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Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome) Treatment in Ayurveda

Primary Hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s syndrome is also known as Primary aldosteronism. It is a hormonal disorder occurs when the adrenal gland produces an excess of aldosterone. It leads to an increase in blood pressure. As many as 12% of patients with hypertension have the specific laboratory constellation of Conn’s syndrome.

Primary hyperaldosteronism (Conn's syndrome)

Causes of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

  1. It may be due to genetic factors in some cases and leads to high blood pressure (hypertension) in children and adults.
  2. The common cause of this disease is due to excessive aldosterone production which can be due to the Non-malignant growth in an adrenal gland and overactivity of the adrenal glands.
  3. Rarely it occurs due to cancer or tumor growth in the adrenal gland.

Risk Factors of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

  1. High blood pressure begins at age 44 or less
  2. People of 45 age or older
  3. Family history of hypertension
  4. Excessive weight
  5. A sedentary lifestyle and lack of physical activities
  6. Tobacco use
  7. Excessive intake of alcohol
  8. Unhealthy and imbalanced diet (excessive salt intake, inadequate potassium intake)

The Complications of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

It may lead to hypertension (high blood pressure) and hypokalemia(low potassium levels).

  • Complications Associated with High Blood Pressure
  1. Heart attack and Heart failure
  2. Left ventricular
  3. Heart Stroke
  4. Kidney disease or kidney failure
  • Complications Associated with Low Potassium Levels
  1. Muscle cramps
  2. Weakness
  3. Cardiac arrhythmias
  4. Polydipsia
  5. Polyuria

Ayurvedic Treatment for Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

According to Ayurveda Primary hyperaldosteronism/Conn’s caused by the imbalance of tridoshas i.e. Vata, Pitta and Kapha. So, Ayurveda provides effective herbs for this which makes the balance in the vitiated tridoshas. These herbs are very good to reduce the raised blood pressure level.

Some Effective Herbs for Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

  1. Arjuna
  2. Punarnava
  3. Brahmi
  4. Amla
  1. Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): It possesses the cardiovascular properties and strengthens the heart muscles (2) It reduces the LDL cholesterol and improves the HDL cholesterol.
  2. Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa): It acts as a heart tonic (3). This herb has rejuvenating properties and promotes good heart health. It gives relaxation to the heart muscles.
  3. Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri): It possesses, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, cardiotonic, and anticonvulsant, bronchodilator property (4)
  4. Amla (Emblica Officinalis): This herb is full of medicinal properties including antipyretic, analgesic, antiatherogenic, antitussive, cardioprotective, adaptogenic, antihypercholesterolemic, wound healing, and antiatherosclerotic properties(5).

Herbal Products for Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome) by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda provides the best herbal remedies for Primary Hyperaldosteronis (Conn’s Syndrome). These herbal medicines consist of the best quality herbs under the supervision of Ayurvedic practitioners. These are natural, free from chemicals and preservatives. These also do not produce side effects.

  1. Arjuna
  2. Arjuna Capsules
  3. Brahmi Capsules
  4. Navkarshik Churna
  5. Kachnaar Guggul

Herbal Suppllements for Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn's Syndrome)

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Products Description

1.  Arjuna

Arjuna is an amazing herbal remedy provided by PLANET AYURVEDA for the Primary hyperaldosteronism. This herbal tea is prepared by the combination of herbs which support the good health of cardiovascular system such as Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Pipal tvak (Ficus religiosa), Dalchini (Cinnamon Tamala), Choti elaichi (Elettaria cardamom). These herbs are rich in antioxidants which help to maintain the healthy blood pressure, cholesterol levels in the body. Arjuna and Punarnava improve the functioning of the heart in many ways. Pipl tvak strengthens the heart muscles. Dalchini also makes muscles strong and reduces the cholesterol level. Choti elaichi lowers the raised blood pressure and helps to maintain the supply of the blood.

How to use?

