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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Ayurvedic Treatment for Paraphilic Disorders - Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis & Herbal Remedies

A paraphilia is an emotional disorder in which a person's sexual arousal and gratification depends on fantasizing about sexual activities and engaging in sexual behavior that is atypical and extreme. The patient has fantasies, urges, behaviors that is persistent, intense, and occur over a period of at least six months. This problem causes distress and interferes in patient's day to day life. The behavior involves inanimate objects, children or nonconsenting adults and leads to suffering or humiliation for the patient. There could be sexual arousals to atypical objects, situations and targets like corpses and animals too. They have potential to harm others, too.

The word paraphilic is derived from para which means around or beside and philia means love.

CAUSES OF DEVELOPING PARAPHILIC DISORDER

Paraphilias is a disorder mostly diagnosed in men during adolescence and it reduces as the individual ages. Most people who develop a paraphilia begin having fantasies about it before they are 13 years old.

There could be biological, psychological and social risk factors for developing paraphilias. There is some evidence of altered brain functioning and functional anatomy in some paraphiliacs. They could have gone through an early emotional trauma. Other causes resulting in Paraphilic disorder are brain injury, schizophrenia, biological factors, hormones. Some have a childhood that can lead the individual to associate sexual pleasure with that object or events resulting in developing paraphilia.

SYMPTOMS OF PARAPHILIC DISORDER

A person with paraphilia feels personal distress about their interests and have a sexual desire or behavior that involves another person’s psychological distress, injury or death. They have an impaired or a nonexistent capacity for affectionate, reciprocal emotional and sexual intimacy with a consenting partner.

Pain, beating or spanking, depression, anxiety.

Symptoms of paraphilia may include preoccupation to the point of obsessiveness.

The patient feels a release of tension afterwards but also feels guilt and remorse.

Paraphilic disorder includes eight conditions : exhibitionistic disorder(exposing the genitals), fetishistic disorder(using nonliving objects ), frotteuristic disorder (touching or rubbing against a nonconsenting individual), pedophilic disorder(sexual focus on children),  sexual masochism disorder( undergoing humiliation, bondage or suffering), sexual sadism disorder (inflicting humiliation, bondage or suffering) , transvestic disorder (engaging in sexually arousing cross dressing )  and voyeuristic disorder (spying on others engaged in private activities).

DIAGNOSIS OF PARAPHILIC DISORDER

Psychiatrists, psychologists and mental health therapists are the ones consulted in diagnosing the paraphilic disorder.

A medical interview, physical exam and routing laboratory tests are conducted.

TREATMENT OF PARAPHILIC DISORDER

The treatment of paraphilic disorder mainly depends on the nature of the paraphilia. Treatment includes medications, psychotherapy or psychodynamic therapy and family therapy or self help groups. Other therapies include relapse prevention therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy. Treatment requires a minimum of two years to overcome the disorder completely.  Medicines aim at reducing the amount of testosterone in the body which further lowers the sex drive.

Planet Ayurveda offers a complete, safe and effective treatment of Paraphilic disorder by providing a combination of medicines listed below. These medicines helps in managing the symptoms of the disorder in a natural way.

Herbal Remedies for Paraphilic Disorders

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

These capsules are made from the pure extract of “Ashwagandha” herb also known as Withania somnifera. The medicine is an excellent immunity and energy booster. It enhances the physical and mental capabilities of the body. The medicine works towards balancing the doshas by eliminating excessive toxins out of the body. It works in improving circulatory, reproductive and adrenal systems too. The medicine helps in reducing the stress and anxiety levels of the patient. Ashwagandha herb is known for its anti-stress and adaptogenic action leading to physical fitness. It stabilizes the blood sugar and also lowers the cholesterol.

The recommended dosage of Ashwagandha capsules is one to two capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.

2. Brahmi Capsules

This product is made from the herb Brahmi which is known to increase circulation in the brain and has shown excellent results in improving short and long term memory. The formulation is known to treat all problems related to brain damage, injury and also helps in rejuvenating the brain cells.

The recommended dosage for Brahmi capsules is 2 capsules one time a day with plain water.

