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Antifungal Herbs


Antifungal herbs are those herbs which are used to treat fungal infection. In most cases they are used topically. They may be used internally if infection is severe.

Effect of an Antifungal on Body or Organ :
These herbs directly effect the area where applied.

How does an Antifungal work :
These herbs affect the fungus by breaking its cell wall. When taken orally they merge with Fungal cells to stop their growth and reproduction.
Few herbs may develop good bacterias in the Stomach which fights with the fungal infection.

Excess of Antifungal herbs may cause :
Liver Damage
Abdominal Pain
Skin Irritation


African Blackwood
Afzelia Africana
Afzelia Bipindensis
Afzelia Pachyloba
Afzelia Quanzensis
Aglaia Leucophylla
Alafia Barteri
Albertisia Delagoensis
Albertisia Villosa
Albizia Altissima
Anogeissus Leiocarpa
Anthocleista Djalonensis
Anthostema Senegalense
Asphodelus Fistulosus
Aspilia Mossambicensis
Aster Peduncularis
Bauhinia Malabarica
Boletus Edulis
Bonamia Mossambicensis
Boscia Salicifolia
Canarium Strictum
Caralluma Edulis
Cassumunar Ginger
Chamaecrista Absus
Chaparro Amargosa
Chasmanthera Dependens
Cinnamomum Glaucescens
Cissampelos Capensis
Cleistopholis Patens
Cleome Amblyocarpa
Clutia Abyssinica
Combretum Albopunctatum
Combretum Celastroides
Combretum Molle
Combretum Padoides
Commiphora Rostrata
Costus Lucanusianus
Cupressus Lusitanica
Curtisia Dentata
Cyperus Alternifolius
Desert Willow
Diospyros Crassiflora
Dracontomelon Dao
Fishbone Fern
Grey Leaf Heliotrope
Jerusalem Oak
Kaempferia Parviflora
Lavandula Stoechas
Murdannia Nudiflora
Muscadine Grape
Musk Basil
Mustard Seed Oil
North Indian Catmint
Ocimum Gratissimum
Osage Orange
Phytolacca Acinosa
Pogostemon Benghalensis
Pride Of Burma
Pseudelephantopus Spicatus
Sarcococca Saligna
Schkuhria Pinnata
Scoparia Dulcis
Sea Grapes
Sea Poison Tree
Selaginella Bryopteris
Senna Spectabilis
Synotis Alatus
Syzygium Paniculatum
Vanieria Cochinchinensis
Vernonia Patula
Wendlandia Bicuspidata
Xylopia Longipetala
Ziziphus Rugosa
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Materia Medica for

Single Herbs

Cynodon Dactylon for Skin Disease

Grind Cynodon Dactylon grass with Turmeric to make paste. Apply it over infected Skin. Turmeric has Antiseptic property, which helps in fast healing.

Alfalfa Sap for Infection

Use the sap of Alfalfa as an ointment over any kind of Bacterial, Fungal or Yeast Infection. Use it externally.

Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) as Antifungal

Grind some leaves of Cassia Alata ( Dadmurdan ) with Coconut oil and make a paste.
Apply externally on the affected area.

Henna ( Mehandi ) as an Antifungal

Mix two tablespoon of dried Henna herb powder with half cup of Apple Cider Vinegar. Slightly warm it.
This mixture serves as an Antifungal.
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