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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Saturday, August 12, 2017

Natural Treatment for Erectile Dysfunction

Erectile Dysfunction is not something to be ashamed of. Like other health problems, it can also be resolved. Come on, "no need to feel shy or hesitant, go and visit the doctor".

Good sexual life is also an important aspect in an individual's life. These days erectile dysfunction has become a common issue in males. How to increase the duration of sex, how to maintain an erection? These questions bother many males. Proven Home Remedies, diet, Ayurvedic treatment are natural ways to manage this problem.

Erectile dysfunction is a disorder in which males are not able to maintain a sturdy erection during intercourse. This disorder is due to narrowing of blood vessels and inadequate blood supply to the penis.

This sexual disorder can also be the result of unhealthy eating habits and nutritional dearth. Other factors which are also responsible for erectile dysfunction are anxiety, depression, stress, alcohol intake etc.


1. Lady Finger

Lady Finger is an effective home remedy for sexual problems.

It is a beneficial home remedy for erectile dysfunctions and acts as a wonderful sexual tonic.

How to Consume:-

  • Take 10-15grams of powder of the roots of lady finger (Okra) and mix it with two tablespoons of mishri powder.
  • Add this mixture into a glass of warm milk.
  • Consume it twice daily.

2. Foxnuts

For erectile dysfunction, it is a fruitful home remedy. Foxnuts work well to improve the sex life in males and also help to increase the sperm quantity.

How to Use:-

  • Take foxnuts and roast them in cow ghee.
  • Grind it to form a fine powder.
  • Consume one teaspoonful of this powder in one glass of milk.
  • Take it twice, morning and night.

3. Pumpkin Seeds

Being packed with essential minerals like zinc, pumpkin seeds improve the male sexual health efficaciously. Eating a handful of pumpkin seeds daily is good in erectile dysfunction.

4. Onions

Aphrodisiac properties of onions make it an effective home remedy to improve erectile dysfunctions. Make onion soup and consume it before going to bed.


  • Include dairy products like milk, cheese, curd etc.
  • Consume vegetables which are rich in beta-carotene, vitamin-c and potassium like carrots, pumpkin, sweet potatoes, and red bell peppers. Also take green leafy vegetables like broccoli and asparagus.
  • Consume fruits like banana, apples, watermelon, oranges etc.
  • Include fish in diet.
  • Consumption of dry fruits like almonds, date, figs, flax seeds, Brazil nuts and raisins on a regular basis is also helpful.


  • Avoid intake of junk foods.
  • Don’t take carbonated drinks.
  • Avoid smoking.
  • Avoid alcohol intake.


Planet Ayurveda offers the "ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION CARE PACK" which contains the two products. All the herbal products are completely safe for use and free from any side effects.


1. Tribulus Power

Planet Ayurveda's offers Tribulus power capsules to treat erectile dysfunction. These capsules are made from the standardized extract of the herb Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris). It is considered as an effective herb in Ayurveda to resolve both male and female sexual problems. It acts in an amazing way to treat erectile dysfunction. It helps to maintain erections and also increase sexual desires in males.

Dosage - 2 capsules twice in a day with plain water after meals.

2. Atirasadi Churna

Atirasadi churna is a perfect blend of various herbs which are given below -


  • Safed musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum)
  • Kali musli (Curculigo orchioides)
  • Semal musli (Salmalia malabarica)
  • Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris)
  • Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)
  • Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  • Akarkara (Anacyclus pyrethrum)
  • Vidari kand (Pueraria tubersoa)
  • Varahi kand (Dioscorea tuberosa)
  • Safed behmen (Centaurea behen)
  • Jaiphal/Javitri (Myristica fragrans)
  • Taalmakhana (Hygrophila spinosa)
  • Kesar (Corcus sativus)

Benefits:- All the above mentioned herbs work in a synergetic way to treat the problem of erectile dysfunction. Herbs used in the formulation of this herbal product are packed with aphrodisiac properties. They help to increase the libido, sexual desire, strength and energy in body. Also, they help in the blood supply to the penis and thus, help to increase the duration of erections. In short they support the good health of male reproductive system and helps to maintain the erections.

