What are Cd4 cells? How is Ayurveda useful for increasing CD4 levels?
CD4 cells are known as white blood cells that play a major role in the functioning of the immune system. Sometimes CD4 cells are also called T-lymphocytes, T-cells or helper cells. The level of CD4 cells indicates the health of the immune system while our body is capable of combating infection, pathogens, and diseases.
CD4 cell counts
The CD4 cell count is measured in cubic millimeters of blood. The count of CD4 cells can vary from person to person. There are various reasons for low CD4 count, it can be sleep loss, excessive smoking, and exercise. These are not the main reasons that indicate the functioning of the immune system. If someone has a flu-like infection, they should go for a test to evaluate the CD4 cell.
CD4 cell counts and risk of infections
As we discussed earlier, the CD4 count tells us about the immunity and body’s defense mechanism against infections. So, the following are the different levels of CD4 which indicate the risk of infection at different levels. Some infections which are developed by the imbalanced level of CD4 count are lung infections, skin infections, tuberculosis, pneumonia, and cytomegalovirus, etc.
How Ayurveda can boost the CD4 level?
Ayurveda provides various herbs to help to boost the CD4 level naturally. Some herbs are giloy, ashwagandha, Brahmi and Bhumi alma, etc which makes the body fight against infection and maintain a healthy level of CD4. These herbs are also used in the manufacture of Ayurvedic products. Planet Ayurveda offers various herbal products that contain pure herbs and are very effective in maintaining the CD4 level in the body.
The products provided by Planet Ayurveda are the following
- Immune Booster Capsules
- Giloy Capsules
- Ashwagandha Capsules
- Green Essential Capsules
- Brahmi Chyawanprash
- Suvarna Basant Malti Ras
- Kanchnaar Guggul
1. Immune Booster Capsules
These capsules contain a mixture of various herbs such as Bhumi amla (Phyllanthusniruri), Grape seeds (Vitis vinifera), Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis) and Go- Piyush (Bovine colostrums). As the name indicates, these capsules are immunity boosters Capsules and make the body able to fight against infections. Thus, maintain the healthy level of CD4 which get affected due to the presence of infections in the body. It also helps to remove the toxins from the body and protect damage from free radicals. It is very beneficial in the treatment of almost all health diseases.
Dosage: Two capsules once or twice in a day with water after meals.
2. Giloy Capsules
Giloy Capsules are made of using the standardized extract of herb Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia). It helps to balances the Pitta and Vata dosha in the body. It also possesses antioxidant and astringent properties. It helps to boost platelet and CD4 count in the body, as it combats almost every infection in the body. It acts as an immunity booster. It is very effective in conditions such as dyspepsia pyrexia, urinary infections, swine flu, and weakness.
Dosage: One capsule, twice daily, with water after meals
Ashwagandha, in Ayurveda known for its various beneficial effects in many of the diseases. These capsules are made of the pure standardized extract of the herb Ashwagandha (Withaniasomnifera). It possesses antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also acts immune booster. Ashwagandha Capsules is a natural Rejuvenator that provides strength and nutrition to the body. These capsules balance the Vata dosha and also helps to maintain the level of CD4 in the blood.
Dosage: Two capsules, twice daily, with water after meals
4. Green Essential Capsules
Green Essential Capsules are prepared by using pure herbs such as Spirulina (Spirulinaplatensis), Grape Seed (Vitis vinifera), Amla (Emblica Officinalis) and Wheat Grass (Triticulumaestivum). These herbs support the generation of Raktadhatu. It helps to increase the platelet level and CD4 level in the body, as it helps in the formation of blood. It ac as an immune and energy booster. It is also very effective in the treatment of allergy, diabetes, anemia and various infections. It works as a detoxifier and also possesses an antioxidant property that removes harmful toxins from the body.
Dosage: Two capsules, twice daily, with water after meals
5. Brahmi Chyawanprash
Brahmi Chyawanprash is the combination of many effective herbs such as Brahmi (Bacopamonnieri), Punarnava (Boerhaviadiffusa), Ashwagandha (Withaniasomnifera), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Bhumi amla (Phyllanthusniruri), Vasaka (Adhatodavasica), Dalchini (Cinnamomumverum), Chandan (Santalum album), Pipali (Piper longum), Kesar (Crocus sativus), Akarkara (Anacyclus pyrethrum), and Sharkara (Saccharumofficinarum), and many more. These herbs have their action in autoimmune disorder, so act as a strong immunity booster. It possesses immunomodulatory, antioxidant and rejuvenating properties. Due to the presence of these herbs, it becomes rich in minerals and vitamins (Vitamin C). It is effective in various conditions like blood disorder, tuberculosis, lung injury, and various infections.
Dosages: One tablespoonful twice daily
6. Suvarna Basant Malti Ras
These tablets consist of various ingredients such as Maricha (Piper nigrum), Bhavanadrava, Swarnabhasma, sudhahingula, Muktabhasma, Nimbuswarasa, and Kharparabhasma. It acts as antibiotics and fights against various infections. It balances the imbalance between Kapha and Vata dosha in the body. It is a strong immune modulator and immune booster. It possesses anti-aging and rejuvenating property. Suvarna Basant Malti Ras tablet helps to maintain the healthy level of CD4 count in the body. It is beneficial in various conditions such as malaria fever, typhoid fever, cough, bronchitis, common cold, and chronic asthma.
Dosage: Two tablets twice after a meal along with honey.
7. Kanchnaar Guggul
These tablets are made of many herbs such as Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegata), Amalaki (Emblica Officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Pippali (Piper longum), Black Pepper (Piper nigrum) and Varuna (Crataevareligiosa). Kanchanaar Guggul tablets act as a detoxifier and eliminate toxins from the body. It provides many health benefits and effective in the treatment of many diseases like atherosclerosis, skin diseases, lower high cholesterol, and arthritis.
Dosage: Two tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water