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Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Edema (Water Retention) – Symptoms, Home and Herbal Remedies

Edema

Edema means swelling of body parts due to water retention. It mainly effects the lower body part like foot and ankles. It can slow down the healing process which cause skin infection and also affects the blood circulation and it can be pain full. Edema is not a disease but it indicates that something is going wrong in the body.  Acc to Ayurveda edema is a sotha roga, in sotha roga all the three dosha are vitiated.  The ama/vata is responsible for the sotha it caused due to obstruction of body channels.

Edema can be the result of medication, pregnancy, kidney disease, heart failure and liver cirrhosis. Taking too much Steroids, anti-inflammatory drugs, pain killer, and certain diabetic drug cause edema. Hormonal imbalance and obesity, diabetes, any head injury and thyroid these are some other disease for edema.  Deficiency of vitamin B -12 is also very important factor for the edema.



Symptoms:

  • Swelling and puffiness of particular part of body. 
  • Shiny and steachted skin.
  • Slight color changes in the skin.
  • Increased abdominal size.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Obesity.

Home Remedies for Edema:

  • Try magnesium in edema, it is very effective.
  • Yoga and daily exercise are also effective to reduce the edema. 
  • Opt the food that are easy to digest.
  • Say no to packaged and fast food.
  • Avoid cold and dry items.
  • Do not withhold a natural urges such as burping, urination, and releasing gas etc.
  • Maintain the body weight neither too overweight nor underweight.
  • Improves Irregular sleeping habits and stress. 
  • Avoid Eating too much salt in your daily diet.
  •  Reduce sitting in one position for long time. 
  • Use warm mustard oil for massage, massage improves the blood circulation of the body and reduces the inflammation and stiffness.
  • Take fiber rich food in your daily life.  Diet is very important for edema.
  • Avoid some fruits and veggie which are rich in water content and also avoid to intake of curd.
  • Punarnava is the best Ayurvedic drug for edema, which has good diuretic property
  • Use of amlaki, is good for the edema.
  • Use ample of water to reduces the edema.  
Planet Ayurveda has many herbal products without any side effects. One of the most promising Punarnava Capsules, this is really very good product for patient suffering from edema.  Planet Ayurveda is dedicated to the promotion of natural and totally Ayurvedic herbs. In Planet Ayurveda, we are using 100% veggie capsules. We are using pure forms of herbs and standardized extracts in our herbal supplements.  Punaranava   (Puna means again and Nava means new). Botanical name of Punarnava is (BOERRRHAVIA DIFFUSA). Punarnava has many ravish uses. Punarnava corrects the water metabolism of the body.  The leaves are used as a vegetables and root juice is used to treat many disease like asthma, urinary disorder, and leucorrhea. Punarnava has also anti-microbial, anti – inflammatory, anti -bacterial properties. Punarnava plant is a weed that is found all over India. 

Punarnava plants containes punarnavoside, steroids, retinoid, and flavonoid, amino acid etc.

BENEFITS OF PUNARNAVA CAPSULES:

These capsules help to lighten water retention. 
  • It rejuvenates the whole body.
  • Punarnava works as a diuretic.
  • The flavonoid arbinofuransoide present in the herb that was found to lower the uric acid.
  • It naturally help the body to expel the fluids, so it is best for the Edema (swelling).
  • Relaxs the body muscle cell and muscle spasm.
  • Best natural herb for proper kidney function or kidney failure, it also help to promote healthy liver function.
  • It is very useful in the treatment of cardiovascular disorder.
  • It also maintain the blood vessel and high blood pressure.
  • Used for reliving the abdominal pain.
  • Punarnava is beneficial in  the treatment of obesity . 
  • It is also helpful in treating ascites.
  • The root of plant is help in killing intestinal worm. 
  • Punarnava is also has mild laxative property.
  • Punarnava is a good Rasayana so useful in amavata. 
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Friday, December 5, 2014

HOW TO TEST SHILAJIT PURITY ?