Dosage:- 1 teaspoonful twice in a day with plain water after meals.

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Herbal Remedies for Hallux Rigidus - Signs, Symptoms & Causes

Hallux rigidus, Osteoarthritis or Sandhigatvata is a condition where big toe is affected and present with the symptoms like local swelling, pain, stiffness. As per Ayurveda, Vata gets vitiated with vataj aahara and vihara and it travel through the channels in body and gets its sthana or ashrya at big toe. Aim of Ayurvedic management is based on – Samdosha, Samdhatu, Samagni and Mala. These all are the contributing factors which are responsible for health and disease condition of the body. Ayurveda has explained excellent herbs for the same which alone or together with other herb work in an amazing way to take care of the body.

Let's have a detailed look on the disease – hallux rigidus and its management by Ayurvedic medicines.

Hallux rigidus is a condition caused by arthritis at the base of the big toe. This condition leads to a bone spur that results in the inability to bend the big toe when walking or performing other activities. Hallux rigidus can cause pain, swelling, and the inability to move the big toe up and down.

The big toe joint connects the head of the first foot bone with the base of the first toe bone or proximal phalanx and the two tiny bones known as sesamoids. This big toe joint is called the hallux metatarsal phalangeal or MTP joint. Pain and stiffness of the big toe or MTP joint especially in dorsiflexion is the characteristics of hallux rigidus. It is accompanied by discomfort, painful dorsal bump over the joint, numbness, swelling and irritation.


  • Pain and stiffness in the big toe joint during any physical activity
  • Swelling around the joint
  • Stiffness around the big toe joint


  • Imbalance in the foot structure and foot function
  • Traumatic incident
  • Flat feet or low arches
  • Heredity factors


Herbal Remedies for Hallux Rigidus

1. Cap Boswellia Curcumin:

It is a wonderful herbal preparation that has shallaki (boswellia serrata) and curcumin (curcuma longa) in it which are one of the most effective combinations of natural anti-inflammatory and analgesic herbs.

Shallakai is a plant that contains anti-inflammatory terpenoids called boswellic acids. Shallaki extract is a powder extract of the gum of shallaki tree and has mixture of boswellic acids that is used in many inflammatory conditions like osteoarthritis, cervical spondylosis, lumbar spine, rheumatoid arthritis etc. It suppresses the growth of inflamed tissues as well as preventing the breakdown of the surrounding connective tissues.

Turmeric is derived from the plant curcuma longa. Curcumin (curcuminoids polyphenols) is best known for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antiviral, antifungal, anticancer properties and used in various health conditions. Since the ancient times, numerous therapeutic activities have been assigned to turmeric for a wide variety of conditions and diseases including those of pains, wounds, sprains, and acne, and skin, pulmonary and gastrointestinal systems. It has strong antioxidant that removes toxins from the body.

Cap Boswellia Curcumin not only relieves the joint pains but also helpful in reducing inflammation and therefore improve flexibility. These herbs also increase circulation to the joints and promote health. It is recommended in all types of degenerative arthritis. It is also helpful in back pain, neck pain, wrist pain, ankle pain, toe and finger's swelling, stiffness and pain.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily after the meals.

Pack Size: Each bottle contains 60 capsules.

2. Ashwagandha Capsules:

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is the most essential herb in Ayurveda with its magical medicinal and therapeutic powers. Ashwagandha is a small woody shrub belonging to the Solanaceae family and native to the Indian subcontinent. Ashwagandha is a prime component in Ayurveda.

Ashwagandha has a powerful anti-inflammatory activity. In fact, ashwagandha has been found to be more potent than hydrocortisone and hence it reduces swelling and degenerative bone changes more than the steroids. Ashwagandha is also beneficial for reducing stress – anxiety – tension and improving memory – concentration. It promotes thyroid functioning, healthy sleep and relaxed mind.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules per day, preferably with milk after meals.

