Ayurvedic Treatment for Bacterial Skin Infections


Staphylococcus and Streptococcus are the common bacteria causing infection in skin. It commonly includes Boils and Cellulitis.

Causes of Bacterial Infection of the Skin

Even though everyone is exposed to bacteria, only a few get affected by infection due to certain factors like:

  • Diabetes.
  • Low immune power.
  • Damaged skin due to burns, eczema, cracks or dry skin.
  • Surgical intervention, giving injections without proper aseptic precautions.
  • Any trauma or injury due to fall or accidents.
  • Obesity.
  • Spread of infection from infected person through razor, towels, pillow cover, etc.
  • Certain diseases like HIV, cancer can also precipitate.

Symptoms of Bacterial Infection of Skin include

  • Pus filled boils/blisters.
  • Ulcer or sore formation.
  • Fluid discharge.
  • Red rashes with swelling.
  • In severe infection you may get fever also.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Bacterial Infection of the Skin

You can take the below medicines internally to treat the bacterial infection:

These medicines have Pitta dosha pacifying property and also purifies your blood. It will relieve you from itching associated with bacterial infection.

Dos and Dont’s

  • If you have any wounds, do proper dressing and apply ointments.
  • Wash your wound with proper antiseptic solution.
  • Keep your skin well moistened.
  • Include wheat, dates, raisins, pomegranate, gooseberry, ginger, coriander, pepper, long pepper and buttermilk in your diet.
  • Avoid pickles, sauce, curds. Reduce salty, sour and spicy foods.
  • Avoid pitta aggravating diet and lifestyle.
  • Avoid more exposure to hot environment and humid climate.
  • Avoid alcohol intake and smoking.
  • Avoid sharing towels, razor, etc. with others.
  • Minimise long distance travelling.
  • Neem Tablets

Neem Tablets

Benefits of NEEM

  • Anti Bacterial, Anti Parasitic, Anti Fungal and Anti Viral
  • Anti Inflammatory
  • Anti Malarial
  • Detoxifies and Purifies Blood
  • Treats Infections
  • Acts as a Deworming Agent
  • Treats Skin Disorders
  • Helps in the Management of Diabetes


2 tablets once or twice daily.

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Dr. Greeshma Nair

Dr. Greeshma Nair(B.A.M.S) is a Staunch believer that Ayurveda is not merely a science but lifestyle too. Her holistic approach towards diagnosis and treatment is based on the root cause of disease and gives you a three-dimensional solution to a condition that includes Ahaar (diet), Vihaar (lifestyle) and Aushadhi (medicines).


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