How to test Shilajit Purity - 

Shilajit is a natural substance or mineral found under or near the rocks of Himalaya, it has got lot of medicinal properties and many of companies are formulating shilajit preparations out of this. As it has become very popular and common worldwide, it is really important to know how to test shilajit!! Shilajit is rich in fulvic acids that has ability to form chelating compounds with heavy metals. Fulvic acids are dibasis with low molecular weight and they have 2 hydrogen ions. These ions combine with minerals and form colloids. These ionic colloids can pass easily through membranes.

Why a lot of Fake Products in Market?
So many companies are selling shilajit fake products as a part of business and to earn money because:
  • It is one of the rarest substance in the world.
  • It is considered as a maharas means one that is believed to cure almost all the ailments of body.
  • It is costly.
  • It is difficult to get.
  • It is top selling product for male sex related problems.

 How to Test Shilajit Purity and Authenticity? 
There are so many tests explained to know purity of shilajit and to know standardized extracts of it so that you will get the confidence that you have real one with you. These below mention tests will let you know whether compound is 100 percent shilajit or not…



Solubility – Pure Shilajit get dissolves completely in plain or warm water. When shilajit powder is poured over a glass of water, its particles start dissolving slowly in the water and within very short time of period it gets fully dissolve and give black golden color to water. Like this we can make out that shilajit is pure, if it doesn’t mix properly in water, it is not pure one and not of good quality.

Insolubility – Pure shilajit is not soluble in vodka or alcohol. When shilajit powder is mixed with alcohol, it doesn’t not dissolve or mix properly with it and form some clots or so. This is another easy method to know shilajit’s purity.

Can absorb heavy metals – pure shilajit has the capacity to absorb heavy metals like parad or mercury. Take 1 tsp. of pure shilajit powder in a bowl, add little bit of mercury and 1 tsp. of water to mix. Mix well for some time, you will notice slowly mercury will break down in to small particles. Mix it for 5 min or so and you will find that whole mercury is mixed completely with shilajit.

Flame – When pure shilajit comes in contact with fire or flame, it does not burn or light but start bubbling to produce an ash like substance at the end. This is again an easy test to know shilajit purity.

Pliability – Pure shilajit will always hold its form and not separate into clumps. It can melt in hand and become sticky, goosy substance and becomes very hard when kept in refrigerator.

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Monday, November 3, 2014

Ayurvedic treatment for Chronic progressive Multifocal leucoencephalopathy

Ayurvedic treatment for Chronic progressive Multifocal leucoencephalopathy  ( PML ) 


Immune magic---2 morning evening after meals
Curcumin cap--1 morning evening
Tribulus power cap--1 morning evening after meals
Ashwagandha cap--1 morning evening
Camne vid--1 morning evening after meals
Amrit kalash--1 spoon daily evening with milk along with pill in pack

Start with the following mixture---(60 puriya to be made)

Trilokehchinta mani ras--2gms
Lok nath ras--5gms
Godanti bhasam--5gms
Giloy satav--10gms
Vrt vaat chinta mani ras--2gms
Ras raj ras---2gms
Swaran vasant malti--2gms
Swaran bhupati ras--2gms
mukta pisti--2gms
Kamdhudha ras--5gms
khanjnikari ras--5gms
Vaat kulantak ras--2gms
brahmi vati(gold)--1gm

making 60 doses of this and to be given with milk morning evening
Dr. Vikram Chauhan MD (Ayurveda) explaining about uses of Bramhi / Vacha - A wonderful herb for nervous system 
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Saturday, November 1, 2014

Katuki - Ayurvedic liver failure treatment

Katuki - The most effective LIVER -REGENERATING HERB  

An Ayurvedic herb for treatment of Liver failure and other liver ailments like fatty liver. 

Katuki ( Picrorrhiza kurrao ) The literal meaning of Katuki in Sanskrit language is bitter. This is a small delicate herb which likes to grow only in pristine environs of snow clad Himalayan mountains. There are traders, manufacturers nowadays trying to grow it in lower Himalayas (with difficulty) due to its growing demand and extensive therapeutic benefits.

