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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, September 5, 2016

Herbal Remedies for Anaplastic Ependymoma

Anaplastic Ependymoma, Herbal Remedies

An Ependymoma is a rare type of tumor that arises from ependymal cells that line the ventricles of the brain and the center of the spinal cord in the CNS system. About 25% of Ependymomas exhibit features of anaplasia.

Anaplastic signifies cancer cells that divide rapidly and have little or no resemblance to normal cells.

More malignant type called "anaplastic Ependymoma," which is considered by WHO as "grade III Ependymoma".

Anaplastic ependymoma is a relatively rare neoplasm and is commonly faster growing and malignant compared to other form myxopapillary Ependymoma (MPE) tumors.

An anaplastic Ependymoma is a form in which cells in the central nervous system (including the brain and spinal cord) begin to multiple quickly. Anaplastic Ependymomas are more common in adults. It is usually located in brain in case of children. Herbal remedies for Anaplastic Ependymoma is available.

What can be the Symptoms of Anaplastic Ependymoma?

Symptoms for Anaplastic Ependymoma varies a lot and many are also common in other conditions or disorders.

  • Severe headache
  • Nausea, Vomiting, Drowsiness
  • Pain in lower back
  • Anxious mood
  • Insomnia
  • Fatigue
  • Depressed mood
  • Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Paralysis
  • Dysphagia
  • Hemiparesis
  • Memory problems
  • Loss of appetite
  • Seizures can happen
  • Problems with coordination
  • Scoliosis
  • Speech problems may occur.
  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Bilateral Babinski sign
  • Temporary visual loss
  • Weakness of the limbs
  • Uncontrollable twitching
  • Raised intracranial pressure
  • Development of hydrocephalus
  • Temporary loss of memory
  • Stiffness or pain in the neck
  • Inadequate bladder control
  • Nystagmus or jerky eye movements
  • Obstruction in the flow of the cerebrospinal fluid
  • Temporary inability to identify or distinguish various colors
  • Seeing horizontal or vertical lines under the presence of bright light.

What can be the Causes of Anaplastic Ependymoma?

The cause of ependymoma is not known, but in very few people ependymoma is linked to an inherited (genetic) condition.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Anaplastic Ependymoma

1. Ashwagandha Capsules:

Ashwagandha Capsules are herbal formulation that are natural way to enhance the physical stamina, strength and longevity of the individuals. This herbal preparation is beneficial in improving brain function, in fighting stress, nervous breakdown, weight loss due to cancer, ageing, arthritis, insomnia, blood pressure, diabetic neuropathy, chronic fatigue syndrome and some other functions.

These capsules are100 % vegetarian and formed from the extracts of the Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera).

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera): Ashwagandha is such a valuable herb with multiple medicinal applications due to presence of withanolides. Ashwagandha herb is enriched with anti-tumor, anti-stress, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, mind-boosting, immune-enhancing, and rejuvenating properties.

Ashwagandha is a nervine tonic that improves nerve response and vata disorders related to the brain and spinal cord. Ashwagandha has good effects to build up stress resistance, improves memory-related performances and also effective in insomnia. Ashwagandha is even supportive in treating tumors and inhibits several form of tumor growth in the body. Even metastasis tumors have also been seen managed with the regular use of Ashwagandha.

All its properties make these capsules a benevolent herbal remedy for Anaplastic Ependymoma.

Dose: Daily 2 capsules twice a day after meals.

2. Curcumin Capsules:

Curcumin Capsules are naturally prepared from the extracts of the turmeric herb that balances all the three doshas or physical energies (Vata, Pitta and Kapha) in the body. These capsules have anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties.

Herb used:

Turmeric (Curcuma longa): Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric. Turmeric has been found to be of effective use in cancer, diabetes. Curcumin supplements are very effective for the treatment of Cancer. Its regular usage protects from the impairment caused by free radicals

Dose: 2 capsules daily, two times after meals.

3. Kanchnaar Guggul:

Kanchnaar Guggul are herbal tablets formed by the combination of many natural herbs, which altogether make these Ayurvedic tablets highly effective in treating the tumors of all kinds.

Herbs used:

  • Kanchnar (Bauhinia Variegata)
  • Triphala[ Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Marich (Piper nigrum)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
  • Varun (Crataeva nurvala)
  • Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  • Tejpatra (Eletteria cardamomum)
  • Shudh Guggul (Commiphora weightii)

All the herbs present in these tablets work together that makes it a beneficial herbal remedy for Anaplastic Ependymoma. It has other uses in managing inflammation of the lymph nodes, blockages of the lymphatic vessels, and malignant cancers effectively.

Dose: 2 tablets three times after meals.

4. Tulsi Capsules:

Tulsi Capsules are herbal supplements that are formed from the Tulsi herb, that are filed with medicinal properties and it pacifies Kapha and Vata doshas (body energies). These capsules have no side effects at all. This a good herbal remedy for Anaplastic Ependymoma.

Herb used:

Basil (Ocimum sanctum): Tulsi is medicinal plant which is natural remedy for cancer, autoimmune disorders, and even it is an immune modulator.

Dose: 2 capsules two times after meals.

5. Guggul Capsules:

Guggul Capsules are herbal supplements that are prepared from standardized extract of pure quality Guggul (Resin). These capsules are beneficial in all types of cancers, lymphomas, and lymphatic gland obstructions and help to shrink various non-lymphatic growths like tumors and cysts of body.

Dose: Daily 2 capsules two times after meals.

6. Chanderprabha Vati:

Chanderprabha vati is a herbal formulation which has wonderful effects in maintaining strength and physical endurance, treats pain and weakness.


  • Shilajit (Asphaltum)
  • Guggul (Commiphora mukul)
  • Sharkara (Sugar)
  • Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Mustak (Cyprus rotundus)
  • Haridra (Curcuma longa)
  • Amalaki (Amla) (Emblica officinalis)
  • Chavya (Piper chaba)
  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  • Guduchi (Giloy) (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis)
  • Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Sarjikashaar (Sodium carbonate)
  • Yavkshaar (Potassium carbonate)
  • Saindhav (Lavan Rock salt)
  • Suvarchal Lavan (Sodium sulphate)
  • Vida Lavan (Balck salt)
  • Danti (Baliospermum montanum)
  • Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  • Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Ela (Elettaria cardamomum)

All ingredients in this act synergistically and makes this product a complete detoxifying formulation for Anaplastic Ependymoma.

Dose: Two tablets two times in a day with lukewarm water.


  1. how would you change the dosing for child under 3?

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  2. My granddaughter just turned 2. She was recently diagnosed with a plastic ependimyoma. How would you dose a child,

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