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HOME REMEDIES FOR PILES

pile remedies

WHAT IS PILES?

Piles are the swollen or dilated veins of the lower anus and rectum. These are like varicose veins. The swollen veins lead to inflammation of the surrounding tissues. They can also cause growth of the tissue around the anus. The size and location of the growths vary. Piles have become very common now-a-days but the exact cause is unknown. There are various treatment options available but the symptoms can be some of the dietary and lifestyle changes.

WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PILES?

The exact reason of piles is unknown. However, it is believed to be due to stretching of veins around the anus under pressure. It is developed from increased pressure in the lower rectum due to the following causes:

  • Sitting for long periods of time
  • Straining during bowel movements
  • Chronic constipation
  • Obesity
  • Eating low-fiber diet
  • Heavy weight lifting
  • Pregnancy

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF PILES?

The basic signs and symptoms of piles are:

  • Pain in and around the anus
  • Swelling around the anus
  • Itching
  • Bleeding during defecation
  • Skin infection
  • Painful lumps in and around the anus
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Anal fistula

HOME REMEDIES FOR THE TREATMENT OF PILES

Here are some of the home remedies which can be done at home for the management of piles:

1. WITCH HAZEL

Witch hazel is a wonder plant which has been used since times immemorial for treating various skin disorders. It has anti-inflammatory properties and reduces pain and itching around the anus. Apply witch hazel directly to the affected part.

2. WARM BATH WITH EPSOM SALT

A warm bath for 15-20 minutes is very beneficial for curing inflammation related to piles. One should take sitz bath after a bowel movement. Add Epsom salt in warm water for good results. It helps in soothing and relaxing of anal muscles.

3. CASTOR OIL

Castor oil has antifungal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It has amazing potential to reduce the size of the piles and thus relieving pain. It can be either taken orally or can be applied locally.

4. TEA TREE OIL

It is an excellent home remedy for itching and skin inflammation. It has antimicrobial properties, thus reduces inflammation of the concerned area. Apply the oil by mixing it with coconut or olive oil.

5. COCONUT OIL

Coconut oil is a natural moisturizer. Apply it regularly on the affected part. It helps in reducing swelling and inflammation in the area. It decreases itching also.

6. ICE PACKS

Apply ice pack on the concerned area for 10-15 minutes. It reduces pain and inflammation in anus. It helps in numbness of pain. One should not apply ice directly to the area. It should be wrapped in towel to avoid damage to the skin.

7. ALOE VERA

Aloe vera is having anti-inflammatory properties. It helps in healing wounds. It gives relief from itching, burning and pain caused due to piles. One should apply it regularly on anus for good results.

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Golden Milk- Delicious Herbal Blend For Immunity Boosting

Golden Milk

CAC golden milk powder is pure herbal and delicious formulation. Consume this herbal golden milk for your Daily Dose of Immunity, this is to ward off seasonal niggles such as cough, cold and flu. The significance of working on your immunity is now on an all-time high. If you often fall sick, it means your body’s immunity is low. You can boost up immunity with the help of this golden milk which is a blend of various Ayurvedic herbs such as Haridra, Dalchini, Tulsi, Elaichi and Kalimirch. These herbs help to balance Vata, pitta and Kapha doshas (bio-energies), stimulates digestion, strengthen your immunity, and also detoxify the body.  Golden milk powder works wonder in flu and different allergic problems. It consists of effective levels of antioxidants, Vitamin C and E which circulate in the body to protect it against the damage caused by free radicals. This herbal powder has natural immune-modulator characteristics to fend off and ease coughing, headache, sneezing, cold, itching, shortness of breath and infections. It provides relief from running nose, itching throat, body ache, and weakness.