Ancient references – The most comprehensive and authoritative text on Ayurvedic medicine is Charak Samhita written more than 2500 years ago from now.
The author Maharishi Charak has put this bitter herb in the category of “Bhedniya mahakashaya” in 4th Chapter of Sutrasthana i.e. category of purging, liver cleansing, colon cleansing herbs. There are 9 more herbs in this category. These are Nishoth ( Turpeth- Operculina turpethemum),  Ark ( Maddar – Calotropis procera), Erand ( Castor- Ricinus communis), Laangli ( Gloriosa superba),  Chitra ( Danti-Baliospermum montanum),  Chitrak ( Plumbago zeylanica ), Shankhini, Chirbilv ( Haloptela integrifolia), Swarnkshiri ( Argemone Mexicana), Katuki ( Picrorrhiza kurrao)


Properties of Katuki and Mechanism of action according to Ayurveda – Picrorrhiza kurrao is cooling and removal of excessive fire energy from the body. In Ayurveda it is mentioned as “katuki pitta virechana sarvshreshtha” i.e. Kutki is best of removal of excessive Pitta from the body via colon. It removes toxins from the colon and is cooling in nature.

Its bitter in taste i.e. made from Air + Ether elements ( Vayu and Aakash). These are opposite properties of Fire element (Pitta –Heat) and  Earth + Water elements ( Kapha )
Diseases caused by Pitta and Kapha respond quickly to use of Katuki. These are all the diseases which makes your fatty and acidic.  So Katuki is anti acidit and anti fat and cooling in nature. Anti acid means it creates alkaline media in the blood. So it’s good for Acne, Pimples, complicated skin disorders, URIC ACID, urea, creatinine etc.  It’s beneficial in liver and kidney failure, Diabetes, Cancers of liver, Skin and Psoriasis.


Practical uses of Katuki

There is not a single preparation in Ayurvedic medicines for liver problems which do not contain Katuki. This is nature’s best cholagogue i.e. helps to increase contractions of gall bladder and take out the secretions. This helps in improved digestion, regulation of fat, Proteins and carbohydrate metabolism. Since liver is the seat of all metabolism, the action leads to correction of so many disorders
Hypothyroidism, Diabetes, Uric acid, Obesity, High urea and Creatinine, Psoriasis, Sluggish metabolism, too much heat and aggression, Negative thoughts in mind like Aggression, Anger, Jealousy, hatred as Katuki is cooling in nature.
     
     1.HORMONAL IMBALANCES - Many hormonal imbalances are corrected, because liver is processing the hormones. Correction of liver function leads to correction of many underlying disorders caused by hormonal imbalances. For example – Hypothyroidism, Diabetes, Female hormonal imbalance, Male hormonal imbalance
     (Aggression, Loose temperament, heat in the body, uric acid, urea, creatinine, itching in the body are all benefited by use of Katuki )
   
     2. LOSS OF BELLY FAT – Since Katuki helps to remove fats from liver, slowly the belly fat is also removed by liver by regular use of Katuki.
    
       
     3. FATTY LIVER - Fatty liver leads to so many health problems. It can also lead to diabetes because sluggish fat metabolism leads to accumulation of fats around cells, leading to the insulin resistance.
     
   4.OBESITY - Proper metabolism of fats and their digestion – obesity is corrected by use of Katuki and products containing Katuki as their major ingredient.

      
     5. COLON CLEANSING / CONSTIPATION – Constipation is corrected immediately by use of Katuki. This herb is non-habit forming and much better than Senna and other laxative which are habit forming. Katuki can be mixed with Triphala powder ( Vara Churna ) for making it a laxative than a purgative. Or Yakrit Plihantak churna can be consumed as 1 teaspoonful twice daily, with warm water after meals, as a better laxative than plain katuki.

      
    6.PSORIASIS - According to Ayurveda, this complicated disorder can be cured using herbs which are blood cleansers, colon cleansers and are having good cleansing action on liver. Too much fire element imbalance is the root cause of skin disorders ( as per Ayurveda). Katuki is world’s best “pitta virechna” herb. i.e. it clears the excessive pitta from the body i.e. removes excessive heat from the body. It helps in controlling the itching, reduces the burning sensation in the skin, clears the plaque / scales and helps to maintain a healthy skin in psoriasis patients.

    7.  Hepatitis & LIVER FAILURE - Katuki works best for liver cirrhosis, elevated liver enzymes, Liver failure, Fatty liver and other diseases mentioned above.