Pack Size: Each bottle contains 60 vege capsules.

3. Cap Joint Aid Plus:

It contains six different herbs including Ashwagandha, Giloy, Guggul, Shallaki, Nirgundi, and Sonth. This herbal formulation uses the extracts and delivers the effective qualities in the best possible way. The Joint Aid ayurvedic herbal capsules are a completely natural product. It is a blend of the best ayurvedic herbs that act against inflammations.

Cap Joint Aid is very useful to manage pain and inflammations, cervical spondylitis, osteoarthritic pains, spondylitis, auto-immune disorders like rheumatoid arthritis and gout. Being one of the potent natural ayurvedic herbs it is helpful for sciatica patients. It is an effective analgesic for painful joints and relieves inflammations.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules with milk or water after meals.

Pack Size: Each bottle contains 60 capsules.

4. Punarnava Capsules:

Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) commonly known as Spreading Hogweed is a perennial creeper which can grow to a height of 4 m. The flowers are pink and small. The fruits are round and contain seeds which resemble cow's beans.

This whole plant is useful for medicinal purposes. It is used for relieving liver ailments like hepatitis and jaundice. In Ayurveda, the plant has been used to relieve fluid retention problems like edema. The root of the Punarnava plant acts as a longevity enhancer. It is effective in relieving kidney problems, especially when the cells in kidney get damaged by long term diabetes. The leaves of the punarnava plant are useful in relieving joint pains, inflammations, asthma, leucorrhoea and biliousness.

The seeds are blood purifiers and diuretic in nature. Punarnava is used as a natural diuretic, which clears the edema without causing electrolyte imbalance or weakness. It is very useful in edema, ascites, and water retention due to any reason, congestive heart failure, kidney failure, liver failure, blood pressure and skin ailments.

Punarnava has diuretic astringent, bitter, anti-inflammatory and carminative properties. Punarnava capsules work as an excellent kidney and heart tonic. It is useful in maintaining the health of the skin. Punarnava capsules are useful in relieving edema, a condition which various body parts get swollen. They are useful in relieving swollen joints because of fluid retention caused due to imbalance in kapha. It eliminates the toxins accumulated in the joints through kidneys and urine and hence it is very effective in the management of degenerative arthritis and gout. It is helpful in the breakdown of the 'fibrin', a blood clotting protein. Punarnava is very effective in relieving infections of urinary tract.

Dosage: One or two capsules along with plain water, two times in a day after meals.

Pack Size: Each bottle contains 60 capsules.

5. Navkarshik Churna:

It is comprised of nine vital herbs such as Amlaki, Haritaki, Babhitaki, Vacha, Neem, Manjistha, Katuki, Giloy and Daruharidra. All these herbs act together to remove toxins from the body in a synergistic manner and are effective in taking care swollen and painful joints.

Herbs present in navkarshik churna are the best liver detoxifying herb which helps the liver to clear the toxins from the system. The liver works hard to clear the toxins from blood but these herbs helps the hepatic cells to clear the toxins quickly. It helps to purify the blood and corrects the metabolism of the body and is useful in relieving every type of pain, swelling and inflammation. Navkarshik Churna has various therapeutic properties. It is an immune modulator and improves immunity. It also acts as an anti – inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-infection. It helps to relieve pain with ease. Navkarshik churna helps to balance body metabolism, helps to purify the blood and also relieve various skin diseases.

Dosage: 1-2 teaspoon full of Navkarshik Churna, two times in a day with plain water after meal.

Pack Size: 100 gm Bottle.

6. Kaishore Guggul:

It is a combination of different herbs such as Guduchi, Ardraka, Amalki, Bibhitaki, Haritaki etc.