Uses of CAC golden milk

  • Promotes healthy immune system
  • Long term cell protection
  • Prevents against oxidative damage
  • Helps to promote healthy immune resistance
  • Long term cell protection
  • Protects the body from various sorts of viruses and other lung infections
  • Protects from seasonal illness such as Coughing, Sneezing, Cold and flu.
  • Provide relief from Headache, sore throat and Shortness of breath.
  • Promotes good sleeping
  • Aids in managing high blood pressure and cholesterol level
  • Recuses blood sugar level

INGREDIENTS

Each approx. 3 gm. of powder contains

 

S No. INGREDIENTS QUANTITY
1. HALDI (Curcuma longa)

 

1600 MG
2. TULSI (Ocimum tenuiflorum)

 

700 MG
3. DALCHINI (Cinnamomum verum) 500 MG

 

4. ELAICHI (Elettaria cardamomum)

 

150 MG
5. KALI MIRCH (Piper nigrum)

 

150 MG

SHOP IMMUNITY BOOSTER PRODUCTS

Direction Of Use-

3 gm. to be boiled in 500 ml milk for 2 to 3 minutes. Filter and add Gur (Jaggery) as per taste. Drink at least once or twice a day.

ABOUT PRODUCT:

  • Chandigarh Ayurved Centre products are 100% safe and natural. MADE IN INDIA.
  • Under the guidance of the MD Ayurveda expert, this product is formulated.
  • Natural and herbal products for overall health.
  • Free from preservatives and chemicals.
  • 131 years of serving mankind through Ayurveda.
  • Serving society 4th Generation in Ayurveda
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HERBS THAT KEEPS BODY WARM

CINNAMON

  • Cinnamon is a pacifier of vata and kapha dosha but it increases the pitta dosha and characterize a hot potency
  • Cinnamon stimulate the blood circulation
  • It can lower blood sugar level
  • Treat viral infections
  • Rich in anti- oxidants
  • Prevent type 2 diabetes

 

GINGER

Ginger works as an antibiotic and it has anti -fungal properties

  • Ginger Warms the body by encourage sweating to flush toxins
  • Aids digestion , relieves gas and bloating
  • Natural decongestant clears the sinus passages
  • Use as a ginger juice, ginger tea, ginger smoothie

 

CARDAMOM

  • It helps to maintain blood pressure level in winters
  • It has diuretic and anti- inflammatory properties
  • Improves blood circulation
  • Use as a breath freshener
  • Helps in body detoxification
  • Cardamom tea helps to eliminate hiccups

 

MINT 

  • Cure a lot of diseases which occur during winters like nausea, fatigue, headaches and more.
  • Promotes digestion
  • Clears up congestion of nose, throat and lungs
  • Boosts immunity
  • Helps relieve the pain during menstural- cramps

 

GARLIC

  • Garlic known as a storehouse of nutrients
  • Full of anti- oxidants
  • Helps in to reduce high blood pressure
  • Boosts immune system
  • Detoxify the body naturally

 

TULSI 

  • Boosts immunity 
  • Good for digestive health
  • Promotes respiratory health
  • Tulsi is rich in vitamin c and zinc
  • It has immense antibacterial, anti- viral, anti- fungal properties

 

OREGANO

  • Stimulate appetite
  • Fights with viral infections because it has powerful antiviral properties
  • Work as a natural antibiotic
  • It has natural anti- microbial, anti -oxidant, anti- biotic properties

 

CLOVES

  • Cloves has warming aroma
  • Boosts immunity
  • Improves digestion
  • Maintains respiratory health
  • Aids weight loss
  • Cloves has anti- bacterial and anti- inflammatory properties

 

THYME

  • Thyme are warming in nature
  • It supports respiratory system
  • Boots immune system
  • Turmeric – popular warming spice
  • It reduces inflammation, pain in the body

 

CAYENNE ( RED CHILLY )

Well known warming herb

  • Enhance blood circulation
  • Helps in digestion
  • It has anti- oxidants properties
  • Reduce stomach ache, gas and cramps
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ANTIVIRAL PREVENTIVES AND IMMUNITY BOOSTERS IN CORONA

boost immunity foods

CINNAMON:

  • Cinnamon is a rich source of anti-oxidants which boots immunity naturally
  • Bring water to boil. Add the cinnamon powder to it and mix well Let the water simmer for 2-3 minutes.