Technical Pharmacological properties of Picrorrhiza kurrao-  Anti-tumor, Anti-oxidant, Immuno-modulator, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-spasmodic, Adaptogenic, Anti-hepatotoxic, Choleretic, Hypoglycemic, Neuritogenic, hepato-regenerative properties ( this is great !  ), Purgative, Anti-viral



Planet Ayurveda formulations containing Katuki –

         2.Arogyavardhni Vati (Fatty liver, Constipation,liver failure- major ingredient is Kutki)
        3. Liver Detox Capsules ( For Fatty liver and liver ailments)
        4. Tab. Hepsadex - 1 twice daily  



          


Message by Dr. Vikram Chauhan 
(Founder of Planet Ayurveda )  –

Message to People -   Katuki Is now endangered species of plants. It is our duty to spread the message to farmers of higher Himalayan region to cultivate this rare herb organically as this will not help them economically but also help many chronic patients of liver ailments.  We are using this herb in our formulations. The results are great. 

The message to liver patients – Don’t loose hope. Katuki is there to help you to fight your liver problem. Other than Katuki, there are many more beautiful, effective herbs for liver ailments on this earth. You just need the right one and right combination.

The message to Doctors – It will be good if you look at Katuki and other ayurvedic herbs as God’s creation for a reason. Do more research on it before saying – No, this won’t work and there is no hope.


Names of Katuki in other languages –
Sanskrit – Katukaa, Katurohini, Katuki, Katukikaa, Krishnbheda, Chakraangi, Shatparvaa, Arishta, Ashokarohinya, Shakuladdni, Kaandruhaa, Matsyashakalaa
Chinese – Hu Huang Lian meaning Barbarian yellow Link
Assamese -  Katki, Kutki
English – Hellebore ( Although there are many more plants named Hellebore in English) So it’s better to look for Picrrhoza kurrao, Picrrohiza scrophularia.
All other Indian languages – Mostly call it Katuki and Rohini

Friday, March 7, 2014

Treatment in Ayurveda for Anal Fistula


Anal fistula is a troublesome, disturbing disease which affects many people. It is also called fistula-in-ano. It is an abnormal passage between peri-anal skin connecting it to the anal canal or rectum. There is often presence of anal abscess. The fistula results often in people having peri anal abscess earlier. In many patients, the abscess is not visible or not diagnosed and directly fistula is seen. There is oozing of pus, infected fluid and sometimes blood from the fistula. The anal abscess generally develops after a small anal gland is infected and abscess is formed there. Unhygienic lifestyle, constipation, long sitting hours, consumption of non-fiber rich diet. Sometimes the anal fistula can develop as a complication of surgery as well.

Main symptoms of Anal fistula are

1.   Pain around anal region ( Throbbing and worsens while sitting)  
2.   Pus discharge from the external opening
3.   Bloody discharge
4.   Pain during the passing of stools
5.   Discomfort during sitting
6.   Frothy, foul smelling stools
7.   Swelling, redness and tenderness in the anal region

There are various ayurvedic remedies which are very effective in treatment of Anal fistula. These herbal remedies are 100 % natural and does not cause any side effects.


Treatment in Ayurveda and home remedies for Anal fistula



Fistula is an abnormal passage from anal canal to outer skin. It can be very very painful in severe conditions. It’s very important to maintain the hygiene of the fistula and the adjoining area. There are certain ayurvedic herbs and natural remedies which can be very useful to heal the fistula and correct the anomaly. These remedies give instant results which can be visible within first 2 weeks of usage.  


Role of High Fiber Diet in treatment of Anal fistula-

High fiber diet has a big role to play in treatment of anal fistula, piles and fissures. The constipation puts a lot of burden in lower anal canal leading to its stretching, painful defecation and swelling. This leads to more abscess formation, stiffness, redness and aggravation of pain. Fruits are rich source of natural fiber. Papaya, Cabbage, Pears, Apples, Melons, Grapes are all good for relieving constipation. Vegetable soups are also very important part of diet.
What is Ama and it’s role in Fistula
“AMA” is the term used in Ayurveda for endotoxins. The “Ama” are endotoxins formed in the intestines due to faulty digestion. The low digestive fire leads to formation of fermentation inside the intestines and that in turn can increase the formation of pus and mucus. The formation of “Ama” is increased if the food is rich in fast foods, packaged food, burgers, pizzas, non-veg diet and other heavy greasy items. Cheese is also not good in this case. Milk and dairy products should also be avoided.

