Category: Ayurveda

Higher IgE level – Its Complications and Ayurvedic treatment

Abstract

Antibodies are proteins that are produced by B-cells which helps in invading the pathogens or binding to antigens. This activity is termed as “antibody specificity”. High levels of immunoglobulins can be deadly if not managed properly. In order to maintain adequate levels, you need to adopt holistic and conventional healing methods.

What is IgE and its Role in Body?

IgE antibodies are one of the classes of immunoglobulin distributed in lungs, mucous membranes, and skin, and is mainly involved in hypersensitivity or allergic reactions. Some people have a tendency to show high IgE antibody levels when they are exposed to some allergens which result in a cascade of reactions in the body. Various allergens include pollen, spores or fungus and maybe some dairy products or medicines. These antibodies play a major role in protecting the body from parasitic infections and are considered a gatekeeper of the body. (1)immunoglobulins(Ige)

What are Immunoglobulins?(المناعية)

Immunoglobulins are also known as antibodies and are glycoproteins that are produced by white blood cells or plasma cells. They play an important role in binding and recognizing specific antigens i.e. bacteria or viruses which contribute to giving an immune response. There are five major classes depending upon the functions and structural variability which ultimately makes each one of them in their specific binding action. So, the five classes of immunoglobulins are; IgA, IgD, IgE, IgG, and IgM with different amino acid sequences.

How IgE levels are Checked?

There are various in-vitro tests for measurement of IgE levels; these involve some immune-assays like RAST (Radio allergosorbent assay), FAST (Fluorescent allegro sorbent test), ELISA (Enzyme-Linked immunosorbent assay) and other Radioimmunoassay.

What Do the Elevated IgE levels Denote?

Generally, skin allergies show the presence of high IgE levels nevertheless there are various other conditions where increased levels are noticed. Various syndrome-like Hyper IgE syndrome, IgE myeloma, and disorders linked with Vasculitis. According to recent studies, high IgE levels are a potential cause for developing tumor and cancer conditions. It is also being reviewed that various allergies can be associated with the risk of cancer. (3)

What is Cancer?(ما هو السرطان)

It is understood that cancer is the generalized loss of normal cell division in which cells start dividing and growing in an uncontrolled manner that dramatically invades other healthy cells and tissues. Cancer can be malignant (cancerous) or benign (non-cancerous) and main types of cancer include carcinoma, sarcoma, melanoma, lymphoma, and leukemia. These conditions can get triggered numerous factors like biological, environmental, occupational risk factors and lifestyle. Cancer can be confirmed by studying tumor markers.

Ayurvedic Aspect of Cancer

Cancer is considered as Arbuda in Ayurvedic studies and gets triggered by vitiated Tridosha i.e. Pitta, Kapha, and Vata. But mainly aggravated Vata dosha which is responsible for cell division and proliferation of cells. Abnormal cell division or Ekadesavriddhi ultimately results in the origin of benign and malignant tumors. After the pathogenesis which involves Sanchaya, Prakopa, Prasara, Sthana samsraya and Vyakti, internal medication Samana chikitsa is prescribed which eliminates the vitiated dosha.

Herbal Management

There are many herbal combinations that can combat naturally the side effects of chemo-therapies and can also manage the symptoms of disorders caused by elevated Ige levels. Hence, for this Planet Ayurveda is offering the best herbal supplements i.e. Crab care pack which includes Ashwagandha capsules, Curcumin capsules, Kanchnaar guggul, Tulsi capsules, Guggul capsules, and Chanderprabha Vati. Planet Ayurveda is manufacturing and formulating all the supplements in totally sterile conditions and under the strict supervision of MD Ayurveda. The products are free from chemicals, preservatives, additives and are totally unadulterated.

Immunoglobulin E (IgE)

IgE Treatment in Ayurveda

Product Description

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

Ashwagandha capsules from Planet Ayurveda have been formulated from the standardized extract of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). This amazing herb effectively pacifies Kapha and Vata Dosha and is known as a natural nervine tonic. These capsules improve blood circulation and help in soothing nerves and numbness. This herbal medicine is a powerful immune booster and revitalizes the body.

Dosage– 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.