TURMERIC:

  • Add raw turmeric and boil it with one teaspoon of ghee and have it every morning. It helps improve immunity
  • Golden milk (haldi dudh) – Half teaspoon haldi powder in 150ml of hot milk  drink once or twice a day

BLACK PAPPER:

  • Its active compounds have a role in boosting white blood cells, and it boosts metabolism
  • Use blsck papper as a :
  • Black papper tea with honey
  • Tomato black papper soup
  • Black papper kadha
  • Add it to salad and kadha

GILOY:

  • Giloy is full of anti oxidants and it boosts immunity naturally and helps to remove toxins from body
  • Giloy stem wash it  and boil it in water until the water becomes half the quantity. Then drink it

BASIL:

  • Basil contains two important water-soluble flavonoid antioxidants which helps to boost immunity naturally
  • Use as a tulsi tea, tulsi kadha,

NEEM:

  • Neem is a natural blood purifier
  • Treats skin infections
  • Healing cancer
  • Aids digestion
  • Eliminates acne causing bacteria
  • Use as a neem kadha, neem tea, neem juice

CLOVE:

  • It boost immunity
  • Improves digestion
  • Aids weight loss
  • Relieves stress
  • Clove is strong antibacterial agent
  • Eat 2 cloves with warm water before bed time to boost immunity

GINGER:

  • Properties – It has anti oxidants and anti inflammatory properties
  • Ginger has rich nutritional properties
  • Properties – It has anti oxidants and anti inflammatory properties
  • Use as a ginger tea, ginger water with honey

GARLIC:

  • PROPERTIES – Garlic has anti fungal , anti bacterial, antiseptic properties
  • Garlic is rich source of vitamins and minerals
  • It has magical immunity booster allicin which helps to fighting with several ailments
  • Best way eat raw garlic every day
  • Daily eating garlic gives viral fighting abilities

LICORICE ROOT( MULETHI):

  • Licorice has antioxidants, anti inflammatory, anti microbial properties
  • Use as a mulethi kadha, also consumed as a mulrthi powder or mulethi tea

POMEGRANATE:

  • Properties – antimicrobial, anti aging, anti oxidant, anti viral
  • Peels of pomegranate fruit can play a role in inhibiting coronavirus infection.
  • Boosts immunity
  • prevents anemia
  • helps with digestion
  • maintains liver health
  • fights with damages cells

 

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WHAT ARE TENDON INJURIES? AYURVEDIC TREATMENT TO CURE IT NATURALLY

tenden injury

OVERVIEW:-

  • Tendons join muscles to bones, ensuring joint movement. With progressive age, tendons become more susceptible to degeneration followed by injuries.
  • A common sports injury is a strain, which is damage to a tendon or the muscle to which it connects. The injury can be very painful.High strains may take weeks or months to heal.
  • Trauma from falling or may be suddenly twisting a tendon can cause a strain. People who are inactive may be more susceptible to strains, especially if they suddenly become active or practice muscle weakness because of inactivity.

SYMPTOMS:-

  • Bruising to the skin
  • General weakness in the knee joint
  • Numbness in the knee due to damage to nerves
  • Stiffness
  • Inflammation along the outside of the knee
  • Tenderness around the ligament
  • Sensation feel during movement
  • Numbness in your fingertip

CAUSE:-Following causes for tendon injury,such as:-

  • Any cut on arm,hand and fingers.
  • Certain sports activities can cause tendin injuries
  • Rock climbing
  • Certain health condition like Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Aging
  • Overuse
  • Long-term steroid use
  • DIAGNOSIS:-It may include:-
  • Physical examination
  • X-ray
  • MRI
  • Evaluation of range of tendons
  • RISK-FACTORS:-
  • Age:- The peak age for Achilles tendon rupture is 30 to 40.
  • Sex:- Tendon rupture is up to five times more likely to occur in men than in women.
  • Recreational sports
  • Steroid injections
  • Certain antibiotics
  • Obesity

PREVENTION:-

Warm-up your body before any activity

  • Stretching
  • Avoid during too much exercise
  • Always use proper technique and body mechanics when playing