Sometimes if the abscess is too much, it may be drained out physically by a surgeon but this does not heal the fistula completely. Antibiotics are also of temporary help. So Ayurvedic herbs should be used to heal the fistula completely.

Yes, there are certain Ayurvedic medicines which work like natural antibiotics. One of the reasons behind the development of fistula is an improper lifestyle and unhealthy eating. Many people have a habit of regularly eating food that prepared from flour with lots of sugar, spices and oil, which are very harmful for your health.

Healthy eating habits are very important to get rid of this disease permanently. White bread, Pasta, refined flour should be restricted. Bread with grains is recommended. All grains are good source of natural fiber. So they are fine.

Fistula Care Package –
Fistula Care package is a combination of Ayurvedic medicines which are tried and tested several time by many Ayurvedic experts world wide.  The combination is made up of
1.   Tab.Triphala Guggul  - 2 twice daily  ( 1 bottle )
2.   Cap. Curcumin – 2 twice daily ( 2 bottles )
3.   Vara Churna – 1 teaspoonful twice daily ( After meals with warm water) – 2 Jars of 100 gm each
4.   Nirgundi Oil – Apply locally after defecation ( inside the anal canal)


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These are ayurvedic medicines which help to reduce the swelling, pain and dry the pus. The results are permanent and have been proved to be successful in many patients who were suffering from anal fistula.

The herbs are anti-inflammatory, natural antibiotics, rich in natural fiber and nutritive in nature. Nirgundi oil is natural antiseptic.  In Sitz Bath, We recommend Neem leaves decoction to be used rather than chemicals. Neem leaves or neem capsules can be procured at www.planetayurveda.com. Neem capsules can be opened up to use the extract to be boiled in water and made into decoction and used for the Sitz Bath.

Consuming radishes, carrots, beetroots, cabbages, broccoli is very important to provide necessary natural vitamins to your body. This helps in healing.

Drink warm water and consume all the above mentioned Ayurvedic medicines for anal fistula together, about 30 minutes after meals. 


Check this video of Dr. Vikram Chauhan explaining the treatment of Anal fistula. 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

How to Reduce weight naturally

HOW   TO  REDUCE   WEIGHT   NATURALLY


In this fast pace world everyone not only wants to be fit, but they want to be fit and fine. Fitness is all about staying slim and smart, people who are fat or obese generally feel left behind and feels difficult to match with the pace of life.
Medically OBESITY is termed as a medical condition in which excessive accumulation of fat takes place.
People are considered to be obese or overweight when there BMI (BODY MASS INDEX )  that is obtained by dividing persons weight by the square of the persons  height , person are considered to be overweight if there BMI is more than 25, to be more specific  females with BMI 28.6 and males with 30 or more are referred to be obese.

CAUSES OF OBESITY


The main causes   of Obesity include:
1)    Excessive intake of fats.
2)    Lack   of   exercise.
3)    Sedentary  lifestyle
4)    Hereditary  predispositions
Obesity is the disease that predominately occurs in the middle age, but can occur at any age.

ADVERSE   EFFECTS OF   OBESITY

Obesity increases the chances of many diseases,
·        Heart diseases
·        Type 2 diabetes
·        Obstructive sleep apnoea
·        Osteoarthritis
·        Breathlessness
·        Gallbladder stones
·        Skin diseases

People   go for various measures to lose weight, they often try dieting and vigorous exercise but what they get is short term results.
On   contrary, there are some natural and herbal weight loss supplements, which helps in reducing weight without any inconvenience   , they are the easy way and can be the part of your regular regime.

