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CURING GOUT WITH AYURVEDA

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Introduction: Gout is a type of Arthritis which is very painful. It is a metabolic disease in which the uric Acid metabolism is hampered. Body has an excess amount of Uric acid , hyperuricemia that may be deposited in the form of sharp crystals in the big toe or other joints causing episodic pain and swelling called gouty attacks. There is a feeling that your foot is on fire with sudden and intense pain during the episodes of gout. Between the episodes the person remains asymptomatic. Sometimes it remains asymptomatic completely despite having high blood uric acid.

AYURVEDIC SAY: Hyperuricemic  condition in Ayurveda is known as “VATARAKTA”. It is very much clear by the name, there is vitiation of  Vata dosha  and Rakta Dhatu. When a person takes excessive food and lifestyle that aggravates vata dosha and rakta dhatu. Vitiated rakta dhatu blocks the passage of vata dosha and interferes in the movement of vata.. This  vitiated  vata dosha  further contaminates the rakta or blood. This vitiated rakta by vata dosha gravutates down the foot causing severe pain in the foot and joints. This amalgam of vitiated Vata and Rakta is called vata rakta.

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स्थितं पित्तादिसंसृष्टं तास्ताः सृजति वेदनाः ||

करोति दुःखं तेष्वेव तस्मात् प्रायेण सन्धिषु |

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RISK FACTORS:

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Lack of exercise
  • Hypertension
  • Kidney disease
  • Hereditary
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Consumption of high animal protein
  • Alcoholism
  • Women who are in menupause

Sign and symptoms: 

  • Intense pain in small as well as big joints
  • Redness
  • Stiffness
  • Tenderness
  • Feeling of warmth

Preventive measures: 

  • Avoid alcohol
  • Drinking plenty of fluids
  • Joint movement exercises
  • Limiting stress to the joints

Managing gout with Ayurveda:

Following is the line of treatment of Vatarakta as per Ayurveda Acharyas:

  • Lepan (external application of herbal paste)
  • Abhyanga (oleation therapy)
  • Parisheka (pouring hot liquids, decoction, oil, medicated milk over affected part)
  • Upanaha (poultice)
  • Snehapana (consumption of medicated ghee, oil)
  • Virechan (therapeutic purgation)
  • Asthapan basti (medicated enema)
  • Anuvasan basti (medicated oil ghee enema)
  • Raktamokshan (bloodletting through leech, scrapping, prick etc)

Some Ayurvedic herbs to treat gout:

  • Giloy
  • Neem
  • Triphala
  • Turmeric
  • ginger

Management of Gout With Chandigarh Ayurved centre:

1. Detox Premium Powder:

This medicine is specially formed to remove all the toxins from the body naturally and provide good health. It includes some of the pure bhasmas which have proven results in the management of gout. The powder contains Akik pishti, Shukti pishti, Sudhyog tablet, Shankh, Giloy satv, Moti pishti, etc. These ingredients are very beneficial to detox the body and ultimately reduce all symptoms of gout.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.

2. Panchasakar Churna:

As the name describes it contains a total of five ingredients such as Shunthi, Haritaki, Trivrit, Pippali, and Sauvarchal lavan. The churna is very beneficial to relieve the pain, stiffness, redness in the joints, and cure the gout from its root cause.

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

3. Pain-O-Kill Syrup:

It is herbal syrup which is best to relieve any kind of pain & discomfort in the body. The syrup is made up of natural ingredients such as Punarnava root, Methi seeds, Garlic bulb, Nirgundi leaves, Ashwagandha root, etc. It helps to neutralize the increased uric acid levels in the body.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoons twice daily before a meal.

4. Rasayan vati:

G-Amrita capsules is a unique poly-herbal approach to cure hyperuricemia and gout naturally. Each capsule contains Gokshura, Guggulu, Bibhitaki, Amrita, Haritaki, etc. It shows very effective analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties and it effectively reduces uric acid, pain, and inflammation of joints in gout patients.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 capsules twice daily with normal water.

5. Nerve up tablet:

These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulations. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata and kapha dosha. It acts as a nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shuddha shilajeet, abhrak bhasma, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. It is very beneficial to relieve the swelling, tenderness, and inflammation of the joints. This also helps in the treatment of joint disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, sciatica, etc.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.

6. Makar rasayan:

It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchla, guduchi satva, shuddha shilajeet, abhrak bhasma, ras sindoor, moonga bhasma, shankh bhasma, praval pishti etc. These ingredients show antioxidant, aphrodisiac, analgesic and immune modulator properties. It helps to rejuvenate body tissues and act as an immune modulator, Immunity booster, Improves vitality, improves the overall health of an individual, Acts on Central Nervous System, Help reduces stress and anxiety.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.

7. Uric care tablets:

Uric care tablets reduce Kapha doshas impacting high URIC ACID levels of the body and acts as a potent diuretic. It helps reduce the pain while passing urine and clear the obstruction of urine. It is also used to treat cough, oedema, asthma and various kidney problems. It contains ingredients like gokhru, imali kshar, yavakshar, kalmi shora, nausadar, swarna gairik etc. This formulation possesses hypotensive, antimicrobial, aphrodisiac and diuretic properties.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.

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