2. Curcumin Capsules

These capsules have been contains the goodness of pure extracts of high-quality Curcuma longa which boosts the immune system and its richness in anti-oxidants makes it beneficial in preventing cancer or tumor conditions. Curcumin capsules are very effective in reducing symptoms of cancer and maintains healthy cell proliferation.

Dosage– 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.

3. Kanchnaar Guggul

Kanchnaar Guggul contains enormous traditional herbs like Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), Varuna (Crataeva nurvala), Cinnamon ( Elettaria cinnamomum), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), haritaki (Terminalia chebula), etc. This herbs in combination work in synergistic manner in improving tumors, cysts, cancer, etc. These capsules helps in detoxification of body.

Dosage– 2 tablets three times a day with plain water after meals.

4. Tusli Capsules

This formulation from Planet Ayurveda contains a standardized extract of Ocimum tenuiflorum (Tulsi) which is a natural immunity booster. Tulsi capsules suppress the effect of environmental factors that trigger the onset of cancer due to its prophylactic activity.

Dosage- 2 capsules two times a day with plain water.

5. Guggul Capsules

Guggul capsules from Planet Ayurveda have been formulated from high-quality herbs of Commiphora mukul. Guggul effectively balances the vitiated tridosha i.e. Vata, Pitta and Kapha. These capsules are very useful in managing the symptoms of cancer and diseases caused by high levels of IgE in the body.

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

6. Chanderprabha Vati

This is a classical Ayurvedic formulation which contains Karpoor, Vacha, Mustak, Haridra, Amla, Chavya, Giloy, Shunthi, Maricha, Pippali, Dalchini, Tejpatta, etc. This natural supplement helps in the overall health of the body and maintaining equilibrium in all three doshas.

Dosage– 2 tablets three times a day with plain water after meals.

Conclusion

Hence, from this detailed discussion about IgE levels, it can be concluded; no doubt cancer is a deadly disease that can’t be controlled and reversed. So, improving a sedentary lifestyle and adapting natural ways of treatment can eliminate the root cause which will lead to improved quality of life.

References

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3206235/
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6669725/
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4938379/

Natural Treatment for Herpes Simplex Virus Infection (Herpes)

Abstract

Herpes simplex virus infection (Herpes) that generally caused by direct contact with saliva or infected lesions in humans. It is caused by the Herpes simplex virus (HSV). There are usually two types of HSV i.e. HSV-1 and HSV-2. HSV-1 causes oral herpes while HSV-2 which causes genital and newborn herpes.

Oral herpes is responsible for cold sores and blisters around the mouth and in the face while Genital Herpes is characterized by blisters in the genital area. According to the reviews, the general prevalence of this disease varies from 10-20% of the population irrespective of sexes.

Natural Herbs For The Treatment of Herpes

Causes

Herpes simplex virus can be transmitted by sharing objects like toothbrushes, utensils and physical contact with the person who is already affected. Some factors can trigger the activity of the HSV which are mentioned below-

  • Fatigue
  • Physical or emotional stress
  • Trauma
  • Some medications like immunosuppressant,steroids, etc.;
  • Menstruation

Signs & Symptoms

The infected individual can experience symptoms the same as in the flu. Some of the symptoms that occur are as follows-

  • Itching
  • Pain while urinating
  • Blistering sores
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Sudden loss of appetite
  • Swelling in lymph nodes

Natural Herbs For The Treatment of Herpes

Natural herbs are a holistic approach to health and proved to be the foundation of the Ayurvedic medical system. This system comprises ethical, spiritual, psychological and physical health. Some of the Indian traditional herbs which have the self-healing capability are discussed below-

1.Aloe Vera

Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis) extracts is one of the most used raw material cosmetic, food, medicinal and pharmaceutical industries. This has been a basic material for skin moisturizers, bath aids, sun-screen lotions, shampoos, health drinks, gels, and ointments. It possesses healing properties, increases collagen content and reduces the effect of UV radiation. (1) (2)

2.Chamomile

Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) is one of the important medicinal herbs which possess anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and anti-spasmodic properties. This is very useful in treating eruptions, infections such as shingles, boils, and hemorrhoids.

