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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Ayurvedic Treatment for Myelofibrosis - Causes & Symptoms

Myelofibrosis is a rare but serious bone marrow disorder which interrupts normal production of blood cells in the body, causing inflammation which results in widespread scarring (fibrosis) in bone marrow, heading towards severe anemia, weakness, fatigue with an enlarged spleen and liver, and body wasting (loss of body mass or size).

A category of chronic leukemia can occur by itself (primary myelofibrosis) or consequently of another bone marrow disorder.

MF persists and generally comes to worse condition gradually. One might be able to survive with it for years deprived of a problem. But certain people's cancer proliferate faster and initiate symptoms that need to be managed.

In Ayurveda, any imbalance in the body system is caused by the overexpression or under expression of one or more of the Doshas.


Myelofibrosis happens as a result blood stem cells develop a genetic mutation, but it's not known, what is actually causing genetic mutation in blood stem cells.

Although the cause of myelofibrosis is often not clear, some factors are known to increase the risk:

  • Age: Myelofibrosis can develop in anybody, but more frequently identified in people older than 50.
  • Another blood cell disorder: A minor segment of people with myelofibrosis develops the condition as a complication of essential thrombocythemia or polycythemia vera.
  • Exposed to certain chemicals: Myelofibrosis has been associated to exposure to industrial chemicals such as toluene and benzene.
  • Exposure to radiation: People exposed to high levels of radiation, like survivors of atomic bomb attacks, have an increased risk of myelofibrosis.


Myelofibrosis generally grows slowly. During its very early phase several people don't undergo to develop signs or symptoms.

As interruption in normal blood cell production increases then signs and symptoms may involve.

  • Feeling of extreme tiredness, weakness or shortage of breath mainly because of anemia
  • Pain or fullness below your ribs on the left side, owing to enlarged spleen
  • Easy bruising or bleeding
  • Too much sweating during sleep (night sweats)
  • Fever
  • Bone pain
  • Unexplained weight loss
  • Abdominal fullness, pain, or feeling full before finishing a meal (because of an enlarged spleen)
  • Increased probability of catching infections
  • Pale skin
  • Shortness of breath with exercise


Ayurveda has a lot to give in such cases to manage condition effectively. Planet Ayurveda offers few herbal medicines for the management of the same. Let us have a look -

Herbal Remedies for Myelofibrosis

Herbal Remedies for Myelofibrosis

1. Punarnava Mandoor:

Punarnava mandur tablets are classical herbal tablets work as an Ayurvedic Remedy for Myelofibrosis providing beneficial effects in this conditions. They are tremendous medicine proliferate blood count, improve blood quality and eliminate toxins from the blood.

This formulation has many herbs like;

  • Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinale)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Chavya (Piper chaba)
  • Haldi/Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  • Chitrak Mool (Plumbago zeylanica)
  • Mandoor Bhasma (Ferric oxide calx)

All herbs used in these tablets work together and provide great relief from the symptoms of the condition.

Dosage: 2 tablets two times a day.

2. Ashwagandha Capsules:

Ashwagandha Capsules make excellent Ayurvedic Remedy for Myelofibrosis. Its Regular use brings the strength back to muscles, relieves the muscle spasms, fatigue and calms down the system. It is a nerve tonic, enhances stamina physical as well as mental. It can be given to growing children, as well as to old age people.

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera): This herb has ability to enhance the number of WBCs and platelets and various antibodies. It helps in increasing cellularity of bone marrow and is very virtuous in healing the ill effects of anti-cancerous medicines on the immune system. It impairs the growth of the cancer cells which as a result reduces the rapid multiplication. Ashwagandha helps in fighting off free radicals and boosts immunity to a great extent.

Dosage: 1 Capsule two times a day.

3. Green Essentials:

This herbal formulation of Planet Ayurveda is very helpful which acts as an effective Ayurvedic remedy for Myelofibrosis. It is efficient in nourishing the cells and combat health ailments of the body. Green Essentials formed with the amalgamation of natural ingredients that are very capable in enhancing the strength of the immune system. These ingredients used in it are rich in vitamins and minerals.

  • Grape Seed (Vitis Vinifera): Grape seeds possess anti-cancerous properties, having potential to prevent the growth of different types of cancer cells. It is holding great amount of antioxidants that help to detoxify the body. It is also good in recovering the circulation, boosts bone formation.
  • Wheat Grass (Triticum Aestivum): Wheat Grass is a strong herb with ability to fight against cancer, comprising Selenium and laetrile which have anti-cancerous properties. Wheat Grass has chlorophyll, which is good enough to accelerate the production of hemoglobin. Its elements are efficient in improving the strength of immune system. Good in removing the toxins out of the body.
  • Spirulina (Spirulina Platensis): Spirulina is powerful herb beneficial in enhancing the immune system and it is able to fight against cancer and heals the cells. It is good in anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties along with enrichment in vitamins and minerals that provide nourishment to the body and maintain the healthy condition.
  • Alfalfa (Medicago Sativa): Alfalfa is helpful in cancer, too. It is an excellent immunity booster and helps to fight against infections.
  • Green Tea (Camellia Sinensis): Green tea is abundant in antioxidants which are quiet helpful in preventing the growth of cancer cells. It has the ability to kills them, without affecting the normal cells. Green tea contains antioxidant known as polyphenols which fight against free radicals and help fighting against many health problems and provide longevity by strengthening immune system.
  • Amla (Embllica Officinalis): Amla is enriched with vitamin C and has stout antioxidants. It has anti- cancerous properties. This herb is potent rejuvenator and detoxifies the body competently. Amla is very good in enhancing immunity power and fights against health ailments. It facilitates to diminish the harmful effects of radiation and chemotherapy to large extent.
  • Chlorella (Chlorella Vulgaris): Chlorella is variety of algae, breeds in fresh water. It benefits in boosting immune system and helpful in cancer. Chlorella is packed with protein, fat, fiber, carbohydrate and minerals.

Dosage: 1 Capsule twice a day with plain water, after meals.

4. Giloy Capsules:

The Giloy capsules prepared in Planet Ayurveda encompass pure extract of Giloy in it. This is very effective to improve the healthy immune system. Its properties are efficient to act as useful Ayurvedic Remedy for Myelofibrosis.

Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia): This herb is extensively effective in increasing the power of immune system and helping the body to fight against infections. It is helpful to control the growth of cancer cells. It works to eliminate free radicals. Tinospora has various properties like anti pyretic, anti-inflammatory, anti- cancerous, immunomodulatory etc.

Dosage: 2 capsules two times a day.

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