3. Arjuna Capsules

These capsules are made from the bark of Terminalia arjuna tree which is known to be rich in calcium, copper, magnesium and zinc. The product is a good astringent and a great expectorant. The medicines works as an analgesic and has anti-inflammatory properties.

The recommended dosage for Arjuna Capsules is 2 capsules twice day with plain water.

4. Cap. Green Essentials

These capsules are made from grape seeds, wheat grass, spirulina, green tea and amla. All these herbs together help in nourishing the cells and fighting against health ailments. The medicine helps in getting rid of toxins from the body. It is an immunity booster, increases energy levels in the patient and also promote inner strength.

The recommended dosage for Green Essential Capsules is 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after food.

5. Cap. Pitta Balance

Pitta balance from Planet Ayurveda is a great product in balancing Pitta dosha which is the root cause of various infections and disorders. The medicine has cooling effect on the body. It contains an important herb called giloy which is very useful in boosting body’s immunity and providing strength in fighting against infections. The other ingredients are praval pishit, akik pishti, Jahar mohra pishti, kamdudha ras, mukta pishti and giloy satva.

It is advised to take 1 to 2 capsules of Pitta balance, two times a day with plain water after meals.

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The use of the above mentioned medicines helps in decreasing paraphilic behavior.

Untreated paraphilic disorders can damage the patient’s self-esteem and relationships. Many people with the disorder tend to suffer in private or silence out of shame. Some patients try to commit suicide or do self-harm.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Akik Bhasma – Ingredients, Medicinal Properties, Health Benefits, Dosage & Side Effects

INTRODUCTION

A mineral-based ayurvedic medicine, AKIK BHASMA is used in powder or tablet form.

It is indicated in many health issues such as excessive uterine bleeding, general debility, heart weakness, high blood pressure, and feeling of excessive heat in the body, mental diseases, and stress, depression and eye disorders.

This is prepared from agate gemstone powder by grinding it with herbal juices and there after heating it to make bhasma. It is mainly works on heart, brain, liver and spleen, so it is beneficial in diseases of these body organs.

AKIK PISHTI INGREDIENTS, HOW TO MAKE?

Akika Churna – Agate powder

It is pounded with aloe vera juice, juice extract of Ketaki ( Pandanus odoratissimus), Jalapippali and or banana stem juice for two to three times.

It is then subjected to 300 degree celsius heat for 1 – 2 hours, allowed to self-cooling.

MEDICINAL PROPERTIES

  • Antacid
  • Heart Tonic
  • Brain tonic
  • Cardio protective
  • Anti-depressant
  • Anti-hypertensive

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS

  • It acts as an excellent cardiac tonic
  • Helps in heart burn
  • Relieves headache
  • Improves vision and manages infectious eye disorders
  • It is coolant in nature so helps to manage bleeding disorders like uterine bleeding, nose bleeding or rectal bleeding etc.

MEDICINAL USES & HEALTH BENEFITS

  • Bleeding disordersAkik Bhasma helps to stop bleeding, so it is well indicated in nose bleeding, uterine bleeding, rectal bleeding and pitta related disorders.
  • Hypertension – Akik Pishti is well indicated in high blood pressure and it is an ingredient of many antihypertensive herbal formulations due to its effects in alleviating hypertensive symptoms such as headache, nervousness, restlessness etc.
  • Tachycardia – Akik bhasma helps to reduces associated symptoms such as restlessness, dizziness, stress and confusion.
  • Cardiac disorders – Akik bhasma is also used as a heart tonic. It is very good medicine to strengthen the heart muscles and reduces symptoms of heart diseases.
  • Depression – Akik Bhasma works on neurons also and it is considered as a very good medicine to deal with mental stress and headache. It also helps to restore their natural functions. It is also advised in patients who has symptoms like loss of appetite, weight loss, irritation, mood swing and many other like this.
  • Heartburn – As it is pitta pacifying so can be given to alleviate acid reflux. Akik bhasma is a very good ayurvedic medicine in case of chronic acidity and gastritis.

AKIKA PISHTI DOSAGE

125 – 250 mg, once or twice a day before or after half an hour of food or as directed by Ayurvedic doctor.

According to Doshas:-

  • In case of Pitta disorder, it is given along with honey.
  • In case of Vata imbalance it is given along with Ashwagandha powder
  • In cough and heart disorders, it is fresh ginger juice.