3.Neem

Neem (Azadirachta indica) contains numerous active chemical and phytochemical constituents like flavonoids, azadirachtin, nimbidin, salannin, ascorbic acid, quercetin, etc. these all components makes it strong antimicrobial, antibacterial and antifungal agent. Antioxidants present in neem helps in the deactivation of free radicals present and controls the damage caused by them.

4.Manjistha

Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia) which is also known as Guduchi possess anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal. Anti-bacterial, anti-stress, anti-oxidant, etc. properties. These properties make it beneficial in managing symptoms of various skin diseases.

5.Licorice

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) has been used in the medical industry since ages because it is loaded with antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antioxidant properties. These therapeutic properties make this herb useful in treating various skin infections and chronic ailments.

Ayurvedic Perspective

From an Ayurvedic point of view, when our body does not get enough food, exercise or sleep our immune system gets weak. These all factors result in an imbalance of Tridosha i.e. Pitta, Kapha, and Vata. Unpurified blood which is caused due to the sedentary lifestyle, digestive problems, consuming incompatible food items, etc. leads to lesions of the skin.

Thus to balance Tridosha naturally can be done by changing lifestyle, modifying diet and adopting herbal treatment which will treat it naturally. Ayurveda believes that any disease not only affects a particular organ but an entire body and this requires rejuvenation of the whole body. Rejuvenation can be done by Ayurvedic Rasayan to develop immunity to fight against the infections.

Herpi care pack

Natural Herbs For The Treatment of Herpes

Herbal Remedies By Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is offering Herpi Care Pack for the natural and effective management of the ailment.

Some of The Products Are As Follows

Product Description

1.Neem Capsules

These Capsules have been formulated from pure extracts of neem bark (Azadirachta indica) which is very helpful in treating various skin ailments and infections like eczema, ringworm, herpes, etc. Neem possesses antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, anti-tumor, etc. properties.

Dosage– 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals.

2.Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formulas

  • This Formulation from Planet Ayurveda contains Rubia cordifolia (Manjistha), Pid Papra (Fumaria officinalis), Chirata (Swertia chiretta) and Ghrit Kumari (Aloe barbadensis). This effective herbal combination is very beneficial in maintaining healthy skin due to its richness in micronutrients, vitamins, and phytochemical constituents. This formula overall prevents and manages infections significantly.

Dosage– 2 capsules two times a day with plain water after meals

3.Phyllanthus Niruri Capsules

These Herbal Capsules have been formulated from pure extracts of Bhumiamla loaded with goodness that makes it beneficial in blood purification, constipation, detoxification, diabetes, chronic fever, etc. This product is very effective in stimulating appetite, treating asthma, jaundice, liver diseases, skin infections, etc.

Dosage- 2 capsules three times a day with plain water.

4.Pitta Balance Capsules

This Herbal Supplement has been prepared by amazing herbs like Coral calcium (Praval pishti), agate calcium (Akik pishti), jawar mohra pishti, Kamdudha ras, Mukta pishti, giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). These herbs in combination act synergistically in aiding digestion, balancing vitiated Pitta dosha and natural cardiac tonic.

Dosage-1 capsule two times a day with plain water

4. Heal Ek Ointment

Ayurvedic is another amazing product that is effective in healing cuts, burns, and wounds.

Direction for use- It is recommended to apply on the affected area gently.

5.Kachnaar Guggul

This herbal preparation is a combination of amazing herbs like Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegate), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Marich (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), Varuna (Crataeva religiosa) and Bhibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica). This product significantly manages herpes infection and reduces pain and inflammation.

Dosage-2 tablets two times a day with plain water

6.Curcumin Capsules

Ayurveda offers Curcumin capsules that contain Haridra (Curcuma longa) which effectively manages symptoms of herpes. This herb provides relief in cold sores because it possesses anti-inflammatory and analgesic actions.

Dosage-2 capsules two times a day with plain water

Precautions

  • Avoid direct contact with infected people.
  • Try not to share any items like cosmetics, utensils, clothing, etc. that can pass on the virus.
  • The affected person should avoid sexual contact
  • Make a habit of washing hands whenever one applies medication with a cotton swab to reduce contact with sores.

References

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK92765/
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2763764/