An anal fissure is defined as a small cut or tears in the lining of the anus. Even a small crack in the skin causes severe pain and some bright red bleeding during and after bowel movements. In some cases, the fissure can be deep enough to expose the muscle tissue underneath. The most common cause of anal fissure is decreased blood flow to the anorectal region, Crohn’s disease, straining during childbirth, spastic anal sphincter muscles, etc.
In Ayurvedic terms, it is termed as ‘Parikartika’ and is characterized by Kartanavat and Chednavat shoola in Guda. The condition mainly caused due to aggravation of Pitta and Vata Dosha. Parikartika is treated with internal medications and local application formulated by using Madhura, Sheeta and Snigdh dravyas.
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre had made a kit named ‘Anal fissure care kit’, made up of a total of 6 products – Detox premium powder, Arsho fit capsules, Piles soft tablets, Triphala syrup, Panchasakar churna, and Shatadhauta ghrutham. The medicines are composed of several herbs that inhibit many medicinal properties which can cure parikartika of its root cause. The medicines are free from additives, preservatives and having no side effects.
All Products Description In Detail –
1) Detox Premium Powder –
The powder is very beneficial to cure anal fissure as it removes excess toxins from the body and balances the aggravated pitta and vata dosha. It consists of several herbs and bhasmas such as shukta pishti, giloy satv, parwal pishti, kamdudha rasa, moti pishti, gandhak rasayan, akik pishti, etc. The ingredients help in reducing swelling, redness, shrinkage of tear lining in the anus, burning sensation, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
2) Arsho Fit Capsule –
The capsules are widely used in curing bleeding, burning sensation, irritation and other associated symptoms of anal fissure. The capsules are composed of Raswanti, Ritharakh, Nag Keshar, Shodhit Suhaga, Shodhit Gairik, Sonth, etc. that balances Tridosha. The ingredients possess anti-inflammatory, analgesic, laxative properties that provide immediate relaxation to the patient.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 capsules twice daily with normal water.
3) Piles Soft Tablet –
The symptoms of anal fissure became more severe when a patient passes a hard stool. Thus to provide relief from such condition piles soft tablets are widely used. The tablet is made up of Reetha chhilka (Sapindus mukorossi) that further purified in Cow’s milk. It acts as a laxative, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2-3 tablets twice daily with normal water.
4) Triphala Syrup –
Triphala syrup is very effective as it helps in maintaining the digestive fire and prevents the formation of ama. The syrup balances the Tridosha and provides relief from itchiness, burning sensation, excessive pain, discomfort, bleeding, etc. The syrup is composed of Haritaki, Bibhitaki, and Amalaki, which further enhances the immunity of a patient.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily.
5) Panchasakar Churna –
As the name suggested the churna is made up of five ingredients – Shunti, Haritaki, Pippali, Trivrit, and Sauvarchala lavana. The ingredients act as a Vata-Anuloman and prevent the formation of ama. It helps in eliminating excess toxins from the body and regulates all the secretions normally.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 teaspoonful daily with lukewarm water at bed time.
6) Satadhauta Ghrutham –
Satadhauta ghrutham is an ayurvedic cream used as externally. It is made up of Nyagrodh, Plaksha, Udumbara, Aswatha, etc. The ghrutham is prepared by washing 100 times purified ghee with normal. As it provides instant relief in inflammation, skin irritation, burning sensation, helps in healing fissure, etc.
Method of Application – Gently apply over the affected area.