WHAT IS BRAIN TUMOR?
The tumor is a mass of cells that is the outcome of an abnormal, uncontrolled growth of cells. This mass of abnormal cells in the brain is known as Brain tumor. These may grow within the brain itself or may evade the spinal cord. These regions include the lymphatic tissue, the brain envelopes, the cranial nerves, the glands of the brain: pineal and pituitary, the skull and the blood vessels. These tumors may confine to the brain region or may spread to other organs of the body. In the brain, the cells involved are the neurons or the glial cells. The brain tumors can be life threatening due to the confined intracranial space. Despite this, not all brain tumors, including the malignant ones are fatal.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF BRAIN TUMOR?
The exact cause of brain cancer is unknown. The tumor that originates in the brain is called the primary brain tumor. There can also be tumor in the brain that has metastasized from some other organ like the lungs or the breasts.This is known as the secondary tumor of the brain.
The risk factors for brain tumor are:
- Exposure to radiations on the head
- Medical history of tumors
- Family history of tumors
- Exposure to vinyl chloride
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF BRAIN TUMOR?
The brain cancer symptoms would show only when the cancerous cells have collected a huge mass of cells in the brain. These cells then either push the brain or destroy it. Some symptoms come as warning signs but we easily ignore them thinking of them as regular gastric symptoms. The constant complains of headache by people above 60 years of age or children below 6 years of age could be due to a brain tumor. They should not be ignored. The constant headache in a pregnant woman can also result due to brain tumor.
The symptoms that come up are:
- Headaches, severe, with nausea and vomiting
- Projectile vomiting
- Vision problems like blurred vision, acuity of vision
- Coordination problems
- Numbness of body
- Trouble in concentrating
- Paraplegia or hemiplegia
- Facial paralysis
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF BRAIN TUMOR?
Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. The Herbs for Brain cancer in ayurveda help stop the abnormal growth of cells and help regenerate normal healthy body cells. In later stages of the cancer Ayurvedic herbs for Brain cancer help relieve pain and anxiety. It helps relieve patient from the unearthly pain and suffering.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN CASE OF BRAIN CANCER
WITHANIA SOMNIFERA (ASHWAGANDHA)
The ancient Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha is a multiple benefit herb. It was beneficial effects over the complete human body in a natural way. Ashwagandha helps in cases impotency, stress, constipation, rheumatism and many more chronic ailments. A look at these disorders tells us that they are all related to our life style. The increase in stress and manifold decrease in a healthy diet and lifestyle leads to stress induced disorders including many neurological disorders. People usually complain of stress, fatigue, memory and bodily weakness. Most of us face issues of low stamina and endurance power.
Ashwagandha herb plays a vital role in such cases. It is a great antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to promote overall well-being of the body and nourishes it with strength and immunity. Apart from these, the Ayurvedic herbal supplement for work out has potential powers to nourish the brain to make the functioning of the brain quicker and sharper. It has dynamic results on the male sexual system as it facilitates quicker and longer lasting erections. We at planet Ayurveda provide you the best of Ashwagandha benefits in KACHNAAR GUGGUL, Memory support capsules, and Medhya churna.
CURCUMA LONGA (CURCUMIN)
Owing to its rich medicinal properties, Curcumin is a widely used herb in case of cancer. Many malignant cancers have found their management in Curcumin. Anti-oxidants present in the herb reduce the free- radicals from the body thereby improving the health and immunity. Curcumin herb has rich anti-diabetic properties that make it a wonderful herb to use for diabetic patients. It is a famous Chinese medicine to relieve digestive and liver related diseases. Its anti- inflammatory properties make it a strong herb for various allergies, infections and inflammations. The herb has the power to fight against toxins and infections owing to its rich anti-biotic properties. It is used in many cosmetics due to its beneficial actions on the skin. We use Curcuma longa to prepare CURCUMIN CAPSULES.
COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)
Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low haemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. This property of the Guggul ayurvedic herb helps to prevent the oxidization of cholesterol and therefore control the subsequent hardening of the arteries. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. Guggul is used in the preparation of Kachnaar guggul.
BACOPA MONNEIRI (BRAHMI)
The Brahmi herb is famous for its magnificent properties. A few of its astonishing effects have been proved on conditions like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. It is used by physicians for stress, post-natal depression, anxiety, ADD and epilepsy. It is a major product of many a memory tonics. Stress, anxiety, menstrual disturbances, hair loss and fatigue are a few conditions where the herb has shown positive effects. These anti-oxidants remove the toxins from the body nourishes the blood cells. Another wonderful action of the herb is on the nervous system wherein it works to increase the coordination between the nervous system components thereby increasing the brain functioning. It is therefore used as a brain tonic. For its action on controlling the anxiety of the nervous system the Ayurvedic herb is used as a tranquilizer. The actions of the Brahmi herb over the brain area make it a wonderful tonic to help enhance the mental capabilities of the individual. It affects both the short and the long-term memory. It promotes a relaxed state of mind and nerves, spreading calmness. It takes care of the emotional disturbances; tension caused headaches, feeling of anxiety and depression. The herbal product is highly recommended for people suffering from ADD as it helps them analyze clearly. Brahmi is an essential ingredient of Memory support capsules and Medhya churna.
ACORUS CALAMUS (VACHA)
In Sanskrit ‘vacha’ literally means ‘speaking’; that relates to its wonderful anti-stammering properties. Ayurvedic physicians believe that this herb alleviates Vada and kapha (kinetic and potential energies) but aggravates the pitta (thermal energy). The Indian Ayurvedic system uses it as a nerve tonic. The magical root of this herb has a reliever action over many mental disorders. Commonly known as ‘sweet flag’ it can relieve speech disorders, enhance speaking abilities and coordination, also working on the memory of the person. The regular intake has proved to increase and improve memory. Apart from these, other areas of its function are the digestive disorders and urinary dysfunctions. It has a mild sedative action and can be used for hysteria and epilepsy too. Vacha is used to prepare Medhya churna.
CONVOLVULUS PLURICAULIS (SHANKHPUSHPI)
A common Indian drug used by parents to help increase their child’s memory, retention power and concentration. This herb has the potential to increase the retention power as well as increase the remembering capacity of the brain. It works miraculously to relieve stress and anxiety. Physicians use it to relieve nervous disorders, mental disorders, problem of insomnia and fatigue-both mental and physical. It is used to prepare MEDHYA CHURNA.
GYLCERRHIZA GLABRA (LICORICE)
It is an excellent herb for memory and intelligence. The ancient Ayurvedic authority CHARAKA (1500 B.C) named it as the ‘MEDHYA DRAVA’; which means it is a wonderful herb for memory and intellect. It is commonly called the ‘sweet root’ and it has a compound that is 50 times sweeter than sugar. The Chinese use it extensively as a drug for mental and physical vigor. The modern researchers have found excellent anti-ulcer and anti-depressant properties in this herb. Along with these, certain wonderful effects this herb has on the eyesight, cold, eczema, cankers and gastric ulcers. Licorice is a part of the product MEMORY SUPPORT CAPSULES.