CAUTION & SIDE EFFECTS OF AKIK BHASMA

Akik Bhasma is safe to use when taken orally. It contains very rich amount of Silicon Dioxide, which is very safe when indigested through oral route.

According to modern science, Silicon Dioxide is a biologically inert and inactive substance, so FDA has recognized Silicon Dioxide as Safe substance.

Yes, Akik bhasma is very safe when taken under an Ayurveda expert.

PREGNANCY & BREASTFEEDING

During pregnancy and breastfeeding, Akik Bhasma is safe for specific time of duration. Always consult your Ayurveda expert for the time duration and other related queries.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Patients with tuberculosis, asthma, productive cough and wheezing should not take Akik Bhasma by their own. Always consult your Ayurveda expert.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Cervical Lymph Nodes - Categories, Symptoms, Causes & Herbal Remedies

CERVICAL LYMPH NODES: OVERVIEW

Cervical lymph nodes are the lymph nodes -- or small glands -- which are located in the neck region. These lymph nodes, nearly 300 in number, are an important part of the lymphatic system which a component of the human immune system.

The lymphatic system comprises nodes and vessels -- called lymphoid tissues -- which are located at different parts of the body. There are a total of around 800 lymph nodes in the body. These lymph nodes basically filter the lymph, that is, the clear fluid which circulates through the lymphatic system.

The nodes and vessels comprising the lymphatic system are basically responsible for offering protection to the body against infections. For this purpose, the lymphatic system delivers ‘lymphocytesor immune cells to those parts of the body where the immune response has been triggered.

Cervical lymph nodes found in the neck are subject to several pathological conditions including inflammation, infections, tumours and immune disorders.

GENERAL CATEGORIES OF CERVICAL LYMPH NODES

Generally, cervical lymph nodes can be categorized into two groups: Anterior cervical lymph nodes and Posterior cervical lymph nodes.

The Anterior cervical lymph nodes are located under the chin (submental nodes) and the jawline (submaxillary or tonsillar nodes), while the Posterior cervical lymph nodes are located along the back of the neck.

On the basis of the position of Anterior cervical lymph nodes near the structures of the throat, the nodes which are located further down the front of the neck are divided into four categories --- Prelaryngeal lymph nodes (located in front of the larynx or voice box); Thyroid lymph nodes (located close to the thyroid gland); Pretracheal lymph nodes (located in front of the trachea or windpipe); and Paratracheal lymph nodes (located near the sides of the trachea).

Furthermore, the Cervical lymph nodes which are located next to the internal jugular vein that runs near the sides of the neck are Deep cervical lymph nodes, and are categorised as lateral jugular, anterior jugular, and jugulo-digastric lymph nodes.

REASONS FOR SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES

Swelling of the lymph nodes is a fairly common condition which usually is caused by exposure to bacteria or viruses; for example, those which cause the common cold. However, in some rare cases, swollen lymph nodes can be an indication of a serious health condition.

The main reasons for the swelling of lymph nodes are illness, stress, or infection. Some of the illnesses or infections which can potentially lead to swollen lymph nodes in the neck and head include:

  • Common cold or flu
  • Ear infection
  • Tooth infection
  • Sinus infection
  • HIV infection
  • Mononucleosis (mono)
  • Strep throat
  • Skin infection

In addition, more serious health conditions, such as cancers or immune system disorders, can cause the swelling of the lymph nodes throughout the body.

PLANET AYURVEDA'S 'SWOLLEN LYMPH NODES CARE PACK'

Swollen lymph nodes may sometimes lead to serious health complications. Planet Ayurveda herbal manufacturing company offers some very useful herbal products, put together in Swollen Lymph Nodes Care Pack’ for effectively managing the swelling of lymph nodes.

Swollen Lymph Nodes Care Pack

The herbal products available from Planet Ayurveda are prepared under the guidance of renowned Ayurvedic experts. For the preparation of these products, 100% pure and natural herbs are used. Hence, these products are safe to use, and their natural ingredients have the capability to keep the lymphatic system healthy.

