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Water Retention (Fluid Retention) – Ayurvedic treatment

Shvathu’ is Ayurvedic name for Edema. Ayurveda explains that three energies – Vata, Pitta and Kapha are very essential for a healthy body. ‘Shvathu’ (Edema) which according to Ayurveda happens due to disturbed balance of all the three energies Vata, Pitta and Kapha

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Water retention

Fluid Retention or water Retention is swelling that occurs in the body due to the excess fluid accumulation. It is also known by other name called Oedema. The swelling may occur in any part of the body or it may be general, all depends upon the cause. Fluid retention commonly manifested by swelling in feet and lower legs, but swelling may possibly be in arms, hands, face, or other areas of the body also.

Causes of Fluid Retention

  • Fluid retention may be result of illness like that of Heart problems such as heart failure etc. or Kidney failure, cirrhosis of the liver or an underactive thyroid.
  • Intake of high amount of salt.
  • Certain drugs may be the reason which include medication for high blood pressure, corticosteroids and NSAIDS etc.
  • Burns where skin holdsthe fluid and swelling happens in response to burn injuries.
  • standing for long periods of time
  • Body’s reaction to hot weather tends the body to be less effectivein eliminating fluid from tissues in the summer months
  • Sometimes dietary deficiencies such as insufficient protein or vitamin B1.
  • Inactivity in routine results in accumulation of fluid in the feet and legs.
  • In Pregnancy hormones encourage the body to hold onto excess fluid.
  • Hormones associated with menstrual cycle.
  • Weakened valves in the veins of the legs cause chronic venous insufficiency.

Symptoms of Fluid Retention

Anyone affected by the condition of edema may experience the following symptoms:

  • Swelling in the affected parts of the body.
  • Puffiness occurs and gives the feeling of a heaviness.
  • Skin gives shiny, tight, or stiff appearance.
  • Indentation develops on pressing the skin.
  • Feeling that clothes, shoes, rings, or watches are too tight.
  • This results in unexpected or fast gain in the weight within few days.
  • Stiffness in the joints may also occurs.
  • Decreased flexibility of the joints in the arms and legs, such as the ankles, wrists, and fingers
  • Reduction in the amount of urine.
  • Commonly affected parts are Feet, ankles and hands.
  • Pain may also be felt in the affected parts.

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Natural remedies for water retention

1. Punarnava Capsules

Punarnava Capsules are pure herbal product of Planet Ayurveda that are very efficient natural remedy for water retentionor say edema. It can naturally reduce the swelling and inflammation due to any reason.

Punarnava holds diuretic properties andhas ability to strengthen the body making it able to remove fluids outside. It is formulated by the use of pure extract of Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa).

Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) Punarnava is a potent herb that possesses anti-inflammatory properties. Its roots act as diuretic agent, reduce swelling and accumulated fluid in the body. This is atremendous herbal remedy for fluid retention.

DOSE:– 2 Tablets twice, daily with plain water after meals.

2. Punarnava Mandoor

Punarnava mandur is a traditional ayurvedic tablets having beneficial properties to remove toxins from the blood and arenatural diuretic. This herbal product is helpful in relieving the symptoms of ascites, renal failure, liver failure, fluid accumulation, swelling, puffy eyes, and many other problems related with accumulation of fluid in the body tissues.