Kaishore guggul is a wonderful ayurvedic herbal remedy which is helpful in curbing uric acid, gout, arthritis, acne, skin disorders, fevers and many more. It plays an important role in curbing joint pains and uric acid. Kaishore guggul is particularly helpful in removing the accumulation of uric acid in the joints and muscles. It can be indicated by pain, selling and inflammation. Its chronic accumulation can lead to serious diseases such as bursitis, tendonitis, and degenerative arthritis. This herbal remedy is particularly used to manage various types of arthritis, which is characterized by redness, heat, inflammation and persistent pain in the joints. It helps to soothe inflamed joints and cools the system. It also helps to prevent further accumulation of toxins by regulating metabolism and assisting the proper elimination of toxins.

It has anti carcinogenic activity, increases energy, balances out the hormone production of pituitary, thyroid, and sex hormones. It cuts down the aggressive behaviour, helps to produce a large amount of insulin, which is very beneficial for diabetics and helps to remove uric acid as well as other toxins.

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

Pack Size: Each bottle contains 120 tablets.

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Live Healthy and Blessed with Planet Ayurveda!!!

Thursday, August 3, 2017

Herbal Treatment for Sjogren Syndrome - An Autoimmune Disease

Sjögren's syndrome, herbal treatment, causes, symptoms, dry eyes, dry mouth

Sjogren's syndrome, an autoimmune disease that involves inflammation of salivary and tear glands resulting in decreased production of tears and saliva, leading to dry eyes and dry mouth. It can occur at any age, most people are older than 40 and more often affected patients are females.


Primary Sjogren's Syndrome - This condition develops by itself, not as a consequence of another condition and is more aggressive.

Secondary Sjogren's Syndrome - This condition develops as a result with another condition, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis.


Sjogren's syndrome's reason for occurrence is not exactly known, but is considered as an autoimmune disorder that means the immune system wrongly attacks body's own cells and tissues.

Factors triggering the condition could be a combination of genetic and environmental factors.

Sjogren's syndrome can be linked with other autoimmune conditions, such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus.

According to Ayurveda, the cause of autoimmune disorders is the instabilities in the three vital factors in the body called VATA, PITTA AND KAPHA.


The two main symptoms of Sjogren's syndrome appear due to inflammation of salivary glands and lacrimal glands that are manifested by dry mouth and dry eyes respectively.

Symptoms related to dry mouth includes:

  • Tooth decay and gum disease
  • Constant dry cough
  • Difficulty in speaking and swallowing
  • Hoarseness in voice
  • Recurrent fungal infections in the mouth (oral thrush), characterized by coated or white tongue

Symptoms related to dry eyes includes:

  • Feeling itching or burning sensation in eyes.
  • Tiredness in eyes or gritty sensation.
  • Irritated and swollen eyelids
  • Sensitivity to light (photophobia)
  • Mucoid discharge from eyes

Other Sjogren's syndrome symptoms experienced by sufferers are:

  • Joint pain, swelling and stiffness
  • Skin rashes or dry skin
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Prolonged fatigue


Herbal remedy for Sjogren's syndrome is intended to control the symptoms and relieve the disease.

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsules act as a potential herbal remedy for Sjogren Syndrome as it lessen the intensity of the symptoms of this disease. It also aids to relieve the patients from discomfort. It reduces fatigue, stress etc. Ashwagandha has ability to strengthen immune system and its anti-inflammatory action is also very intense. It provides relief from numbness and burning sensation

Herb Used: Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)

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

2. Shilajit Capsules

Shilajit Capsules available in Planet Ayurveda are formed by using purified standardized extract of Himalayan Shilajit which acts as a potent natural remedy for Sjogren's syndrome. It works as an effective supplement to enhance immunity along with having an anti-inflammatory effect. It is able to combat weakness, fatigue, tiredness in the affected person.

Dosage: 1 -2 Capsules, twice daily, with plain water or milk after meals.

3. Boswellia Curcumin Capsules

Boswellia-Curcumin capsules manufactured by Planet Ayurveda are beneficial in combating the symptoms of Sjogren's Syndrome, acting as one of the most efficient herbal remedies for it. It is formed by the blend of anti-inflammatory herbs Shalaki and Curcumin (an active ingredient of turmeric) which provides comprehensive immune support.