Planet Ayurveda’s herbal products for the effective management of swollen lymph nodes are:

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

For preparing these capsules, the standardized extract of ‘Ashwagandha’ herb (Withania somnifera) is used. The herb is used widely in Ayurvedic medicines because of its anti-inflammatory effects and its ability to pacify the body’s ‘Vata’ and ‘Pitta’ doshas.

These capsules are an excellent herbal supplement for maintaining overall health and well-being. The use of these capsules is particularly beneficial in increasing muscle mass and strength, reducing inflammation, lowering the blood sugar levels, improving the health of the heart, enhancing the brain function, reducing metabolic imbalances, and lowering the levels of cortisol (‘stress hormone’).

Dosage of Ashwagandha capsules for managing swollen lymph nodes: 2 capsules, twice a day, with plain water, after meals.

2. Kachnaar Guggul Tablets

These tablets are prepared from a combination of potent herbs which primarily include Guggul (Commiphora mukul) and Kachnaar (Bauhinia variegata). Along with these two well-known herbs, the other herbal components which are combined for preparing these tablets are: Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Varuna (Crataeva nurvala), Pippali (Piper longum), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), and Guggulu Resin (Commiphora mukul).

The use of Kachnaar Guggul tablets can maintain healthy muscle mass, managing cancers/tumors, treating obesity, managing Lipoma (tumors consisting of fatty tissue), keeping the kidneys healthy, managing liver cysts, managing fistula, and treating skin diseases.

Dosage of Kachnaar Guggul tablets for managing swollen lymph nodes: 2 tablets with plain water, three times a day, after meals.

3. Curcumin Capsules

These capsules are prepared from the Curcumin which is one of the main active compounds of the rhizomatous herb of Turmeric (Curcuma Longa). Hence, each of these capsules is packed with the standardized extract of Turmeric which has amazing medicinal properties. Turmeric, a common household spice, is widely known for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions.

The use of Curcumin capsules is beneficial in reducing inflammation, managing nerve pain, treating muscle aches, managing swelling in joints, reducing stiffness of joints, providing relief in muscular disorders, managing allergies, and treating musculoskeletal diseases.

Dosage of Curcumin capsules for managing swollen lymph nodes: 2 capsules, times a day, with plain water after meals.

CONCLUSION:

The 'Swollen Lymph nodes care pack' offered by Planet Ayurveda has immense benefits with regard to managing the swelling and inflammation of lymph nodes. The components of this pack are very helpful in providing relief from swollen lymph nodes, especially since the potent herbs used by Planet Ayurveda experts have proven medicinal value. The products are completely natural, and do not contain any chemicals, additives, colors, starch, yeast, binders, fillers or preservatives. The use of these products, under the guidance of an expert Ayurvedic practitioner, is helpful in ensuring the overall health of the lymphatic system.

Monday, February 19, 2018

Ayurvedic Treatment for DPN Disease (Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra)

DERMATOSIS PAPULOSA NIGRA: OVERVIEW

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra (DPN) is a skin condition characterized by the occurrence of small, benign lesions on the face -- especially around the cheekbone, forehead and under the eyes -- and also on the neck, chest, and back. These lesions are also sometimes known as ‘flesh moles,’ even though they are not actually moles.

Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra mostly affects dark-skinned people rather than fair-skinned ones. Particularly, these benign lesions appear in Blacks and dark-skinned; and are more likely to occur in females as compared to males. These lesions usually appear in teenage years; and their size and number increases with age, thereby worsening the condition. The size of these spots is generally between 1mm and 5mm.

The small skin lesions which mark the occurrence of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra usually look like black or brown spots (or papules) which are either flat in appearance or hang off the skin like skin tags. Some people affected by this condition have a few, isolated black/brown spots, while others have hundreds of spots on certain parts of the skin.

If a person affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra has less than 10 papules on the skin, the condition is considered ‘Mild;’ if the number of papules is between 10 and 50, the condition is considered ‘Moderate; and if the number of papules is more than 50, the condition is considered ‘Severe.’

The exact cause of the occurrence of Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is not known. However, it is believed that the condition occurs either due to the improper development of the pilosebaceous follicle or it is associated with a genetic predisposition. According to research, nearly 50 percent of the people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra have a family history of the condition.

