• An anal fistula is a small tunnel like structure that connects an abscess or any of the infected glands inside the anus on the skin surrounding anus.
  • There are numerous glands present inside the anus. When infection occurs in any of the gland, there occurs an abscess. Near about half of the anal abscesses develop into a fistula.
  • There is skin irritation, pain, swelling and discomfort. The wound doesn’t resolve on its own.
  • The treatment of anal fistula involves surgery.


There are various glands present in the inner wall of anus. These glands produce mucus. Sometimes these glands get clogged leading to formation of an abscess. The abscess causes formation of a fistula.

Here are some other reasons which can lead to occurrence of anal fistula:

  • Trauma
  • Crohn’s disease
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Cancer treatment
  • Diverticulitis


Here are the following signs and symptoms of anal fistula:

  • Swelling and redness around anus
  • Pain in the affected area
  • Foul smelling drainage of pus from an opening around the anus
  • Pain during defecation
  • Bleeding
  • Itching
  • Fever, chills
  • Fatigue
  • Bowel incontinence


  • The doctor will do the complete thorough examination of the area.
  • He will try to determine the depth or the path of the fistula.
  • He may also suggest some of the tests to know the underlying cause of the disease:
  • Anoscopy
  • Ultrasound
  • MRI
  • Blood tests
  • Colonoscopy


The treatment of anal fistula involves surgery. The procedure is called fistulotomy.


According to ayurveda, fistula-in-ano can be managed by some of the dietary and life style modifications along with some of the medications.

There is also procedure of surgery which is recommended for anal fistula. Ksharsutra and agnikarma are the two procedures used for the treatment of anal fistula.


Here are some of the medicines of Chandigarh Ayurveda Center which are used for the treatment of fistula-in-ano:

  • Panchasakar Churan

Panchsakar churna is a herbo mineral and purely ayurvedic formulation. It mainly works on your Vata and pitta dosha of your body. It can cure Chronic Constipation and help relieve symptoms of Acidity, indigestion, Belching and colic pain.

It acts as a mild Laxative and reduces Bloating. It works very efficiently on a disease named IBS (Irritable bowel syndrome) which is very common nowadays that affects your day to day activities. CAC Panchsakar churna is 100% natural and pure.

Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful at bedtime with lukewarm water.

  • Triphala Syrup

Triphala has been used in Ayurveda for many years to treat many diseases. As it is used to detoxify the body and also supports the immune system.

It is the best anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-viral properties. The syrup is made up of Bibhitaki, Haritaki, Amalaki. Each fruit is thought to positively impact’s the body’s three doshas.

Recommended Dosage : Take 2 teaspoonfuls thrice daily.

  • Arsh Care Tablet

Arsh care tablet are pure Ayurvedic formulation. These tablets contains pure extract of Reetha Chhilka (Sapindus mukorossi) purified in Cow’s milk.

The herb used for formulation of these tablets show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, laxative properties. It makes your stool soft and help prevent constipation. It is effective against bleeding piles and reduce the pain, burning sensation,irritation while defaecation, treat Fissures, Fistula.

Recommended Dosage : Take 2 tablets twice daily.

  • Jatiyadi Ghrita Lepam

It is the best ayurvedic herbal remedy that can be used externally to get relief from the swelling, redness, discomfort, itchiness of the piles.

It is very effective in calming the imbalance pitta. This lepam is formed from Patola, Nimba patra, Tuttha, Jati patra, etc. It possesses excellent antimicrobial activity and is very effective in controlling piles and fistula.

Method of Application – Apply the lepam on the affected area two times a day

  • Kaishore guggulu Tablet

Kaishore guggulu Tablet is a herbo- mineral 650 MG tablet. CAC Kaishore Guggulu tablet helps in balancing Pitta dosha in our body.

Kaishore guggulu is an ayurvedic guggul formulation used for raised uric acid, Blood purification, mild to severe attacks of Gouty arthritis, inflammatory diseases, Wounds, Indigestion, Constipation, Loss of appetite, Diabetic carbuncles etc

Kaishore guggulu contains pure herbal ingredients such as Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shuddha Guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Shunthi (Zingiber Officinale), Kalimirch (Piper Nigrum), Pipali (Piper Longum), Vidanga (Embelia Ribes), Nisoth (Operculina Turpethum), Danti Mool (Baliospermum Montanum), Goghrita etc. These herbs helps in regulating metabolism, cleans out toxins from the body and boosts immunity.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.

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