Natural Cure For Fungal Infections


Fungal infections are the infections of skin disease caused by fungus. Fungal infections are also called mycosis. Fungus mainly live in dirt, plants or on the surfaces of objects. Fungal infections lead to skin problems and skin bumps etc. in this article we are going to discuss about the fungal infections in detail and also the ayurvedic aspect of disease as well as herbal treatment of the disease.

fungal infections


Fungal infections are very common these days and also may cause a variety of skin diseases. Fungal infections may be contagious as they can spread from person to person in some cases. Some fungi are edible (mushrooms) and some fungi are life threatening like Aspergillus. There are different types of fungal infections like athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, onychomycosis, vaginal yeast infections and baby with thrush. All these kinds of problems are very common these days and also cause discomfort to the patients. Fungus infections can spread via direct contact or inhalation. Fungal infections mainly affect skin, nails and even lungs.


  • Poor blood circulation
  • Humidity
  • Post menopause
  • Weakened immune response
  • Infection in nails or skin
  • Injury of skin
  • Long term use of corticosteroids.  

Types of Fungal Infections

  • Athlete’s foot (affects skin of toes, hands and nails)
  • Jock itch (affects the skin of groins, inner thighs and buttocks)
  • Ringworm (affects the skin and scalp)
  • Yeast infections (affects skin, mouth, gastrointestinal tract, urinary tract and genitals)

Ayurvedic Aspect of Disease

Fungal infections can be correlated by twakgat roga as there is discoloration of skin, redness over skin, and rashes over skin, itching over skin, and sometimes formation of blisters over the skin. According to Ayurveda in fungal infections there is predominance of pitta and in small quantities sometimes vata and kapha also. The predominance of pitta can be pacified by Ayurvedic medications as these are pure herbal and side effects free. Twakgat roga are mainly caused by inappropriate food, sedentary lifestyle etc. It’s better to pacify the tri dosha of the body as it helps in reducing the symptoms and attaining healthy life.

Causes of Fungal Infections

  • Direct infection- inhalation (spore inhalation)
  • Using personal care objects of others(towels and soap)
  •  Use Swimming pools
  • Unhygienic conditions
  • Wearing wet undergarments
  • Soil contamination
  • Weakened immunity
  • Traveling

Symptoms of Fungal Infections

  • Itching over the affected area
  • Crumbling of nails
  • Redness over the area(inflammation)
  • Discharge may be present
  • Swelling over the area
  • Pain over the affected area
  • Bald patches on scalp
  • Discoloration of affected area
  • Rash may be present
  • Burning sensation in between the toes.

Diagnosis of Fungal Infections

  • Medical history(any travel history )
  • Physical examination (discoloration of affected part)
  • Blood test (to diagnose any infections)
  • Scraping of skin cells
  • Swab culture of secretions
  • Sputum culture
  • Urine routine and culture
  • X-ray in respiratory fungal infections

Prevention of Fungal Infections

  • Hygiene of skin (dry and clean)
  • Always wash hands after touching objects
  • Avoid using towels, soap and clothes of others
  • Always wipe your gym equipment before and after using it.

Treatment of Fungal Infections

  • Antifungal medications
  • Antifungal creams, sprays and ointment.
  • Vaginal wash
  • Probiotics

As we know there are some side effects of the allopathic treatment and also these side effects show adverse effects to the person. These side effects hamper the body’s other systems too and also affect the health of the body. These side effects further cause health issues that hamper the body’s functioning. Ayurvedic medicines help in curing the disease from its root cause and also to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Ayurvedic medicines are pure herbal medicine and are side effects free. They don’t cause any side effects as they are pure herbal and beneficial. So, ayurvedic medicines help in curing the disease from the root cause and helps in pacifying the tri dosha of our body as mentioned by achrayas Charka and Shusruta.

Ayurvedic Treatment of Fungal Infections by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a globally recognized firm that provides best herb remedies to the patients. It extracts pure raw materials from the herb and makes 100% genuine products with no side effects and best overall result since 20 years. And planet Ayurveda provides the best Ayurvedic medicines to treat the imbalanced dosha. Its products are pure vegetarian and naturally extracted from the herb and medicinal plant. Planet Ayurveda strictly follows the government guidelines for making their product best. Planet Ayurveda is a GMP certified herbal supplements manufacturing company. Planet Ayurveda has herbal supplements which have very high and positive results.

The following herbal remedies from planet Ayurveda are-:

  1. Curcumin Capsules
  2. Gandhak Rasayan
  3. Mahamanjishthadi Kwath
  4. Vran Rakshas Tel


Product description

1. Curcumin Capsule

It’s a single herb Ayurvedic medicine to treat inflammation, swelling and muscle pain. Major ingredient is haridra (curcuma longa). It acts as an antioxidant and also blood purifier and protects from free radical damage. It also helps in the proliferation of certain cancers and tumors. It also helps in curing skin related problems.

Dosage -: one capsule twice a day with Lukewarm water after a meal.

2. Gandhak Rasayan

Major ingredient is Shudh gandhak (purified sulphur) which is a 500 mg tablet. Gandhak rasayan has a property of rejuvenation and gives luster to the skin. It helps to improve the immune system and is best for all skin diseases. It has antibacterial and antifungal properties. Its best property is in acne reducing and reducing little bumps over the skin and helps to enhance the immune system.

Dosage -: 2 tablets twice a day with Lukewarm water.

3. Mahamanjishthadi Kwath

Major ingredients are Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus) Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Sonth (Zingiber officinale) etc. this kwath helps in purifying the blood and helps in glowing skin. It controls itching and also hot flashes over the skin. It helps in pacifying pitta dosha from the body.

Dosage -: 2 Teaspoon with equal quantity of water after meal.

4. Vran Rakshas Tel

Major ingredients are Parad (Purified mercury), Gandhak (purified sulfur), Manashila (purified realgar), Sindhura (processed mercury and sulfur), Hartal (Arsenic trisulphide), Rasona (garlic- Allium sativum) etc. It helps in decreasing the infection within internal wounds and also helps in reducing infection causing agents.

Dosage -: Apply externally over the wounds 3-4 times in a day.


It is better to take Ayurvedic medicines because it has no side effects with best results over the years. Ayurveda treats patients from ancient times and effectively cures the patients. So the above-mentioned medicines of herbal Ayurveda are best to treat this because all the medicines are free from any preservatives and other chemicals that affect your health. All the herbs are purely vegetarian and made up from 100% naturally occurring organic herbs. So, as the Ayurvedic treatment emphasizes on treating the root cause of the condition it is capable of eliminating the diseases permanently. In a nutshell, it can be concluded that with appropriate and timely management of doshas the body, the quality of life of the patient can be improved. In case of any query kindly visit For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id

Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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