Category: Hypothyroidism

Treatment of Thyroid Disease in Ayurveda

Thyroid disorders are usually associated with the Thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland that is present in the front of the neck. This gland plays an important role in the regulation of different types of metabolic processes in the human body. Basically, this gland is located in the human body under Adam’s apple and it also surrounds the windpipe present inside the neck. The middle area of the gland is known as Isthmus.

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This Isthmus joins the two distinct thyroid lobes on different sides. Normally, this thyroid gland uses Iodine to produce thyroxine which is also known as the T4 hormone. This hormone is the primary hormone produced by the thyroid gland. After the delivery of the T4 hormone to various body tissues through the bloodstream, it gets converted to the T3 hormone which is one of the most active hormones present in the human body. The basic functions of the thyroid gland usually controlled by the feedback mechanism of the brain and also by the pituitary gland as well as the hypothalamus. In Ayurveda, Thyroid disorder is caused due to the change in physical as well as mental stress and lifestyle. In Thyroid disorder, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha dusti happen. Any irregularity in these Doshas can affect the functioning of the thyroid gland and also cause various types of thyroid disorders.

Different kinds of Thyroid Disorders

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Thyroid cancer
  • Thyroid nodules
  • Goiter

Hyperthyroidism

This thyroid disorder is linked with increased production of thyroid hormones. This condition is less common as compared to the hypothyroidism. Signs and Symptoms are mainly due to increased metabolism. At the early stages, symptoms are not apparent. Some common Signs and Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism include

  • Increased heart rate
  • Increase in bowel movements
  • Nervousness
  • Intolerance for Heat
  • Problem in Concentrating
  • Excessive consumption of Iodine
  • Graves’ disease

Hypothyroidism

This thyroid disorder is linked with insufficient or decreased production of thyroid hormones. This disorder is mainly associated with problems within the hypothalamus or pituitary gland, and thyroid gland.

Some Common Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism are

  • Retention of Fluid
  • Joint and Muscle aches
  • Dry Skin
  • Excessive or Prolonged Menstrual bleeding in females
  • Depression
  • Fatigue
  • Feeling “foggy” mentally
  • Poor concentration
  • Resistance of Thyroid hormone
  • Inflammation of the thyroid

Goiter

Goiter disease is associated with enlargement of the thyroid gland without any cause. The disorder of goiter is associated with Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism, or normal functioning of the thyroid gland.

Thyroid Nodules

Basically nodules are abnormal masses and lumps that are formed inside the thyroid gland. The major reason behind the formation of nodules is benign tumors as well as benign cysts. These nodules are different in size either they are single or multiple. If the nodules are excessively large in size, then these nodules may cause symptoms that are related to compression of nearby structures.

Thyroid Cancer

Women are more prone to this disorder as compare to men. There are various types of thyroid cancer that usually depend upon the inflammation of a specific type of cell within the thyroid that has become carcinogenic.

Treatment of Thyroid Disorders

There are different types of allopathic medications that are used for the treatment of thyroid disorder but these medications only slow down the progression of diseases. Allopathic medicines do not treat these disorders permanently they also reduce their symptoms. But sometimes these medications also produce different types of side effects after their interactions with other medicines. Such side effects produce unwanted changes in the body of a person who is suffering from a thyroid disorder. However, in order to prevent the cases of adverse effects, doctors of Planet Ayurveda prepared various natural and herbal remedies for the permanent treatment of thyroid Diseases such as hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. All the medicines are prepared after combining the principles of Ayurveda along with modern technology. All the remedies are 100% authentic and do not contain any type of preservative, chemical agents such as flavoring, coloring or sweetening agent and additives. They are prepared from pure and natural herbs. The two different types of packs offered by Planet Ayurveda for the management of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are as follows

For the treatment of Hypothyroidism

Plant Ayurveda recommended Hypothyroid Care Pack which is specially prepared by the doctors of Planet Ayurveda for the treatment of Hypothyroidism. Hypothyroid Care Pack contains the following products

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1. Chanderprabha Vati

Chanderprabha Vati tablets are very useful for the treatment of signs and symptoms that are linked with Hypothyroidism such as Muscle stiffness, Joints inflammation and Dry skin, etc. These tablets are free from any side effects and they are effective against the treatment of Hypothyroidism

Dosage: 2 Tablets 2 times a day after meals.

2. Hakam Churna

This powder is a wonderful blend of different types of herbs such as Kalonji (Nigella sativa), Chandershoor (Lepidium sativum), Ajwain (Trachyspermum Ammi) and Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum). This churna promote the function of important thyroid hormones and prevent different kinds of symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Dosage: 1 teaspoonful powder 2 times a day with plain water after meals.

3. Gugullipid

These capsules are formulated from Guggual resin (Commiphora Mukul), Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Marich (Piper nigrum) and Pippali (Piper longum). All the herbs maintain a balance between thyroid hormones and reduce symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Dosage: 2 Capsules 2 times a day with plain water after meals.

4. Gotu Kola capsules

These capsules are formulated from the pure extract of Gotu kola (Centella Asiatica). These capsules are effective against mental stress, fatigue as well as lethargy which are the main symptoms of hypothyroidism.

Dosage: 2 Capsules 2 times a day with plain water after meals.

