How to Get Rid of Angioedema Permanently?

Through this blog, let us know about how we can get rid of Angioedema permanently.

Angioedema is characterized as the swelling of the lower layer of skin and tissue in which the skin of the face, around the mouth, mucosa of the mouth or throat as well as tongue swell for minutes to hours. The swelling can be itchy or painful. The swelling affects deeper layers of skin like mucosa layer, subcutaneous layer, sub-mucosa layer, etc. It is considered as a very distressing, frustrating, and challenging dermatological condition with no satisfactory treatment in modern medicine.

What are the Symptoms of Angioedema?

The common symptoms of Angioedema are:-

  • Swelling of the tongue, lips, genitals, etc.
  • Slightly less sensation in the affected areas.
  • Rarely severe abdominal pain

What are the Causes of Angioedema?

The major causes of Angioedema are:

  • Certain medications
  • Contact with plant latex
  • Genetic reasons
  • Insect bites
  • Use of contraceptive pills
  • Trauma
  • Infection

What are the Causes of Angioedema – According to Ayurveda?

According to Ayurveda, contaminated or impure blood is said to be the causative factor. It is described as Tridoshaj Vyadhi disorder with the predominance of Vata and Pitta doshas and Ras and Rakta are the main dushyas.

What is the Treatment of Angioedema?

In Ayurveda, the treatment of Angioedema includes Shodhana, Shamana and Bahirparimarjana Chikitsa. Ayurveda provides the detailed information about toxins and various methods of purging these poisonous substances out of the body and restoring healthy skin by establishing equilibrium of Tridosha (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) and Sapt dhatus (7 body tissues). In Ayurveda, there is a clear and systematic mention of the treatment of the disorders caused due to the vitiation of blood tissue. Ayurveda has given considerable importance to Doshagati.

For Shodhana (Purification), various herbs such as Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa) and Nishoth (Operculina turpethum) are prescribed.

For Sanshaman Chikitsa (Conservative treatment), certain herbs are prescribed such as Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Shuddh Gandhak (Purified sulphur), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) and Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica).

These herbs are Tikta rasa Pradhan dravyas (having bitter taste). Tikta rasa is Vishaghana (anti-allergic), Kandughana (pacifies itching), Kusthaghana (pacifies skin disorders), rakta shodhana (purifies blood), etc.

For Bahirparimarjana Chikitsa, Ayurveda recommends Panchakarma procedures such as Swedana, Anulepana, Mardan, Pralepa and Bath.

Diet and Lifestyle for Angioedema Patients

Pathya and Apathya plays an important role in the management of any disorder according to Ayurveda.

Pathya (Do’s):-

  • Drinking clean water.
  • Intake of light and easily digestible food.
  • Intake of fresh and seasonal fruits.
  • Prefer warm and freshly prepared food.

Apathya (Don’ts):-

  • Spicy food
  • Non-vegetarian food
  • Application of chemical-based cosmetics on the skin.
  • Day sleep
  • Use of medicines without the prescription of doctor.

Yoga and Pranayama in Angioedema

Yoga Asanas such as Surya Namaskar, Pawanmuktasana, Vakrasana, Uttanpadasana, Janu sirsasana, etc. and Pranayama such as Nadi Shodhan Pranayama, Bhastrika Pranayama and Kapalbhati pranayama are very useful in Angioedema.


So, the above explained Ayurvedic treatment has a lot of potential in the treatment aspect of allergic skin disorders including angioedema. If you are facing such types of issues, you can take guidance of our health experts as it is Always recommended before proceeding with any ayurvedic treatment procedures, must consult with an Ayurvedic physician. Contact us now to book your appointment to get a personalized treatment plan as per your health concerns.

About Dr. Sahil Gupta (B.A.M.S., M.H.A.)

Dr. Sahil Gupta completed his Bachelor of Ayurveda in Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) and Master’s Degree in Health Administration (MHA) India. He is Registered Ayurvedic Doctor & Vaidya in India having Registration No. 23780. He is the CEO and founder of IAFA. After completing BAMS, Dr. Sahil Gupta started practicing Ayruveda by giving prime importance to allergic disorders management. He became the first Ayurvedic doctor to cure Food Allergies through Ayurveda.

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