INGREDIENTS:-

  1. Boerhaavia diffusa (Punarnava): The roots of this amazing herb are diuretic, can reduce swelling and accumulated fluid. It is good natural remedy to act against fluid retention.
  2. Zingiber officinale (Shunti): Shunti is a useful herbin reducing swelling around joints and even good natural agent to reduce the fluid accumulation.
  3. Piper longum (Pippali): Useful in alleviating inflammations. Itlessensthe complete swelling and fluid accumulation.
  4. Piper nigrum (Maricha): This herb is carminative in nature. Effective in easingthe pain. Efficient herb natural diureticthat benefits indecreasing swelling and inflammation.
  5. Emblica officinalis (Amalaki): Herb which is natural to cause diuresis.
  6. Terminalia chebula (Haritaki): Herb with property to act as natural diuretic.
  7. Piper chaba (Chavya):It also act as natural diuretic that can reduce swelling and inflammation in the body.
  8. Curcuma longa (Haridra): Haridra is potent herb to help in reduction of swelling, pedal edema and even useful to get rid of excessive fluid accumulation.
  9. Embelia ribes (Vidanga): Good Natural diuretic
  10. Plumbago zeylanica (Chitrak Mool): Herb that has features to reduceswelling, inflammation, and lower the fluid accumulation.
  11. Ferric oxide calx (Mandoor Bhasma): This ingredientcan remove toxins from the blood as well can reduce edema, swelling around joint, fluid accumulation in the feet, heart and other parts of the body.

3. Water ex Tablets

Water Ex Tablets are proficient herbal formulation of Planet Ayurvedathat are potent to sustain the water balance of the body. These are purely natural tablets that work as natural remedy for fluid Retention by providing reliefto a person from the problem of water retention.

This Herbal product isformed making use of standardized extracts of three most remarkable herbs that altogether has made it a perfect ayurvedic treatment of water retention.

Herbs are:

  • Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa): Punarnava herb is cool in nature and is a natural diuretic checking fluid retention in the body. It can reduce swelling in several parts of the body in edema and can evenmanage the symptoms of swollen joints due to fluid retention.
  • Varuna (Crataeva nurvala): Useful herb that help to remove excess of fluids in the body and thus providing relief from the swelling in water retention.
  • Gokshura (Tribulus terristeris): Gokshura is also a natural diuretic that can remove additional fluid from the body. Effectively reduce swelling occuring due to fluid accumulation.

Amalgamation of these herbs have formed this product an excellent natural remedy for water retention in a healthy and natural way.

DOSE: 2 Tablets twice daily with water after meals

4. Trinapanchmool Ghan Vati

Trinapanchmool Ghan Vati is a natural product that can manage the water retention in the body. This herbal preparation deals with edema like swelling in legs, hands, arms, ankle and feet. It is blended with following useful herbs

Ingredients:

  • Kush (Desmostachya bipinnata)
  • Darbh (Imperata cylindrica)
  • Kaas (Saccharum spontaneum)
  • Saar (Saccharum munja)
  • Ikshu (Saccharum officinarum)

Dosage – 2 tablets twice or thrice daily after half an hour of meal with plain water.

Herbal Medicine to Control Prostate Enlargement

Ayurvedic View for Benign Enlarged Prostate

Occurrence of this condition (Prostate Enlargement) according to Ayurvedic vision is a result of vitiated Vata Humor in the Urinary System. Vata Aggravation occurs by controlling the urge of urination and over indulgence in the sex.

The prostate, a walnut-sized gland located below the urinary bladder produces a fluid that nourishes sperm. It surrounds the urethra, tube through which urine passes out of the body. An enlarged prostate gland defines that it has grown bigger. As the prostate grows larger, it may put a pressure on the urethra and this increased pressure from the prostate leads to difficult for urine to pass through the urethra when urinating. Prostate enlargement may be the most common health problem in men older than 60 years of age.

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An enlarged prostate is usually called benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). It is not cancer, and it does not raise your risk for prostate cancer.

Causes of Prostate Enlargement

The actual cause of prostate enlargement is unknown. Factors linked to aging and changes in the cells of the testicles may have a role in the growth of the gland. The prostate grows larger due to an increase in the number of cells (hyperplasia)
Influence of changes in male sex hormonestestosterone.

Family history of prostate problems or any abnormalities with your testicles may raise your risks for BPH.

Risk Factors

  1. Agin – Advancing age in men
  2. Family history – Any blood relative, like father or brother, suffering from prostate problems increases the risk.
  3. Diabetes and heart disease – Certain studies have shown that diabetes and heart disease as well and use of beta blockers, may increase the risk of BPH.
  4. Obesity – Another factor that increases the risk of BPH, while exercise can lower your risk.
  5. Ethnic background – Prostate enlargement is not much common in Asian men as compared to white and black men. Black men might experience symptoms at a younger age than white men.