AYURVEDIC VIEW FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • According to Ayurveda, tendons are considered to devlop from the Rakta dhatu . The Rakta dhatu is managed by the pitta dosha and, hence any tendon related problem may comes under the Pitajja vyadhi.
  • According to ayurveda this is a pitta kapha vitiation which will result in vata kopa and results in difficulty in movements, in acute cases mainly pitta get vitiated and results in kapha and vata vitiation, this condition can easily be cured with special external treatments and internal medicines.
  • In chronic conditions due to kapha dosha it can take In both cases the main line of treatment contains increasing circulation and reducing degeneration along with rejuvenation of destroyed muscle fibers.

AYURVEDIC TREATMENT FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • The treatment process includes panchakarma therapies, internal medications, and Advice of food and life style changes.In Panchkarma therapies involves Panchakarma :-
  • NASYA
  • LEPUM
  • VIRECHANA
  • BASTI
  • ABHYANGA
  • PATRA POTTALI SWEDAN
  • SHASTIK SHALI PIND SWEDAN
  • KASHAYA SEKA
  • JALOKAVACHARAN
  • STHANITHANIKA BASTI
  • DHARA
  • PICHU
  • LEPA

 SOME AYURVEDIC MEDICINE USED IN TENDON INJUERY:-

  • RASANASAPTAK KWATH
  • DASHMOOLARISHTA
  • YOGRAJ GUGGUL
  • VATAVIDHVANSAK RASA
  • SAHCHARADI KASHAYA

DIET RECOMMANDATION:-

  • Drinking lot of water helps to keep hydrated and avoid vitiation of vata.
  • Avoid pitta increasing foods like hot,spicy, sour and fermented foods
  • Lepa (pastes of herbs/ ointment) prepared sheeta and madhur rasa herbs to heal the injury faster
  • Citrus fruit like lemon, oranges and tangerines are good source of Vitamin C and may help in preventing sprains.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES :-

  • Provide satisfactory rest to the injured part
  • Do oil massage with mustard oil mix turmeric on the injured area
  • Provide warmth through Sweden karma (Sudation)

HOME REMEDIES:-

  • Cold Compresses:- A cold compress helps ease pain and swelling, two main symptoms of tendon injury. It will also help to relax the affected muscles.
  • Warm Wraps or Elastic Bandages:- Use warm wraps or compressive, elastic bandages to reduce the stress placed on the affected muscles. This will help to decreases swelling and pain and speeds up the healing process.
  • Massage:- This is another benificial way to treat tendon injury. A gentle massage will help increase circulation, relax the muscles, and reduce inflammation and stiffness. For massaging, can use mustard oil,coconut and olive oil.
  • Castor Oil:- Castor oil to ease the symptoms of tendon injury. The oil is mainly contained of ricinoleic acid, which act as anti-inflammatory agent. Do gentle massage with castor oil on the affected part 2 or 3 times a day. This helps relieve pain and reduce inflammation of the tendon.

Vitamin E:- Vitamin E is a fat-soluble antioxidant that helps to relieve inflammation and pain . Vitamin E also improves circulatory function, which reduces inflammation and promotes healing process.

AYURVEDIC HERBS USED IN TENDON INJURY:-

  • ASHWGANDHA
  • SHILAJIT
  • SONTH
  • LASHUN
  • AMALAKI
  • LAKSHA
  • HADJOD
  • GUGGUL
  • HALDI

CAC SPECIAL MEDICATION FOR TENDON INJURY:-

  • RASAYAN VATI
  • ASTHI JOD TABLET
  • AYUVITA TABLET
  • CURCUMIN CAPSULES
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RED CHILI OF BENEFITS AND DISADVANTAGES

Red chili has the following health benefits.

Cayenne pepper saves from cancer – In some research, red pepper has been described as anti-cancer because it contains capsaicin which prevents the growth of breast cancer cells. It protects women from the problem of breast cancer. Women should include a little red chili in their diet.

