Parkinsonism, better known as Parkinson’s syndrome is a group of symptoms of neurological origin. The syndrome is characterized by neurological disorders like tremors, unstable postures, rigidity of movements, and hypokinesia. Most of the cases of Parkinsonism appear following the management with some specific medications like the antipsychotics and antidepressants. The disease usually affects in older age.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF PARKINSONISM?
Parkinsonism is a neurological syndrome that has no fixed cause. There are a varied range of causes that can induce its origin in different people. They are:
- Psychiatric medications
- Head injuries
- Certain neurodegenerative disorders
- Long term usage of illegal drugs
- Brain stroke
- Brains tumors
- Infection in the brain leading to inflammation
Parkinsonism is a neurological disorder and may be associated with other neurological conditions like the Alzheimer’s disease, ALS, Wilson’s disease, and Huntington’s disease etc.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF PARKINSONISM?
This nerve related disorder can present with a lot of symptoms varying from individual to individual. The symptoms are nerve and brain related. Some common symptoms are:
- Rigidity in movements
- Instability of postures
- Slow movements
- Depression of mind
- Quite speech
- Urinary incontinence
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN PARKINSONISM?
Ayurveda believes that the body is controlled by three energies. Vada, Pitta, and Kappha. These energies maintain the balance in the body. In a healthy individual these energies are in natural harmony with each other. Any disease or uneasiness can therefore be explained as an increase or decrease of any of these energies. Ayurvedic herbs help bring these energies to equilibrium. In brain and nervous related disorders, Ayurveda helps bring in balance and equilibrium. It helps revitalize brain cells and strengthen their power.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT CAN HELP PARKINSONISM
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 herbal product has potential powers to nourish the brain to make the functioning of the brain quicker and sharper. ASHWAGANDHA capsules are prepared from this herb. The HERBS FOR PARKINSONISM pack also has Ashwagandha capsules.
CENTELLA ASIATICA (GOTU KOLA CAPSULES)
Gotu kola herb is an herb rich in nutrients. It is a wonderful herb that acts brilliantly on concentration power and helps cases of lack of concentration. This herb Gotu kola helps in the nerve related diseases. It helps in nervous exhaustion due to stress and anxiety. The case of neuropathy due to diabetes is relieved using Gotu kola capsules. It is a very effective herb in providing body vitality. It is used to prepare GOTU KOLA capsules.
ASPAARGUS RACEMOSUS (SHATAVARI)
The botanical name of Shatavari is Asparagus racemosus. The herb has been used for its multiple health benefits over centuries. Its medicinal properties have worked well for nervous and gastric disorders. Ayurvedic physicians have used its beneficial effects for improving female health and female sexual system since centuries. Its main sphere of action is on the female sexual system where it helps to increase the libido thereby helping improve confidence and self esteem.
The usual symptoms seen in women are irritation over petty issues, stress from work or due to other emotional factors, decreased interest and desire for sexuality and low energy complains in performing daily activities. They usually complain of feeling tired all day or the lack of stamina. Shatavari herb helps improve stamina and energy levels in women. It shows wonderful action on the female libido and enduring power that increases self respect and confidence. It is used in ATIRASADI churna.
MUSLI (SAFED MUSLI)
A great herb used in products for nervous and brain related disorders. It is wonderful for sexual disorders related to nervous system. It is used to prepare ATIRASADI CHURNA.
BLACK MUSALE (KALI MUSLI)
Musli is a very beneficial product that is common to our kitchens. It is a rich source of micro-nutrients and anti-oxidants. It restores energy and stamina. We use Kali Musli in ATIRASADI CHURNA.
Kesar or saffron is a very popular Indian herb that helps in relieving erectile dysfunction and also premature ejaculation permanently. Kesar is an indispensable part of our product ATIRASADI CHURNA.