Signs and Symptoms of Prostate Enlargement

  • Difficulty in urinating
  • Weak or interrupted urine flow
  • Dribbling at the end of urination
  • Urinary Retention
  • Frequent or strong desire to urinate, especially at night
  • Feelinglike bladder is not fully emptied
  • Pain during urination or ejaculation

Complication

  • Urinary Tract Infections.
  • Bladder stones may develop.
  • Weakening of the bladder muscles.
  • Damage to the Kidney.

Herbal Medicines to control Prostate Enlargement

Prostate Care Pack

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This herbal Pack maintains the health of prostate gland and strengthens male hormonal system. This pack consists of

1. Shilajit Capsules

Shilajit capsules is a natural supplement formed of purely natural and potent extract of Shilajit without containing any preservatives or additional chemicals. Shilajit capsules are powerful herbal medicines to control Prostate Enlargement

Ingredients

Shilajit (Asphaltum) – Shilajit is a natural mineral composition being used since ancient times for genito-urinary problems, is strongly rich in anti-oxidants, anti-stress and anti-ageing properties. Antioxidant feature of Shilajit is due to presence of fulvic acid and humic acid in it which provides plenty health benefits. It act as a wonderful natural remedy for sexual weakness in men as well  for tiredness. It is an appropriate natural medicine that can keep upproper urine flow and relieves the feeling of burning sensation during micturition and prevents frequent urination and incontinence of urine as in case of Benign Enlarged Prostate.

DOSE: 2 capsules twice daily, with plain water or milk after meals

2. Varunadi Vati

These tablets are purely natural formulation of Planet Ayurveda that are beneficial in retaining the male sexual health and are risk free. These are non-hormonal herbal treatment that can reduce the increased weight of prostate. Efficient to restore the proper flow of the urine.

Varunadi Vati tablets formed by combining these natural ingredients

Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa) – Punarnava herb is very useful to provide relief from urinary tract problems and relieves the condition of urinary retention and water retention. Along with Varun good to treat Prostate enlargement.

Varun (Crataeva nurvala) – Varun is a medicinal herbwhose bark according to the Ayurveda has properties to treat the problem of prostate enlargement such as it can relieve the difficulty in urination caused by enlarged prostate.

Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris) – Herb have medicinal effects in urogenital health and improves the problem of burning sensation, retain regular urine flow, halts the dribbling after urination

DOSE: 2 tablets, two times a day, after meals, with plain water.

3. Kachnaar Guggul

Kachnaar Guggul is herbal and natural supplement for almost every kind of additional growth of several tissues as in case of prostate gland due to this property it has been a suitable herbal medicine to control Prostate Enlargement. These are in the form of Tablets having a good combination of natural herbs that bring beneficial effects in Enlarged Prostate.

Ingredients are

  • Kachnar bark (Bauhinia variegate)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Ginger (Zingiber officinale)
  • Black pepper (Piper nigrum)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Varuna (Crataeva religiosa)

All these herbs are merged together which work synchronously torelieve the patient from the problem of enlarged Prostate

DOSE: 2 tablets two times in a day after meals with plain water.

4. Tribulus Power

Tribulus Power Capsules are pure herbal supplements brining good results in various male sex problems like prostate enlargement, urinary tract obstructions or weakness. Filled with properties that has made it an effective Herbal medicineto control Prostate Enlargement. Use of Tribulus power capsules along with other herbal supplements forms a very efficient natural remedy for enlarged prostate gland. It is formedfrom standardized extract Gokshura.

Gokshura (Tribulus Terrestris) – This herb having therapeutic property helpfulin raising the testosterone levels and enhance blood flow to penis further improving the functioning of sex organs. The herb Tribulus brings regularity in proper urine flow, stops drbbling after urination, able to control urgent desire to of frequent urination and also imparts strength to genitor-urinary system.

DOSE: 2 capsules two times in a day after meals with plain water.