Natural Cure For Cellulitis And Impetigo


Skin is the greatest organ of our body which has many functions , including protecting and covering the body. It protects us from harmful germs. Sometimes these germs can lead to skin infections. There are several factors which cause skin infections , it may include weaker immune system, age, diabetes, malnourishment, obesity, environmental factors, injuries and many other conditions. This often happens when you have a cut, wound or bites on skin. Sometimes, certain skin infections affect only the upper layer of skin while other infections happen in the deeper layer of skin and spread widely.

The skin infections can be fungal, bacterial or microbial , if you ignore these infections can be spread from skin to blood in the body. The common skin infections are cellulitis and impetigo which happens due to various conditions. This article will be about Cellulitis and impetigo, its symptoms, causes, diagnosis and also we will learn about herbal formulations which are offered by Planet Ayurveda.




Cellulitis is a usual bacterial infection that affects the skin and the soft tissue. Certain bacteria are naturally found in skin but sometimes bacterial infection occurs when bacteria enter in the skin and spread. The bacteria can easily enter through any type of cuts and bites. The person with a strong immune system is not affected by these bacteria. These bacterial infections may cause redness, pain, swelling and produce warmth. There are four types of cellulitis which depend upon the affected area.

  1. Facial cellulitis, which occurs around cheeks, nose and eyes.
  2. Periorbital cellulitis, this kind of infection affects the eye area.
  3. Perianal cellulitis,  produce around anal orifice
  4. Breast cellulitis

Symptoms of Cellulitis

Common symptoms of Cellulitis may include:

  • Tenderness and pain in the injured area
  • Reddish and inflamed skin.
  • Swollen, tight and glossy skin.
  • A skin rash or sores that develop frequently
  • Fever
  • Skin dimpling and spots

Some serious sign of cellulitis infection such as :

  • Fatigue
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Skin produce warmth
  • Muscle pain
  • Blisters
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness

Causes of Cellulitis

  • Long lasting skin disorders such as psoriasis or eczema.
  • Infections after surgery
  • Bone infection under the skin
  • Injuries that tears out the  skin
  • external object inserted  in skin.

Certain Risk Factors

  • Obesity
  • Age
  • Diabetes
  • Injecting Drugs
  • Environmental factors
  • Close contact in any crowd
  • Underlying skin disease

How Is Cellulitis Diagnosed

Doctors diagnose impetigo by physical examination.. Tell your doctor about following:

  • Medications that you consume
  • Any medical history
  • Previous surgery or other injuries.
  • Swollen glands

Certain medical tests may include:

  • Biopsy
  • Blood test
  • Complete blood count (CBC)
  • Material inside the affected skin

Some dietary tips which are useful for the treatment of Cellulitis

  • Fruits which are rich in vitamin C include grapefruit, tomato, kiwi and strawberries.
  • Consume vegetables like broccoli, Cabbage, potatoes, winter squash and green bell peppers.
  • Dairy products like yoghurt helps to remove bacteria.
  • Sunflower seeds, pine nuts, almonds, and nut butter contain vitamin E and are useful for treating skin infections.
  • Avoid processed meats, butter, cheese


It is a common contagious skin infection which commonly  affects babies and younger children.  It appears as a red sores, especially around the nose, mouth and on feet and hands. Bacteria such as staphylococcus aureus and streptococcus pyogenes contaminate the outer layer (epidermis) of skin. When the infection is produced in healthy skin,  that condition is called primary impetigo, While these bacteria affect injured skin that is called secondary impetigo.

Symptoms of Impetigo

  • Swelling  on lymph nodes around infected area
  • Itchy and irritated skin
  • Appearance of sores on face, hand and feet.
  • Build up blisters filled with pus that cause raw,  reddish skin.
  • Wounds on the nose, lips, legs, arms and ears.

Causes of Impetigo

  • Live in humid and warm climate
  • Skin disorders such as , dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis
  • Insect bites or other cuts
  • Skin  infection such as scabies, lies,  chicken pox or herpes simplex virus.
  • ‘Staph’ bacteria.
  • Undergoing Dialysis
  •  Diabetes

How to Diagnose Impetigo

Healthcare diagnoses impetigo by the appearance of sores.  Usually, Lab  tests are not required to determine the impetigo. If the sores are not visible, Doctors  take  tissue samples or a liquid which is produced  from the affected area to determine the detailed causes of impetigo.

