Ayurvedic treatment for Anal fissures or parikartika

Anal fissures or parikartika

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Anal fissures or parikartika


Primarily treatment is provided to relieve pain and allow the fissure to heal. This is done by correcting of the imbalanced Vata and Pitta doshas - implicated in manifestation of anal fissures. 

Ayurveda has various non-invasive (medicinal) and invasive methods (surgical) for treating anal fissures. Some common non-invasive methods are aushadhi chikitsa (medicines) and Basti procedure (medicinal enema). Similarly, some of the invasive methods recommended are Kshara karma (alkalization), Ksharsutra application (alkali thread therapy) and Agnikarma (burning of a part of a body). 5

Diet Recommendations (Aahar)

Recommended diet includes cow milk, butter, buttermilk, wheat, ghee, rice, green vegetable, and regular diet. Avoid chilies, fried foods and foods that may cause constipation.6

Lifestyle changes (Vihar)

Sitz baths (immersing lower body in warm water) are beneficial.5 Avoid constant sitting and excessive straining during defecating.6 

Disclaimer: The information on this page is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Do not use this information to diagnose or ayurvedic treatment of gastro-intestinal-diseases and/or anal fissures or parikartika without consulting the doctor. Consult your physician before beginning an exercise regime. "While we have products /ayurvedic medicines for gastro-intestinal-diseases and/or anal fissures or parikartika, you must consult an authorized physician before taking any of the products. For more information on products, visit www.dabur.com or call 1800-103-1644"

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