To relieve the pain of arthritis – Red chili is more used to enhance the taste of food, in the same way red chili reduces the pain of arthritis. For this, make a paste of red chili and apply it on the joints. It reduces the problem of inflammation along with joint pain. If you want, you can also use capsules which are easily available in the markets. (Read more – Gout home remedies)

Reduce Sinus Problems – Cayenne pepper is used in many medicines, this medicine reduces stomach problems like stomach pain, sore throat, headache etc. If phlegm is frozen due to cold, then red chili is a good remedy. Cayenne pepper helps in reducing the problem of sinus. Cayenne pepper has a good amount of antioxidant properties, it helps in fighting infection and bacteria and removes germs. Also strengthens the Pratisha system.

Increases Blood Level – Cayenne pepper helps in improving blood flow and prevents blood clotting. Apart from this, the coagulated blood melts and the blood flow becomes better than before. It carries nutrients through the bloodstream and works to remove bad blood. Must use red chili in food.

Keep the heart healthy – The heart is the most important organ for the body. It works to deliver blood to the body, so keeping the heart healthy means saving life. For which red chili is very useful. People with heart disease are advised to eat red chili extract because chilies reduce cholesterol. It contains soluble fiber which prevents blood clotting. Cayenne pepper helps in increasing the heart rate and keeps the heart healthy, the heart does its work well. (Read more: Home remedies to reduce cholesterol)

Be beneficial in reducing weight – Red chili strengthens the digestive system of the body and increases the process of hunger. Cayenne pepper helps to cleanse the body because people drink more water after eating spicy, due to which the amount of urine becomes more and the toxins of the body come out. People who are trying to lose weight should include chili in their diet.

What are the disadvantages of red chili?

The benefits of red chili are many, but excessive use can cause some disadvantages.

  • Consuming red chili in limited quantity in food is good for health, consuming it in excessive amount causes sore throat, gastritis and blisters.
  • Consuming it in excessive quantity can cause problems like sweating, runny nose, burning in the stomach, abdominal pain etc.
  • People who have gas problem, they should consume very little red chili.
  • A lactating woman should use very little chili in food. (Read more – Benefits of Kulthi Dal)
  • If there is any irregularity in health due to the use of red chili, then limit its use and contact a good General Physician.

Our aim is only to give you information and not to advise you about any kind of treatment, surgery, medicine. Only a doctor can give good advice because no one else gives better advice than him.

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COCONUT HEALTH BENEFITS

DESCRIPTION

SCIENTIFIC NAME – Cocos nucifera

FAMILY–  recaceae

The coconut tree stems from the Southeast Asian (probably Malaysia), but is cultivated in tropical regions all around the world. The slender, leaning, ringed trunk of the coconut rises up to 25 meters (80 feet) from a swollen base and is surrounded by a graceful crown of giant featherlike leaves. Mature fruits are ovoid or ellipsoid in shape, 6–8 inches in diameter, have a thick fibrous husk surrounding the familiar single-seeded nut. A hard shell encloses the insignificant embryo. Most of the world coconuts are produced on small native plantations. Full bearing is obtained in 15 years. Yields continue benefits until trees are about 50 years old. Coconuts are rich in manganese, which is essential for maintaining bone health and metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and cholesterol. They are also rich in copper and iron, which help to form red blood cells, an important antioxidant that protects your cells.

COCONUT MILK CONTENT

  • Calories: 552g
  • Fat: 57 g Saturated fat: 50 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 13 g
  • Fiber: 5 g
  • Sugar: 8 g

COCONUT WATER CONTENT

  • Calories: 46
  • Fat: 0.5 g
  • Saturated fat: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 9 g
  • Fiber: 3 g
  • Sugar: 6 g

COCONUT OIL CONTENT

  • Calories: 121
  • Fat: 13 g
  • Saturated fat: 11 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Sugar:  0 g

HOW DOES COCONUT WATER WORKS 

Coconut water higher in carbohydrates and electrolytes such as potassium, sodium, and magnesium. The electrolyte composition in coconut water help to treat and prevent dehydration.

