
  • Exposure to allergens
  • Difficulty in skin permeability
  • Abnormal functioning of the body’s immune system
  • Hot bath hard water
  • Cold
  • Stress

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

  • Dry skin with scales on the entire body
  • Itching
  • Red patches
  • Raised lesions in legs, face, neck and arms
  • Oozing out of clear fluid
  • Cracking
  • Swollen and cracked lesions

IRRITANTS

  • Wool or fibers
  • Soaps
  • Certain make up products and perfumes
  • Dust
  • Sand
  • Cigarette Smoke
  • Substances like solvents, chlorine, mineral oil
  • Harsh soaps and detergents

ALLERGENS

  • Mold
  • Dander of cats and dogs
  • Pollen
  • Eggs
  • Milk
  • Peanuts
  • Wheat
  • Soy products
  • Dust mites
  • Fish

Other than Allergens and Irritants, there are many other reasons due to which Atopic Dermatitis reaches to its worst condition- frustration, anger and stress. Temperature, climate and skin infections also aggravate the situation to a huge extent. Low humidity, dry climate, hot showers and baths, sudden fluctuation in temperature, microbial infections are some other factors.

AYURVEDIC CONCEPT OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS

  • The inflammation on epidermis is the main cause for Atopic Dermatitis. According to Ayurveda, this disorder is Vicharchika. Atopic dermatitis as per Ayurveda is the imbalance between vata and kapha. Kapha governs various functions of the immune system of the human body and vata controls the dryness of the skin due to which skin related complications occur. Ayurveda focuses on keeping a balance between vata and kapha, which is very helpful in the improvement of the skin texture, purity as well as the quality of skin.
  • Planet Ayurveda offers the Atopic Dermatitis Care Package. This pack has a combination of all the herbs which are beneficial and useful for this skin disorder and is free from chemicals and side effects.

The herbs used are natural and vegetarian.

  • Neem Capsules
  • Gandhak Rasayan
  • Navkarshik churna
  • Lippu oil
  • 777 oil
  • Karanj oil
  • Manadarin Orange soap

Neem Capsules

  • Neem Capsules by Planet Ayurveda are made of extract of Azadirachta Indica bark which is a pure vegetarian formulation. Regular intake of neem capsules can help us purify our blood efficiently.
  • Amazing antibacterial qualities.
  • Can detoxify our body perfectly

Various minor to major skin conditions like rashes, itching, scabies, warts, boils, and so on are cured by Neem Capsules

Dosage

  • 1-2 capsules twice/thrice daily for one month after meal, with plain water.

Gandhak Rasayan

  • Helps to maintain a healthy skin
  • Maintains the female reproductive system
  • Purifies blood
  • Helps in getting rid of skin diseases like ringworm, scabies, itching and other fungal infections.

Dosage

  • 2 Tablets twice to thrice daily.

Navkarshik churna

  • Removes the toxins from within the body. It is combination of herbs Neem, Kutki, Manjishtha which purify the blood and corrects the metabolism of “Pitta” and heat regulation in our body. Giloy is immunomodulatory and improves immunity whereas Daruhaldi acts as an anti-inflammatory herb.

Lippu oil

  • Lippu oil-is a perfect solution to the problems of Dry skin, hyper melanosis, Lichen Planus, Ichthyosis, and Eczema. It offers quick recovery by control of itching, lichenisation and preventing further damage to the epidermis.

Lippu Oil is beneficial for

  • Dry skin
  • Hyper melanosis
  • Lichen Planus
  • Ichthyosis
  • Eczema.

Karanj oil

  • Karanj is an important Ayurvedic medicine, used predominantly in skin diseases.

Manadarin Orange soap

  • It is made with combinations of Aqua, Cocos Nucifera Oil (Coconut), Glycerin, Sorbitol, SLES, Propylene Glycol, Citrus Sinensis Oil (Orange), Citrus Nobilis Oil (Mandarin), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera).

Useful in maintaining the skin tone and elasticity

Shilajit Capsules as the best anti-aging supplement

In India, Shilajit has been used since ages. The Vedas have references of shilajit as used by the ancient health physicians in numerous ways for curing number of health problems. Although, scientific benefits of shilajit is still under research but Planet Ayurveda recommends its use as a dietary and best anti-aging supplement only. It can be used as a supplement only and should not be taken in place of proper medical treatment.

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Charak Samhita Sthana 1st chapter deals with anti-aging treatments which consists of 4 chapters. It deals with anti-aging recipes using Triphala, Long pepper, Amla and Shilajit.

In this article, we are going to discuss the properties of Shilajit as an anti-aging Rasayana.

Shilajit Qualities and Uses

Botanical Name: Asphaltum

In Ayurveda, Shilajit is known as conqueror of mountains or destroyer of weakness.

