Natural Cure For Partial Empty Sella Syndrome


Sella syndrome is a damaged pituitary gland. It is called an empty sella due to crushed status or shrunken size of pituitary, which gives it a shrunken size. Its prevalence is 8-30 percent among the general population. Females are more affected than males. Empty sella syndrome is a damaged pituitary gland. Either the gland has shrunk or has been crushed and flattened making it look like an empty sella on MRI scan. In this article we will discuss partial empty sella syndrome and its ayurvedic aspect.

partial empty sella syndrome


In this condition the pituitary gland shrinks or flattens. Pituitary gland is an important gland to manage the functions of the body. On MRI an empty sella turcica is seen in the condition of sella syndrome. If in case it is partially visible on MRI it can be stated as Partial empty sella syndrome. Pituitary is located in the sella turcica at the base of the brain.


The exact cause of this syndrome is unknown. It can be congenital. Some individuals suffering from this problem are associated with partial empty sella syndrome and can be born with a tear in the diaphragm. Following are the few possible causes of Partial empty sella syndrome.

  • Trauma in Head
  • Infection
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Radiation Therapy or surgery in the area of the pituitary gland conditions related to the brain or pituitary gland, such as Sheehan syndrome, intracranial hypertension, neurosarcoidosis, or hypophysitis.

Risk Factor

Women are more prone to this condition. Women who are middle aged, having high blood pressure and suffering from obesity are at more risk. Lack of symptoms may lead to an undiagnosed case. Thus gender, age, B.P is the major risk factors.

Clinical Features

Common clinical features associated with Partial Empty Sella Syndrome are

  • Headaches which can be regular or intermittent
  • Hypertension
  • Fatigue or tiredness
  • Impotence
  • Low or poor sex derives
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Infertility
  • Excessive pressure inside the skull
  • Leakage of spinal fluid
  • Swelling in your eyes
  • Blurred vision


Diagnosis is based to check the location and status of the pituitary gland. Following diagnostic criterion can be used:

  1. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan– Powerful magnets and radio waves can be used to check the images of the inside brain.
  2. Computerized Tomography (CT) Scan– In this investigation X ray is done from several angles to create a more complete picture.

Treatment Based on the Type of Empty Sella

The treatment of empty sella syndrome is not specific. In case if there is impaired ovary function due to higher levels of prolactin then it is important to manage the prolactin levels. Hormone replacement is also recommended so as to fulfill the need of the body system. In ayurvedic treatment tridoshas should be managed with the proper herbs and panchakarma procedures. The pacification of vata should be done with the help of vata nashak herbs and lifestyle.

Ayurvedic Aspect

Partial empty sella syndrome can be correlated with Tridoshaja dushti. The aggravation of the vata dosha may lead to obstruction of channels and simultaneous aggravation of Pitta and Kapha dosha. The aggravated pitta dosha may lead to improper dhatu agni (digestive fire) and poor secretions in the body.

Herbal Remedies

The herbal remedies for Planet Ayurveda are the best, authentic and result oriented formulation. Planet Ayurveda is a GMP certified hub for the management of modern day problems with herbal solutions.

  1. Brahmi Capsule
  2. Gotu Kola Capsule
  3. Ashwagandhaghan Vati
  4. Telomere Boostup
  5. Yogendra Ras
  6. Jivantyadi Ghrit
  7. Gandhak Rasayan

partial empty sella syndrome care packs

Brief Description

1. Brahmi Capsule

Brahmi is a well known brain tonic. It helps to manage conditions like Partial empty sella syndrome. It is a rejuvenator, a potent mind booster and able to relieve stress. Brahmi is adaptogenic, astringent, a potent nervine tonic, and improves mental functions. Brahmi has been shown to cause elevated levels of cerebral glutamic acid and a transient increase in GABA level. Increase in glutamic acid helps to improve the memory and promote the process of learning.

Dosage– 1 cap twice daily after meal.

2. Gotu Kola Capsule

Gotukola cap is also known as Centella asiatica. Gotukola is a well known herb to enhance blood circulation. It helps to maintain mental health. Gotu Kola helps to maintain the satva energy in the body. It is a well known rejuvenator and able to boost the circulatory system. The gotukola capsules of Planet Ayurveda are loaded with natural extract of Gotukola and are able to counter a variety of modern day ailments.

Dosage– 1 cap twice daily after meal.

3. Ashwagandhaghan Vati

Ashwagandha ghan vati is loaded with pure extract of ashwagandha. It is able to manage the conditions of anxiety and stress. It strengthens the nervous system and is useful to enhance the brain strength and strength of the central nervous system. Ashwagandha is a best known brain tonic and easily available. It is evident that ashwagandha helps to promote the serotonin and lower down the cortisol levels.

Dosage–2 tab twice daily after meal.

4. Telomere Boostup

The telomere boostup capsules are loaded with the Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Grapeseed (Vitis vinifera), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Moringa (Commiphora wightii), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). Telomere boost up capsules help to strengthen the telomeres (end of chromosome) and promote the extension of telomeres. It is usually said that the more the length of telomeres the more will be the life span. Telomere helps to save the chromosome. This is a unique combination that helps to promote longevity.

Dosage–1 cap twice daily after meal.

5. Yogendra Ras

The Yogendra ras of Planet Ayurveda is loaded with Parada (Purified mercury), Loha bhasma (Iron bhasma), Gandhaka (Purified sulfur) along with Rasa sindoor, Swarna Bhasma (Gold bhasma), Shuddha Mukta (Purified pearl), Abhrak Bhasma (Purified silica), Vanga Bhasma (Bhasma of tin). This rasa is able to manage the symptoms associated with sella syndrome. Yogendra ras of Planet Ayurveda is helpful in diabetes, psychotic conditions, paralysis, strengthening the nervous system and acts as a natural aphrodisiac.

Dosage–1 tab once a day to be chewed after meal.

6. Jivantyadi Ghrit

The chief ingredients of this herbal formulation are Triphala – Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Vibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica) and Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Prapaundarikadi (Nymphaea stellata), Kakoli (Fritillaria roylei), Kshirakakoli (Lilium polyphyllum), Pippali (Piper longum), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Shatahva (Anethum sowa), Madhuka (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Daruharidra (Berberis aristata), Draksha (Raisins Saindhava) and lavana (Rock salt). The jivantyadi ghrit helps to balance the body’s hormonal system and strengthen the brain. The herbs mentioned above are rejuvenators in nature and act as a natural brain tonic.

Dosage –  1 tsp twice daily after meal.

7. Gandhak Rasayan

Gandhak is a purified form of sulfur. Gandhak is anti inflammatory and antiseptic in nature. It is known to manage the conditions like urinary tract infections and multiple problems associated with skin like skin allergy, skin itching etc. Gandhak rasayan of Planet Ayurveda is formulated from pure extract of shuddha gandhak (purified sulfur) and is best to manage the problems like ringworm, itching and fungal infections. This product is also beneficial in conditions like sella syndrome and promotes the activity of the pituitary gland. Thus it helps to balance the hormonal system of the body.

Dosage– 2 tab twice daily after meal.


Partial empty sella syndrome is a condition in which there is involvement of sella turcica and deprived function of the pituitary gland. In this condition the herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are the best and result oriented formulation to manage the condition of Partial empty sella syndrome. These herbs help to balance the normal hormonal cycle and promote the pituitary health status. The herbal formulations are authentic, result oriented and best to manage the modern day ailments. In case of any query kindly visit For more 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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