COCONUT BENEFITS

COCONUT OIL ON SKIN 

It helps to protect and hydrates the skin, reduce dryness and allow your skin to retain moisture. It provides a protective barrier, helping skin from environmental toxins, dirt and other. It smooth’s skin, minimizes fine lines and wrinkles, calms temporary redness, provides antioxidants, absorb easily in the skin and soothes irritated skin.

COCONUT OIL ON HAIR 

Coconut oil help in hair growth deep into its follicles. Coconut oil make healthy scalp and fighting against insect bites, lice and dandruff. Coconut oil moisturizes dry hair. Coconut oil provide luster, shine and softness to the hair. Coconut oil prevents hair breakage and split ends, it help to slows down hair loss.

COCONUT ROLE ON DIGESTION 

Coconut and its derivatives promote healthy digestion in many ways. Coconut oil has anti-microbial properties that promoting healthy gut. Coconut have its anti-inflammatory properties which can help with disorders such as IBD. Coconut meat is excellent source of fiber, while coconut water promotes hydration and digestion. Coconut have protein that helps to develop immunity to the digestive diseases. Coconut milk has anti-ulcer properties which help to reduce ulcers.

COCONUT ROLE ON WEIGHT LOSS

Coconut water has more minerals as compared to any other fruit juices. Other fruit juices may added or hidden sugar. Coconut water is not just low in calories but also have less sugar as compared to other fruit juices. Consuming coconut water on an empty stomach early in the morning can help you not in one way but many ways. Coconut contains lauric acid that helps in boosting immunity. It helps to fight with dehydration and constipation and relieve morning sickness and heartburn in pregnant women.

COCONUT ROLE ON PREGNANCY

Coconut water during pregnancy help in hydrating and provides electrolytes. It replaces lost electrolytes such as potassium, sodium and magnesium from morning sickness. Coconut water may soothe acid reflux. Coconut water contains small amounts of some minerals, provide macro- and micronutrients needed for fetal and maternal health. Women’s who have high blood pressure during pregnancy coconut water regulating blood flow and blood pressure because potassium present in it which help to regulate the blood pressure.

COCONUT WATER ROLE ON KIDNEY 

Coconut water also helps in dissolving kidney stones because of the presence of potassium, which plays a key role in urine alkalizing and preventing the formation of kidney stones.

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GOOD HERBS FOR DEMENTIA DISEASE

DESCRIPTION –

Dementia is not a specific disease it is a general loss of cognitive functioning such as impaired ability to remember, think, or make decisions that interferes with everyday activities. People with dementia cannot control their emotions, and personalities may change. Alzheimer’s disease is common type of dementia. It mostly affects older adults.

SIGH AND SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA

Dementia symptoms can vary person to person. People with dementia have problems with:

  • Memory
  • Attention
  • Communication
  • Reasoning, judgment, and problem solving
  • Visual perception beyond typical age-related changes in vision

Signs that may point to dementia include:

  • Getting lost in a familiar neighborhood
  • Using unusual words to refer to familiar objects
  • Forgetting the name of a close one
  • Forgetting old memories
  • Not being able to complete tasks independently.

TYPES OF DEMENTIA

  • Alzheimer’s disease – It is the most common cause of dementia in 60 to 80 percent of cases. It is occur due to the specific changes in the brain. The symptom include trouble in remembering recent events, such as a conversation occurred minutes or hours ago, difficulty with walking or talking or personality changes also come later.
  • Vascular dementia – 10% of dementia cases are linked to strokes and other issues with blood flow to the brain. Diabetes mellitus, high blood pressure and cholesterol are also risk factors for dementia. Symptoms depending on the area and size of the brain impacted.
  • Lewy body dementia – People with this form of dementia may have movement or balance problems like stiffness or trembling and loss of memory. Many people experience daytime sleepiness, confusion or staring spells and found trouble in night time sleeping or experience visual hallucinations.
  • Fronto-temporal dementia – This type of dementia leads to changes in personality and behavior because of the part of the brain it affects. People may embarrass themselves or behave inappropriately in this type of dementia.
  • Mixed dementia – Sometimes more than one type of dementia is present in the brain especially in people aged 80 and olde cause disease progression faster than with one kind of dementia.

