Elephantiasis


ELEPHANTIASIS


Introduction:

Elephantiasis is a type of skin disease. It is also known gajcharm

Causes:

Mostly, elephantiasis germ takes birth on that place, where water fills in rainy season or every season for many days. This disease can take such man who lives in that palace.

Symptoms:

The swelling occurs in the joints of the thighs and abdomen in the patient of elephantiasis and after that it reaches slowly-slowly till the feet. The patient feet become swelled. Fever’s symptoms are found in the patient body in this disease too.

Meal and abstinence:

Old santhi rice, barley, sespadula, garlic, cow urine and food stuff (which increases appetite) should be taken.

Jaggery, sweets, milk, heavy food stuff and river water should not be taken.

Treatment by different medicines:   

1. Turmeric: Make a powder by grinding 20 grams turmeric, 10 grams paras, 20 grams cumin seeds, 10 seeds of black peppers, 10 grams vermillion, 10 grams Indian gooseberry and 10 grams emetic nut together then store it after filtering. Make collyrium of mercury with sulphur and store it. Now mix this powder and collyrium with cow urine properly then dry it in shadow for one day. This preparation should be shaken in day and coat this paste on the affected part, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

2. Sulphur: Make a powder by grinding blue copper shulphate, catechu, heena, hen bane seeds, wax and staff tree together. Make a collyrium of mercury with sulphur and store it. Now mix this powder and collyrium with cow urine properly then dry it in shadow for one day. Rub this paste on the affected part, it provides relief in elephantiasis and blood disorders. This paste can be used to cure scabies and itching.

3. White kerosene oil: Apply this oil on the affected part 3-4 times in a day to get relief in elephantiasis, leprosy and swelling (white provides water).

4. Spanis jasmine: Mix lemon juice with oil of spanis jasmine and rub it on the affected part, it provides relief in elephantiasis. Besides it, its oil can be used to cure itching, scabies, urticaria, etc. skin diseases.

5. Milk hedge: Mix ground leaves of milk hedge and salt together. Take 20 grams this mixture regularly to get relief in elephantiasis.

6. Sahdevi: Grind its fruit with juice of palmyra palm fruit and apply it on the affected part, it cures elephantiasis.

7. Castor: Toast small myrabalan chebulie with castor oil and make powder from it. Mix 6 grams this powder with 100 ml cow urine and take, it cures elephantiasis.

8. Lead-wort: Grind bark of lead-wort or false calumba or mustard or horse radish with cow urine and heat it. Coat this paste on the affected part, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

9. Nagarpan: Shuffle 7 nagarpans like syrup and take it for few days, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

10. Mustard: Mix 6 grams mustard and 6 ml jiyapote juice and take, it cures elephantiasis.

11. Cow urine: Elephantiasis is cured by taking 30 ml cow urine thrice a day.

12. Tinospora:

  • Mix 10-25 ml tinospora juice with 50 milliliters mustard oil and take it on empty stomach twice a day regularly, it cures elephantiasis.
  • Take cow urine and tinospora juice to get relief in elephantiasis.

13. Black peppers:

  • Grind black peppers with cow urine and coat it on the affected part, it provides relief in elephantiasis.
  • Grind black peppers on stone piece and coat it on the feet, it provides relief in elephantiasis.
  • Suck black peppers, it is useful to cure elephantiasis.

14. Lead-wort: Apply ground root of lead-wort on the affected part to get relief in elephantiasis consequently; matured ulcer bursts too.

15. Resin: Apply ointment of resin on the affected part to get relief from pain of ulcer caused by elephantiasis.

16. Myrabalan chebulie: Toast 5 grams myrabalan chebulie with ghee and take it with cow urine, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

17. Jaggery:

  • Elephantiasis is cured by taking 2-4 grams turmeric and jaggery with cow urine twice a day regularly.  
  • Mix 10 grams turmeric powder with 20 grams jaggery and take it with vinegar regularly, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

18. Sugar candy: Take 1.20 grams lodh powder with sugar candy 3-4 times in a day for 1 week regularly, it is useful to cure elephantiasis.

19. Himalayan cedar:

  • Take 3-6 grams powder or 10-40 drops juice of Himalayan cedar regularly; it is useful to end swelling caused by elephantiasis.  
  • Make a paste by grinding Himalayan cedar, turmeric and gum guggul together. Coat this paste on the affected part to get relief in feet swelling caused by chronic elephantiasis.

20. Mudar: Take ¼ parts bark of mudar root with camphor juice or vermillion juice, collyrium and samarsang juice twice a day as well as coat its paste on the affected part, it provides relief in ulcer of elephantiasis.

21. Neem:

  • Mix 10 grams neem leaves with 10 grams neem leaves and take it in the morning regularly, it cures elephantiasis. Rub neem oil on the affected part and hang the affected foot feet while sleeping, it provides relief in elephantiasis too.
  • 5-10 drops oil of neem should be taken twice a day regularly to cure elephantiasis.

22. Mahabala: Coat its ground root on the affected part to get relief in elephantiasis. It is useful to cure new elephantiasis too. 

23. Asteraceae: Apply 10-20 grams panchang of asteraceae on the affected part twice a day to get relief in elephantiasis.

24. Banana: Elephantiasis is cured by taking 20-40 ml juice of banana tree.

25. Bustard teak: Mix 20 grams root of bustard teak with mustard oil and take, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

26. Negro coffee plant: Mix root of Negro coffee plant with honey and take, it cures elephantiasis.

27. Datura: Make a paste by grinding datura root, castor root, root of five leaved chast, santhi root, root of horse radish and mustard together. Elephantiasis is cured by applying this paste on the affected part.

28. Mustard: Grind fine, mustard, santhi root and dry ginger together. Coat this paste on the affected part; it is useful to cure elephantiasis.

29. Butter: Mix butter, ghee, honey, long peppers, ginger, chilly and rock salt together. Elephantiasis is cured by taking it.

30. Sinhode: Take its decoction with cow urine, it provides relief in elephantiasis.       

31. Lead-wort: Ground root of lead-wort should be coated on the affected part; it cures swelling caused by elephantiasis.

32. Betel leaf: Take powder of 7 betel leaves with lukewarm water and rock salt thrice a day, it provides relief in elephantiasis.

33. Five leaved chast: Make a paste by mixing datura, castor root, five leaved chast, hogweed, bark of horse radish and mustard together. Coat this paste on the affected part to get relief in elephantiasis.

34. Flavieria repanda: Mix a paste of its panchang (axis, root, leaves, fruit and flower) with sesame oil and rub it on the affected part, it provides relief in elephantiasis. Oil of its panchang can be used to cure elephantiasis.

35. Dry ginger:

  • Make a paste by grinding 10 grams dry ginger, 10 Indian mustard and 10 grams hogweed with cow urine. Elephantiasis is cured by coating this paste on the affected part.
  • Take dry ginger with cow urine or lukewarm water to get relief in elephantiasis.

36. Papaya: Heat papaya leaves on fire and foment affected part with it thrice a day regularly, it provides relief.

37. Megim: Grind 10-20 grams root of megim with some water and heat it. Coat it on the affected part as well as make poultice of juice of 8-10 leaves and foment the affected part with it, it provides relief.

38. Bustard teak: Mix some oil of white mustard and 100 ml juice of bustard teak root together. Take 2 spoons this mixture twice a day to get relief in elephantiasis.