TREATMENT OF DERMATOSIS PAPULOSA NIGRA

The skin lesions which appear in people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra are non-cancerous growths which are not a cause of concern from the medical perspective. However, these lesions are cosmetically undesired, and they may sometimes cause itchiness or irritation. As such, some patients may choose to have these lesions removed.

The common treatment options for Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra are: shave excision, scissor excision, dermabrasion, laser removal, curettage, cryosurgery, and electrodessication. These treatment options may lead to some potential complications like scarring of the skin, postoperative skin discoloration or keloid formation.

The use of Ayurvedic formulations is generally the safest method for managing Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra. Reputed herbal manufacturing company Planet Ayurveda offers some extremely beneficial herbal products for the effective management of the condition. These products -- prepared from 100% pure and natural herbs -- include:

Herbal Remedies for DPN Disease

1. Tab. Gandhak Rasayan

Purified sulphur is used for the preparation of these tablets. Gandhak Rasayan has antibacterial, antifungal, antitumor, anti-diuretic and anti-inflammatory properties. It purifies blood, cures skin diseases, eliminates harmful toxins and improves immune system of an individual.

Recommended dosage of Gandhak Rasayan tablets for people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is: Two tablets twice or thrice daily with lukewarm water after meals.

2. Cap. Pitta Balance

These capsules are a combination of some very useful herbal components which have proven properties to manage a number of health conditions. The herbal components of these capsules include: Praval Pishti (Coral Calcium), Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium), Akik Pishti (Agate Calcium), Jawar Mohra Pishti (Ayurvedic Calcium compound), Kamdhudha Ras (Ayurvedic Calcium compound), and Giloy satva (extract of Tinospora cordifolia).

The use of Pitta Balance capsules is helpful in balancing the Pitta dosha of the body, ensuring the health of the skin, keeping the immune system healthy, purifying the blood, controlling blood pressure, and supporting the digestive system.

Recommended dosage of Pitta Balance capsules for people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is: 1-2 capsules with plain water, once or twice a day, 30 minutes after meals.

3. Manjistha Capsules

The standardized extract of the ‘Manjistha’ herb (Rubia cordifolia) is used for preparing these capsules. The herb has proven antibacterial, antimicrobial, astringent, antispasmodic, and anti-inflammatory properties; and it is also a powerful blood purifier, and immunity enhancer.

These capsules can effectively manage skin ailments, improve skin complexion, treat blood disorders, manage gynaecological problems, balance the Pitta dosha, eliminate toxins from the body, and treat eye and ear disorders.

Recommended dosage of Manjistha capsules for people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is: 1-2 capsules two times daily, with plain water, after meals.

4. Cap. Green Essentials

A blend of potent herbal ingredients is used for the preparation of these capsules. These ingredients mainly include: Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Green tea (Camellia sinensis), wheat grass (Triticulum aestivum), Spirulina (Spirulina platensis), and grape seed (Vitis vinifera).

The use of these capsules is helpful in managing skin problems and other health conditions, boosting the immune system, improving the functioning of the brain, strengthening the body against free radicals, and nourishing the brain cells.

Recommended dosage of Green Essential capsules for people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is: 1-2 capsules with plain water, two times a day, after meals.

5. Navkarshik Churna

This churna is an amazing herbal powder which has the combined goodness of several herbs with anti-inflammatory, blood purifying and immunomodulatory properties. The herbs used for preparing the churna include: Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Katuki (Picrorhiza kurroa), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Daru haldi (Berberis aristata), and Vacha (Acorus calamus).

The use of the churna is beneficial for improving skin texture and complexion, purifying the blood, removing toxins from the body, regulating the heat in the body, keeping the immune system healthy, and balancing the Vata and Pitta doshas.

Recommended dosage of Green Essential capsules for people affected by Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is: 1 teaspoonful of the churna two times daily, with plain water, after meals.

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CONCLUSION

The herbal formulations offered by Planet Ayurveda for managing Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra are prepared under the guidance of renowned Ayurveda experts. These formulations do not contain any additives, colors, chemicals or preservatives.

