Ayurvedic Treatment Of Bell’s palsy At Central India

About Bell’s palsy-

Bell’s palsy is a paralysis or weakness of the muscles on one side of the face. Damage to the facial nerve that controls muscles on one side of the face. Damage to the Facial nerve that controls muscles on one side of the face causes that side of to droop.

The nerve damage may also affect your sense of taste and how you make tears and saliva. This condition comes on suddenly, often overnight, and usually gets better on its own within a few weeks.

Bell’s palsy is not the result of a stroke or a transient ischemic attack (TIA). While stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) can cause facial paralysis, there is no link between Bell’s palsy and either of these conditions. But sudden weakness that occurs on one side of your face should be checked by a doctor right away to rule out these more serious causes.

Ayurvedic Treatment Of Bell’s palsy At Central India

What causes Bell’s palsy?

The cause of Bell’s palsy is not clear. Most cases are thought to be caused by the herpes virus that causes cold sores.

In most cases of Bell’s palsy, the nerve that controls muscles on one side of the face is damaged by inflammation.

Many health problems can cause weakness or paralysis of the face. If a specific reason cannot be found for the weakness, the condition is called Bell’s palsy.

What are the symptoms of Bell’s palsy?

Symptoms of Bell’s palsy include:

  • Sudden weakness or paralysis on one side of your face that causes it to droop. This is the main symptom. It may make it hard for you to close your eye on that side of your face.
  • Drooling.
  • Eye problems, such as excessive tearing or a dry eye.
  • Loss of ability to taste.
  • Pain in or behind your ear.
  • Numbness in the affected side of the face.
  • Increased sensitivity to sound.

Ayurvedic Treatment Of Bell’s palsy At Central India

  • Vattakapha haram
  • Avaranaghnam
  • Usna
  • Pramathidravya prayogam

Ayurvedic Medicine for Bell’s palsy At Central India


  • Dhanadanayanadi kashayam

Dhanadanayanadi kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine used in treating neurological diseases of Vata origin. It is in herbal decoction form. It is also available in the form of Kashayam tablet form. This medicine is based on Kerala Ayurveda practice.

Dhanadanayanadi kashayam ingredients:

The kashayam is prepared by following herbs in equal parts.

Dhanadanayana – Caesalpinia bonduc
Shunti – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
Shigru – Morinda oleifera
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
Ugragandha – Acorus calamus
Varuna – Crataeva nurvala
Lashuna – Garlic – Allium sativum
Krishna – Long pepper – Piper longum
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Eranda – Ricinus communis
Surataru – Cedrus deodara
Ghana – Cyperus rotundus
Pathya – Terminalia chebula
Barbara – Clerodendron serratum

Reference:
Sahasrayoga kashaya prakarana – Ardita Akshepaka vatahara kashaya

Dosage: 60ml bd B/F


  • RASONADI KASHAYAM TABLET

Rasonadi Kashayam is an Ayurvedic medicine used to treatment of Vata diseases like bloating. It is herbal decoction. This medicine is based on Kerala Ayurveda Principle.

Rasonadi kashayam ingredients:


Herbal decoction is prepared from 10 grams of each of
Rasona – Garlic – Alium cepa
Karavi – Black cumin seed – Nigella sativa
Krushna – Long pepper – Pipr longum
Sthira – Desmodium gangeticum

Reference: Sahasrayoga, kashaya prakarana, Vatahara Kashaya 59.3

Dosage:  2 Tablet bd A/F


  • Kolakulathadi Choornam

Kolakulathadi Choornam is an Ayurvedic medicine in herbal powder form used for external application. It is quite commonly used in an Ayurvedic procedure called Udvartana (powder massage).

