Ayurvedic treatment for MG

Western bitters before meals: Dandelion root, artichoke leaf, gentian root, peppermint, angelica, orange peel. Ayurvedic tonic: Ashwaganda, amla, shalajit, mandura bhasma (or maybe just Chayavanprash?)

The Ayurvedic treatment of myasthenia gravis is aimed at reducing the symptoms and correcting immune dysfunction. To treat the basic condition, medicines which have neuromuscular activity are used. These include Yograj-Guggulu, Trayodashang-Guggulu, Kaishor-Guggulu, Sinhanaad-Guggulu, Ekangveer-Ras, Vat-Gajankush-Ras, Agnitundi-Vati, Vish-Tinduk-Vati and Tapyadi-Loh. Medicines which act on the 'Mansa' and 'Meda' dhatus (tissues) are useful for this condition. These include medicines like Patol (Tricosanthe dioica), Musta (Cyperus rotundus), Nimba (Azadirachta indica), Triphala (Three fruits), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia), Chirayta (Swertia chirata), Chandan (Santalum album), Sunthi (Zinziber officinalis) and Kutaj (Holarrhina antidysentrica). In addition, medicated oils like Mahanarayan oil, Mahamash oil and Mahasaindhav oil are used for local application on the skin, followed by a medicated steam fomentation of Dashmool Qadha (decoction) and Nirgundi Qadha.
To treat the immune dysfunction, medicines like Bruhat-Vat-Chintamani, Suvarna-Malini-Vasant, Maha-Yograj-Guggulu, Suvarna-Sameerpannag-Ras, Trivanga-Bhasma, Abhrak-Bhasma, Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus), Bala (Sida cordifolia) and Nagbala (Grewia hirsuta) are used. When used on a long term basis, these medicines can prevent recurrence of this disease.





Dr. A. A. Mundewadi is Chief Ayurvedic Physician at Mundewadi Ayurvedic Clinic based at Thane, Maharashtra, India. He is available as an online Ayurvedic Consultant at http://www.ayurvedaphysician.com The online clinic offers Ayurvedic treatment for all chronic and refractory health problems. Dr. A. A. Mundewadi uses high quality herbal extracts in tablet form, which are easy to take, effective and safe for long-term use.





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The gentian root is amazing!!! I discovered it years ago while working with an herbalist. It is the most bitter of bitters. I can\'t stand the taste but my digestive system is glad for it. I wish I could find the powdered form but I hear that it doesn\'t work as well. They type of destress yoga I practice is Ayurvedic and I love it. Thanks for the info.