Ayurvedic Treatment For Essential Tremors With Herbal Remedies


Tremor is a nerve disorder or an underlying clinical feature of many diseases. Tremors usually affect the different parts of the body like hands, arms, head, larynx, etc. The lower body is less involved and the upper body is more involved. These days tremors are common in human masses, and unhealthy lifestyles and excessive stress are some of the common causes of tremors. In this article, we will discuss the Essential tremor and its various aspects with ayurvedic correlations.

Essential Tremors


Essential tremor is a progressive change and is a neurological disorder associated with tremors of arms and hands. A tremor is a rhythmic movement of the body part and is involuntary in nature. Tremor is generally seen as shaking, especially the shaking of the affected part of the body like the hand or arm.

Causes Of Essential Tremors

The exact, underlying cause of ET is unknown. Although in some cases, the disorder runs in families whereas, in others, it occurs in individuals with no previous family history. Some of the possible causes of ET are as follows–

  1. Genetic and environmental factors may cause tremors
  2. Family history
  3. Excessive intake of tea or coffee
  4. Hyperthyroidism
  5. Alcohol abuse
  6. Smoking
  7. Weakness
  8. Poor diet
  9. Stress
  10. Anxiety

Clinical Features Of Essential Tremors

  1. Cognitive impairment
  2. Depression
  3. Anxiety
  4. Muscular stiffness or lack of flexibility (rigidity)
  5. The slowness of movement (bradykinesia)
  6. Unable to control voluntary movements
  7. Dystonia (a problem in muscle control)
  8. Fatigue
  9. Unsteady manner of walking (abnormal gait)
  10. Impaired ability to coordinate voluntary movements (ataxia)
  11. Unable to perform activities

Diagnosis / Investigations Of Essential Tremors

Following investigations can be done to find out the status of Essential tremors. A physical examination is more significant to find out the tremors. Although laboratory investigations can be done to know the other underlying cause. Diagnosis of ET basically focused on the identification of the patient on the basis of patient history and detailed clinical evaluation.


Following examinations can be done to check the status of Essential tremors—

  1. Tendon reflex
  2. Muscle strength and tone
  3. Ability to feel sensations
  4. Gait
  5. Posture
  6. Coordination

Laboratory Investigations

  1. Complete blood count (CBC)
  2. Blood sugar level
  3. Kidney function tests
  4. Serum electrolytes
  5. Thyroid hormone levels
  6. Cortisol and parathyroid hormone levels
  7. Blood calcium and magnesium levels

Modern Treatment For Essential Tremors

Propranolol and primidone are the medications used to treat the essential tremors in modern medicine. Propranolol is a beta-blocker and is widely used as a medicine to reduce tremors. Primidone is an anti-seizure drug. Other drugs used to manage the conditions of essential tremors are Topiramate and Gabapentin.

Ayurvedic Aspect On Essential Tremors

Tridosha concept is important to mention here to know about the ayurvedic aspect of Essential tremors. The Vata dosha is aggravated here, the Vata dosha when aggravated in the majja dhatu, it may cause tremors. Hence essential tremor is caused by vitiation of Vata. If Vata dosha is vitiated the laghu (light), and Chala guna (mobile properties) of Vata dosha are increased. The ayurvedic way of treatment for ET in Ayurveda is the administration of sthira (stable) and guru (heavy) dravyas.

Herbal Remedies For Essential Tremors by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a GMP-certified hub for the manufacturing of good and authentic ayurvedic products. The products manufactured here are based on classical guidance and are result-oriented.

  1. Ashwagandhaghan Vati
  2. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras
  3. NeuroGenie Capsules
  4. Musli Strength
  5. Dashmoola Capsules

Herbal Remedies For Essential Tremors

Products Description

1. Ashwagandhaghan Vati

Ashwagandhaghan vati of Planet Ayurveda is the classical herbal formulation. This tablet formulation is loaded with pure ashwagandha extract (Withania somnifera). Ashwagandha is a well-known health promoter. It helps to manage the aggravated Kapha and reduce the generalized pain in the body. Ashwagandha helps to calm the nervous system and purify the blood. It is a well-known anti-inflammatory herb to manage swelling and tumors. As it acts as a natural herb to nourish the channels so it is beneficial in essential tremors.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice daily.

2. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras

Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras of Planet Ayurveda is a classical herbomineral formulation. The chief ingredients are Swarna Bhasma, Rajat bhasma, Abhrak bhasma, Prawal (Coral Calcium), Muktashukti bhasma, etc. The Vrihat Vatchintamani ras is used to manage the problems associated with aggravated Vata dosha. The major health concerns in which it is very effective are essential tremors, psychosis, epilepsy, and facial paralysis.

Dosage: 1 twice to be chewed.

3. NeuroGenie Capsules

The Neurogenie Capsules of Planet Ayurveda is a herbal capsule and is loaded with Brahmi and Ashwagandha. Brahmi and Ashwagandha are effective herbal supplements for stress and anxiety. So neurogenie capsules are very effective in neurological disorders, essential tremors, OCD, and insomnia. These capsules are also effective in essential tremors due to any underlying pathology. Anxiety and stress associated with essential tremors can be best managed with the Neurogenie capsule.

Dosage: 1 cap twice daily with plain water after meals.

4. Musli Strength

Planet Ayurveda’s Musli Strength Capsules is an ayurvedic medicine that is primarily used for the treatment of essential tremors and other multiple problems. The key ingredients of Planet Ayurveda Musli Strength Capsules are Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris) and Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum). It is also used to manage the Male Infertility, Female Infertility, and Sexual Vitality. Musli strength is also beneficial to increasing the male sexual hormones.

Dosage: 1 cap twice daily with plain water after meals.

5. Dashmoola Capsules

The Dashmoola capsules of Planet Ayurveda is a polyherbal capsule known to pacify the Vata. The chief ingredients of the Dashmoola capsule are Patla (Stereospermum suaveolens), Shyonaka (Oroxylum Indicum), Gambhari (Gmelina arborea), Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum), Prishnaparni (Uraria picta), Gokshura (Tribulus terrestris), Bilva (Aegle marmelos), Shalaparni (Desmodium gangeticum), Agnimantha (Premna mucronata), Brihati (Solanum indicum). These capsules are best to manage the associated pain and weakness associated with essential tremors.

Dosage: 1 cap twice daily with plain water after meals.


Tremors can be due to other conditions or lifestyle factors. It is important to check the timing of tremor. The lifestyle should be managed properly and vatavardhak diet should be avoided. The essential tremor or rhythmic shaking is a common concern among people. These conditions sometimes worsen the day-to-day life of an individual and lead to stress, anxiety, and impaired social life. Students suffering from this condition sometimes suffer from career concerns and are unable to achieve their goals. Modern medicine if taken for a long time may cause serious side effects. The herbs of Ayurveda are mentioned in texts and the classics of Ayurveda are a boon to patients with Essential tremors. Herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are best to nourish the channels of the body upto the root level and result oriented in the management of essential tremors.

Dr. Vikram Chauhan


Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com.

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