  • Put 1 cup of milk and water in a pan.
  • Add 1 teaspoon of Arjun tea and then mix it properly by stirring.
  • Boil this mixture over low heat till it reduces to 1 cup.
  • Filter the tea and drink.
  • You can add sweetener if needed but better to drink without sugar.

2. Arjuna Capsules

These capsules consist of a pure extract of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna). This effective herbal formulation is used to control heart problems such as atherosclerosis, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, etc. This herb strengthens the heart muscles and clears the blockage in the arteries, increases the HDL cholesterol and decreases the LDL cholesterol.

Dosage: 1-2 capsule two times a day with plain water post meal.

3. Brahmi Capsules

Brahmi capsules are made using standardized extracts of the Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri) herb. This herb has calming, rejuvenating and antioxidant properties. It improves blood circulation throughout the body and maintains healthy blood pressure. These capsules improve the nervous and cardiovascular system. Thus it is a powerful Ayurvedic remedy for primary hyperaldosteronism.

Dosage: 1-2 capsules two times a day, with plain water, post-meal.

4. Navkarshik Churna

Navkarshik churna consist of many effective herbs including Amla (Emblica officinalis), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Katuki (Picrorrhiza kurrao), Manjishta (Rubia cordifolia), Giloy (Tinopsora cordifolia), Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata) and Bahera (Terminalia bellerica). These herbs help in the purification of the blood. It possesses anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. This formulation maintains a healthy level of cholesterol and blood pressure in the body. It helps to manage the symptoms such as tiredness, weakness associated with Conn syndrome/hyperaldosteronism.

Dosage: 5 grams to 15 grams of churna two times daily with lukewarm water.

5. Kanchnaar Guggul

The very effective herbs are used to prepare this formulation such as Kachnaar bark (Bauhinia variegata),Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellerica), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Marich (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), Varuna (Crataeva  religiosa). These herbs balance the Tridoshas ie Vata, Pitta and Kapha in the body. The imbalance of these doshas is the main cause of Conn syndrome / primary hyperaldosteronism. It helps to increase the blood supply and remove harmful toxins from the blood. So, these tablets are useful in the treatment of Conn syndrome/hyperaldosteronism.

Dosage: 1-2 tablets twice or thrice a day with lukewarm water post-meal.


  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2689591/
  2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4220499/
  3. http://www.phytojournal.com/vol1Issue1/Issue_may_2012/5.pdf
  4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5448442/
  5. https://www.naturalmedicinejournal.com/journal/2015-02/will-amla-become-next-weapon-against-heart-disease

Ayurvedic Treatment of Primary Hyperaldosteronism (Conn’s Syndrome)

Adrenal gland

Primary hyperaldosteronism/ Conn’s syndrome is kind of hormonal disorder, where adrenal glands release excess amount of hormone, called aldosterone, which are having property to balance sodium and potassium in the blood and this might lead to high blood pressure. It can be caused by either hyperactivity in one adrenal gland (unilateral disease) or both (bilateral disease).

The word “primary” denote the condition is caused by a problem within the adrenal glands.


The reason for Primary hyperaldosteronism is problem within adrenal glands, which makes them to release too much aldosterone.

Conditions which commonly cause the overproduction of aldosterone comprises:

  • A benign growth in an adrenal gland (aldosterone-producing adenoma)
  • Hyperactivity of both adrenal glands.


The reason for Primary hyperaldosteronism in ayurveda is imbalance of tridosha with main involvement of vata.


The condition is most common in people 30 to 50 years old. The main symptom of hyperaldosteronism is High blood pressure only.

Hyperaldosteronism can enhance the possibility of heart attacks, heart failure, strokes, kidney failure, and early death.

Certain symptoms may appear because of action of high aldosterone levels in the on the kidney, which results in increased loss of the mineral potassium in the urine, which might leads to decrease in blood potassium level and results in tiredness, muscle weakness, and large volumes of urine (polyuria) is passed out, especially at night (nocturia).

Headache, numbness might also be there, or Temporary paralysis.