Kolakulathadi churnam ingredients:

Kola (Zizyphus jujube Lam.),
Kulattha – Horse gram (Dolichos biflorus Linn.),
Suradaru – Devadaru – (Cedrus deodara),
Rasna (Vanda roxburghi / Pluchea lanceolata),
Masha – Black gram (Phaseolus radiatus L.),
Atasi (Linum usitatissimum Linn.)
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Shatahva – Indian Dill – Anethum sowa
Yava – Barley – Hordeum vulgare
Tailaphala – castor fruit (Eranda)

Reference: Charaka Samhita Sutrasthana 3/18

Dosage: A potli of the size of an orange is to be made and rukhsa svedam is to be done.


Karpasasthyadi Thailam + Kottamchukkadi Thailam – Face Application

Karpasasthyadi Thailam

Karpasasthyadi Thailam  is an Ayurvedic oil used in the treatment of paralysis, facial palsy, spondylosis and other neuro-muscular conditions caused due to Vata imbalance. This oil is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda practice. Karpasa asthi means cotton seed, which is the first ingredient of this oil.

Karpasasthyadi Tailam ingredients:
Karpasa asthi – cottton seed – Gossypium herbaceum – 768 g
Bala – Sida cordifolia – 768 g
Masha – Black gram – Phaseolus radiatus – 768 g
Kulattha – Dolichos biflorus – 76
Water for decoction – 12.288 ml, boiled and reduced to 3.072 liters.
16 g of fine powder of
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Bala  – Sida cordifolia
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Sarshapa – Mustard –  Brassica juncea
Nagara – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
Shatahva – Anethum sowa
Pippalimoola  – Piper longum (root)
Chavya – Piper chaba
Shigru – Moringa oleifera
Punarnava – Boerhaavia diffusa
Taila – Sesame oil – Sesamum indicum – 768 ml
Ajaksheera – Goat milk – 768 ml

Reference: Sahasra Yoga Taila yoga prakarana 11

Dosage: Face Massage


Kottamchukkadi Thailam

Kottamchukkadi Thailam is an Ayurvedic oil used in the treatment of  Vata disorders causing neuromuscular pains, sciatica, spondylosis etc. This oil is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda practice.

Kottamchukkadi Thailam  ingredients:
21 grams of each of
Kottam – Saussurea lappa
Chukku – Ginger – Zingiber officinalis
Vayambu – Acorus calamus
Shigru – Moringa oliefera
Lashuna – Garlic – Alium sativum
Karotti – capparis sepiaria
Devadruma – Cedrus deodara
Siddartha – Mustard – Brassica juncea
Suvaha – Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
Tilataila – Oil of Sesasmum indicum – 768 ml
Dadhi – Curds – 768 ml
Chincha rasa – Tamarind juice – 3.072 liter

Reference: Sahasra Yoga Taila Prakarana – 12

Dosage: Face Massage


  • Rasnadi Choornam- with Jambira Svarasam

Rasnadi Choornam is an Ayurvedic medicine, used to apply over the scalp, to relieve a headache and sinusitis.  This herbal powder is formulated based on Kerala Ayurveda tradition.

Rasnadi Choornam ingredients:
Equal quantities of herbal powders of
Rasna – Pluchea lanceolata
Amukkura – Withania somnifera
Devadaru – Cedrus deodara
Katuka – Picrorhiza kurroa
Sarjarasa – Vateria indica
Kottam – Saussurea lappa
Vayampu – Acorus calamus
Gairika – Red ochre
Nisha – Turmeric – Curcuma longa
Yashti – Licorice – Glycyrrhiza glabra
Bala – Sida cordifolia
Mustha – Cyperus rotundus
Vyosha – Pepper, long pepper and ginger
Puti – Holoptelea integrifolia
Sahasravedhi – Ferula asa foetida
Jala – Coleus vettiveroides
Ushira – Vetiveria zizanioiders
Phenaka – Samudraphena
Srikantha – Sandalwood – Santalum album
Aguru – Aquilaria agallocha
Tintrini dalasira – veins of tamarind leaves – Tamarindus indicus

Reference:

Sahasrayoga, Choorna Prakarana

Dosage: For Lepama