CAUSES

  • Dementia is caused by the damage to brain cells which interferes with the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other.
  • When brain cells cannot communicate normally so change occur in people personality, thinking, behavior and feelings.
  • The brain has many distinct regions, each region is responsible for different functions such as, memory, judgment and movement.
  • Cells in a particular region when damaged that region cannot carry out its functions properly.
  • Different types of dementia are related with particular types of brain cell damage in a particular regions of the brain.
  • The hippocampus is the center of learning and memory in the brain and the brain cells in this region are the first to be damaged. That is the reason of memory loss occur in Alzheimer’s disease.

HERBS USED TO TREAT DEMENTIA

  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera, fam. Solanaceae) – It is a common herb used in Ayurveda as an adaptogen or antistress agent.
  • Ashwagandha root contains a variety of components that produce antistress, antioxidant, and immunomodulatory effects.
  • Ashwagandha provide balance state of physical and mental health and increase happiness. It is given to children as tonics and also consumed by the middle-aged and elderly people to increase longevity.
  • Studies reveled that Ashwagandha root improves body defense mechanism against chronic diseases by improving cell-mediated immunity.
  • Ashwagandha root beneficial in neurodegenerative diseases due to its neurite promoting, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiapoptotic, and anxiolytic properties, as well as their ability to improve mitochondrial dysfunction, restore energy levels and increase the levels of antioxidant defenses.
  • Turmeric – It is derived from the rhizome of Curcuma longa, which belongs to the family Zingiberaceae.
  • It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and cancer chemopreventive properties. Curcumin reduces oxidative damage and improve functions related to the aging process.
  • Curcumin suppresses pro-inflammatory pathways by blocking the production of TNF-α, IL-1β, and other pro-inflammatory cytokines, including IL-8.
  • Curcumin significantly improves performance on sustained attention and working memory tasks in healthy adults over 60 years of age.
  • Studies indicates that treatment with curcumin results in no loss of cognition in the treatment group.
  • Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) – Bacopa monnieri belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae.
  • It is used for the treatment of a nervous system disorders such as insomnia, anxiety, epilepsy, and enhancing memory and intellect power.
  • Brahmi also used as an anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, sedative, and antiepileptic agent.
  • The memory enhancing properties of Brahmi is due to the presence of bacoside. Treatment done with Bacopa monnieri improves verbal learning and memory.
  • Shankhpushpi – Shankhpushpi is a common plant in India. It belongs to the family Convolvulaceae.
  • Shankhpushpi is used as a nervine tonic for the improvement of memory and cognitive function. Shankhpushpi is good for nervous system disorders, such as stress, anxiety, mental fatigue, and insomnia.
  • Shankhpushpi has a calming effect by regulating stress hormones in the body called adrenaline and cortisol.
  • Shankhpushpi improve learning and memory and induce antioxidant effects.
  • Gotu kola (Centella asiatica) – it is another herb that is known as Brahmi (besides Bacopa monnieri). It belongs to the family Apiaceae.
  • It is used for treating high blood pressure, enhancing memory, and promoting longevity.
  • Tea made from gotu kola can be very helpful for relieving tension, relax mind, and soothing anxiety.
  • Gotu kola help in intelligence, longevity, and memory. In the Ayurvedic medicine water extracts of gotu kola are used not only for rejuvenating and restoring neural cells, but also for stimulating healthy sleep.
  • It has a powerful effect on quality of life in disorders such as epilepsy.
  • Guggulu – Guggulu contain 30 percent to 60 percent water-soluble gum, 20 percent to 40 percent alcohol-soluble resins, and about 8 percent volatile oils, which have many biological activities.
  • Water-soluble extracts of guggulu contain mucilage, sugars, and proteins. Alcohol-soluble extracts of guggulu contain commiphoric acids, and commiphorinic acid.
  • Guggulu contains ferulic acids, phenols, and other nonphenolic aromatic acids which are good for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.