We often here people complaining of getting tired easily. There are many who would repeatedly tell you that work makes them fatigued. Phrases of “I feel tired after walking short distances” ” I feel fatigued all the time” ” Stress makes me feel fatigued” “Ever since I remember, I feel weak and tired after exertion” etc are not uncommon to any of us. And common is our reaction to such words. We do not take it seriously. The words weakness, tired, and fatigue are so common in lives that we get immune to their depth.
WHAT IS FATIGUE?
Fatigue can be explained as the feeling of being weak and tired that is gradual in onset and subjective in nature. Unlike weakness, fatigue is better after a period of rest. The fatigue could be of the mind or body. The mind is fatigued after a period of continuous mental labor and the physical fatigue develops after an intense physical labor. The outcome is weakness, lethargy, and fatigue.
WHAT IS CHRONIC FATIGUE?
A period of fatigue lasting more than 6 months at a stretch or at repeated intervals that is reported by a person is known as chronic fatigue. It is usually a sign of some underlying medical condition. This type of fatigue is not the usual fatigue some physical or mental exertion that can be relieved by rest. It could be due to a medical, genetic, psychological or an infectious cause.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF CHRONIC FATIGUE?
The symptoms of chronic fatigue may vary from person to person in appearance, severity and type. The symptoms could also be due to some underlying medical cause that is related to chronic fatigue too.
Some of the symptoms are:
- Incomplete sleep
- Pain in muscles and joints
- Respiratory problems
- Sensitivity to light and sound increases
- Digestive disturbances
- Autoimmune disorders could be present like multiple sclerosis or myasthenia gravis
- Alcohol abuse
- Diabetes and hypothyroidism
- Injuries and physical trauma
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CHRONIC FATIGUE?
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. The herbs for fatigue in Ayurveda help the body regain its strength and vigor. The Ayurvedic herbs help make the muscles strong and healthy. They become active and powerful.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP CASES OF CHRONIC FATIGUE
WITHANIA SOMNIFERA (ASHWAGANDHA)
The herb Ashwagandha is believed to possess naturally rejuvenating properties to the body. All such medical issues related to fatigue, stress and weakness are beautifully relieved using this herb. Ashwagandha capsules are a pure Ayurvedic formulation that contains the concentrated properties of the raw herb in a small capsule to enrich the body. This capsule has worked well in cases of impotency, stress, constipation, rheumatism and many more chronic ailments. This multi-effect herbal capsule all helps reduce stress induced neurological disorders. As we all know stress, fatigue, memory and bodily weaknesses are all outcomes of unhealthy lifestyle and may result into various chronic heart and neurological diseases. To prevent such diseased state regular intake of Ayurvedic Ashwagandha capsules is a perfect solution. It is a good antioxidant. The herb has anti-inflammatory properties. Ashwagandha ayurvedic herb helps to promote overall well-being of the body and nourishes it with strength and immunity. Apart from the above, the herbal product has potential powers to nourish the brain to make the functioning of the brain quicker and sharper. ASHWAGANDHA capsules and Atirasadi churna can be used for its beneficial effects.
ASPHALTUM PUNIBIUNUM (SHILAJIT)
The Ayurvedic herb Shilajit has been popular since ages for its wonderful effects on the male libido. Ancient physicians used it for improving vigor and stamina. It helps maintain youth hormones for a healthy body and younger looking skin. The herb helps in improving physical and mental stresses thus helping improve beauty and delay aging. Modern physicians have tested its application in cases of low libido, premature ejaculation, premature aging, loss of youthful glow and many sexually related disorders. The fertility rates and sperm counts increase multi-fold with the usage of Shilajit. Ayurvedic physicians recommend Shilajit herb for improving skin texture, color, and glow. The improved metabolism helps rejuvenate the ageing cells and enhances cell regeneration. The younger and better cells in the body improve the energy levels of the body and protect it from any type of stress, anxiety or depression. SHILAJIT CAPSULES are prepared by us. It is also used to prepare Chandraprabha.
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. As Guggul helps with reduction of cholesterol and triglycerides, it also prevents atherosclerosis to a significant degree. The herb also boosts the levels of HDL cholesterol. This herb also has been proved to have antioxidant properties. It is a wonderful herb to help reduce fatigue and lethargy. It builds up immunity and strength. Guggul is used in the preparation of Chandraprabha vati.
ACORUS CALAMUS (VACHA)
In Sanskrit ‘vacha’ literally means ‘speaking’; that relates to its wonderful anti-stammering property. 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. The benefits of Vacha are added to CHANDRAPRABHA VATI.
TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)
Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in Chandraprabha vati.
TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)
A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our product CHANDRAPRABHA VATI has Vibhitaki.
SULPHUR PURIFIED (GANDHAK)
The commonly heard element sulphur acts as a wonderful remedy when used in its best form. It is best known for its moisture absorbing properties and it therefore a great hydrant. It helps to generate fresher and younger looking skin. It can also be used as an excellent topical exfoliate. It removes the dead surface of the skin and reveals the healthy and glowing looking skin from underneath. These qualities make it an excellent rejuvenating herb. It is an excellent remedy to flush out toxins from the body. It is used to prepare GANDHAK RASAYAN.