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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, January 6, 2020

Ayurvedic Treatment for Motor Neuron Disease (MND) with Herbal Remedies


Motor neuron disease is a rare condition that can affect the brain along with nerves. It creates weakness which can become worse with time. It sometimes can prove to be fatal and also can decrease the life span of a person. But there are still people who thrive to live with this disorder. It is reported that it cannot be cured easily, but few treatments helps to mitigate the impact which it can have on your daily life.

Motor Neuron Disease, Ayurvedic Treatment, Herbal Remedies


Motor neuron disease symptoms start developing gradually.

  • One may start feeling weakness in the ankles and legs which can make you fall and even climb up and down stairs.
  • It also creates a slurred speech which leads to difficulty in swallowing of certain food items.
  • A person may develop a weak grip and might drop things finding it difficult to open containers and button up a shirt too.
  • Experiencing muscle cramps and twitches too.
  • A person might lose weight from arms or leg muscles and become thin over time.
  • It sometimes become difficult stopping a person from crying or laughing continuously in different situations.


Motor neuron disease usually affects people when they reach 60s or 70s, but it might affect person of any age.

It is reported to happen due to dysfunction of cells found in the brain and nerves which are known as motor neurons. When these cells start acting abnormal and suddenly stop working, symptoms start to develop.


It is not easy to diagnose this disease in very early stages. There is no best single test for it as many symptoms can be similar too.

A good neurologist might advise you with below:-

  1. Samples for Blood tests
  2. Scan of the brain along with its spine for images
  3. Few tests for measuring electrical activity of your affected muscles and nerves
  4. A lumbar puncture done with a very thin needle for removing and testing the fluid of your spine

But there are some Ayurvedic formulations, which are having good results for this motor neurone disorder. These formulations are manufactured by Planet Ayurveda. These herbal formulations are 100% safe and natural.

Herbal Remedies for Motor Neuron Disease (MND)

Herbal Remedies for Motor Neuron Disease

Let's discuss them in detail:-

1. Brahmi Capsules

Brahmi Capsules obtained from pure extract of herb Brahmi. Brahmi herb pacifies the Pitta and Kapha doshas in the body. It helps to provide relief from the symptoms like: stress, headache, anxiety, brain complications and helps in keeping the mind calm and relaxed. Bacosides an active compound which is present in it helps in regenerating the brain cells. There is no harm in taking brahmi capsules for longer periods of time. It supports nervous system as a whole. This herb also has a strong affinity for lymph, nervous system, blood, urinary tract, circulatory and digestive systems. It is used for overall strengthening and energy promotion of the body.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily.

2. Gotukola Capsules

Gotukola Capsules of Planet Ayurveda are prepared from the pure extract of the herb Centella asiatica. This herb supports healthy blood circulation, maintains healthy brain and balances all the three doshas of the body: Vata, Pitta and Kapha. Gotukola herb helps in relaxing central nervous system and slows down the effects of aging.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily.

3. Ashwagandha Capsules

These are pure natural capsules that are obtained from Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha). It is the most commonly herb used in Ayurveda which works on the nervous system as it possesses natural rejuvenating properties. It is helpful in relieving all types of nervous related disorders like: paralysis, Alzheimer's disease etc. This herb works on the non-specific basis to normalize the physiological functions by working on neuroendocrine system.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules twice daily.

4. Medhya Churna

The product medhya churna is reported to be a natural brain supplement that works wonderfully in lowering down anxiety, improve memory. It is a 100% natural formula which is made up of natural herbs having wonderful medicinal properties. It is an excellent brain and nerve tonic which is known to rejuvenate the nervous system.

Ingredients of Medhya Churna are:-

  1. Vacha (Acorus calamus): 50 gm
  2. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera): 5 gm
  3. Ajmoda (Carum roxburghianum): 5 gm
  4. Shwet Jeerak (Cuminum cyminum): 5 gm
  5. Krishna Jeerak (Carum carvi): 5 gm
  6. Sonth (Zingiber officinale): 5 gm
  7. Marich (Piper nigrum): 5 gm
  8. Pipali (Piper longum): 5 gm
  9. Patha (Cissampelos pareira): 5 gm
  10. Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis): 5 gm
  11. Brahmi (Bacopa monneiri): 5 gm

Dosage: 1/4 teaspoon once daily with 1 spoon of Cow Ghee (Clarified Butter).

5. Memory Support

Planet Ayurveda offers the Memory Support Capsules to manage the problem of Meniere's disease. This herbal product is available in the form of capsules. Memory support capsules a pure blend of herbs which are given below -


  1. Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)
  2. Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  3. Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis)
  4. Mulethi (Glycerrhiza glabra)


Above mentioned herbs have wonderful properties, used in the formulation of memory support. These herbs support the good brain health and help to provide the relief in the symptoms associated with Meniere's disease like spinning (vertigo), ringing in the ear (tinnitus), and pressure in ear. These herbs also help to manage the recurrent episodes of vertigo which is associated with vomiting and nausea.

Dosage:- 1 capsule two times in a day with plain water after meals.

6. Digestion Support

These are made from pure extracts of best quality herbs such as Amlaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Babhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Madhurika (Foeniculum vulgare), Dhanaka (Coriander sativum), Jeerak (Cuminum cyminum) and Pippali (Piper longum). All these herbs work synergistically to provide a number of benefits to the individuals.


  • Helps to improve metabolism and fights issues like bloating of gas, cramps and acidity.
  • Strengthens the whole digestive tract.
  • Absorb the nutrients efficiently and rejuvenate all body parts.
  • Enhances defense mechanism and protect from many other ailments.

Dosage:- 1 capsule two times in a day with plain water after meals.

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