Author: Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Herbal Remedies for Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinsons Disease

It is a progressive disease that affects the nerves in the brain in its special part known as substantia nigra. It is a chronic and progressive disease that is characterized by slow and continuous loss of function in terms of muscle coordination and bodily movements.

The nerve cells produce a neurotransmitter known as Dopamine. In Parkinsonism as these nerve cells degenerate, there is decrease in the levels of dopamine neurotransmitter in the body. There are unique set of signs and symptoms by which a patient of Parkinson’s disease be easily identified.


The signs and symptoms of the disease are generally slow and progressive, they may not be initially apparent and occur in the form of Bradykinesia or slowing of movements, tremors in the hands, jaws or foot.

The person may feel fatigued, he may forget a word or two while speaking and hand writing and speech may change. Initially, the tremors may occur in the form of rubbing of thumb and fingers.

Rigidity is another feature that affects many patients. It influences different patients to varying degrees.

People also face difficulty in standing and walking which may occur variedly and episodically in different people. The signs and symptoms continue to worsen and Dementia may occur as a result.


Parkinson’s to some degree occurs as a result of a genetic predisposition to the disease. A family history of Parkinson’s does increase the chances of developing the disease.

There are many environmental factors also which affect a person’s chances of developing Parkinson’s disease.

Many harmful insecticides and pesticides which are contaminating water and other food products also become predisposing factors for the development of the disease.


Though not very difficult to diagnose, a Parkinson’s patient should have one or more of the following symptoms of Parkinsonism.

  1. Tremors
  2. Rigidity in the body
  3. Physical instability and incoordination of movements
  4. Slowness of movements

Parkinson’s is not a curable disease as it involves permanent death and damage of the nerve cells responsible for Dopamine release in the brain.


  • Avoid caffeine and carbonated drinks which stimulate the release of adrenaline a hormone known to increase tremor intensity.
  • Manage weight as an excess body weight tends to worsen the symptoms like urine incontinence.
  • Avoid exposure to pesticides and insecticides.
  • Consume an herbal diet which is highly nutritious having plant based proteins, carbohydrates and plant based proteins and healthy fats.


1. Zandopa Granules

The most effective medicine in modern sciences for the management of Parkinson’s is L-Dopa. It is a very effective medicine that is used for its great efficacy and slowing down the degeneration of the nerves in Parkinson’s.

Zandopa granules contain natural L-Dopa like ingredients and are safer than synthetic modern medicines in terms of long term use. They help to naturally restore the deficiency of Dopamine by acting as a natural substitute to a great extent.

Regular usage of these granules improves gait and cognitive functions.

Dosage : 1 Tea spoonful one to two times per day.

2. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha or withania somniferum is a great health tonic that is used for its amazing health benefits and is one of the best nerve rejuvenating herbs.

Regular usage of Ashwagandha Capsules helps to slow down the progress of the disease and helps to control the symptoms of Parkinson’s in a better way.

It also helps to control the increasing levels of anxiety and depression that affect the patients of Parkinsonism as the disease starts to adversely affect their daily routine.

Dosage : 1 -2 Capsules, once or twice daily.

3. Brahmi Chyawanprash

Brahmi or Bacopa monieri is a great nerve rejuvenating herb that is one of the best herbal supplements in use for the natural management of all kinds of brain and nerve disorders.

Brahmi chyawanprash is an herbal sweet jam that is made from many nerve stimulating herbs along with Brahmi.

It helps improve Dementia or loss of memory in the patients. It is also helpful in maintaining the coordination of bodily movements and general response of the body to the degenerative changes that it is undergoing.

Dosage : 1 Teaspoon full one to two times per day.

4. Brahma Rasayana

It is an herbal recipe made on the name of Lord Brahma who is one of the most worshiped Hindu Gods. It is again a great nervine tonic. Regular use of the Brahma rasayana helps fight tiredness, fatigue and rigidity of the muscles, a common symptom found in Parkinson’s patients.

It has a long list of herbal ingredients like Shankhpushpi, Amla, Haridra, Giloy etc. which act together in a synergistic manner to control the symptoms of the disease.