Shilajit Qualities

  • Astringent taste
  • Not very sour
  • Undergoes pungent taste conversion after digestion.
  • Neither too hot/nor too cold
  • It exudes from the stones/ores of the four types of metals—gold, silver, black iron and copper. The shilajit obtained from the black iron ore is the best.
  • Its potency increases by impregnating it with the Kashaya of herbs which can alleviate Vata, Pitta and kapha.
  • Impregnation can be done by these drugs individually or by all of them taken together.
  • It is rich in anti-oxidants that our body requires to flush out toxins. Because it is rich in anti-oxidants, many people take it as a natural supplement for anti-aging.
  • It is rich in Humic acid and Fulvic acid
  • It helps to increase stamina and vigor.
  • It is considered as a good Ayurvedic supplement for relieving stress and mind relaxation.
  • Anti-oxidants present in Shilajit help in the rejuvenation of brain cells.
  • The trace elements present in Shilajit act as co-enzyme factors that help in enzyme action.

Shilajit used as Rasayana

Shilajit capsules is immersed into the hot decoction of the drugs that are prescribed for alleviating the aggravation of the doshas and after it has absorbed the decoction, it should be immersed again. This process must be repeated for 7 days. For example, Shilajit mixed with iron in the powder form must be taken with milk.

Benefits of taking Shilajit

  • It prevents aging and diseases.
  • Shilajit is an elixir for a long life.
  • It is an excellent herb for promoting sturdiness in the body.
  • It also promotes intellect and memory.

How long Must Shilajit be taken?

  • For excellent effect – Shilajit must be taken for 7 weeks.
  • For moderate effect – Shilajit must be taken for 3 weeks.
  • For very little effect – Shilajit can be taken for 1 week.

Varieties of Shilajit and their utility

1. Shilajit obtained from the stones containing gold – Stones of metal like gold in the mountains get heated up by the sun and exudate that comes out in the form of smooth and clean gum is known as “Shilajit”.

Properties of Shilajit obtained from the stones containing gold

  • Sweet and bitter in taste.
  • Undergoes pungent taste after digestion.
  • 2. Shilajit obtained from the stone containing silver

    • It has pungent taste
    • It is white and cooling in nature.
    • Undergoes sweet taste after digestion.

    3. Shilajit obtained from the stones containing copper

    • It is bitter in taste
    • Undergoes hot and pungent taste after digestion.

    In addition to these varieties, there are exudates that look like the gum of Guggulu (Commifora mukul). Its properties are

    • It is bitter and saline in taste.
    • It is cooling in nature.
    • Undergoes pungent taste after digestion.
    • It is derived from the stone containing iron. This variety of Shilajit is the best among all.

    All these types of Shilajit having the smell of cow’s urine are useful in all types of therapies. However, for the rejuvenation therapy, the variety of Shilajit derived from the stone containing iron is more useful.

    • In diseases caused by Vata – Pitta imbalance – gold containing stones are beneficial.
    • In diseases caused by Kapha – Pitta imbalance – silver containing stones are beneficial.
    • In diseases caused by Kapha imbalance – copper containing stones are beneficial.
    • In all the three doshas – iron containing stones are beneficial.

    Shilajit capsules of Planet Ayurveda

    shilajit-capsules

    Shilajit capsules of planet Ayurveda is the best supplement for anti-aging which is also beneficial in preventing a large number of diseases. The major reason of efficacy is attributed to the richness in humic compounds, an individual will start getting the result within 5-7 days of its usage. It can also be used as a natural rejuvenator by anyone who wants to feel anti-aging benefits of shilajit. Its medicinal properties make it a good adaptogen, rejuvenative, restorative and “Rasayana”.

    Shilajit capsules of Planet Ayurveda are 100% pure, natural and contain high quality extract of potent Shilajit resin. It is procured from the best available trees under completely hygienic conditions. At Planet Ayurveda, the manufacturing of capsules is done in closed germ-free environment and the packaging of the Shilajit capsules is done with minimum human intervention. Planet Ayurveda strives to bring you anything but the best.

    Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily with plain water or with milk.

    • Foods that cause burning sensation and heavy foods must be avoided.
    • Horse gram (Kultha) must be avoided forever or till such time as the person has the effects of Shilajit in his body.

    Reason for avoiding Kultha (horse gram) in diet while taking Shilajit –
    It is a well-established fact that horse gram is an excellent drug for breaking stones. By taking Shilajit, the body of a person becomes like a stone to effect sturdiness in it. Therefore, horse gram and Shilajit have mutually contra-indicating effects. So, it is prohibited for an individual who is used or has used Shilajit.

    Ingredients that can be taken with Shilajit

    • Milk
    • Buttermilk
    • Water
    • Decoction of different types of drugs.

    Uses of Shilajit

    There is no curable disease in the universe which is not effectively cured by Shilajit when administered at the appropriate time, in the combination of suitable drugs or by adopting a suitable method. When administered to a healthy person, it produces immense energy.