 Ayurvedic herbs have their miracle effects on weight loss, herbs mentioned here are combined to make a package called ‘ The Thinner You Pack’ . The combination can be purchased at – www.alwaysayurveda.com ( Indian Site) and www.planetayurveda.com ( International Site )

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VRIKSHAMAL (Garcinia cambogia)

It is a drug which  helps in reducing the weight , the active ingredients in Vrikshamal is HCA  that is  Hydroxycitric acid  which helps  in suppressing the  appetite ,  while it helps in blocking fat storage.

MUSTAK (Cyperus rotundas)

An ingredient of the powder form of herbal formulation called - Stholyantak Churna. It is commonly called as “nut grass “, it helps in breakdown of lipids and helps to eliminate them from the body. It   also has wound healing properties, and other relevant anti –obesity effects.

KATUKI (Picrorhiza kurrao )

An ingredient of the powder form of herbal formulation called - Stholyantak Churna. It is best known for liver and lung diseases, it helps in blood purification, it is an anti- asthmatic, immune modulator. Its function on the liver is to improvise its metabolic function which helps in reducing the body fat. 

TRIPHALA

An ingredient of the powder form of herbal formulation called - Stholyantak Churna. Triphala   contains Amla, Haritaki, and Vibhitak . Triphla detoxifies the whole body. It helps in enhancing the functioning of the digestive system. It is   a known colon toner; Triphala acts as a mild laxative and have been shown to reduce cholesterol.

GUGGUL

It is a flowering plant also known as Commiphora wightii , it is a shrub  , that is generally found in central Asia , and north-west India.
Guggul contains Guggulsterones, which have lipid lowering properties, it even helps in speeding up the degradation and excretion of cholesterol. Guggul has it effects on thyroid hormones, which helps in reducing weight.

HOME REMEDIES FOR REDUCING WEIGHT


·      3 gms of Triphala powder with honey at bed time three times a day is a well proven  remedy to reduce weight
·         Trikatu ( Sonth , Mirch , Pipali)  powder  1gm with honey after meal twice a day .
·         Guggul with 1tsp ginger juice  and equal amount of honey  three times a day.
·         Aloe vera juice  everyday empty stomach
·         Mint tea or green tea twice daily
·         Plain carrot juice empty stomach
·         Increased amount of ginger and garlic in the meals helps in reducing the weight.






Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Ayurvedic Treatment of Ulcerative Colitis

Ayurvedic Treatment of Ulcerativecolitis


Ulcerative colitis is also termed as INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE which occurs in large intestine. There is basically an ulcer formation that takes place specifically in large intestine. There are other inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and others but ulcerative colitis mainly affects large Intestine.

Ulcerative colitis is also termed as the inflammation of the lining of large intestine , or the colon.
It is disease in which patient generally suffers with diarrhoea mixed with blood which is scientifically termed as melena.

It is a type of IBD (inflammatory bowel disease) which is why it is sometimes confused with CROHN’S DISEASE but CROHN’S DISEASE can affect the whole intestine whereas ULCERATIVE COLITIS remains constrained to large intestine

The disease is most commonly found in the Northern/Western countries of the world, Western diet and sedentary lifestyle enhance its chances of prevalence. Stress and anxiety also plays an important role in bouts of bloody, explosive stools. There are sometimes 30-40 times a person has to go for evacuation. This not only affects the person physically but also drains him mentally.This disease sometimes can be linked to genes.

Sign and symptoms of Ulcerative Colitis


1)    Diarrhoea  mixed with blood and mucus
2)    There is gradual loss of weight
3)    Anaemia  is present due to loss  of blood along with stools
4)    Abdominal pain (varying degrees )
5)    Painful bowel movements
6)    Fatigue, Weakness, Tiredness
     Sometimes there can be some extra intestinal symptoms (symptoms that occur outside the  intestine) they are as follows :
1)    Ulcers in the mouth often termed as aphthous ulcers
2)    Ankylosing spondylitis
3)    Deep venous  thrombosis
4)    Clubbing (a deformity of feet and fingers )

DIAGNOSIS

 ·         Blood Test  :- Haemogram , TLC ,DLC , Platelet Count, ESR and others
 ·         X-RAY (ABDOMEN)- Barium meal exam
 ·         Stool Culture
 ·         Urine Test

DIFFERENTIAL  DIAGNOSIS


Ulcerative Colitis is generally confused with Crohn’s Diseases. This is another type of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.   
 
