How to Manage Epidermolysis Bullosa with Ayurveda


Epidermolysis Bullosa is a group of skin disorders that begins at birth or is shortly diagnosed at the age of 30-40 years. There is the formation of extremely painful skin blisters. The prognosis is variable for Epidermolysis Bullosa but tends to be very serious. The disease is rare and is known to affect 5 lakh people in the world. Life expectancy can be minimal to 50 years but with its complications. We will get to know its main causes and associated symptoms with ayurvedic management through this article.


Epidermolysis Bullosa is a group of rare inherited skin disorders that can cause the skin to become extremely fragile and any frictional force or trauma can peal the skin and cause very painful blisters. Skin blisters develop on the skin surface that develops on the hands, knees, ankles, and elbows. In many cases, blisters can be widespread to the inside of the mouth, nose, and even the eyes. The sensory neurons in patients with Epidermolysis Bullosa are excited more strongly due to the deficiency of laminin-332. Damage is mainly to the skin of the whole body area and mucous membranes. Some cases are mild and can improve with age while others are so severe that the child is unlikely to live into adulthood. Fortunately, mild cases are more commonly found.

Ayurvedic Aspect

We can correlate Epidermolysis Bullosa with “Visarpa” in Ayurveda. Visarpa is of many types including Agni, kardama, granthi, kshataja. Visarpa is a skin disease that occurs due to the imbalance of tridosha, mainly due to weak ojas (low immunity), unhealthy diet, unhygienic lifestyle, Virudh aahar. The treatment of Visarpa includes blood purification and whole-body detox with panchakarma and raktmokshan therapies. External application lepa is also used along with oral herbal medicines for its management.

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The causes of Epidermolysis Bullosa are

  • Inherited – A person with Epidermolysis Bullosa dominant form has a 50% tendency to pass the disease on to their child.
  • Gene mutation- In some cases a person may have Epidermolysis Bullosa disease without the inherited cause, due to certain mutations in the genes.


The symptoms found in Epidermolysis Bullosa patients are

  • Very fragile skin (that blisters easily)
  • Blisters on skin mainly on palms and feet
  • Scarring alopecia (Blisters on the scalp that lead to hair loss)
  • Thin/ thick skin
  • Milia (Tiny bumps)
  • Thick nails
  • Tooth decay
  • Skin changes color over time


  • Genetic testing can confirm Epidermolysis Bullosa along with-
  • Skin Biopsy


Currently, there is no cure for Epidermolysis Bullosa in modern pathy but it can be managed with symptomatic treatment that involves wound care, infection control, nutritional support, and prevent complications-

  • Certain medications
  • Gene therapy
  • Bone marrow transplantation
  • Protein replacement therapies
  • Other cell-based therapies

Herbal Remedies for Epidermolysis by Planet Ayurveda

Medications- Planet Ayurveda is a leading manufacturing company of herbal medicines in India. It has been preparing several herbal medicines that are successfully treating several diseases worldwide. Their preparations are 100% pure and also free from any kind of preservatives. All of their herbal formulations are non-invasive and chemical-free. It restores the imbalance of doshas and treats various diseases. Planet Ayurveda’s herbal medications prescribed for the management of Epidermolysis Bullosa includes –

Herbal Remedies for Epidermolysis Bullosa

1. Gandhak Rasayan

These tablets are made up of pure extracts of Shuddha Gandhak (Purified sulfur). It is mainly indicated in many skin disorders including scabies, itching, and Epidermolysis Bullosa.  It is a 100% pure and natural product manufactured by planet Ayurveda that helps to maintain healthy skin.

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

2. Gleaming Skin, Hair, Nails formula

The capsules are manufactured from standardized extracts of Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Pit Papada (Fumaria officinalis), Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus), Ghritkumari (Aloe vera). This formula helps to maintain healthy skin, hair, and nails. It has blood cleansing properties that eliminate toxins from the body and maintain proper and pure blood flow throughout the body that supports healthy hairs, nails, and overall skin.

Dosage- Take 2 capsules twice daily after meal with plain water

3. Panchatikta ghrit guggul

The ghrit is prepared from Neem (Azadirachta indica), Patola (Luffa acutangula), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitki (Terminalia bellerica), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Vasa (Adhatoda vasica), etc. These bitter herbs are essentially used for skin disorders. This herbal ghee treats non-healing ulcers, blisters, infections and skin diseases very effectively.

Dosage- Have 1 tablet twice daily with warm water. 

4. Kamdudha Ras Moti Yukt

This is a pure ayurvedic medicine made from Mukta Bhasma (Purified Pearl ash), Shankh Bhasma (Conch shell ash), Praval Bhasma (Coral ash), Mukta shukti Bhasma (Pearl oysters), etc. This classical preparation balances Pitta dosha in the body that manages symptoms of pain and burning sensation at the site of blisters. It also treats blood discharge from wounds.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily after meal with plain water

5. Arogyavardhini Vati

These wonderful tablets are prepared from Shudh Parada (Purified mercury), Shudh Ghandhak (Purified sulfur), Loha Bhasma (Iron ash), Abhraka Bhasma (processed mica), Tamra Bhasma (Copper ash), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitki (Terminalia bellerica), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa), etc. The tablets are indicated in several diseases. It also has wonderful results in skin disorders as it balances all three doshas in the body.

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

6. Giloyghan Vati

The tablets are prepared from Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia) which is widely known for its antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anti-toxic properties. It is known to boost the immune system which fights against various diseases. Its antioxidant properties prevent oxidative stress and slow down the aging of the skin.  It also improves blood flow to the skin which helps ease the symptoms of Epidermolysis Bullosa.

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

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Since Epidermolysis Bullosa is not a single disease but a combination of several diseases, it can be very fatal. Any carelessness in its treatment can lead to fatal results. Ayurveda provides safe management of this fatal skin disease. Do not delay the treatment if you have any one of these diseases because early treatment can reverse the chances of its severity. Heal yourself with Ayurveda without side effects.

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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