1. Arjun Tea

Arjun Tea is a pure herbal product prepared by the combination of herb with medicinal properties. It is an effective remedy which supports healthy blood vessels and the circulatory system, as it provides nutrition to heart because of comprising a natural Co-enzyme Q 10 and it is rich in antioxidants. It is very potent medicine for heart problems like blocked coronary arteries, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, congestive heart failure and many others and thus helps to regulate the proper cholesterol levels, Controls Blood Pressure. This makes it an efficient Ayurvedic remedy for Conn’s Syndrome.


  • Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Arjuna is medicinal herb having anti-oxidant property, which is beneficial in decreasing LDL, Total and triglyceride cholesterol levels, thus helpful in hypertension.
  • Punarnava (Boerrhavia diffusa): Punarnava is another herb with health-giving effects, acting as rejuvenate, and providing relaxation to heart muscles and regulates the level of Cholesterol.
  • Pipal Tvak (Ficus religiosa): Pipal Tvak is an effective herb having features to improve strength of the heart muscle.
  • Twak (Cinnamon zeylanicum): Twak is also beneficial, as it can maintain the proper balance of the cholesterol levels.
  • Ela (Elettaria cardamom): Ela has properties that is very helpful in maintaining the good heart health.

DOSAGE – One cup twice daily is recommended.

2. Arjuna Capsules

Arjuna Capsules is herbal preparation of Planet Ayurveda which is manufactured using standardized extract of Arjuna. It is an effective s supplement for the heart and heart problems. It helps to keep the good cholesterol maintained.

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Arjuna has been found to be effective natural herb for heart problems like blocked coronary arteries, high cholesterol, congestive heart failure and other heart problems.

DOSAGE – 1 Capsule, twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Brahmi Capsules

Brahmi Capsules are purely herbal preparation of Planet Ayurveda, manufacture by use of standardized extract of Brahmi. It possesses the property that make it a suitable Ayurvedic remedy for hyperaldosteronism, as it much effective for hypertension.


Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri): Brahmi is an herb with anti-oxidant properties and helps to maintain normal blood pressure in our body. It increases the consumption of nitric acid and normal vascular muscle functions.

DOSAGE – 1-2 capsules twice daily, with plain water after meals.

4. Kanchnaar Guggul

Kanchnaar Guggul is pure herbal formulation of Planet Ayurveda that is prepared using various herbs that work together to bring effective results, thus act as efficient Ayurvedic remedy for Conn’s Syndrome. All its herbs make it a good detoxifier, helps to eliminate the toxins.


  • Bauhinia variegata (Bark),
  • Terminalia chebula (Fruit rind),
  • Terminalia bellerica (Fruit rind),
  • Emblica officinalis (Fruit),
  • Zingiber officinale (Rhizome),
  • Piper nigrum (Fruit),
  • Piper longum (Fruit),
  • Crataeva nurvala (bark),
  • Elettaria cardamomum (Fruit),
  • Cinnamomum Zeylanicum (Leaves Bark)
  • Commiphora mukul (Guggulu Resin)

DOSAGE – 2-3 Tablets twice daily, after meals, with plain water.

5. Navkarshik Churna

The Navkarshik Churna is herbal formulation prepared in Planet Ayurveda by combination of various useful medicinal herb. All the herbs make this churna a useful Ayurvedic remedy for Conn’s Syndrome.

  • Amla (Phyllanthus emblica)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bahera (Terminalia bellerica)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Neem (Azadirachta indica)
  • Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
  • Katuki (Picrorhiza kurrroa)
  • Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Daruhaldi (Berberis aristata).

All herbs in this mixture of churna possesses work together, acting as nutritional supplement and improves metabolism, thus provide enough energy to overcome the weakness, tiredness which results due to this disorder. It also help to reduce high cholesterol level and thus helps to maintain the proper blood pressure range.

DOSAGE – 1 tablespoonful two times a day, with plain water, half an hour after meals.

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