Ayurvedic Treatment For Essential Tremors With Herbal Remedies


This is a nervous system disorder that leads to rhythmic shaking of hands. These tremors sometimes may be misdiagnosed with any other condition so the deep study on this topic is highly recommended. In this condition, the head, middle body and speech may also get affected but shaking hands is the very prominent feature of this condition. This is said to the inherited disease because it can go from parent to child. These tremors are seen vigorously when the patient is in movement and then on rest. Some diet irregularities or sedentary lifestyle might make this condition worse so avoiding them will be very helpful. In Ayurveda, this condition is correlated with vataj disorder so vata shamak yog and vata shamak ahar-vihar are highly prescribed to follow. In this article we are going to discuss essential tremors, its causes, symptoms and ayurvedic management.

Essential Tremors


Essential tremors are not life-threatening conditions. Most of the patients live normal life with this condition, even though they may sometimes feel it is difficult to eat when the tremor attack is at its peak, it may make things hard like dressing, writing etc. in which constant rest is needed. This is a neurological condition that leads to uncontrollable shaking of hands or different parts of the body. It commonly seen in the upper body like in hands, causes speech disability, arms, head, larynx, tongue. This condition is a result of the involuntary movement of muscles in contraction and relaxation. It is a very common trembling disorder, in our day to day life, everyone has experienced at least a small degree of tremor in their entire life. But the movements usually cannot be seen or felt in everyone due to its lower frequency. Most commonly, the tremors are seen to be very small, or rapid and they may be constant and frequent and it is not necessary that both the sides of the body are equally affected.

Causes Of Essential Tremors

The exact reason behind this condition is still unknown, in major cases, disturbance in genetic factors believed to be responsible for essential tremors.

  • Some possible predisposing factors may be chronic use of alcohol, overactive thyroid gland, several drugs may cause tremors like cortico-steroids, cyclosporins, anti-arrhythmic drugs, nicotine, cocaine.
  • Resting tremors may also be seen in some patients that may be caused due to ongoing parkinsonisms disease, in stroke patients, and multiple sclerosis patients.
  • In low blood sugar level, or drug withdrawal these tremors may aggravate.

Symptoms Of Essential Tremors

Essential tremor conditions are usually common after middle age or in older people but it can affect any age. This condition is most often confused with Parkinson’s disease. Main features for this condition includes –

  • Shaking hands most frequently
  • Unclear or sluggish voice due to tongue instability.
  • Nodding head.
  • Emotional stress may trigger tremors
  • Rest can lessen the symptoms
  • Problem in maintaining the balance
  • In moving states, tremors appear commonly.
  • Difficulty in doing essential everyday tasks like writing, dressing, eating or drinking.
  • In rare cases, tremors appear in legs or in the lower body.

Diagnosis / Investigations Of Essential Tremors

Appearance of tremors can help your practitioner to diagnose the condition effectively. Your practitioner will do a neurological examination that will help him to make sure about his diagnosis. He would also exclude all other diseases that may lead to tremors like shaking hands. Because this can be the symptom of hyperthyroidism, parkinsonism disease, chronic alcoholism, increased caffeine or with certain medications.

Ayurvedic View Of Essential Tremors

This condition in Ayurveda can be correlated with Vataj vyadhi, specifically by the Kampavata which is said to be the mixture of Kampa (tremors), stambha (rigid body), bradykinesia (ura sang), chestasang (slowing of movement), ksheen mati (loss of memory power), vibandha (constipation) along with a typical gait with tremors. In Planet Ayurveda, the management of this disease is done by experienced MD Ayurveda doctors that are very helpful for the sufferers. Here the treatment protocol is well planned and uniquely determined according to the patient’s health.

Herbal Remedies For Essential Tremors by Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda is a GMP certified herbal manufacturing company that prepares natural herbal products to help the concerned people. This company provides 100% natural products made from the standardised extracts of the plants. These all are absolutely free from fillers, dyes, chemicals, preservatives, starch, additives etc. these don’t give any side-effects and are formulated in front of the experienced MD ayurveda experts. Here, the formulations that are prepared are strictly according to the ancient samhitas and help the patients in managing their symptoms effectively.

  1. Ashwagandhaghan Vati
  2. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras
  3. NeuroGenie Capsules
  4. Musli Strength
  5. Dashmoola Capsules

Essential Tremors, Causes of essential tremors

Products Description

1. Ashwagandhaghan Vati

This is a classical ayurvedic formulation prepared by Planet Ayurveda consisting of Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) Ashwagandha is widely used as neuroprotective, beneficial in controlling and balancing the tridoshas as well as helps in strengthening the muscles. It helps to regulate the overall health of the body and decrease the exertional musculoskeletal tremors.

Dosage: 2 tablets twice daily with lukewarm water.

2. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras

This is a classical mineral based formulation prepared by Planet Ayurveda consisting of Swarna bhasma (gold), abhrak bhasma (mica) etc. these all minerals helps to maintain the healthy functioning of the brain, supports mental health, physical health, keeps the nervous system healthy, and balances vata and pitta dosha effectively.

Dosage: 1 tablet twice daily to be chewed and taken with lukewarm water.

3. NeuroGenie Capsules

This is a patent herbal formulation prepared by two herbs that are very effective in maintaining nervous health, and aiding the nerves. Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), and ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) are very effective in controlling the shaking hands, voice, helps to reduce the stress which can worsen the symptoms of essential tremors.

Dosage: 1 Capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals.

4. Musli Strength

This is a patent herbal formulation which is prepared by Planet Ayurveda consisting of Safed Musli (Chlorophytum borivilianum), Gokshur (Tribulus Terrestris). Both herbs are very effective in strengthening the musculoskeletal system and help to balance the doshas.

Dosage: 1 Capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals.

5. Dashmoola Capsules

This herbal formulation is prepared by Planet Ayurveda consisting of Bilwa (Aegle marmelos), Shyonak (Oroxylum indicum), patla (Stereospermum suaveolens) etc. these herbs are very effective in balancing the vata dosha and also maintains the nervous system. This formulation supports the general health of the body which reduces the tremors as well as solve the problems appearing with gait or postural tremors.

Dosage: 1 Capsule twice daily, with plain water, after meals.


Essential tremors is a neurological condition that appears as rhythmic shaking of hands, arms, nodding head, as involuntary tremors. This condition can affect every part of the body but is seen clearly in the hands. These tremors are commonly observed in daily life activities like eating food, writing, tying shoe laces, or holding a spoon, or cup etc. this disease may not be related to life-threatening but may hamper the patient’s quality of life. Planet Ayurveda helps the patient to reduce these symptoms and improve the condition effectively by providing natural herbal formulations. These articulations are helpful in maintaining the overall health of the patient and help to alleviate the disease from its roots. For further queries Please visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is a Globally Renowned Ayurveda Physician with Expertise of more than 25 Years. He is the CEO & Founder of Planet Ayurveda Private Limited, a leading Ayurveda Brand, Manufacturing, and Export Company with a Chain of Clinics and Branches in the US, Europe, Africa, Southeast Asia, India, and other parts of the World. He is also an Ayurveda Author who has written Books on Ayurveda, translated into Many European Languages. One of his Books is "Ayurveda – God’s Manual for Healing". He is on a Mission to Spread Ayurveda All Over the Planet through all the Possible Mediums. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of the Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com