For the treatment of Hyperthyroidism

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Planet Ayurveda provides Hyperthyroidism Care Pack for the Effective treatment of Hyperthyroidism. This care pack included the following products:

1. Immune Booster

Immune Booster capsules are prepared by combining four different types of herbs such as Grapeseed (Vitis vinifera), Cow colostrums (Bovine colostrums), Bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri) and Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis). These capsules boost the immune system and protect the body from different types of infections that are common with hyperthyroidism.

Dosage: 2 Capsules 2 times a day

2. Weight Gain Formula

This remedy helps a patient to gain suitable weight and it is prepared from different kinds of herbs such as Ashwagandha, Vidang, Haritaki, Bhibhitaki, Amalaki, Saunf, Pippali as well as Zeerak.

Dosage: 2 Capsules 2 times a day.

3. Shatavari Capsules

This product is prepared is formulated from the standardized and pure extract of Shatavari herb. These capsules promote the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. Moreover, it also helps to gain weight. Shatavari herb is used to prevent the symptoms of hyperthyroidism.

Dosage: 2 Capsules 2 times a day

Yashtimadhu (Glycyrrhiza Glabra) Powder – Usage, Dosage and Benefits

Yashtimadhu has Latin name Glycyrrhiza glabra. It is commonly called as Liquorice or mulethi. Yashtimadhu powder is prepared from best quality of this herb. To heal the ailments this herb has the great medicinal importance in Ayurveda. This herb possesses the immune modulator, anti-bacterial, anti-asthmatic, antacid, anti ulcerogenic, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants, analgesic, anti-Alzheimer, anti-cancer, anti-arthritic and aphrodisiac properties.   It has calming effect on the throat and pharynx hence its use is quite good for hoarseness of voice. Bioactive compounds present in the root of this herb are glucose 3.8%, 3.6% glycyrrhizin which is a yellow amorphous powder-asparagine, a glycoside isoliquirtin 2.2 starch, gum, mucilage, amorphous, sulphuric acid and metallic acids, calcium and magnesium salts.

Therapeutic Uses of Yashtimadhu Powder

  • It is good to manage the various respiratory complications like cough, chest congestion, sore-throat etc.
  • It acts as expectorant which helps to expel out the phlegm from lungs.
  • It is good immunity booster which helps to fight against the various viral, bacterial and fungal infections.
  • In males it acts as good aphrodisiac which helps to improve the quality and number of sperms.
  • Anti-oxidant action of this powder helps to lower down the LDL (bad) cholesterol levels in the body.
  • It is quite good for throat disorders and also helps to improve the quality of voice.
  • Being packed with anti-inflammatory properties it is used to manage the arthritis.
  • It is good for the wounds healing.
  • It is good to treat the skin problems like eczema, psoriasis, skin rashes, itchy and dry skin.
  • It is good to resolve the various digestive problems like acidity, heart burn, flatulence, nausea etc.

Benifits of Yashtimadhu Powder

1. Respiratory Complications

Yashtimadhu is a famous herb in Ayurveda to manage the respiratory complications. It is a wonderful expectorant agent, hence use of this herb is quite good in the treatment of hoarseness of voice, cough, chest congestion, sore throat, bronchitis, whooping cough and chronic bronchitis.

2. Antimicrobial Property

Antimicrobial action of this herb helps to fight against the microorganisms that result in respiratory complications. On the other hand, it helps to boost up the immune system and plays vital role to manage the asthma and various allergic reactions in body.

3. Oral Health

It is good to resolve the various oral problems like bad breath, plaque, bleeding or pus in gum.

4. Canker Sores

Anti inflammatory and healing properties of this herb work well to heal the canker sores.

5. Weight Loss

This herb possess the flavonoids that helps to reduce excessive fat accumulation in the body

6. Reduce the Bad Cholesterol

It supports the good heart health and lowers down the LDL (bad) cholesterol levels in the body.

7. Hypothyroidism

It helps to manage the hormonal imbalances. In the case of Hypothyroidism, it accelerates the secretion of thyroid hormones.

8. Anti-inflammatory Properties

Anti-inflammatory actions of this herb are quite useful in the rheumatic problems and arthritis. It helps to lessen the inflammation and joint pains.

9. Skin Problems

Healing and antimicrobial action of this herb helps in the healing of sores, wounds in skin problems. It helps to manage the various symptoms like itching, burning and pain in skin problems.

10. Digestive Complications

This herb supports the good health of digestive system. It helps to lower down the acid levels in intestine. Being mild laxative in action it regulates the bowel movements.

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Dosage

1/2 to 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after the meals.

Product Info

  • Package Type : Herbal Powder.
  • Package Quantity : 100 gm Bottle.
  • Product Packs Available : This product is available in sets of 2 bottles, 3 bottles, 5 bottles and 10 bottles.

This product is free from chemicals, preservatives, yeast, pesticides, microbes, heavy metals, fillers, starch, raw powders etc.

Side Effects

There are no known side effects with the usage of this medicine. But care should be taken to consume this herbal medicine in the prescribed dosage.

Advantages of Using Yashtimadhu Powder
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Planet Ayurveda has manufactured this unique herbal formulation as per industry standards and there are several reasons which make it superior to any other similar products available in the market.

  • Only pure herbal powders and no other chemicals or preservatives are used in the preparation of this herbal formulation.
  • For ensuring better results, only pure herbs are used.
  • Planet Ayurveda offers only quality product at reasonable and competitive prices.
  • Testing of the medicine is not done on animals.

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