Orchitis – Symptoms Causes and Treatment by Herbal Remedies


The swelling of the testes is known as Orchitis. It is a painful condition in males that affects one or both testes. One-third of males (children) develop orchitis after the mumps viral infection. Although there are many other reasons for getting Orchitis, that are discussed in the article. Orchitis can affect fertility and cause other many symptoms that can be painful and severe. We will study various symptoms of Orchitis through this article. We will discuss various ayurvedic medicines that are used in the treatment of Orchitis.



Orchitis is the inflammation of one or both testicles due to bacterial or viral infections. It is a painful condition that is associated with infection that can occur due to various reasons. Bacterial infections in the body, recurrent urinary bladder infections, and any surgery of the penis, genitals, or urinary tract area can lead to this infectious condition. Males with multiple sexual partners are at risk of getting Orchitis. Also, Orchitis can occur as a complication of mumps viral disease, and males who are not immunized against the mumps virus develop this viral disease and thus get Orchitis too.

Ayurvedic Aspect

In Ayurveda Orchitis is correlated to “Kuranda Rog” which occurs in male children due to certain reasons that cause Pitta dosha aggravation in his body. The aggravated Pitta toxicate the Blood and cause swelling in the Mushak (testes). The toxins and pitta dosha together cause this painful condition called Kuranda. Pacification of Pitta dosha is the main motive along with the purification of blood and excretion of toxins from the body to improve the condition.


The cause of Orchitis could be

  • Bacterial infections
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Mumps virus (Not getting immunization for it)
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Prostatitis
  • Epididymitis
  • Urinary tract infections


Symptoms of Orchitis can develop suddenly during the infectious period and may include

  • Swelling in one or both side testicles
  • Pain in testes
  • Tenderness
  • Pain and heaviness of scrotum
  • Pain radiating to the groin region
  • Malaise
  • Fever
  • Nausea with vomiting
  • Headache
  • Muscles pain
  • Swollen lymph nodes


The diagnosis is confirmed through

  • Direct physical examination
  • Personal history of STD or mumps infection
  • Enlarged lymph nodes are found
  • Prostate enlargement
  • Urine test
  • Ultrasound


Orchitis includes treatment of bacterial and viral infection accordingly

  • Antibiotics
  • Pain killers
  • NSAIDs to reduce inflammation
  • Bed rest
  • Supporting the scrotum with an athletic strap
  • Cold packs

It takes several weeks for the pain and tenderness to disappear. These medications could cause more side effects, but Ayurveda medicines can better your health and can boost your fertility without additional side effects.

Ayurvedic Treatment

The ayurvedic treatment is done with the natural herbal medications that are recommended to the patient after examining him with Physical Pariksha. The medicine and its dose depend upon the age, time, severity of symptoms, sexual habits, cause of Orchitis, symptoms that are more prone, and how the worse condition has appeared.

Herbal Remedies for Orchitis by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a company of herbal medications that prepares medicines without any adulteration in their own company’s pharmacy. Their medicines are very effective in treating diseases due to the high efficiency and purity of the ingredients and the loyalty of the company. The doctors of the planet Ayurveda family have experience treating many infectious diseases. These medicines are prescribed by every doctor, and they are getting promising results.



Herbal Remedies For Orchitis

Herbal Remedies For Orchitis


1. Gokshuradi Guggul

This herbal medicine contains various herbs as its ingredients- Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Musta (Cyperus rotundus), Shudh guggul (Purified Commiphora mukul), etc. These tablets are used to balance the tridosha in the body by eliminating toxins. It maintains the general good health of the urinary system due to its rejuvenating properties. They will eliminate the toxins, and bacteria through urine and purify the blood and genital health.

Dosage- Take 2 tablets twice daily

2. Septrin Tablets

These patent tablets of Planet Ayurveda are composed of Tulsi (Ocinum sanctum), Sonth (Zingiber officinalis), Marich (Piper nigrum), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Pippali (Piper longum), etc. These are used to protect you against certain viral infections and also increase your immunity to fight against viral infections in the body. By reducing the infection they also help reduce the inflammation in the testes which will relax the area and reduce its tenderness.

Dosage- Have 2 tablets twice daily

3. Mahamanjisthaghan Vati

These single herbal tablets have Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) extracts in them. These pure herbal tablets will maintain healthy blood flow in the genital area. They will purify the blood by excreting the toxins and will also improve its circulation throughout the body. These tablets have dual benefits in case of Orchitis and will surely improve the health of the patient.

Dosage– Have 2 tablets twice daily

4. Punarnava Capsules

These capsules contain the pure extracts of herb Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa). These capsules will reduce the swelling in the testes. Being a diuretic will also help in excreting toxins present in the testes through the urine.

Dosage– Take 1 capsule twice daily

5. Boswellia Curcumin Capsules

These capsules are a very good combination of anti-inflammatory herbs that surely reduce the swelling in different areas of the body without causing any other adverse effects. The anti-inflammatory effects of these tablets are permanent and also they help to reduce the symptoms of pain and tenderness by reducing the swelling in the particular region.

Dosage- Take 1 capsule twice daily

Along with these medicines, certain therapies are also indicated in some males, after examining their recovery or before starting the medications by observing their severity-

  • Raktmokshan/ Sira vedha (Bloodletting)- To excrete toxic blood and reduce inflammation.
  • Herbal Lep application– externally the lep is recommended and is prepared from various efficient herbs.



Numerous studies have proved the efficiency of Ayurvedic herbs in the treatment of infectious diseases. Ayurvedic herbs have anti-bacterial and anti-viral properties that will reduce the infections in Orchitis that are due to any cause. Anti-inflammatory drugs will reduce swelling and other blood purifiers and immunity enhancers will improve the overall condition of the patient. Untreated Orchitis may cause infertility, so why avoid such conditions and wait for its severe complications? Treat yourself safely with ayurvedic herbs and contact us at www.PlanetAyurveda.com for more queries.

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 www.PlanetAyurveda.com.

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