Shalaki (Boswellia serrata): This herb is a tremendous natural remedy, comprising of boswellic acids, which provides an anti-inflammatory action.

Curcumin (Curcuma Longa): Curcumin is enriched with anti-inflammatory actions along with anti-oxidant properties.

Dosage: 1-2 cap. Twice daily with plain water after meals.

4. Cap. Green Essentials

Green Essential capsules of Planet Ayurveda are filled with vitamin B complex, other vitamins and minerals, iron which effective in tissue repair and blood formation. It is prepared with the amalgamation of medicinal herbs which along with other herbal medicines act as a potential herbal remedy for Sjogren's Syndrome, providing relief from the symptoms.

  1. Grape Seed (Vitis vinifera): Grapes are filled with vitamin C, which boost the whole immune system and is also rich in antioxidants that eliminates toxins out from the blood and liver.
  2. Wheat Grass (Triticulum aestivum): Wheat grass is helpful in removing toxins from the blood and liver.
  3. Spirulina (Spirulina platensis): This is known as a Super food and has anti-inflammatory properties and are also loaded with vitamins and nutrients which effectively boost immunity of the body.
  4. Alfalfa (Medicago sativa): Alfalfa is known to enhance the energy levels and is also an efficient immunity booster.
  5. Green Tea (Camellia sinensis): Green tea encompasses antioxidant known as polyphenols having ability to fight against free radicals and strengthen the immune system.
  6. Amla (Emblica Officinalis): Amalaki or Amla is a vast source of vitamin C which is a potent antioxidant and even enhances immunity power and fights against infections.
  7. Chlorella (Chlorella vulgaris): Chlorella is variety of algae that nurtures in fresh water. A very intense immunity booster and even enriched source of protein, fat, fiber, carbohydrate and minerals.

Dosage: 1-2 cap. Twice daily with plain water after meals.

5. Youth Restora

Youth Restora is an herbal ayurvedic preparation by Planet Ayurveda that improves metabolism and remove free radicals from the body.

Herbs Used:

  1. Bhumi amla – Phyllanthus niruri
  2. Grape seeds – Vitis vinifera
  3. Green tea – Camellia sinensis
  4. Cow colostrum – Bovine colostrums

It is a blend of useful herbs including anti-oxidants. It acts to improve natural immunity.

Dosage: 1-2 cap. Twice daily with plain water after meals.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

How to Avoid Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms in Ayurveda (Treatment & Diet)

Nowadays ulcerative colitis is the most common problem. It is mainly due to change in lifestyle as well as unhealthy eating habits. It is most common in European people as well as in black people. It affects around one in every 500 people in the United Kingdom. It affects any age group but age between 15 -30 and 50-70 years are at higher risk.


Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that causes long lasting inflammation and sores (ulcers) in the digestive tract. It affects the innermost lining of the colon (large intestine) and rectum.

The symptoms associated with ulcerative colitis can be- abdominal pain, cramping, rectal pain and bleeding, weight loss, diarrhea often with blood loss etc.

There are number of causes responsible for ulcerative colitis but the exact cause is unknown. The main cause of this disorder may be improper lifestyle and unhealthy eating habits like spicy food, unbalanced diet, excessive intake of alcohol and other causes may include insomnia, stress and hereditary.


Ulcerative colitis is known as Pittaj grahani in Ayurveda.

Aggravation of pitta dosha is the main cause of ulcerative colitis as per Ayurveda, sometimes vata dosha is involved. Aggravation of pitta is due to consumption of pitta aggravating foods which results in the damage to rakta dhatu (blood tissues) and mamsa dhatu (muscle tissues). Due to this there is the formation of ama (toxins) in the intestine. Aggravation of vata dosha also get aggravated in the lower colon region which causes the mucous accumulation and inflammation.


Ayurveda provides effective and natural treatment for ulcerative colitis. Ayurvedic treatment also helps the patients to get rid of psychological illness and remission of the disease process.


