Natural Cure For Lumbar Canal Stenosis


Low back pain is affecting a large portion of the population these days. The underlying case may be numerous such as improper posture, sitting for prolonged hours, or some serious disorders. The low back pain may present as a result of an ongoing degenerative process in the spine. One such degenerative condition of the spine is lumbar canal stenosis. The condition of lumbar canal stenosis along with its causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment will be described in detail through the following article.

lumbar canal stenosis


The lumbar canal stenosis refers to the narrowing of the lumbar segment of the spinal canal. The narrowing of the lumbar canal will compress the spinal cord and the nerve roots present in that area. This compression of nerves will cause pain in different parts of the body. The pain will depend on the nerve compressed. The most common locations of pain are the lower back and legs. The narrowing of the lumbar canal may occur as a result of the degenerative process related to the advancing age. It will present various symptoms which will be described as follows.


There could be numerous factors leading to the condition of lumbar canal stenosis such as cysts in the spinal cord, Fractures, injuries to the spine, bony spurs, herniated discs, etc. These factors can alter the structure of the spine causing a narrower curvature. This will ultimately lead to pain and various other symptoms as follows.


The most common symptom is pain. Pain can be dull aching in nature. The patient may experience heaviness in the lower limbs. He/she may feel numbness or tingling sensation in the legs. The pain gets worse after prolonged periods of standing. It increases when the patient walks down hill and reduces while walking uphill. Intensity of the pain reduces slightly while leaning, bending forward and sitting. In severe cases, the control on the bladder is compromised.


The diagnosis of lumbar canal stenosis will include both the clinical examination as well as the various imaging tests. The clinical examination will involve detailed history taking and observing the presentation of the clinical features. The imaging techniques will include X- Rays, MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), CT scan, etc.


The treatment of lumbar canal stenosis will include various therapies along with the administration of oral medications. The oral medicines will include NSAIDs (non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs), muscle relaxants, analgesics, etc. If medicines are not effectively managing the condition, Corticosteroids may also be injected. In more severe cases, surgery may also be needed.


Lumbar canal stenosis can be managed effectively through Ayurveda. The principles of Ayurveda will be used to stabilize the anuloma gati of vata (redirect the vata dosha in the normal movement). The Ayurvedic management of lumbar canal stenosis will include administration of matra vasti and lekhana vasti. The lekhana vasti can be given with yava shara, varunadi kashayam, etc. which will help in increasing the flexibility and relieving the stiffness. There are various Ayurvedic herbs that are very beneficial for managing the condition of lumbar canal stenosis such as Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), etc.


There are a variety of medicinal products prepared by Planet ayurveda. The products contain natural herbs beneficial for the health of the body. There are various preparations of natural herbs such as Joint Aid Plus, Yograj Guggul, Hakam Churna, Boswellia-Curcumin, Orthovita Oil, Triphala Guggul etc. which are prepared using authentic ways and provide great results in improving the condition of lumbar canal stenosis. All the herbal products manufactured here are free from chemicals, preservatives, starch, additives, colors and fillers. These products are hundred percent natural and are formulated by MD Ayurvedic doctors with deep knowledge of Ayurveda and many years of experience. The formulations are prepared strictly according to the procedures described in the samhitas (classical texts) and therefore are very effective in promoting the health of the patient and managing the diseased state effectively.

  1. Joint Aid Plus
  2. Boswellia+Curcumin
  3. Orthovita Oil
  4. Yograj Guggul
  5. Hakam Churna
  6. Triphala Guggul

lumbar canal stenosis care pack


1. Joint Aid Plus

Joint Aid Plus capsules are prepared by Planet Ayurveda. It is created by combining various natural herbs such as Nirgundi (Vitex negundo), Shallaki (Boswellia serrata), Guggul (Commiphora mukul), Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), etc. This combination will help in balancing the vitiated vata in the body. It helps in relieving pain in the bones, joints etc. Thus, it will improve the condition of lumbar canal stenosis.

Dose: Joint aid plus capsules can be given one to two Capsules two times a day, with plain water and after meals.

2. Boswellia+Curcumin

Boswellia + curcumin capsules are prepared by Planet Ayurveda by combining the following medicinal herbs i.e. Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Haridra (curcuma longa). It promotes the overall health of the body which helps in managing the pain impulses. These capsules help in managing the condition of lumbar canal stenosis.

Dose: The dose of Boswellia + curcumin capsules is 1 capsule two times a day with plain water and after meals.

3. Orthovita Oil

The orthovita oil helps in reducing inflammation as it contains Shul Gajendra Oil, Gandhapura oil, Turpentine Oil, Saindhavadi Tail, Prasarini oil, and Camphor. It also helps in reducing the pain. Orthovita oil helps in managing the pain in the condition of lumbar canal stenosis.

Application – Apply warm orthovita oil over the affected area and gently massage once or twice daily.

4. Yograj Guggul

Yograj guggul contains Commiphora mukul (Gum Guggul), Cyperus rotundus (mustak), Plumbago zeylanica (Chitraka), Emblica officinalis (amla), Terminalia bellirica (Bhibhitaki), Terminalia chebula (haritaki), Piper longum (Pippali), Carum copticum (Ajwain), Embelia ribes (Vidanga), Tribulus terrestris (gokshura), Cuminum cyminum (Jeerak), Elettaria cardamomum (Ela), Rock salt, Zingiber officinale (sonth),etc. This combination is very beneficial and helpful in reducing the inflammation and pain. It helps in the effective management of lumbar canal stenosis.

Dose – Yograj guggul can be given two tablets two times a day with warm water. It should be taken thirty minutes after meals.

5. Hakam Churna

Hakam churna contains herbal combination of the following herbs Chandershoor (Lepidium sativum), Kalonji (Nigella sativa), Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum graecum) and Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi). It helps in eliminating the vata dosha from the body. Hakam churna is beneficial in improving digestion. This also helps in the pacification of vitiated vata dosha from the body.

Dose – Hakam churna can be given half teaspoon, two times a day with warm water, before meals.

6. Triphala Guggul

Triphala Guggul contains Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica) and Guggul (Commiphora mukul). It helps in rejuvenation of the body cells. It helps in management of stiffness and pain in the neck in the condition of lumbar canal stenosis.

Dose – Triphala Guggul can be given one tablet two times a day with warm water. It is taken after meals.


The lumbar canal stenosis can reduce the quality of life of the patient. This condition needs proper and timely management. The Ayurvedic formulations described above are very effective in managing the condition properly. The use of these above mentioned Ayurvedic herbs will help in improving the quality of life of the patient. For more details of our products check out our website and for queries you can send your queries to our email id .

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

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