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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Ayurvedic Treatment For Wilson disease

Health is like money that we never had a true value until we lost this. Health issues can be on various levels. You can be affected physically, psychologically or genetically. Globally, over 350 million rare diseases, 80 % caused by faulty genes. There is huge impact of these faulty genes on our health because these genes are the basis of body's functioning. This genetic fault overcome process is very difficult or next to impossible in many cases but these are therapeutical formulations that can manage the symptoms and conditions that raised in genetic diseases. These help to overcome the condition up to very much extent. There are various natural herbal formulations in Ayurveda that can effectively manage the conditions related to genetic ailments. One of the disease that is raised due to these faulty genes is Wilson disease. But first to know what Wilson disease, the genes and the genetic enlightenment is crucial to be known.

Genes are that important part of the living beings. Each cell contains a specific number of chromosomes that are inherited half-half from the parents. There are pairs of 23 chromosomes in every single cell in humans – 22 are autosomes and 23rd is sex chromosome. The genes are present on these chromosomes. These genes present in two copies – one comes from mother and other comes from father. Every function of the body part, all the movements, process and appearance depends on these genes and their setting and any mutation in any of these can cause ailment of that particular function or organ. These mutation can arise due to several reasons like if one of the parent had mutant copy of gene, deletion, addition or any spontaneous gene mutation that aroused due to mutagens (components that cause mutations like UV rays and toxins).

Wilson's disease

THE WILSON DISEASE is also aroused due to mutation in one of the body's gene. There is a gene ATP7B that is mutated. This is located on chromosome number 13. This problem occurs more frequently in individuals having inherited different mutations from each of the parent.


Wilson's disease is an autosomal-recessive disease that is caused by mutation in gene, which results in impairment of biliary excretion of copper. Copper is an essential element for cellular function but the free copper is very dangerous. Body system transports essential copper to predetermined sites and helps in proper elimination of excess copper through the body. If this copper accumulation process gets irritated, certain problems can occur. As in this ailment, liver not filters copper properly and this copper then builds up majorly in liver and brain.


A chance of person being a carrier of this aliment increases if the family has some history of Wilson's disease and can have this if both parents are diagnosed with this condition.

Males and females are equally affected with this condition.

Symptoms appear in between ages of 3 to 72.


This disease can affect more than one organ so symptoms based on organs that are affected:

Liver - Related Symptoms:-

  • Jaundice
  • Edema of legs, feet and ankles
  • Weight loss
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Itching
  • Cramps in muscles
  • Liver failure in severe condition

Central Nervous System Symptoms:-

These symptoms arise when the liver retained lots of copper.

  • Tremors
  • Swallowing, speech and coordination problem
  • Stiffness in muscles

Mental Health Related Symptoms:-

Their symptoms arise when copper builds up in the CNS.

  • Depression
  • Nervous and anxious about things
  • Person cannot identify reality

Eye Related Diseases:-

  • Fleischer rings in the peripheral cornea
  • Sunflower cataracts

Other Symptoms:-

  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Low blood count
  • High quantity of carbs, uric acid and amino acids in urine
  • Osteoporosis


  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Liver cancer
  • Kidney damage


  • Physical examination
  • Blood tests like liver LFT, copper test, ceruloplasmin test and genetic test.
  • Whole urine test
  • Liver biopsy
  • MRI

This problem of wilson's disease cannot be cured but can be managed totally and the herbs present in nature have really effective effects on the wilson's disease symptoms. The system that use these herbs to get the effects is Ayurveda.

AYURVEDA is an ancient Indian system of holistic medicinal system. The word is taken from Sanskrit that reflects the mean - science of longevity or life. This system treats the ailments that based on the principle of balance between body, mind and spirit. Ayurveda depend upon three basic types of energies. These energies control the whole functioning of human body. These are:

Vata dosha – controls all the movement processes like breathing, muscle movements, nervous system and many more.