Planet Ayurveda offers herbal treatment for ulcerative colitis that helps to manage the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

They offer "Ulcerative Colitis Care Pack" which contains the four herbal products. All the product are prepared under the guidance of MD Ayurveda doctors.


  1. Arjuna Capsules
  2. Vatsakadi Churna
  3. Pitta Balance
  4. Kutazghan Vati

Ulcerative Colitis Care Pack

Ulcerative Colitis Care Pack


1. Arjuna Capsules

These capsules are prepared from the pure extract of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna).These capsules are quite beneficial to manage the symptoms of ulcerative colitis in a natural way.

Dosage: 2 capsules two times in a day after meals with plain water.

2. Vatsakadi Churna

This herbal product is prepared by the combination of various herbs which are given below -


  • Kutaj (Holarrhena antidyssentrica)
  • Bilva (Aegle marmelos)
  • Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare)
  • Dhania (Coriander sativum)
  • Nagarmotha (Cyprus rotundus)
  • Anar (Punica granatum)
  • Choti elaichi (Eletteria cardomum)
  • Jaiphal (Myristica fragrans)


Above given herbs are quite effective for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. These herbs help to pacify the vitiated vata and pitta doshas. These herb support the good digestive system. These herbs help to manage the symptoms like rectal bleeding, ulceration, inflammation in the lining of colon, and abdominal cramps in ulcerative colitis.

Dosage: One teaspoonful, twice in a day with plain water.

3. Pitta Balance

Pitta balance is also an amazing herbal treatment for ulcerative colitis by Planet Ayurveda. This herbal product is prepared by the combination of various natural ingredients which is listed below-


  • Praval pishti (Coral calcium)
  • Akik pishti (Agate calcium)
  • Jahar mohra pishti (An ayurvedic calcium compound)
  • Kamdudha ras (An ayurvedic calcium compound)
  • Mukta pishti (Pearl calcium)
  • Giloy satva (Tinopsora cordifolia)

Benefits: This herbal product is also quite good to treat the ulcerative colitis in a natural way. Natural ingredients used in the formulation of pitta balance help to pacify the pitta dosha which is the main cause of ulcerative colitis.

Dosage: One capsule, two times in a day after meals with plain water.

4. Kutazghan Vati

This is also another wonderful herbal formulation of planet Ayurveda. This herbal product is available in the form of tablets and prepared from best quality of herb, Kutaja (Holarrhena antidysenterica). This herb helps to treat the chronic diarrhea in ulcerative colitis.

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


Unhealthy eating habit is the major cause of ulcerative colitis. So diet plays a vital role in treatment of ulcerative colitis. One should take healthy and balance diet which is beneficial for ulcerative colitis. Food that increase the pitta and fibre rich diet are best to avoid in ulcerative colitis.

There are few dietary guidelines for patients who are suffering from ulcerative colitis.

Food Which Is Good For Ulcerative Colitis:

  • Have soup prepared by boiling split gram (split legumes), buttermilk, and yogurt prepared from skimmed milk.
  • Coconut water is very good.
  • Vegetables like gourds, long gourd, round gourds, bitter gourd, pumpkins.
  • Pumpkin juice is excellent. Drink 20 ml twice daily.
  • Licorice in small quantity is very good. Just chew some twigs every day.
  • Take Plain grass or green grass juice (20 ml daily) mainly Doorva Grass (Cynodon dactylon). It is very good to stop bleeding and heal the ulcers.
  • Consume 20 ml of marigold juice twice daily.

People With Ulcerative Colitis May Have Trouble With These Foods And Drinks:

  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Carbonated Drinks
  • Dairy Products (For People Who Are Lactose Intolerant Or Sensitive)
  • Raw Fruits and Vegetables
  • Seeds
  • Dried Beans, Peas and Legumes
  • Dried Fruits
  • Foods That Have Sulfur or Sulfate
  • High-Fiber Foods
  • Meat
  • Nuts and Crunchy Nut Butters
  • Popcorn
  • Products That Have Sorbitol (Like Sugar-Free Gum and Candies)
  • Refined Sugar
  • Spicy Foods