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) levels and its effect in fertility of females

ANTI-MÜLLERIAN HORMONE (AMH) LEVELS: OVERVIEW

'AMH' is an acronym for 'Anti-Mullerian Hormone' which is produced directly by the ovarian follicles. Specifically, AMH -- also known as MIS (Mullerian Inhibiting Substance) -- is produced by the granulosa cells which comprise the lining of the ovarian follicles. The secretion of AMH is largely related to small antral follicles in the ovary which are sized between 5mm and 8mm.

Since AMH is a protein which is produced by cells in ovarian follicles, the AMH levels in women are directly linked to the number of antral follicles in the ovaries --- a low AMH level in women indicates a low count of antral follicles in the ovaries, and, thus, the production of a low number of oocytes as compared to women with high AMH levels.

In terms of numbers, AMH levels -- regulated by gonadotropin hormone -- can be categorized as 'Normal, 'Low-Normal,' and 'Very low' on the following basis:

  • Normal AMH levels: 1.5 to 4.0 mg/ml
  • Low–Normal AMH levels: 1.0 to 1.5 mg/ml
  • Very low AMH levels: below .5 mg/ml.

Besides these three AMH levels, some women may also have ‘High AMH levels’ (more than 4 mg/ml), which can potentially increase the risk of breast cancer (particularly in premenopausal women) and can also be an indication of a hormonal disorder called ‘Polycystic ovary syndrome’ (PCOS) which is quite common in women of reproductive age.

EFFECT OF AMH LEVELS ON FEMALE FERTILITY

AMH level testing was first developed in the year 1990, and has now become a part of the standard procedure for female fertility tests. AMH level testing is very useful for young women who want to check their potential for bearing a child, especially if they want to delay their pregnancy. Moreover, the testing of AMH levels is also very important for women who are dealing with infertility issues.

If AMH levels are in the ‘Normal’ range, a woman is believed to have high chances of fertility, along with a high response rate to fertility treatments. AMH levels in the ‘Low-Normal’ range are linked to decreased ovarian reserve in a woman, but with good chances for pregnancy outcomes. AHM levels in the ‘Very low’ range are indicative of diminished ovarian reserve in a woman as well as fertility concerns.

One of the main reasons for low AMH levels is ‘aging.’ Other than aging, some of the key factors which can affect AMH levels and ovarian function include: early ovarian aging because of stress, low circulation to the ovaries, genetic factors, hormonal imbalance, certain lifestyle factors, unhealthy eating habits, illness, injury, and autoimmune disorders.

AYURVEDIC PRODUCTS FOR MANAGING AMH LEVELS

If AMH levels are low in women aged less than 35 years, they can increase the risk of early menopause. To manage healthy AMH levels and to preserve and enhance female fertility, Ayurvedic products can be very beneficial.

Renowned herbal manufacturing company Planet Ayurveda offers some excellent herbal formulations which can be extremely effective in managing AMH levels in women, and can specifically benefit women with low AMH levels. These herbal formulations are:



1. Female Health Support

These capsules are prepared from potent herbs which can synergistically control vitiated ‘Vata’ which causes irregular painful menstruation, and excess ‘Pitta’ which causes heavy bleeding, hot flushes and irritability. The herbs used for this formulation include Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Ashok (Saraca indica), and Lodhra (Symplocus racemosa).

These capsules are a remarkable herbal formulation for overall female health. The capsules are helpful in regulating female menstrual cycles, strengthening female reproductive system, treating leucorrhoea, regulating female hormonal system, and treating painful menstruation.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules, two times a day, with water or milk, after meals.




2. Shatavari Capsules

These capsules are prepared from the standardized extracts of the ‘Shatavari’ herb (Asparagus racemosus) which has the ability to enhance the overall strength of the body. The herb is known for its excellent antioxidant properties, and it can nourish the tissues of the body.

The use of Shatavari capsules can be beneficial for managing AMH levels in women because these capsules can support the female (and male) reproductive system, treat painful menstruation, maintain a healthy immune system, cure fatigue and general weakness, promote healthy energy levels, and treat anaemia, ovarian cysts, and uterine fibroids.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules with plain water, two times a day, after meals.




