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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Ayurvedic Treatment Of Tinea Cruris (Jock Itch) - Fungal Infection

Tinea Cruris, Jock Itch

Tinea cruris is an infectious disease known with different names as jock itch, jock rot, crotch itch, crotch rot, scrot rot, gym itch & ringworm of the groin. It is a fungal infection that affects mostly adult men. Dermatophytes fungus is the cause of this disease. This fungus grows in a circle often appears like a ring.

This skin infection grow in moist, warm & airless areas of skin. It causes damage to the soft tissues & irritation of the affected area.

Planet Ayurveda offers effective ayurvedic treatment for this disease.


Tinea cruris causes burning sensation or itching in the groin area, anus or thigh skin folds. This condition is often itchy & painful.

  1. Scaly or dry blisters
  2. Inflammation of the anal area, groin & upper thigh
  3. Sharp borders
  4. Inflammation or skin redness
  5. Light skin or abnormally dark skin
  6. Expanding, spreading, with clearing in the centre
  7. Slightly raised patch

This fungal infection often spread out in a circle, leaving normal-looking skin in the middle. At the leading edge of the affected area the skin is red, scaly & raised.


  1. This infection spread through weak immune system
  2. The infection spread to the groin through clothing
  3. Wearing restrictive & tight clothing
  4. Providing an ideal environment for fungus growth


For this skin infection a small piece of irritated skin is send to the laboratory for microscopic examination. After that only fungus can be detected.


As per ayurveda Kapha & Pitta are the most prominent dosha for this disease. The imbalance of kapha & pitta in the body cause itching & burning sensation on the skin. Having wrong food habits, intake of excess sea food, intake of curd, milk together, excess intake of heavy food & black gram lead to tinea cruris infection. So to get rid of this infection pacification of pitta & kapha is necessary.

Planet Ayurveda's Tinea Cruris Pack helps to decrease the signs & symptoms of this disease. The blended mixture of herbs used in the preparation of this pack reduces kapha & pitta doshas in the body. This ayurvedic treatment clears the fungus & cure the infection in long term.


  1. Tab. Gandhak Rasayan
  2. Cap. Radiant Skin hair nail formula
  3. Neem Capsules
  4. Navkarshik Churna
  5. Arjun saar mixed with Harmony powder
  6. Jatyadhi oil mixed with mahamirchadhi oil

1. Gandhak Rasayan:

Gandhak Rasayan is a purified form of sulphur used in curing various skin diseases. It is prepared by triturating sulphur in herbal ingredients. This Rasayana has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, pain relieving, blood purifying & wound healing properties. These properties fight against fungal infection caused by dermatophytes, removes toxins from the blood, relieve pain & heals wound quickly.

Recommended Dosage: One to two tablets twice or thrice daily with lukewarm water after meals.

2. Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula:

This formula contain combination of herbs like chirayta, manjishtha, ghritkumari & pittapapda.

  1. Chirayta: This herb is very effective remedy for skin diseases, infective skin, burning sensation & itching on the affected area.
  2. Manjistha: It is the best herb used for itchiness, rashes & breakouts of the skin. This herb rejuvenate the complexion of the skin. The herb purifies the blood that balance pitta dosha in the body.
  3. Ghritkumari: This herb gives good result in skin diseases. The herb has the ability to speed wound healing by improving blood circulation.
  4. Pittapapda: The herb is used in skin related problems.

Recommended Dosage: Two capsules, twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Neem Capsules:

The pure extract of neem is used for the preparation of these capsules. It has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-toxic & blood purifying properties in it.

Recommended Dosage: One to two capsules, twice daily after meals.

4. Navkarshik Churna:

The combination of herbs used for the preparation of this churna has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, antiseptic & spasmodic effect on body. It's a very effective herb with presence of Katuki, Amalaki, Haritaki, Babhitaki, Neem, Giloy, Manjista & Vacha etc in it.

  1. Haritaki: This herb act as an effective blood purifier that helps to deal with this fungal disease.
  2. Amalaki: The herb has amazing anti-bacterial, carminative, immune-modulator, anti-oxidant & carminative properties.
  3. Babhitaki: The cleansing agent present in this herb flushes out toxins from the body.
  4. Neem: This herb has antiseptic, antioxidant, antifungal & antibacterial properties in it. These properties reduces the inflammation, pain & fungus infection in this disease.
  5. Daru haldi: This is a wonderful herb used for balancing pitta & kapha dosha in the body.

Recommended Dosage: Two capsules, twice daily with plain water after meals.

5. Wash with Arjun Saar Mixed with Harmony Powder:

Arjun Saar: Arjun saar contains arjun & amla in it. These two herbs has wonderful combination of anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, immunity booster & antifungal properties in it.

Harmony Powder: The ingredients used in the preparation of this powder are daruharidra, haridra, lodhra, kootha, rakta chandan, karpoor & jaiphal etc.
This powder has good effect on skin problems.

How to Use: Wash the affected area of skin by mixing two tablespoon of arjun saar with one tablespoon of harmony powder. Do it twice daily.

6. Apply Jatyadhi Oil Mixed with Mahamarichyadi Oil:

Jatyadhi Oil is used to maintain the healthy skin & get rid of tinea cruris easily.

Mahamarichyadi Oil: The herb used in the preparation of this oil are nishoth, maricha, haldi, devdaaru, jatamansi, kooth, hartaal, lal chandan, vidanga etc. These herbs has antifungal, antioxidant & antiseptic properties that plays important role in skin infections.

How to Apply: Take equal proportion of Jatyadhi oil & mahamarichyadi oil. Apply this preparation twice daily on the affected area of the skin.


  • Change your undergarments daily, especially after sweating.
  • Don’t wear clothes of another person
  • Wear loose-fitting undergarments & clothes
  • After exercise take a shower as soon as possible.
  • Don’t share your towel with other person

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