DIETARY ADVICE IN ULCERATIVE COLITIS

·         LOW RESIDUE DIET SHOULD BE CONSUMED
·         FIBRE DIET SHOULD BE TAKEN
·         MILK SHOULD BE AVOIDED
·         BEANS SHOULD BE AVOIDED
·         COFFEE AND TEA SHOULD BE AVOIDED
·         CHOCOLATE  AND ALCOHOL  ARE S CONTRAINDICATED
·         ONIONS AND SODA SHOULD  BE  AVOIDED

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1)    Kutajghan vati – 2 tablets twice daily, 1 hr. After meals
2)    Vatsakadi churna -1  teaspoonful twice daily
3)    Cap. Pitta balance -1 capsule twice daily
4)    Cap. Arjuna- 2 capsules twice daily

 
 
KUTAJGHAN VATI ( Made from the tree bark of Halorrhena antidysentrica) 
LATIN NAME: HOLORRHENA Anti- DYSENTRICA  , commonly refeered  to as in english as kurchi bark , conessei bark  , And in hindi it is termed to as  GIRI MALLIKA, SHAK

It  is a tree which is almost  4 to  10 feet tall ,  kutaz is one the best herb that is considered worldwide for  diarrhoea, fermentation going on inside the intestines, acid formation in intestines and frothy, mucus rich, bloody stools.
Kutaz is even prescribed to  a patient  suffering from  T.B  along with diarrhea. It is very effective in treatment of ulcerative colitis and diarrhea of any type.
Kutaz ghan vati promotes  dipan and pachan (Digestive) which cures indigestion. Due to its Kashaya ras ( astringent properties) it is used as an astringent that helps in decreasing the frequency of motions of the patient suffering with diarrhoea
CAP. ARJUNA
It  contains standardized bark extract of Terminala arjuna tree bark.
LATIN NAME of the Herb  : TERMINALIA  ARJUNA ,  it is commonly called as Arjun or koha
It is a tall tree, it’s bark is most predominately used for making formulations. This herb is used for strengthening the inner lining of the  large intestines which  gets affected in the  ulcerative colitis , Arjuna also has magnificent wound healing properties  and is best prescribed for heart diseases, injuries in the internal lining of arteries, small blood vessels and intestines. It helps to maintain the blood pressure and is cooling in nature. It also helps to stop the bleeding.

PITTA BALANCE
 Pitta means fire element. The fire element is disturbed in case of ulcerative colitis. It is very important to restore the balance. This is a classical ayurvedic formulation to restore the balance of the “Pitta” i.e. the fire element.
It contains  cooling substances like Praval Pishti ( Coral calcium), Mukta Pishti ( Pearl calcium) and others like Akik Pishti ( Agate), Kamdudha Ras and Giloy ( the herb- Tinospora cordifolia)

Praval pishti used in this formulation is well known natural Calcium supplement which is used to manage the the pitta and kapha imbalance in body. It also helps in improving immunity.
Mukta pishti  hepls in stopping  diarrohea with bleeding and  is also used  for the treatement of excessive burning sensation. It acts on rakt dosha and pitta dosha ( Bleeding disorders ). Giloy is known as the wonder drug which is helpful in detoxification and also helps in boosting the  immunity.
VATSAKADI  CHURNA
 It contains ingridents like Kutaz ( Halorrhena antidysentrica), Saunf (foeniculum vulgae ), Bilva (aegle marmelos), choti elachi  ( elletaria cardamomum ), and jaiphal  (mystrica fragnas ). All these herbs are having wound healing, ulcer healing, anti-diarrheal, anti-infective properties. They work together to give excellent results in ulcerative colitis.
Some herbs like saunf and choti elachi  helps in improving appetite and help in digestion of food and gets rid of flatulence. Choti elachi is also used as an antiemetic . Bilva used in  this formulation is   also known as  golden stone apple , and it helps in providing strength to the intestines and rejuvenating . This herb is  considered to be one the  best medicine for patients suffering with gastrointestinal diseases like Ulcerative colitis. The herb Jaiphal used in this formulation is a helpful as a powerful anti-inflammatory and having ulcer healing capabilities.


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