Natural Treatment for (PRES) or Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome


PRES syndrome is known by the name of  Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome. Syndrome is a condition compiled with various symptoms. So in this syndrome certain symptoms affecting different tissues are mentioned. PRES Syndrome comes under neurological conditions that affect some parts of the brain that cause a number of symptoms. As per ayurveda it comes under vata vyadhi. In this article we are going to discuss what PRES Syndrome exactly is, along with causes, symptoms, ayurvedic view and its ayurvedic management. If you or your near one is suffering from the same condition, no need to worry we are here with some of the effective herbal remedies by planet ayurveda to alleviate the symptoms of PRES syndrome.


PRES syndrome is a neurological condition in which there is posterior reversible encephalopathy due to the neurotoxicity of the nerve cells which causes various neurological symptoms like loss of consciousness, visual disturbances, seizures, etc. The confirmed diagnosis is done by only neuroimaging techniques. This condition mostly occurs in infants and young individuals. As per ayurvedic neurological conditions are correlated to vata vyadhi. So let’s have a detailed view of PRES syndrome with their causes, symptoms, ayurvedic view along with the treatment option by planet ayurveda.

PRES syndrome

Symptoms of PRES Syndrome

Symptoms of PRES syndrome mostly include varying neurological issues along with some other symptoms. Following are the symptoms of PRES syndrome:

  • Blurred vision
  • Homonymous hemianopsia (person sees only one side whether it is left or right)
  • Cortical blindness ( Blindness occur due to damage to the cortex part of brain)
  • Mild confusion
  • Coma
  • Nausea
  • Seizures
  • Vomiting

Causes of PRES Syndrome

The main reason for PRES Syndrome is neurotoxicity means toxicity to the nerve cells which leads to the above mentioned symptoms. Here are some other factors that may lead to PRES syndrome are

  • Immunosuppression ( inhibition of immune response)
  • Severe infection
  • Sepsis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • High blood pressure
  • Decreased magnesium levels
  • Trauma
  • Renal problems
  • Eclampsia
  • Preeclampsia

Ayurvedic view of PRESS

PRESS is a neurological condition so it can be correlated with vata vyadhi as per ayurveda. Vata vyadhi includes all the neurological conditions and their causes are considered as common. Let’s take a look

Causes of PRES syndrome as per ayurveda

  • Dry Food
  • Intake of food over digestion
  • Cold food
  • Astringent, pungent and bitter food
  • Less amount of food intake
  • Astringent, pungent and bitter food
  • Excessive intercourse
  • Excessive swimming in water
  • Fear
  • Depression
  • Anger
  • Fasting
  • Day sleep
  • Anxiety
  • Excessive walking
  • Depression
  • Excessive weight lifting
  • Excessive walking
  • Night waking up

So all the above causes and some other causes which may lead to vata vitiation all come under the causes of vata vyadhi which in turn may lead to PRES syndrome also.

Symptoms of PRES syndrome

Symptoms of PRES syndrome include various symptoms like that in vata vyadhi. But most commonly the symptoms involved are

  • Mada (Intoxication)
  • Murcha (Loss of consciousness)
  • Sanyasa (Coma)
  • Blurred vision

Ayurvedic Treatment for PRES syndrome

As we studied in the earlier study, PRES syndrome is a neurological condition. So as per ayurveda we considered it under vata vyadhi. So the treatment should be the same as that of vata vyadhi. Two types of treatment options need to be followed that are shamana and shodhana chikitsa. Shodhana chikitsa means eliminating vitiating doshas from the nearest orifice of the body. And shamana chikitsa includes various herbal formulations for curing the health condition.

  • Shodhana chikitsa for PRESS syndrome includes procedures like snehana, swedana, shirodhara, basti and nasya.
  • Shamana chikitsa includes various ayurvedic medications that balance the vitiated vata dosha and aids in curing the condition of PRESS Syndrome. Planet ayurveda provides a great list of herbal formulations that helps in alleviating the symptoms of PRESS Syndrome. Let’s take a view on those herbal remedies.         

Herbal Remedies by Planet Ayurveda for PRES syndrome

Planet ayurveda provides some herbal remedies for curing PRES syndrome along with some classical syndrome. All the formulations are made under the supervision of M.D. ayurveda physicians with proper quality check. These formulations are free from any kind of added preservatives, color, fiber, resins, starch and other synthetic materials which may affect the quality and efficacy of the product. So feel free and safe to add on these herbal remedies as a cure for your disease condition. Let’s take a look at several herbal remedies by Planet Ayurveda for curing PRES syndrome.


Herbal Remedies for Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome

Posterior reversible encephalopathy syndrome


1. Kumar kalyan ras

It is a classical ayurvedic formulation which consists of aloe vera (Tinospora cordifolia) juice extract, shuddha parada (purified mercury), abhrak bhasma (purified mica), mukta bhasma (calx of pearl), loha bhasma (calx of iron), swarna bhasma (calx of gold) and makshika bhasma (calx of copper pyrite). This formulation helps in curing PRES syndrome by reducing high blood pressure, provides strength and alleviates symptoms like vomiting and can be given safely in infants.