Recent studies have confirmed use of Brahma rasayana in enhancing humoral immunity and increased production of white blood cells in the body.

Dosage : 1 – 2 Teaspoon full with milk after breakfast.

Effective Herbal Medicine for Ulcerative Colitis

The large intestine is also known as colon in the human body. It stores waste products before excretion, which is very important function of the digestive system. The condition of ulcerative colitis leads to the inflammation in colon, which disturb the excretion process and affect the body’s metabolism. The inflammation or ulcers originates on the inner linings of the colon, which is very painful obstruction for passing of stool.

ulcerative colitis

This problem can lead into severe rectal bleeding, abdominal pain and diarrhea. The problem can enhance and convert into chronic condition, which can last for years. The experts believes that ulcerative colitis probably occurs due to abnormal activity of the immune system which acts on the intestines, but the actual cause of ulcerative colitis is not known.

Causes of ulcerative colitis

Immune system malfunction can be the other cause, when it is fighting against virus or bacteria, it can attack the cells of digestive tract due to an abnormal immune response and can cause ulcerative condition.

Heredity is the major cause, if parent or sibling are affected by this disease the chances of ulcerative colitis in that person is more. But in many cases of ulcerative colitis there is no family history observed.

Stress and diet can aggravate the condition of ulcerative colitis but they cannot be the causing factor of this disease. May be the reason in some cases to worsen the symptoms when someone having it.

Symptoms of ulcerative colitis

  • Loss of appetite and Weight loss
  • Acidity
  • Anemia
  • Skin lesions
  • Nausea
  • Fatigue
  • Retarded growth in children
  • Fever
  • Diarrhea with blood or pus

Herbal remedies for ulcerative colitis

The care pack of Planet Ayurveda provide a best collections of medicines can be the treatment of various types of ulcerative colitis. This pack possess the special herbal remedies like Pitta balance, Vatsakadi churna, Kutajghana Vati and Arjuna, which are known as most effective herbal remedies for ulcerative colitis. These are known for healing the colon and provides relief against the conditions like pain, diarrhea and inflammation.

  1. Arjuna Capsules
  2. Kutazghan Vati
  3. Vatsakadi Churna
  4. Pitta Balance

Prosta-Crab Care Pack

The ulcerative colitis care pack is explained as below

1. Pitta Balance

Pitta is the body’s energy, which is responsible for proper digestion, metabolism and converting the complex molecules into the simpler ones. So to maintain the body’s proper metabolism in ulcerative colitis, the control on pitta and agni is very important, to avoid the burning sensation and bloody diarrhea. The product Pitta Balance consists of various pistis like mukta and prawal pisti in combination with giloy, which makes this formulation helpful to balance pitta and reduce the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

Dosage : Take 1 capsule twice daily with water after meal.

2. Arjuna Capsules

Arjuna capsules can be used as a dietary supplement and are very effective against the increased cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart problems and triglycerides. The bark extracts of arjuna tree is used to prepare these capsules. The antioxidants of arjuna is helpful in removing the toxins from the body. It helps in maintaining proper metabolic functions and staying healthy. The bark of arjuna bark is rich in zinc, copper, calcium and magnesium. This also possess the properties of anti-dysenteric and anti-inflammatory.

Dosage : Take 2 capsules twice daily with water after meal.

3. Vataskadi Churna

Vataskadi churna is made up of the best quality of vatsak and also contains bilva, saunf, elaiachi, dhaniya, jayaphala and anar in it. These all herbs in combination leads to the formation of a potent remedy to reduce the symptoms of ulcerative colitis. These symptoms can be burning sensation, diarrhea, abdominal pain and also is helpful in improving the functions of intestines. It is helpful against the constipation, improves digestion and bowel movement. It also prevent diarrhea.

Dosage : Take 1 tablespoonful twice daily with water after meal.

4. Kutajghan Vati

The extracts of Kutaz herb is used in the formulation of Kutajghan Vati, which is very important remedy against the problem of ulcerative colitis. This medicine is useful for the problems like diarrhea, dysentery, bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis.

Dosage : Take 2 tablets twice daily with water after meal.

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