3. Chanderprahba Vati

These tablets are prepared from a combination of potent herbs which include: Karpura (Cinnamomum camphora), Shilajit (Asphaltum), Guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Mustak (Cyperus rotundus), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Pippali (Piper longum), Shunti (Zingiber officinalis), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Danti (Baliospermum montanum), Chavya (Piper chaba), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala), Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Ela (Elettaria cardamomum), Yavkshaar (Potassium carbonate), Sarjikshaar (Sodium carbonate), Saindhava Lavana (Rock salt), Sauvarchala Lavana (Sodium sulphate), Vida Lavana (Black salt), and Sharkara (Sugar).

The herbal components of Chanderprabha Vati tablets have the combined ability to support female (and male) reproductive organs, treat genital and urinary tract problems, eliminate toxins from the body, purify the blood, treat ovarian cysts, shrink fibroids, and treat bladder-related disorders.

Dosage: 2-3 tablets twice a day, with plain water, after meals.

4. Brahmi Capsules

The standardized extracts of ‘Brahmi’ herb (Bacopa Monneiri) are used for the preparation of these capsules. The herb has immense therapeutic value, and is widely known in Ayurveda as an excellent health tonic, aphrodisiac and memory enhancer.

The use of these capsules can strengthen the immune system, regulate blood pressure, promote mental health, remove free radicals from the body, reduce stress and anxiety, and relieve inflammatory conditions.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals.





5. Pradrantak Churna

This amazing herbal powder is prepared from a blend of potent herbs which can manage a number of female-health problems. The herbal ingredients of this churna include Ashok (Saraca indica), Lodhra (Symplocus racemosa), Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), and Udumbur (Ficus glomarata).

The use of this churna is beneficial in managing several problems faced by females, including Menopausal Syndrome, ovarian cysts, uterine fibroids, painful menstruation, irregular or heavy monthly periods, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS).

Dosage: 1-2 teaspoonful of the churna, two times a day, with water or flavoured juice or iced tea, after meals.



CONCLUSION

Planet Ayurveda's herbal formulations for managing AMH levels in women are prepared from 100% pure and natural herbs. These formulations are absolutely safe to use, because they do not contain any chemicals, additives or preservatives.

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at - costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030

Ayurvedic Treatment for Trichonodosis / Trichorrhexis Nodosa

TRICHONODOSIS: OVERVIEW

Trichonodosis (also called Trichorrhexis nodosa) is a common hair shaft defect. The condition is typically characterized by knotted hair on the distal portion of the hair shaft, and results in the thickenings or weak points (nodes) due to the hair break off easily. This condition can lead to hair loss, damaged-looking hair, and lack of hair growth.

Trichonodosis is basically a ‘focal defect in the hair fiber.’ It results from the absence of the cuticle which encloses the hair cortex in a strong layer.

The absence of the cuticle directly exposes the hair cortex to the physical and chemical factors in the environment, and triggers the breaking down of the chemical bonds which are responsible for maintaining the hair structure; thereby making the hair weak. The weakening of the hair means that it can split and fray into minute strands at the point of the breakdown of the cuticle.

Overall, in Trichonodosis, the focal disruption of the hair fiber is a main spot for the breakage of the hair shaft. The defective nodes in the hair break easily because of vigorous combing or brushing.

Trichonodosis can possibly be caused by genetic factors, although it is believed that environmental factors play a big role in aggravating the condition. The environmental factors which are considered to be directly related to Trichonodosis include aggressive brushing of the hair, excessive exposure to chemicals, and ‘perming’ or blow-drying of the hair.

SYMPTOMS OF TRICHONODOSIS

Some of the most common symptoms of Trichonodosis (or Trichorrhexis nodosa) are:

  • Long, kinky scalp hair
  • Lack of hair growth
  • Abnormal/patchy growth of hair on the scalp and body
  • Tangling and knotting of hair
  • Easy breakage of hair close to the scalp
  • Easy breakage of hair at the tips
  • Thickenings or nodes in the hair shaft
  • Splitting or thinning of hair at the ends
  • Whitish discoloration of hair at the tips.

HERBAL PRODUCTS FOR MANAGING TRICHONODOSIS

There are some excellent herbal products which are offered by Planet Ayurveda herbal manufacturing company for managing the symptoms of Trichonodosis. These products, prepared from 100% pure and natural herbs, are very beneficial in controlling hair loss and other hair conditions.

