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Genital Herpes

by Dr Vaid Ji on Dec 05, 2023

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV). It can cause painful sores or blisters in the genital and anal areas. Genital warts, on the other hand, are caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) and result in growths or lumps in the genital and anal regions.


 Genital Herpes: HSV, primarily HSV-2, is responsible. It spreads through sexual contact with an infected person.

Genital Warts: HPV, specifically certain strains, causes genital warts. It's transmitted through skin-to-skin contact during sexual activity.


Genital Herpes: Painful sores, itching, and flu-like symptoms. However, some infected individuals may not show noticeable symptoms.

Genital Warts: Small growths or lumps in the genital or anal areas, often painless. They can vary in size and appearance.

Risk Factors:

Genital Herpes: Unprotected sexual activity, multiple sexual partners, and a weakened immune system increase the risk.

Genital Warts: Unprotected sex, having multiple sexual partners and a weakened immune system contribute to the risk.

Ayurvedic Management of Genital Warts / Herpes-

In Ayurveda, the traditional system of medicine in India, the management of genital warts involves a holistic approach aimed at balancing the body's energies (doshas) and enhancing the immune system. Here are some Ayurvedic recommendations:

 Herbal Remedies:

  • Topical applications of herbs like neem (Azadirachta indica) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) are believed to have antiviral and healing properties.
  • Applying a paste of castor oil mixed with turmeric may also be suggested.
  • Dietary Modifications:
  • . Emphasize a diet that supports immune function. Including immune-boosting foods like fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs can be beneficial.
  • Avoiding spicy, sour, and fermented foods is often recommended
  • Detoxification:

Detoxifying the body through practices like Panchakarma, a set of purification therapies in Ayurveda, is believed to eliminate toxins and restore balance.

  • Lifestyle Changes:

Stress management through techniques like yoga and meditation is considered essential, as stress can impact the immune system.

Ayurvedic Management for Genital Herpes/ Warts by CAC-

  1. Detox Premium Powder:

This is a herbo-mineral preparation that contains ingredients like Parwal Pishti, Giloy satv, Shukta Pishti, Kamdudha Ras, Gandhak Rasayan, etc.

Parwal Pishti: This Pishti reduces inflammation, flaking, itching of the skin. The Pishti is composed of natural coral calcium processed with rose water.

Shukta Pishti: It helps to balance the Pitta dosha in the body. All signs and symptoms related to Psoriasis patients are managed with this article.

Giloy Satv: This satv is prepared from the herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and analgesic properties of this herb deal with psoriasis easily.

Kamdudha Ras: This herbal-mineral classical preparation balances Pitta dosha in the body.

Gandhak Rasayana: This herbal preparation is used since ancient times for all types of skin disorders.

Tal Sindoor: It contains ingredients like Shuddh parad, Aloe vera, Gandhak, etc that relieve redness in psoriasis patients.

Akik Pishti: This Pishti reduces all types of Pitta related disorder hence it gives good results in psoriasis.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with plain water.

  1. Blood Purifier Syrup :

It is ayurvedic syrup that consists of various natural ingredients such as Khadir Chall (Acacia catechu), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Harad (Terminalia bellirica), Baheda (Terminalia chebula), Amla (Emblica officinalis), etc. As the syrup purifies the blood by removing excess toxins it is very beneficial in maintaining proper circulation and improves the skin naturally.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily.

  1. Skin Care Plus tablet:

Skin care tablet is a pure ayurvedic formulation. It helps to maintain the texture of your skin depending on the type of skin you have. It contains various herbs like Haridra khand, Panchnimb churna, Khadir chahal, Chirayta, Mulethi, Chopchini, Gandhak, Ajmoda that work very effectively on all skin types. Skin care is a blood purifying tablet. It cools and detoxifies the blood, increase blood circulation of the skin. It minimizes the blemishes, lighten sun tan, delay ageing of skin and heal skin problems.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.

  1. Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu:

Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu is an ayurvedic preparation mainly used for skin diseases. This tablet contains pure herbal ingredients such as Nimba(Azadirachta indica), Patola(Cucumis acutangulus), Guduchi(Tinospora cordifolia), Vasa(Adhatoda vasica), etc. This tablet promotes detoxification and rejuvenation. Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu tablet is a natural source of anti – oxidant. It promotes engender vibrant and healthy skin.

Recommended Dosage–Take 1 tablets twice a day with normal water

  1. Twak tailam

CAC TWAK TAILAM is the herbal oil and is purely Ayurvedic preparation. CAC Twak Tailam provides relief from various skin problems such as pimples, blemishes, scars, ulcers, wounds, skin rashes, dry patches, itching, skin irritation, reduces redness, etc. It is composed of natural herbs that pacifies all three doshas and provides healthy skin. This oil is made up of pure herbs such as yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), manjistha (Rubia cordifolia). Twak tailam supports skin health, helps in reducing uneven pigments, delays the process of ageing, improves complexion, and helps in deep detoxification, blood purification without any side effects. This oil moisturizes your skin, and makes your skin spotless and glowing naturally. it is also used to treat skin infection, Candidiasis.