Dysthymic Disorder Treatment

Ayurvedic Treatment for Dysthymic Disorder In Nagpur

About Dysthymic Disorder-

Dysthymic disorder, or dysthymia, is a type of depression that lasts for at least 2 years. Some people suffer from dysthymia for many years. Their depression is usually mild or moderate, rather than severe. Most people who have dysthymia can’t tell for sure when they first became depressed.Symptoms of the dysthymic disorder include a poor appetite or overeating, difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much, low energy, fatigue and feelings of hopelessness. People who have dysthymic disorder may have periods of normal mood that last up to 2 months. Family members and friends may not even know that their loved one is depressed. Even though this type of depression is mild, it may make it difficult for a person to function at home, school or work. Dysthymic disorder is a fairly common type of depression. It is estimated that up to 4% of people have dysthymia. Dysthymia can begin in childhood or in adulthood. No one knows why, but like most types of depression, it appears to be more common in women.

Signs And Symptoms Of  Dysthymic Disorder

The symptoms of dysthymia are the same as those of major depression but fewer in number and not as intense. They include the following:

  • Sadness or depressed mood most of the day or almost every day
  • Loss of enjoyment in things that were once pleasurable
  • Major change in weight (gain or loss of more than 5% of weight within a month) or appetite
  • Insomnia or excessive sleep almost every day
  • Being physically restless or rundown in a way that is noticeable by others
  • Fatigue or loss of energy almost every day
  • Feelings of hopelessness or worthlessness or excessive guilt almost every day
  • Problems with concentration or making decisions almost every day
  • Recurring thoughts of death or suicide, suicide plan, or suicide attempt

Ayurvedic Medicines For Dysthymic Disorder

Ayurvedic Treatment for Dysthymic Disorder In Nagpur and required medicines are supposed to be taken under consultant of experts.

  • Maha Manjishtadi kashayam

Maha Manjishtadi Kashayam is a very famous Ayurvedic medicine in liquid form. It is also known as  Maha Manjistadi kashaya, kwatha etc.  This medicine is mainly used in the treatment of skin diseases. Widely used in Ayurvedic medical practice across India.

Maha Manjishtadi Kashayam Ingredients: 
Manjishta – Rubia cordifolia
Musta – Cyperus rotundus
Kutaja – Holarrhena antidysenterica
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia
Kushta – Saussurea lappa
Nagara – ginger
Bharngi – Clerodendron serratum
Kshudra – Solanum xanthocarpum
Vacha – Acorus calamus
Nimba – Azadirachta indica
Haridra – Turmeric
Daruharidra – Berberis aristata
Triphala – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amla (Emblica officinalis)
Patola – Luffa acutangula / Trichosanthes dioica
Katuka – Picrorrhiza kurroa
Murva – Marsdenia tenacissima
Vidanga – Embelia ribes
Asana – Pterocarpus marsupium
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Shatavari – Asparagus racemosus
Trayamana – Gentiana kurroo
Krishna – Long pepper
Indrayava – Holarrhena antidysenterica
Vasa – Adhatoda vasica
Bhringaraja – Eclipta alba
Mahadaru – Cedrus deodara
Patha – Cyclea peltata / Cissampelos pariera
Khadira – Acacia catechu
Chandana – Santalum album
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum
Varuna – Crataeva nurvala
Kiratatikta – Swertia chirata
Bakuchi – Psoralea corylifolia
Kritamala – Cassia fistula
Shakhotaka – Streblus asper
Mahanimba – Melia azadirach
Karanja – Pongamia pinnata
Ativisha – Aconitum heterophyllum
Jala – Pavonia odorata
Indravaruni – Citrullus cholocynthis
Ananta – Hemidesmus indicus
Sariva – Hemidesmus indicus
Parpata – Fumaria indica

It is added with 8 parts of water, boiled and reduced to quarter part, filtered.

Maha Manjishtadi Kashayam reference: 
Sharangdhara Madhyamakhand 2/137-142, Bhaishajyaratnavali.

Dosage: 30 ml two times a day before food.

  • Kaishore guggulu

Kaishore guggulu is one of the very famous Ayurvedic herbal product. It acts as –  aging skin health promoter, joint health,  natural blood cleanser, useful as a supportive dietary herbal supplement in many health conditions such as diabetes, skin diseases etc.

Ingredients Composition of  Kaisora  guggulu –

Triphala (Haritaki, Vibhitaki and Amalaki fruit rind) – 3 Prastha – 2.304 kg
Amruta – Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia – 1 Prastha – 768 g
Water –  Ardha Drona – 6.144 liters
Guggulu – Commiphora mukul – 768 g
Triphala (Haritaki, Vibhitaki and Amalaki fruit rind) – 2 Pala – 96 g
Guduchi – Tinospora cordifolia – Giloy – 1 Pala – 48 g
Tryushana – Trikatu – Pepper, long pepper and ginger – 6 Aksha – 72 g
Vidanga – False Black pepper – Embelia ribes – ardha Pala – 24 g
Danti – Baliospermum montanum – root – 1 Karsha – 12 g
Trivrit – Operculina turpethum – 1 karsha – 12 g
Ghrita – quantity sufficient.

Dosage: 2 tablets three times a day with kasayam

  • Shaddharanam Tablet

Shaddharanam Tablet is an Ayurvedic medicine used in treating Vata diabetes related to muscles, joints, and nerves. it is an ancient formula told by Master Sushruta.

Shaddharana Tablet ingredients:
Powders of
Chitraka – Plumbago zeylanica
Indrayava – Seeds of Holarrhena antidysenterica
Patha – Cyclea peltata
Katuka – Picrorhiza kurroa
Ativisha – Aconitum heterophyllum
Abhaya – Terminalia chebula

The original reference is for Shaddharanam choornam – herbal powder, which is manufactured as tablet by Ayurvedic pharma companies.
Originally mentioned in Sushruta Samhita, Vatavyadi prakarana

Dosage: 2 tablets two times a day after food

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