Ayurvedic Treatment of Cancer – Symptoms & Causes

Introduction

This problem arises due to abnormal growth of cells. This happens when old cells do not die. This occurs when the body’s ability to kill old cells fails and keeps on producing new cells that are abnormal. These cells may form a mass of tissue called tumor, but there are tumors that do not lead to cancer such as leukemia.

Cancer may occur in any part of the body, but the most common of all is breast cancer in women and in men, prostate cancer is one of the major cancers.

Causes of Cancer

There are many causes of cancer. Let’s discuss some of the major causes.

  • Materials (inhaling of certain substances such as arsenic, asbestos, benzene, chromium while working in a factory or somewhere else may cause cancer)
  • Lifestyle (life style factors such as consumption of alcohol, cigarettes, eating some specific type of food, lack of physical workout may lead to cancer)
  • Hormones (there are some hormones that leads to growth of cancers)
  • Infection and inflammation (this includes some specific types of bacteria, fungi and virus that may give birth to cancer)
  • Radiations (this can be caused by harmful radiation and can lead to skin related cancer)

These are some of the major causes that can cause cancer in a person’s body

Symptoms of Cancer

  • Change is breast
  • Skin change
  • Lump on or under the skin
  • Painful urination
  • Changes in bowel habits
  • Abdominal pain
  • Blood in urine
  • Fatigue

Ayurvedic-Treatment-of-Cancer

These are some of the common signs and symptoms that are commonly found in the person suffering from cancer. If any of these lasts for long, immediate diagnose is a must.

Treatment of Cancer

Normally the treatment depends upon the type of cancer and the stage at which cancer is diagnosed, but most common ways of treating cancer are given below.

  • Precision medicine (this is mostly used if the cancer is due to genetic reasons)
  • Stem cell transplant (this is done when the stem cells get destroyed by the chemotherapy)
  • Hormone therapy (this is usually done in breast cancer. In this the growth of breast cancer is slowed down that use hormones to grow further)
  • Targeted therapy (in this type of treatment there are some changes in the cells that are targeted and those changes are stopped as they provide help to the cancer cells to grow further)
  • Immunotherapy (this therapy is mainly done to strengthen the immune system so as to give energy to the body to fight against cancer)
  • Chemotherapy (in this certain drugs are used to kill the cancer cells)
  • Radiation therapy (radiations are used to shrink the amount of cancer cells in this treatment)
  • Surgery (operation is done to remove cancer from the body)

So these are some of the treatment options that can be used for the cancer, but it is said that even after the treatment, cancer can emerge and it is difficult to get rid off, but apart from these treatments, some Ayurvedic herbal remedies are there that do not involve such treatments and helps in curing the problem naturally without any side effects and future growth of cancer.

Herbal Remedies for Treatment of Cancer

Let’s discuss about these herbal remedies for treatment of cancer.

1. Ashwagandha Capsules

The word Ashwagandha is a combination of two words Ashwa and gandha. In Sanskrit, Ashwa means horse and gandha means smell. So Ashwagandha means "the smell of horse" and hence the role that this herb supports strength. This herb can be helpful for maintaining a healthy immune system after illness.

Role of Ashwagandha as Herbal Supplement

  • Helpful for managing stress and depression
  • Helps maintain healthy immune system
  • Supports learning and healthy memory
  • Helps Maintain healthy cholesterol level, which in turn leads to a healthy heart
  • Support healthy blood sugar
  • No negative side effects
  • Free from additives

Dosage :- 2 capsules to be taken twice a day with plain water after meals

2. Curcumin Capsules

Curcumin capsules is very beneficial in cancer. Many malignant cancers have found their management in cur cumin. Curcumin is a complete pure form of the best high-quality herbal product. This is free from any kind of adulteration so, it starts working as soon as we consume it. The effects of this herb are natural and everlasting in contrast to the immediate yet short-termed results given by the pharmaceutical drugs.

Dosage :- 2 capsules to be taken twice a day with plain water after meals

3. Kanchnaar Guggul

Kanchnaar Guggul is made from ingredients such as kachnar bark, amalaki, haritaki, bibhitaki, ginger, black pepper, pippali and varuna. All these herbs have been considered as very effective in tumors of all kinds

Dosage :- 2 tablets to be taken thrice a day with plain water after meals

4. Tulsi Capsules

The Ayurvedic formula of those is formulated from the pure and natural extracts of these. The tulsi herb has wonderful anti-oxidant properties and is also considered effective in removing infections such as cold, flu and headaches. Tulsi has properties that are proven beneficial in respiration inflammation, like rhinitis and sinusitis.

Dosage :- 2 capsules to be taken twice a day with plain water after meals

5. Guggul Capsules

Guggul is considered very much beneficial in reducing the fat levels within the body. Its capability of penetration and katu and tikhta rasa is considered very beneficial within the obesity related problems. Guggul works as rasayan. It is used in promoting youthfulness and longevity. For this reason it is also used as an ingredient in chawanprash.
Guggul is also prescribed for the treatment of medoroga. Guggul gum lowers cholesterol level and protects against the hardening of the arteries.

Dosage :- 2 capsules to be taken twice a day with plain water after meals

6. Chanderprabha Vati

Chanderprabha Vati is a blend of different herbs that acts as cleansing agents. Chandraprabha Vati causes greater oxygenation of the blood and further greater vitality. It can also lessen the insulin by increasing burning of glucose into the cell thus giving energy to the body. It is also considered as a great stress buster and causes relaxation of tenseness and creates an open truthful atmosphere.

Dosage :- 2 tablets to be taken thrice a day with plain water after meals

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical based treatments.