Pudendal neuralgia is characterized by pain, numbness, and discomfort in genitals or pelvis due to the compression, damage or irritation of a major nerve located in the lower part of the body. This condition results in difficulty in having sexual intercourse, while using the bathroom or during sitting down. Pain is not there constantly but comes and goes on and off. Pudendal neuralgia is a rare condition which affects the pudendal nerve. This article is all about Pudendal neuralgia and herbal remedies offered by Planet Ayurveda to treat and manage this condition naturally.


Pudendal neuralgia is a very painful condition which occurs due to damage to the Pudendal nerve. Pudendal nerve is one of the major nerves that runs to the base of vagina behind the pelvis and to the pelvic floor. This nerve is a messenger that carries the impulses between brain and genitals and also the control of sphincter muscles is done through it. Sphincter muscles close and open while passing stool with the help of the pudendal nerve. When there is some sort of damage, irritation or compression of the Pudendal nerve, a person suffers from Pudendal neuralgia


Pudendal neuralgia can cause really painful and discomforting signs and symptoms

  • Sharp, prickling, stabbing or shooting pain in the perineum or genitals
  • Burning pain and sensation in the lower back and pelvic region
  • Pain in feet, hips and legs
  • Pins and needle sensation or numbness
  • Sensitivity is increased
  • Pain during sexual intercourse
  • Lodged in sensation or swelling in the perineum
  • Frequent sensation to go to toilet
  • Men gets difficulty in erections

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Several causes can lead to damage to the pudendal nerve like

  • Injury
  • Surgery of pelvis or hip
  • In women during childbirth
  • Presence of tumor around it
  • Infection
  • Certain types of exercises like cycling
  • Pelvic area bone fracture
  • Endometriosis
  • Repetitive bacterial or yeast infection
  • Neural ischemia or sensitivity


Proper Physical examination and medical history will point towards the Pudendal neuralgia. Physical examination like per vaginum test is done by inserting the finger into vagina to check the nerve impulses. Pudendal nerve block can also help in diagnosis. It is usually diagnosed early and easily as the signs and symptoms are prominent and striking.


Treatment of Pudendal neuralgia includes a combination of medicines, physical therapy and changes in lifestyle. Conventionally certain muscle relaxants and anti-inflammatory drugs are given to relieve the symptoms. Also surgery can be recommended in some cases to remove the particular thing like tumor, which is exerting the pressure on the nerve resulting in signs and symptoms.

However do not worry when we talk about surgery and conventional drugs which have numerous side effects and temporary relieving factors as Ayurveda can prevent you from going through all that pain. There are certain herbs in the Ayurveda to whom nature itself has given the therapeutic properties to treat and relieve such ailments. As per Ayurveda all the diseases are result of vitiation of Vata, Pitta and Kapha dosha and bringing them back to balance can help in restoring the health as well. So these herbs help in restoring this balance and health along with it. 


Herbal medicines produced at Planet Ayurveda have been helping to treat various chronic and acute diseases for two decades. In today’s time Planet Ayurveda is a well known brand and company in the field of Ayurvedic and herbal medicine. All the medicines and products formulated and manufactured here are purely herbal, vegetarian and organic, containing no preservatives, chemicals, additives, yeast, binders, fillers and colors. Authentic and classical Ayurvedic literature is the base of every medicine and product which are manufactured under the strict supervision of expert MD Ayurveda doctors. For Pudendal neuralgia Planet Ayurveda offers a combination of herbal remedies that help in treating and managing the condition naturally.

Product List

  1. Ashwagandha Capsule
  2. Chandanadi Vati
  3. Kaishore Guggul
  4. Chandraprabha Vati
  5. Kamdudha Ras Moti Yukt
  6. Boswellia Curcumin




1. Ashwagandha Capsule

These are single herb capsules prepared from standardized extract of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) herb. Ashwagandha capsules help in giving strength to muscles and nerves, prevent their injuries and weakness and relieves overall weakness.

Dosage– Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water

2. Chandanadi Vati

It is prepared from herbs like Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Safed chandan (Santalum album), Kabab chini (Piper cubeba), Kapur (Cinnamomum camphora) etc. Chandanadi vati helps in balancing the doshas in the body, relieves burning and pain during urination, prevents and treats urinary tract infections, relieves inflammation and checks the growth of bacteria or yeast in the body.

Dosage– Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water

3. Kaishore Guggul

Herbs like Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum) etc are used in the preparation. Kaishore guggul relieves inflammation and pain due to it and prevents accumulation or formation of any substance in the body which acts as toxins.

Dosage– Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water

4. Chandraprabha Vati

These herbal tablets relieve the lower back pain and weakness. Chanderprabha vati relieves the urinary complaints and swelling on these organs along with acting as anti bacterial and anti infective. It also helps in relieving the burning and increased frequency of urination. Chanderprabha vati is prepared using Shilajit (Asphaltum), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Kapur (Cinnamomum camphora), Hairdra (Curcuma longa), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Chavya (Piper chaba), Mustak (Cyperus rotundus) etc.

Dosage– Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water

5. Kamdudha Ras Moti Yukt

It is a classical preparation which is formulated using Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Swarna gairika (Red ochre), Abhrak bhasma (Silica), moti pishti, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. Kamdudha ras moti yukta helps in balancing the pitta dosha in the body and relieves the burning sensation anywhere in the body. 

Dosage– Take 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water

6. Boswellia Curcumin

It is prepared from standardized extract of two amazing herbs, i.e. Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and haridra (Curcuma longa). Boswellia curcumin capsules help in relieving the inflammation and its associated symptoms. It is also known as herbal pain killer as it helps in relieving pain present in any part of the body.

Dosage– Take 1 capsule twice daily after meals with plain water

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com


Pudendal neuralgia can be a really troublesome and painful condition, however it occurs rarely. Due to compression or damage to the pudendal nerve these complaints arise. Herbal remedies mentioned in this article can help in treating and managing the condition naturally.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan


DR. Vikram Chauhan, MD - AYURVEDA is an expert ayurvedic doctor based in Chandigarh, India and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic and Krishna Herbal Company. Write at - herbalremedies123@yahoo.com, Contact at - +91-172-521-4030 Websites - www.planetayurveda.com, www.alwaysayurveda.com

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