Pitta dosha – controls the metabolism

Kapha dosha – it lends structure and solidity to all things

In Ayurveda, wilson's disease occurs under the class of beej dosha. In these vata and pitta doshas are known to affect.

To control these doshas, there are herbal formulations in the market and planet Ayurveda is known for its best formulations that manage wilson's disease.


Wilson Disease Care Pack By Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda offers a unique combination of natural remedies to cure Wilson disease for eliminating excess of toxic copper from the organs of the body. This pack includes:-

  1. Yakrit Plihantak Churna
  2. Echinacea Capsules
  3. Liver Detox Formula
  4. Cap. Tribulus Power
  5. Punarnava Capsules
  6. Cap. Phyllanthus Niruri

Wilson Disease Care Pack

Herbal Remedies for Wilson Disease, Wilson Disease Care Pack


1. Yakrit Plihantak Churna

Yakrit Plihantak Churna is used in the treatment of liver and spleen disorders. It is used in the Ayurvedic treatment of edema, jaundice, bloating, anaemia etc. It balances all the three doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha. For Wilson disease, it is prescribed to get rid of heavy metals from liver and other body parts. For better results, prepare a decoction of the powder and take twice a day.

Dosage: ½ to 1 teaspoonful twice daily.

2. Echinacea Capsules

Echinacea Capsules of Planet Ayurveda are used in the treatment of diseases of liver, lack of appetite, fever and purification of blood. It is known as "King of Bitters". It reduces vitiated Kapha and Pitta dosha. For Wilson disease, it is prescribed to get rid of heavy toxins, heavy metals through liver and it is considered as a natural chelating agent.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily.

3. Cap. Liver Detox

Liver detox formula of Planet Ayurveda is indicated in hepatitis of all types, fatty liver, elevated liver enzymes, jaundice of all types etc. It is prescribed in Wilson disease as it is quite effective in getting rid of excessive toxins and heavy metals through liver.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily.

4. Cap. Tribulus Power

Tribulus is known as Gokshura. It is an ancient herb used since thousands of years in Ayurveda for its immense medicinal qualities. For Wilson disease, Planet Ayurveda's Tribulus Power can be taken for increasing albumin in the blood if it is low.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily.

5. Punarnava Capsules

Punarnava is a herb well known for its diuretic and swelling reducing activities. The word "Punar" means again and "Nava" means new. It balances Kapha and Vata dosha. For Wilson disease, Planet Ayurveda's Punarnava capsules are prescribed to get rid of excessive copper through urine.

Dosage: 2 capsules twice daily.

6. Cap. Phyllanthus Niruri

Planet Ayurveda's capsules Phyllanthus niruri are recommended to enhance the function of diseased liver. Its root, leaves, fruits and the whole plant is used as an herbal supplement. Planet Ayurveda's Phyllanthus niruri capsules contain standardised extract of the whole plant, known as bhumyamlaki or bhumiamla. It is used in the treatment of fever, inflammation of spleen and liver, jaundice and skin diseases. In Ayurveda, it is an important liver protecting Ayurvedic herb. It reduces vitiated Kapha and Pitta dosha. For Wilson disease, these capsules are prescribed to get rid of excessive copper through liver.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily.

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  1. My 11 years son suffering from liver cirrhosis due to Wilson disease. We are from Bangladesh. But now staying in Delhi for treatment. but till now I have got same opinion from Bangladeshi Doctor and even from ILBS , Fortis . They all told my son needs liver transplant which is really unexpected to accept.

    suddenly I found the Ayurvdic treatment information on internet while searching on net regarding any alternative treatment for liver cirrhosis.

    We are really very worried. Need your help. If Ayurvedic can cure my son's liver cirrhosis and help him to recover from Wilson disease then that will be very happiest news for us.

    I have attached few reports of my Son. please check and help me to know the way to make him cure without transplant .

    waiting for your early reply.

    1. Please write your patient's health issues in detail & send reports at email