Dosage: Same in infants and adults- 1 tablet twice a day to be chewed with plain water after meals.

2. Arvindasava Syrup

This remedy is also a classical formulation includes certain number of ingredients like kamal (Nelumbo Nucifera), ushira (Vetiveria Zizanioides), neel kamal (Nymphaea Stellata),  manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia), elaichi (Elettaria cardamomum), bala (sida cordifolia), jatamansi (Nardostachys Jatamansi), haritaki (Terminalia chebula), bibhitaki (Terminalia billerica) and some other ingredients which promotes the health of the PRES syndrome patient. It is a good tonic for infants that improves the overall health of the infants. Helps in improving good digestion of the infant and provides good strength and immunity to the infant.

Dosage: Same in infants and adults: 2 tsp twice a day with added equal amount of water after meals

3. Brahmi Capsules

This herbal remedy is a single herbal formulation which includes standardized extract of brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) and available in the form of capsules. Brahmi is a magical herb for curing all the neurological symptoms. As we know that the condition is associated with the intoxication of nerve cells so brahmi helps in reducing intoxication due to its rasayana properties (rejuvenating properties). As in PRES syndrome symptoms like loss of consciousness, confusion, fainting and coma are present, all these symptoms are neurological so these symptoms are very effectively cured by brahmi capsules.

Dosage: Infants- 1 capsule twice a day with plain water. Adults- 2 capsules twice a day with plain water after meals.

4. Neuro Plan Syrup

This herbal formulation consists of several herbal standardized extracts like- brahmi ( bacopa monnieri), mandukaparni (Centella asiatica), shankhpushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis), jyotishmati (Celastrus pluricaulis), ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), madhuyashti (Glycyrrhiza glabra) and some other herbs along with honey and sugar. These herbs include medhya rasayana along with other herbs that promote brain health. Medhya rasayana includes four herbs that are- swarasa (juice extract) of  Mandukaparni (Centella asiatica), churna (fine powder) of  Yastimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra) , swarasa (juice extract) of  Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) and kalka (paste) of  Shankhapushpi (Convolvulus pluricaulis). All these herbs are having miraculous effects in promoting memory and intellectual power. So other ingredients along with these 4 medhya rasayanas are very much effective for curing the symptoms of PRES syndrome.

Dosage: Infants- 1 teaspoon twice a day with plain water after meals. Adults- 2 tsp twice a day with plain water after meals.

5. Reno Plan Syrup

This herbal remedy includes several herbal standardized extracts along with herbs like punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), bhumi amla (Phyllanthus niruri), gokshura (Tribulus terrestris), trapush (Cucumis sativus), kalmegh (Andrographis paniculata), varuna (Crataeva nurvala), gorakhmundi (Sphaeranthus indicus)  and some other herbs. All the herbs present in this herbal formulation are helpful in promoting kidney health and to resolve kidney issues. As in PRES syndrome renal diseases are one of the cause so as per ayurveda we have to first ask the patient for nidaan privarjana so in the patients in which the renal diseases are the cause renoplan syrup is given to alleviating the issue which in turn resolve the PRES syndrome.

Dosage: Infants-1 teaspoon twice a day with plain water after meals. Adults- 2 tsp twice a day with plain water after meals.

6. Chandraprabha vati

This is a classical formulation includes 23 ingredients such as shilajit (asphaltum), guggul (Commiphora mukul), karpoor (cinnamomum camphora), vacha (Acorus calamus), mustak (Cyperus rotundus), haridra (Curcuma longa), amalaki (Emblica officinalis) and some other herbs. It is a great antihypertensive and diuretic classical formulation. So it is helpful in lowering blood pressure and alleviating renal problems that are among the two main causes of PRES Syndrome.

Dosage: Infants:1 tablet once a day with plain water. Adults- 2 tablets twice a day with plain water after meals.

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PRES syndrome is a neurological condition in which there is posterior reversible encephalopathy due to the neurotoxicity of the nerve cells which causes various neurological symptoms. It includes various symptoms like Mild confusion, Coma, Nausea, Seizures, Vomiting and some other neurological symptoms. The cause of PRES syndrome includes Severe infection, Sepsis, Chemotherapy, Autoimmune diseases,  High blood pressure, Decreased magnesium levels, Trauma, Renal problems, Eclampsia, Preeclampsia, so all these causes are responsible for PRES syndrome. Here we discuss all about the ayurvedic view of PRES syndrome and the treatment option in ayurveda. Also we mentioned the herbal treatment by planet ayurveda which includes several herbal formulations that affect positively for curing PRES syndrome. Hope this information will help you in deciding ayurveda as the best treatment for PRES syndrome. If you have any further query you may contact us anytime, we are always there for you.

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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