Home Remedies For Impetigo

  • Wash or scrub the affected area with antibacterial soap and washcloth.
  • Topically apply antibiotic ointments.
  • Soak the injured area in warm water for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Cover   up the affected area with loose plastic bandages

Herbal Formulations by Planet Ayurveda

Planet ayurveda is a leading organization which offers various herbal supplements. All the products are prepared by using pure extracts of natural herbs without adding any chemical, additives, preservatives, color, fillers, binder into it. Planet ayurveda manufactured products by following proper guidelines and principles of ayurveda which are followed from ancient times. Planet ayurveda offers different herbal products  for each and every disease. Golden benefit is that all products by planet ayurveda are safe to use there is no  risk of side effects. Now we discuss Planet ayurveda’s herbal formulation which is very effective for the treatment of cellulitis and impetigo.

  1. Gandhak Rasayan
  2. Kaishore Guggul
  3. Curcumin Capsules
  4. Pitta Balance
  5. Neem Capsules
  6. Manjistha Capsules
  7. Jatyadi Oil + Nirgundi Oil for L/A
  8. Gleaming Skin Hair Nails Formula

Product’s Description & Dosage

1. Gandhak Rasayan

Planet ayurveda’s Gandhak rasayan is prepared from Shuddha gandhak (Purified sulphur) This amazing herbal formulation is helpful to maintain the skin health and prevent different skin infections. These tablets are used to cure many bacterial and fungal infections.  Gandhak rasayan tablets strengthen the immune system and lessen the itching and red bumps which are caused by various bacteria.

Dosage- 2 tablets twice in a day with  plain water, after meals.

2. Kaishore Guggul

These herbal tablets  are prepared by using pure extracts of Amalaki (Emblica officnalis), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Vidhanga (Embelia ribes), black pepper (Piper nigrum), Indian jalap (ipomea turpethum) and many other herbs. Kaishore guggulu tablets are offered by planet Ayurveda to treat several skin diseases and painful joint  conditions. It helps in removing the toxins and infectious agents from the blood.

Dosage- 2 tablets twice daily after meals with plain water.

3. Curcumin Capsules

Curcumin capsules are formulated by using pure extracts of curcuma longa. Which is helpful for the treatment of  many health conditions which may include diabetes, cancer, inflammatory conditions, allergy, asthma, diarrhea, dysentery and several skin diseases. Curcumin is a biological compound of turmeric. These capsules contain therapeutic properties which  help in removing infections and inflammation from the skin.

Dosage – Take 2 capsules 2 times in a day with  plain water, after meals.

4. Pitta Balance

These ayurvedic  capsules are a combination of  Mukta  pisthi (Pear calcium), Araval pishti (Agate calcium) and akik pishti (Praval calcium).  Imbalanced pitta caused various skin diseases. These  capsules maintain the balance of pitta dosha in the body. Pitta balance capsules are effective for the treatment of skin  infections. It helps to improve eyesight, digestion, blood circulation, and many other health  conditions.

Dosage- 1 capsule daily with normal water, after meals.

5. Neem Capsules

Neem capsules offered by Planet Ayurveda formulated by using extract of neem (Azadirachta indica ). Regular use of these capsules helps to treat skin related infections, regulate blood and keep skin healthy. Neem is also helpful in respiratory disease, dental disorders, and leukorrhea. These capsules are safe to use because there is  no availability of chemicals, binders, colors and additives in them.

Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily with plain water, after meals.

6. Manjistha Capsules

This is  100% pure ayurvedic formulation useful in all skin related disorders. Manjistha capsules balance the tridoshas and treat the infections  from roots. Manjistha (Rubia Cordifolia) is an amazing herb which has been used since ancient times for its effective results. These capsules help in the blood purification, boost immunity and enhance the digestive system .

Dosage –  Take 1 capsules twice daily with normal water, after meals.

7. Jatyadi oil + Nirgundi oil for L/A

The herbal jatyadi oil is used to treat various types of skin issues like scars, wounds and reduce burning, inflammation and itching on the impaired skin. While, nirgundi oil is formulated by using natural extract of vitex negundo. Nirgundi oil is beneficial for removing infection and reducing inflammation from the skin.

Dosage– Mix drops of nirgundi oil and jatyadi oil and apply on the injured part of skin.

8. Gleaming  Skin Hair Nails Formula

This herbal formulation is a combination of various herbs such as manjistha(rubia cordifolia), ghrit kumari (aloe barbadensis), Pit papda (fumaria officinalis), chirata (swertia chirata) and many more. Regular consumption of these capsules helps to cleanse blood, maintain healthy skin and eradicate toxins from blood and skin.

Dosage – 1 capsule twice day with normal water, after meals.


In this above article we discussed about Cellulitis and impetigo, their symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatments. Cellulitis and impetigo are different disorders but the herbal formulations discussed above can treat both of these conditions naturally and effectively. The above mentioned remedies which are offered by Planet Ayurveda are very effective for the treatment of cellulitis and impetigo from the root. Regular consumption of these remedies prevents your skin from the recurrence of these infections. In case of any query kindly visit For more queries, you can send your queries to our email id

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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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