Acne is a skin condition which is accompanied with eruptions on face, forehead, shoulders, back and chest. The reason of its occurrence is the clogged pores. Our skin contains sebaceous glands which produces sebum. When dirt along with bacteria and sebum gets filled in the pores, then pimples occur.
Pimples occur very commonly in teenagers as there is increased production of androgens during adolescence. Nearly 70% of people experience this in some point of their life.
There are various treatment options for acne but one major problem in its treatment is the frequent recurrence of pimples.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PIMPLES?
Androgens are the hormones which are responsible for sexual characters. If there occurs imbalance of these hormones, then it leads to more production of sebum and thus more pores get clogged.
However, there are certain other reasons which lead to occurrence of pimples:
Imbalance of hormones
Excessive use of cosmetics
WHAT ARE THE VARIOUS TYPES OF PIMPLES?
Acne is of different types depending on the type of material present in the pore i.e. whether it is pus, dirt, sebum, etc.
Following are the various types of acne:
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF ACNE?
Acne variations occur from person to person. Following are the signs and symptoms of acne:
Small, red tender pustules
Large, solid lumps called nodules
Painful, pus-filled lumps
They mostly appear on face, neck, upper back and shoulders.
HOW PIMPLES CAN BE PREVENTED?
Acne can be prevented to some extent by following some of the simple steps:
Wash the face regularly with warm water and then use a mild cleanser
Moisturize face regularly
Use less cosmetic products
When makeup is being done then remove it at the end of the day
Don’t touch the face again and again
HOW PIMPLES CAN BE TREATED AT HOME NATURALLY?
Following are the home remedies for the treatment of acne:
It is a very good immune-modulator, thus helps in fighting bacterial infections.
It doesn’t allow growth of bacteria on skin.
Use it as a face mask. Apply it on face or on other affected area for 20 minutes and rinse with water.
Cucumber face mask
Cucumber gives a very cool and soothing effect to the skin. It keeps the skin hydrated.
It helps in reducing inflammation and irritation.
Make the paste of cucumber and yogurt. Apply it on skin for 15-20 min. then wash it with water.
Yeast and yogurt mask
Yeast and yogurt are very good anti-bacterial agents. They inhibit the growth of bacteria and thus prevents pimples.
Make the paste of yeast and yogurt and apply it on the affected area.
Grapes contain an active ingredient called resveratrol. It is bactericidal in nature.
It kills bacteria present on skin.
Make a paste of grapes and apply it in the skin.
Turmeric face mask
Turmeric is used since times immemorial as a beauty product.
It is a good anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory agent.
It helps in curing various types of skin disorders like atopic dermatitis, acne vulgaris, etc.
Mix 1 tsp of besan, a pinch of turmeric and milk. Apply it on the affected part of skin and leave for 5-10 min.
CHANDIGARH AYURVEDA CENTER’S MEDICATIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF PIMPLES
Here are some of the medications of Chandigarh Ayurveda Center which are used for the treatment of acne:
Aloe Vera Gel
Aloe Vera Gel consists of the pure extract of Aloe Vera and rose petals.
It gives cooling and soothing effect to the skin.
It removes sun tan, acne scars, dark spots. It also helps in curing burning sensation.
It makes the skin healthy.
Recommended Dosage – Gently apply over the affected area of the skin.
It is herbal syrup that deeply works to eliminate the toxins from the blood and maintains the proper circulation.
The syrup is made up of Neem (Azadirachta indica), Patola (Trichosanthes dioica), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Vasa (Adhatoda vasica), Patha (Cissampelos pariera), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), etc.
It corrects the digestive system, relieves constipation, prevents and cures boils, pimples, and skin eruptions.
Recommended Dosage –2 teaspoonfuls twice daily
Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu
The tablets are very beneficial in curing skin diseases as it contains the Pitta pacifying ingredients such as Shuddh guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia), Gajapippali (Piper chaba), Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis), etc.
They are very helpful balancing the three doshas of the body. That’s why known as tridoshahara.
Recommended Dosage –2 tablets twice daily with normal water
Twak Detox Powder
The skin problems occur due to aggravation of the pitta dosha.
Twak detox powder helps in balancing the pitta dosha and removing toxins from the body.
It also purifies blood, thus good for blood disorders.
Recommended Dosage –1 sachet twice daily with normal water
It is made up of two main ingredients – yashtimadhu and manjishtha.
Twak churan is having anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory properties. That’s why it is very good for various types of skin disorders.
Recommended Dosage – 1 teaspoonful twice daily with normal water
Skin care tablet
It consists of haridrakhand, khadir, mulethi, chirayta, gandhak, etc. herbs.
It removes toxins from the body and thus helps in blood purification.
It is good for all skin types and helps in lightening dark spots, blemishes and removes skin tan.
Recommended Dosage – 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
Cancer can occur at almost any place of the body. It is characterised by the abnormal growth of cells at a place.
The mitotic division in cells takes place at an uncontrolled place. Normally, the cells of the body exhibit a special property called contact exhibition. In this, cells on coming in contact, inhibits further cell division.
In cancer, this property of contact exhibition is lost and there occurs uncontrollable groeth of cells.
Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the world.
Cancer cells can either remain localised or spread to distant areas of the body via blood. The cancer which spreads is more fatal.
This property of spreading to different areas is called metastasis.
Most of the cancers form solid tumors. However, cancer of blood is not.
Now-a-days surival rates for various types of cancer are improving because of improvement in cancer screening, prevention and treatment.
TYPES OF CANCER
There are several types of cancer. The name of the cancer usually depends on the site of its presence.
Following are the different types of cancer:
Spinal cord tumors
CAUSES OF CANCER
Every cell of the body has genetic material called DNA. The DNA contains small functional units called genes.
There are certain types of cancer causing genes which are called oncogenes. These genes are present in off state.
But due to any of the factors the oncogenes get on, thus causing cancer.
This is called mutation. Mutation is the change in genetic composition causing abnormal change.
RISK FACTORS OF CANCER
Some of the risk factors which make a person more prone to cancer are:
Having a parent or sibling suffering from cancer
Having chronic conditions like ulcerative colitis, etc.
Surrounding air having harmful chemicals like asbestos, benzene, etc.
SYMPTOMS OF CANCER
Signs and symptoms of cancer depend upon the part of body affected. Following are the symptoms of the disease:
Lump or thickening felt beneath the skin
Rapid weight gain or loss
Feeling tired every time
Yellowing, darkening or redness of skin
Changes in bowel movements
Difficutly in breathing
Hoarseness in voice
Difficulty in swallowing food
DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER
The doctor will do a complete physical examination of the patient.
He will make the patient do some of the following tests:
AYURVEDIC TREATMENT OF CANCER
Cancer is considered to be caused by the vitiation of all the three doshas of the body – vata, pitta and kapha.
Some of the dietary and lifestyle changes are recommended for its prevention and management.
Herbs which are having anti-cancer properties are:
Amla is a rich source of vitamin C. It contains gallic acid, tannins, pectin, etc.
It is a very good rejuvenating agent. It kills cancer cells and prevent further abnormal growth of cells.
Garlic contains arginine, sulphur and selenium. The main bio-active component is allicin.
Garlic is an anti-bacterial agent. It stops the formation of cancer causing agents.
Garlic lowers the risk of cancer.
Haldi is anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antiseptic properties. Curcumin is the main ingredient of turmeric.
It is a potent anti-oxidant agent and thus inhibits the growth of cancerous cells.
Ashwagandha is also known as indian ginseng.
Its active agent is withaferin A. It helps in killing cncer cells.
It is an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory agent.
It helps in prevention of cancer.
CHANDIGARH AYURVEDA CENTER’S MEDICATION FOR TREATING CANCER
Here are some of the medications of Chandigarh Ayurveda Centre which are used for the treatment of cancer:
1) Detox premium powder
This herbal powder contain herbo-mineral preparation.
The ingredients in this powder are moti pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, giloy satav, kamdudha ras, jahar mohra pishti, akik pishti, heerak bhasma, gandhak rasayan, tal sindoor, shankh bhasma, etc.
These all ingredients in combination stop the extra cells growth & treat cancer easily.
Recommended dosage: 1 sachet twice daily with normal water
2) Curcumin capsule
Curcumin capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of herb Turmeric. These capsules show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, & anti-cancer properties.
All these properties will fight against the unwanted growth of cancer cells.
It will build up a strong immunity in an individual dealing with the disease cancer.
Recommended dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with normal water
3) Giloy capsules
Giloy capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). This herb shows antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator, & anti-pyretic properties.
As in cancer patients, toxins are accumulated in the body so for proper detoxification these capsules give effective results.
It builds up a natural immunity to fight against cancer cells.
Recommended dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with normal water
4) Nerve up tablet
These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulation. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas and kapha dosha.
It acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system.
It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, abhrak bhasma, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc.
This tablet helps in Backache, kneepain, headache, bronchitis, depression.
Recommended Dosage :1 tablet twice daily
5) Liver Care Tablet
These tablets are 100% safe and purely ayurvedic formulation. It maintains the proper functioning of the liver and stimulates the growth of new liver cells.
Liver Care Tablets contains Ingredients like Kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), Kutaki(Picrorhiza kurroa), Bhumi amla( phyllanthus niruri), Giloy(Tinopora Cordifolia), Yavakshar( Hordeum vulgare), Imli Kshar( Tamarindus indica), Mukta Shukta pisti etc.
These herbs balances excess Pitta Dosha and helps in problems like abdominal bloating,flatulence, abdominal pain, loss of appetite and indigestion.
Recommended Dosage:1 tablet twice daily with normal water
6) Unjha Cruel Capsules
These herbal capsules helps in reducing the abnormal tissue growth and checks the neoplasm, heal the chronic wounds, Promotes immunity and restores the energy, Checks the progression of the malignant conditions, Checks the degeneration and promotes the regeneration.
Herbal ingredients present in these capsules are Hirak Bhasma, Panna Bhasma, Abhrak Bhasma, Suvarna Bhasma, Ras Kapoor, Sarveshwar Parpati, Laving, Tamra Bhasma, Safed Mari, Punarnava, Vayvarun, Yashtimadhu, Saragava, Rohitak, Tulsi. This is very effective in primary carcinoma, tuberculosis, secondary metastasis, degenerative conditions, and immune compromising conditions.
Recommended Dosage: 1 Capsule twice daily with milk
7) Swarna Guggulu
Swarna guggulu is one of the best and effective medicine to cure Arthritis, Sciatica, Joints pain, and other physical weakness.
The main key ingredients of this tablet are Ashwagandha, Kumkum, and Swarna bhasma.
These ingredients reduce stiffness, pain, cure difficulty in walking, and provide strength to the joints.
Recommended Dosage: 1 tablet twice daily with normal water
8) Panchasakar Churna
The churna has best results in the detoxification of excess toxins from the body and maintains the proper metabolism.
It is made up of a total of 5 ingredients – Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Svaran patri (Cassia angustifolia), Shatapushpa (Foeniculum vulgare),Sauvarchala lavana (Rock salt).
The powder reduces the inflammation, redness, relieves constipation, abdominal discomfort, etc. and also prevents it from re-occurring.
Recommended Dosage: 1 teaspoonful at bedtime with lukewarm water
9) Shilajit satva
This is the Ayurvedic formulation of Shilajit satav.
It is a potent Immunity Booster and acts as an antioxidant, possesses anti-inflammatory properties.
It has a tremendous effect on Male Infertility, Anemia, Alzheimer disease, improves brain functions, Fatigue, various Tumors and Cysts like PCOD in females.
Due to its anti-inflammatory properties it works on inflamed lymph nodes as well. It balances blood sugar, increases absorption of nutrients, helps in detoxification.
Recommended Dosage: 5 to 10 drops of Shilajit to be mixed in one glass of Luke warm milk