The herbal products which can be used safely by people suffering from Trichonodosis are:

1. Hair Growth Formula

Hair Growth Formula -- available in the form of capsules -- is an excellent formulation for treating several hair problems. It is prepared from a combination of potent herbs which are traditionally known for their ability to restore the natural growth of hair. These herbs include: Yashtimadhu (Glycerrhaza glabra), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Bhringraj (Eclipta alba), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Bhumiamalaki (Phyllanthus niruri), and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis).

The use of Hair Growth Formula can prevent thinning of hair, premature graying of hair, and hair loss. Additionally, this formulation is also beneficial in improving blood circulation to the head/scalp, treating baldness, promoting hair growth, and controlling the conditions which lead to damaged hair.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules with plain water, twice daily, after meals.

2. Kaishore Guggul Tablets

These tablets are prepared from a blend of herbs which can be of immense benefit to Trichonodosis patients. These herbs include Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Pippali (Piper longum), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Guggulu Resin (Commiphora mukul), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Indian jaap (Ipomoea turpethum), and Red physic nut (Baliospermum montanum).

These tablets are useful in treating metabolic disorders, managing hair conditions, treating skin problems, eliminating toxins from the blood, reducing pain and inflammation, purifying the blood, maintaining healthy skin, and supporting the overall health of all organs of the body.

Dosage: 2 tablets two to three times a day, with plain water, after meals.

3. Amalaki Rasayan Capsules

This product is prepared from pure standardized herbal extract of ‘Amalaki’ herb (Emblica officinalis). This herb is widely known in Ayurveda for its medicinal value, especially because it is abundant in iron, minerals, calcium, vitamins, antioxidants, and essential amino acids.

These capsules are useful in managing Trichonodosis because of their ability to fight against free radicals, treating dryness of skin, managing hair fall, curing skin disorders, rejuvenating the body, supporting the digestive system, and balancing the body’s Vata, Pitta and Kapha energies.

Dosage1-2 capsules two times a day.

4. Green Essentials Capsules

For preparing these capsules, some extremely beneficial herbs are combined. The components of these capsules include Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), grape seed (Vitis vinifera), spirulina (Spirulina platensis), wheat grass (Triticulum aestivum), and green tea (Camellia sinensis).

These capsules, when taken regularly, can provide nourishment to the cells, remove toxins from the blood, boost the immune system, prevent premature graying of hair, help the body fight against free radicals, treat skin diseases, and manage several health conditions.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules with plain water, twice daily, after meals.

5. Go Richh Hair Oil

This oil is an excellent herbal supplement for managing different types of hair problems. For preparing this oil, a number of herbs are used, including Bhringraj (Eclipta alba), Bibhtaki (Terminalia Bellerica), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula) Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), and Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri).

The regular application of the oil to the scalp can be very beneficial in promoting hair growth, treating baldness, nourishing the hair, supporting healthy hair follicles, protecting the scalp from dandruff, strengthening hair roots, treating split ends, and maintaining healthy hair and scalp.

Method of Application: 5-10 ml of this oil should be massaged gently on the scalp at night, and the hair should be rinsed thoroughly in the morning.

6. Go Richh Protein Shampoo

This shampoo is prepared from some beneficial natural ingredients including Bhringraj extract (Eclipta alba), Amla extract (Phyllanthus Emblica), Jatamansi extract (Nardostachys jatamansi), Soya protein extract (Glycine max), Aloe vera extract (Aloe barbadensis) and pure honey.

The use of this shampoo can increase hair volume, control hair fall, cleanse the scalp, keep the hair hydrated, improve the texture of hair, nourish the scalp, prevent dandruff, prevent itchiness of scalp, strengthen the hair, prevent hair fungal infections, and make the hair soft, shiny and smooth.

Method of Application: Massage appropriate quantity of the shampoo into wet hair and scalp in circular motion, and rinse thoroughly.

CONCLUSION

Planet Ayurveda’s herbal formulations for managing Trichonodosis are prepared under the guidance of renowned Ayurvedic experts. These formulations do not contain any artificial colours, chemicals, starch, additives, or preservatives.

Contact my assistant to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at - costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030

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