Tinea Capitis is a kind of an infection of the scalp. It is mainly caused by a fungi, known as Trichophyton and Microsporum. This condition mainly affects children, who are either in their adolescence stage or in late childhood. Scaly patches tend to occur on the scalp having some dry hairs, which are brittle in nature, going along with the inflammation, pustules as well as itching.
Let us now take a look at some of the details before going into the Ayurvedic Treatments for this problem.
Symptoms of Tinea Capitis
Causes of Tinea Capitis
Tinea Capitis, which is basically a kind of fungus, grows in stratum corneum and through which it enters the keratin. Scalp tends to become infected and hair turning out to be brittle. The causes can be listed as follows:
Ayurvedic Treatment for Tinea Capitis
In Ayurveda, there are two doshas, which cause the accumulation of toxins in the deeper tissues like nutrient plasma, blood, muscles and lymphatic are Kapha and Vata. They ultimately lead to the contamination of deeper tissues and hence, lead to ringworm.
Ayurveda looks to treat the disease by going into the root cause behind it. Natural treatment in Ayurveda can heal people out of this disorder without causing any kind of side-effects. Some of the herbal remedies used for treating this condition are:
Neem Capsules: This is a 100% natural product, which gets obtained from neem, Azadirachta indica, which belongs to family Meliaceae. Benefits are:
Gandhak Rasayan: These are herbal tablets made from Shuddh Gandhak. Rasayan refers to Rejuvenation. It contains natural properties to rejuvenate the body without having any side-effects. The tablets help to remove toxins from one’s body and assist in maintaining healthy skin. Two tablets two times in a day with plain water after meals would prove to be effective in treating Tinea Capitis.
Arogyavardhini Vati: These are purely herbal tablets, which help in balancing out all the three doshas. The benefits: