EFFECTIVE HERBS AND HERBAL REMEDIES FOR MIGRAINE MANAGEMENT
|1||Bramhi Capsules||2 Bottles (120 Capsules)|
|2||Ashwagandha Capsules||1 Bottle (60 Capsules)|
|3||Pitta Balance||1 Bottle (60 Capsules)|
|4||Arogyavardhni vati||1 Bottle (120 Tablets)|
|5||Medhya Churna||2 Packs (100gm Each)|
WHAT IS MIGRAINE?
Migraine is the condition which is characterized by severe intense pain or a pulsing sensation on the one side of head. It is often associated with vomiting, nausea and extreme sensitivity to light. Migraine attacks results in the significant pain from hours to days. Warning symptoms may include the blind spots, flashes of light and tingling on one side of face or in arms or legs.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF MIGRAINE?
Migraine usually starts in childhood, adolescence and early adulthood. Migraine has four stages – prodrome, aura, headache and post drome though it is not necessary one experiences all the stages.
This is the first stage which occurs before one or two day of migraine. Symptoms may include:
- Mood swings like depression or elation
- Increased thirst
- Stiffness in neck
- Excess urination
Mostly people may experience migraine without aura. It occurs before or during migraines. Symptoms of this stage are associated with visual disturbances.
Migraine lasts from few hours to 2-3 days with headache. Frequency of headache may vary from person to person.
- Pain on the one or both sides of head.
- Pain which feels pulsing or throbbing
- Sensitivity to sounds and light.
- Nausea and vomiting.
- Spinning head.
4. Post drome
It is final stage of migraine attack and symptoms may include:
- Mood swings
- Sensitivity of light and sound
According to Ayurveda cause of migraine is the aggravation of pitta dosha. There are various factors like our life style and improper eating habits leads to vitiation of pitta dosha. Imbalanced pitta dosha results in the impairment of digestion which causes the production of toxins (ama). These toxins get accumulated in the manovahi strotas (mind channels), become the cause of pain in migraine.
From the ayurvedic perspective to treat the migraine, there is need to pacify the aggravated pitta dosha.
According to Ayurveda, sensitive nervous system is responsible for lowering the ojas (energy) in the body. Ojas (energy) provides the strength to nervous system and over all body. So low ojas causes the problems like migraine.
So, to control these changes in the body, natural supplements are there – herbs, formulations prepared from them are very effective to control the problem of migraine.
Planet Ayurveda make very effective herbal formulations that are very helpful in migraine management.
HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS WHICH PLANET AYURVEDA OFFERS FOR MIGRAINE
1. BRAHMI CAPSULES
Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) herb, used in the formulation of brahmi capsules. This herb is also having various other names like water hyssop, Indian pennywort and Thyme leaved gratiola. This herb is known to be very effective to treat the neurological problems. This herb helps to pacify the aggravated pitta dosha and is quite effective to manage the problem of migraine. It helps to provide the relief in the symptoms associated with migraine like throbbing pain in head, nausea, vomiting and vision problems etc.
Dosage: 2 capsules two times in a day with plain water after meals.
2. MEDHYA CHURNA
Medhya churna is a wonderful herbal supplement of Planet Ayurveda for the treatment of migraine. This herbal supplement is an amazing blend of various herbs which are given below:
- Vacha (Acorus calamus)
- Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
- Ajmoda (Carum roxburghianum)
- Shwet jeerak (Cuminum cyminum)
- Krishna jeerak (Carum carvi)
- Sonth (Zingiber officinale)
- Marich (Piper nigrum)
- Pipali (Piper longum)
- Patha (Cissampelos pareira)
- Shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis)
- Brahmi (Bacopa monnierri)
Herbs mentioned above used in formulation of medhya churna are packed with amazing properties and quite beneficial to manage the problem of migraine. These herbs help to pacify the vata dosha and thus provide the relief in the pain. These herbs help to maintain the good ojas (energy) thus provides the strength to nervous system.
Dosage: 1 pinch of powder twice daily or 1 gram twice daily.
3. ASHWAGANDHA CAPSULES
Planet Ayurveda offers the ashwagandha capsules for the treatment of migraine. These capsules are prepared from the standardized extracts of herb Ashwagadhna. This herb is found in all over parts of India and also known by other names such as Indian ginseng and winter cherry. Ashwagandha has great medicinal value from ancient time to manage the various ailments. This herb supports the good health of nervous system and is very effective to resolve the problem of migraine. It helps to provide relief in symptoms associated with migraine like throbbing pain in head, nausea, vomiting and vision problems etc.
Dosage: Two capsule two times in a day with plain water after meals.
4. PITTA BALANCE
According to Ayurveda, causes of migraine are imbalanced doshas and impaired digestion and lowering of ojas (energy). Pitta balance is an effective herbal supplement to resolve all the above explained problems in a natural way for the treatment of migraine. This herbal supplement is prepared by the combination of various compounds and is free from any preservatives, colors, starch and chemicals.
- Praval Pishti (Coral calcium)
- Akik Pishti (Agate calcium)
- Jawar Mohra Pishti (An Ayurvedic Calcium Compound)
- Kamdudha Ras (An Ayurvedic Calcium Compound)
- Mukta Pishti (Pearl Calcium)
- Giloy Satva (Tinosporacordifolia extract)
Dosage: 1 capsule twice in a day with plain water after meals.
5. AROGYAVARDHINI VATI
Hartaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amlaki (Emblica officinalis), Shuddh shilajit (Asphaltum, purified), Shuddh guggulu (Commiphora mukul, purified), Chitrak mool (Plumbago zeylanica) and Kutki ( Picrorrhiza kurroa) are the herbs which are used in the formulation of arogyavardhini vati. Medicinal importance of all these herbs is given in ayurvedic texts and is considered to be very effective in the treatment of migraine. Anti-inflammatory and pitta pacifying properties of this formulation help to get rid from the migraine in a natural way.
Dosage: 2 tablets two times in a day with plain water after meals.