Sciatica is a medical condition which is characterized by pain which travels along the path of sciatic nerve. Sciatic nerve travels from the lower back through the hips down to the legs. There occurs irritation, inflammation and compression of this nerve. This nerve is present on both sides of legs, either one or both nerves get affected. The common causes of sciatica are herniation of disk, overgrowth of bone or tumor in surrounding area. Most of the people suffering from sciatica get better with some self-care measures but severe cases require medical attention.
Some of the common signs and symptoms of sciatica are:
- Pain in the affected leg
- Tingling sensation
- Muscle weakness
HOW AYURVEDA HELPS?
In Ayurveda, Sciatica can be correlated with Gridhrasi. It occurs because of the imbalance of vata dosha. It is one of the 80 types of Vata imbalance disorders. Due to unwholesome food intake, excessive physical activities, staying awake at night, etc. the vata dosha gets imbalanced and enters the hip region obstructing channels of circulation causing pain and stiffness in the area leading to sciatica. The ayurvedic herbs balances the vata dosha and reduce pain and inflammation in the concerned area.
Chandigarh Ayurved Centre’s ” Sciatica Care Kit ” is purely Herbal and Ayurvedic formulation. The medicines have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and immuno-modulator properties that helps to relieve the symptoms like pain , numbness, burning sensation etc. The medicine also helps to pacify the aggravated vata dosha in the body. The kit contain ;
- Nerve Up Tablet
- Trikatu Syrup
- Makar Rasayan Tablet
- Pain-O-Kill Tablet
1. Makar Rasayan tablet:
Makar Rasayan is a herbo-mineral tablet and is purely Ayurvedic formulation. CAC MAKAR RASAYAN tablet help in balancing all the three doshas. It helps to rejuvenate body tissues and act as an immuno modulator. It helps in proper blood circulation. It prevents the skin from dryness. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchla, guduchi satva, shudha shilajeet, ras sindoor, moonga bhasma, shankh bhasma, praval pishti etc. Herbs and minerals used for the formulation of these tablets show antioxidant, aphrodiasic, analgesic and immuno modulator properties.
Recommended Dosage: Take one tablet twice daily.
2. Nerve up tablet:
These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulation. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas and kapha dosha. It acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. This tablet helps in Backache, kneepain, headache, bronchitis, depression.
Recommended Dosage– Take 1 tablet twice daily.
3. Pain-O-kill Tablets:
As the name suggests these tablets will kill the pain naturally. The herbs present in the formation of these tablets are Ashwagandha, Hadjod, Punarnava, Nirgundi, Methi, Garlic, etc. These herbs in combination show antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator properties. The regular use of these tablets reduce body pain and acts on its root cause.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
4. Trikatu Syrup:
Trikatu combines the goodness of Black pepper, Ginger and, Long pepper to create an herbal remedy for digestive ailments, sluggish metabolism, obesity, and high cholesterol. This syrup has best results in anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and expectorant. It also help to tackle the weight problems or obesity. It can modulate your body’s immune response while cutting the characteristic inflammation associated with the back pain.
Recommended Dosage –Take 2 teaspoonful twice a day before meal with normal water.