Treatment of Anasarca in Ayurveda with Herbal Remedies


Oho!! Your hands are so red….what happened? Are you hypersensitive to something? We identify the existence of a certain disease or malfunctioning of any organ or part of the body through the signs and symptoms exhibited by the body. Change in temperature, change in color, presence of some swelling, and so on helps us to identify the peculiarities present. One such substantial pointer is anasarca.


What is Anasarca

Our body exhibits a response to every alteration in the body and one such common feedback our body expresses is swelling in the affected region. This is also referred to as Anasarca. This condition usually occurs when fluid accumulates in the tissues as a result of various diseases.

Ayurvedic Concept of Anasarca

As per Ayurveda, anasarca is caused when vitiated Vata pushes out the increased rakta, pitta, and Kapha to the exterior by blocking their srotas and producing swelling of the skin and muscles. This condition is termed shotha. Based on the characteristics and features of doshas it is classified in to nine types. Its premonitory symptoms are a mild burning sensation of the skin, the engagement of veins, and the feeling of heaviness of the body parts.

Let’s Know The Causes of this Condition

Let’s know when this condition occurs in the body and what causes it to appear.

  • When the functions of the kidneys fail and are unable to remove water from the body, it leads to the accumulation of fluids in the body and hence leads to anasarca.
  • Liver cirrhosis leads to improper functioning of the liver and this leads to leakage of fluids into tissues of the body.
  • Fluid also accumulates in the body if our body is not nourished well. Malnutrition leads to anasarca.
  • The allergic response of the body also leads to fluid-filled swelling.
  • This can also occur due to the side effects of the wrong medication.

Common Remedies of Anasarca

Let’s know some home care tips to cure this condition, as we know the causes of this condition, basic remedies like quitting certain habits like smoking, intake of liquor, etc are some things that can be done. Other practices that can be incorporated into daily life to cure it are doing exercise as it helps to keep the body fit and helps in maintaining the functions of the organs properly. If the organs are properly functioning then there will be no problems that would lead to the accumulation of fluid in the tissues. Intake of salt should be reduced as this leads to swelling. Malnutrition is a cause of anasarca, so intake of protein and fibers are good at preventing this condition.

Ayurvedic Remedies to Cure Our Indicator

A prevalent and one of the sophisticated medicinal practices of preceding and existing time is Ayurveda. It concentrates on attending an individual with all supervision and extraordinary path of therapy as every individual or disease has to be dealt with a distinct approach. The supplements of Planet Ayurveda are prepared from the pure extracts of medicinal plants and under the surveillance of skilled physicians. Keeping all these things in mind, Planet Ayurveda brings a care pack for Anasarca that includes

  1. Punarnava Capsules
  2. Water-EX Tablets
  3. Boswellia Curcumin
  4. Gokshuradi Guggul
  5. Shothari Mandoor

Products Description

1. Punarnava Capsules

This supplement is in the form of capsules and has Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) as the main medicinal herb. This herb helps in curtailing edema and fluid-filled swelling. And is also beneficial in treating congestion caused due to Kapha. This capsule has an overall good effect on the body as it has rejuvenating properties.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily with warm water, after meals.

2. Water-EX Tablets

This supplement is in the form of tablets and is polyherbal. It contains Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Gokshura(Tribulus terrestris), and Varuna (Crataeva nurvala) as the main ingredients. These herbal plants have properties that help to expel excess water present in the body and help to reduce swelling and the associated pain in that part. This supplement is also good for blood purification.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice daily with warm water, after meals.

3. Boswellia Curcumin

This supplement is in the form of capsules and has two main herbs that are curcumin and Boswellia. These two herbs are very beneficial as this combo has the property of anti-inflammation which helps to reduce the swelling and pain in the various parts of the body. It is a very potent supplement that has an astounding effect on the body.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with warm water, after meals.

4. Gokshuradi Guggul

This supplement is the form of tablets and is polyherbal. It includes Gokshura(Tribulus terrestris), Guggulu( Commiphora mukul), trikatu, Triphala, and Musta(Rotundus cyperus). It is good in eliminating toxins from the body, reducing fluid accumulation and swelling in the body. This has properties that help to balance all the three doshas and has a good beneficial effect on kidneys which maintains their proper functioning.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice daily with warm water, after meals.

5. Shothari Mandoor

This supplement is in the form of tablets and is polyherbal. It contains Nirgundi( Vitex negundo), Haritaki(Terminalia chebula), pippali( Piper longum), etc as herbs and other ingredients like mandura bhasma( Iron oxide calx). Mandura bhasma has properties that treat health issues related to impure blood. It has properties that help to balance Vata and pitta and is useful in treating swelling and inflammation in various parts of the body.

Dosage: 1 tablet twice daily with warm water, after meals.


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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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