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by Dr Vaid Ji on Sep 27, 2023


It is a medical condition that causes nodules or lumps to form in your lungs, lymph nodes, eyes, skin and other parts of your body. It causes your immune system to overreact and make lumps or nodules called granulomas. It can be found almost anywhere in your body, but they are most commonly found in your lungs or lymph nodes.

Causes of sarcoidosis-

The causes of sarcoidosis are unknown but it results from the body’s immune system responding to an unknown substance. The infectious agents, chemicals, dust and a potential abnormal reaction to the body’s own proteins could be responsible for the formation of granulomas in people who are genetically predisposed.

Symptoms of Sarcoidosis-


General symptoms of sarcoidosis-

  • Fatigue fever joint pain
  • Night sweats
  • Muscle aches or weakness
  • Kidney stones
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Weight loss
Symptoms of sarcoidosis in your eye-
  • Eye pain
  • Blurred vision or loss of vision
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Red or swollen eyes


Symotoms in lungs-
  • Shortness of breath
  • Wheezing
  • Chest pain
  • Cough


Symptom in skin-
  • Light or dark patches of skin
  • Red tender bumps on your shins
  • Growths under your skin around scars or tattoos
  • Raised, reddish purple sores or rash across your cheeks or nose


Symptoms of sarcoidosis of your heart-
  • Heart failure
  • Chest pain
  • Fluttering heartbeat
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Shortness of breath
  • Symptoms in your nervous system-
  • Weak or paralyzed facial muscles
  • Headaches
  • Seizures

Risk factors-

Factors that may increase your risk include-

  • Age and sex – this condition can occur at any age, but often occurs between the age of 20 and 60 years women are slightly more likely to develop the disease
  • Family history – if someone in your family has had sarcoidosis you are more likely to develop the disease
  • Race- people of African descent and those of northern European descent have a higher incidence of sarcoidosis .


Sarcoidosis sometimes causes long term problems.

  • Eyes – inflammation affect almost any part of your eye and cause damage to the retina, which eventually causes blindness, it also can cause cataracts and glaucoma
  • Lungs- sarcoidosis can lead to permanent scarring in your lungs making it difficult to breathe and sometimes causing pulmonary hypertension.
  • Nervous system- some people with sarcoidosis develop problems related to the central nervous system when granulomas form in brain and spinal cord
  • Heart- cardiac sarcoidosis results in granulomas in your heart that disrupt heart rhythm, blood flow and normal heart function
  • Nervous system- some people with sarcoidosis develop problems related to the central nervous system when granulomas form in the brain and spinal cord.

Management of sarcoidosis in Ayurveda-

 According to Ayurveda,sarcoidosis is result of kapha aggravation . This condition affects lymph nodes that are related to kapha dosha. Lymph nodes may also be affected by Pitta, which in return results in hardening of the lymph nodes. In sarcoidosis autoimmunity is involved therefore the treatment is based on all three doshas.

  • Herbs used-
  • Neem
  • Ashwagandha
  • Giloy
  • Arjuna

Sarcoidosis Care Kit

1. Cough Go Tablet:
Cough Go Tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet of size 650 MG and is a purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Cough Go tablets help in balancing the kapha dosha. It shows effective results in Chronic Cough, common cold, and all respiratory diseases along with Seasonal Allergy, Bronchitis, and Bronchial Asthma. It helps to treat root cause and also increase immunity of the person. It’s not only symptomatic treatment but heals your body naturally.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water

2. KasShwas Chintamani Rasa:
Kas Shwas chintamani rasa is an excellent medicine for entire Pranavaha srotas. It acts as a vata-kaphaghna. These tablets contain ingredients like– Shwas kasa chintamani rasa, Laxmivilas nardiya rasa, Sutashekhar rasa, Talisadi churna processed in Bhawana Vasa Kwath. The tablet has best result in recurrent cough, cold, asthma, and sinusitis. It is effective in recurrence of Pranavaha Srotas related vikar developed due to low immunity & give effective results to asthma patients.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water

3. Cough powder:
This ayurvedic powder helps in pacifying kapha dosha naturally. It is very effective in cough with mucus, cold, and other respiratory disorders. Cough powder is a mixture of some ayurvedic ingredients like talisadi churna, abharak bhasam, godanti bhasam, lakshmi vilas rasa, yashtimadhu churna, tankan bhasma, kaph ketu ras. These ingredients in combination show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, bronchodilator, & expectorant properties.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with honey.

4. Amrit Tulsi Ras:
Amrit tulsi ras is Holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) or tulsi is a powerful herb that has been used in Ayurveda and other traditional medical treatments in India for thousands of years. The small holy basil shrub with tiny flowers is considered a sacred plant in India. It was believed that the holy basil leaves had potent powers to flush out toxins from the body. People have tulsi water (water which has tulsi leaves soaked overnight) or chew on a tulsi leaf to improve overall health.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 drops twice daily with water.

5. Trikatu Tablet:
Trikatu Tablet is a hebo-mineral tablet of 650 MG and is purely Ayurvedic formulation. CAC Trikatu Tablet helps to eliminate excess Kapha or mucous from the body, supports respiratory system, manages weight, helps to take out impurities or ama from the body, supports healthy detoxification, reduces swelling. It shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, expectorant, antioxidant properties. This tablet is made up of equal parts of three herbs such as Pippali (Piper longum), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), & Marich (Piper nigrum) that maintains the metabolism in the body. The regular use of this tablet balances the thyroxine hormone and treats hyperthyroidism naturally.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water

6. Kapha Balance Tablet:
Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water