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Ayurveda for Paralysis

 Paralysis is the loss of / breaking of the voluntary movement due to the interruption of the motor pathway at any point from the cerebrum to the muscle fibres.

Stroke is one of the major causes of paralysis. Stroke is the rapid onset of focal neurological deficits over minutes or hours resulting from the diseases of cerebral vasculature and its contents that may develop paralysis.

Monoplegia – paralysis of single limb

Quadriplegia – paralysis of all four limbs

Paraplegia – paralysis of both the lower limbs

Hemiplegia – paralysis of half side of the body


Ayurvedic perspective of Paralysis

Vata dosha is the major responsible dosha to occur paralysis so those who are vata prakriti they need to be aware of it. The vitiated Vata dosha takes shelter in the specific part of the body and produces loss of functions by drying the tendons.

There can be a great benefit of Ayurveda for paralysis as it defines the causes, the pathogenesis and the scientific management approach to paralysis in a broad way.


Causes of Paralysis

  1. Dietary causes
    1. excessive consumption of dry and cold food items
    2. consumption of very low amount of diet
    3. incompatible diet
    4. excessive intake of pungent, bitter and astringent tastes
    5. intake of food before the digestion of the previously taken food
  2. Habitary causes
    1. excessive sexual activities
    2. excessive physical exertion
    3. improper sleep at night
    4. excessive and improper fasting
    5. suppression of the natural urges
    6. grief
    7. fear
    8. anger
    9. excessive swimming
    10. uncomfortable bed / sleep
    11. accidents / injury
    12. lifting heavy weights
    13. daytime sleep


Symptoms of Paralysis

  1. loss of function in the affected body parts
  2. dysarthria
  3. lock jaw
  4. contracture of upper / lower extremities of the affected side
  5. severe pain in the affected body parts
  6. atrophy of the tendons
  7. muscular atrophy of the affected arm / leg
  8. burning sensation, hyperpyrexia and fainting if Pitta dosha is also associated
  9. cold extremities, oedema and heaviness if Kapha dosha is also associated

These are the typical symptoms mentioned in Ayurveda for paralysis. The prime cause is the Vata dosha. Pitta and Kapha doshas may or may not involve in the pathogenesis causing the disease.



  1. Fainting
  2. Emaciation
  3. Erysepalis
  4. Burning sensation
  5. Death



The management principle in Ayurveda for paralysis is a unique approach. The treatment principle includes:

  1. Swedana (Fomentation / Steam)
  2. Snehana (Oleation / Massage)
  3. Virechana (Purgation therapy)



Single drugs

  1. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  2. Bala (Sida cordifolia)
  3. Rasna (Alpinia galangal)
  4. Brahmi (Bacopa moneri)
  5. Guggulu (Commiphora mukul)
  6. Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  7. Eranda oil (Ricinus communis)
  8. Rasona (Allium sativum)
  9. Patola (Trichosanthes dioica)

Compound drugs

  1. Drakshadi kwatha
  2. Swarnabasanta muktadi gutika
  3. Yogaraja guggulu
  4. Gandharbha hastadi kashaya
  5. Dashamularishta
  6. Vatari guggulu
  7. Agnitundi vati
  8. Rasaraja rasa
  9. Malla sindura


Detoxification procedures used in Ayurveda for Paralysis

  1. Udvartana
  2. Abhyanga
  3. Swedana
  4. Patra pinda swedana
  5. Virechan
  6. Nasya
  7. Takradhara
  8. Usna lepa


Physical approaches on Ayurveda for paralysis

  1. Spinal massage
  2. Physiotherapy



  1. Cream removed milk
  2. Fiber rich food items
  3. Fruits
  4. Barley
  5. Black grams
  6. Drumstick
  7. Brinjal
  8. Regular light exercises
  9. Abhyanga (massage)
  10. Avagahana (tub bath)
  11. Routine sleep
  12. Luke warm water for drinking



  1. Bengal gram
  2. Lathyrus or Pea
  3. Millets
  4. Cold water
  5. Dry food items
  6. Black beans
  7. Green peas
  8. Lentils
  9. Pungent, bitter and astringent tasting foods
  10. Low fiber containing food items
  11. Improper fasting
  12. Over eating
  13. Excessive thinking
  14. Improper sleep at night
  15. Suppression of the natural urges
  16. Excessive physical exertion
  17. Sleep at day time
  18. Smoking
  19. Alcoholism
  20. Grief
  21. Fear
  22. Anger

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