Pranayama in Ild Along With Ayurveda Treatment

Abstract

Interstitial lung disease is a group of diseases, most of which causes scarring and inflammation of lung tissue. The main symptom of this disease is shortness of breath. The progression of this disease varies from person to person.

Interstitial Lung Disease

What is Ild?

ILD stands for Interstitial Lung Disease. Interstitial Lung Disease is a connective tissue disorder and a lung disease in which scarring of the Lung tissue occurs which is progressive in nature. This Lung scarring affects our ability to breath and ability to get enough oxygen into our bloodstream. Its exact cause is not known but it can be due to certain auto-immune diseases like – Rheumatoid Arthritis or can also be due to long term exposure to materials like

Symptoms

Shortness of breath and Dry cough. ILD is irreversible in nature. Allopathic medicines can also relieve its symptoms but cannot reverse the problem.

ILD According To Ayurveda

According to Ayurveda, when the imbalance occurs between the three energies, Vata, Pitta and kapha, disease occurs. Interstitial lung disease is a respiratory system disorder, and it is due to vitiation of “Pranavaha Srotas”. Signs and symptoms of this condition are associated with the Kapha dosha.

Pranayamas in Ild

Pranayamas or Breathing exercises adjuvant to medicine can give very good results in treating ILD. Pranayamas beneficial in ILD are as follows -

1. Kapalbhati

Sit comfortably on the ground or mat, with your spine erect. Place your hands on your knees and your palms should be open towards the sky. Now take a deep breath in and as you release the air and pull your stomach on exhale. Now pull your navel in back towards the spine and repeat it as much you comfortably can. You can feel the contraction of abdominal muscles by keeping your right hand on the stomach. Now as you relax the abdomen and navel, the inhaled air will flow into your lungs automatically. Do one round of Kapalbhati Pranayama by taking 20 such breaths and after that you can relax your body and perform another round for the same.

Benefits

They are as follow -

  • It relaxes the mind
  • Keeps the mind happy, peaceful and calm
  • Helps in decreasing tension and fatigue.

2. Suryabhedana

In this Pranayama, the person closes his left nostril with the help of a ring or using his right thumb and takes a slow and deep breath through his right nostril. Then the person closes his right nostril with the help of a ring or using his left thumb and takes a slow and deep breath through his left nostril. always keep in mind that exhalation should be longer than the inhalation. Repeat this cycle.

Benefits

They are as follow -

  • It helps in decreasing tension and fatigue
  • It keeps the mind happy, peaceful and calm
  • It relaxes the mind

3. Bhramari

In this Pranayama, the person takes slow and deep breath in and during exhalation he makes the sound of a humming bee and feels the vibrations in his head. Repeat this cycle.

Benefits

They are as follow -

  • It keeps the mind happy, peaceful and calm
  • It relaxes the mind
  • It helps in decreasing tension and fatigue.

4. Nadishuddhi

In this Pranayama, the person closes his right nostril with the help of right thumb and then exhales through left nostril and then inhales through the same left nostril. The person then closes his left nostril with the help of a ring or little finger of the right hand and exhales slowly and completely through the right nostril. Repeat the rounds by alternating the nostrils.

Benefits

They are as follow -

  • It helps in decreasing tension and fatigue
  • It relaxes the mind
  • Keeps the mind happy, peaceful and calm

Ayurvedic Perspective of Ild

According to Ayurveda when the imbalance occurs between the three doshas – Vata, Pitta and Kapha, disease occurs. In Interstitial Lung Disease aggravation of Kapha and Vata doshas occur leading to Ama formation. Herbs like – Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Twak (Cinnamon zeylanicum), Bharangi (Cleodendrum serratum), Yastimadhu (Glycyrrhiza glabra), Vasa (Adhatoda vasica), Anantmool (Hemidesmus indicus), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Sirish (Albizia lebbeck) and Kantakari (Solanum xanthocarpum).

Ayurvedic Treatment For Ild By Planet Ayurveda

Planet Ayurveda offers the best herbal treatment for Interstitial Lung Disease. All these herbal remedies are pure, natural and are vegetarian in nature. They are free from any side effects and can be used for a prolonged period of time without any side effects. Herbal remedies in case of Interstitial Lung Disease are as follow -

1. Aller-G-Care

These capsules are the combination of various beneficial herbs like – Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Shrish (Albizia Lebbeck) and Haridra (Curcuma longa). They show good results in Interstitial Lung Disease.

2. Tulsi Capsules

These are analgesic and anti-inflammatory in nature and are a combination of pure extract of herb Ocimum sanctum.

Dosage - 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

3. Curcumin Capsules

It is analgesic, anti-inflammatory and good immunity booster by nature. It is prepared by using standardized extract of Curcuma longa.

Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily with plain water after meals.

4. Vasaka Capsules

They help in inhibiting the mucous formation and is a combination of standardized extract of herb Adhatoda vasica.

Dosage – 2 capsules twice daily

5. Agastya Haritakavaleha (Herbal Jam)

It helps in Asthma and Bronchitis, along with that it is useful in fighting with breathlessness.

Dosage – 1 tsp. twice daily, after meals

6. Make 60 Sachets of the Given Medicines, Consume 1 Sachet twice daily, mixed with Madhu – Vaani Avaleha – 1 to 2 teaspoonful

  1. Praval Pishti – 5gm
  2. Mukta Pishti – 3gm
  3. Kamdudha Ras – 5gm
  4. Swarn Sameer Pannag Ras – 1gm
  5. Swarn vasant Malti Ras – 2gm
  6. Praval Bhasma – 10gm
  7. Swarn Makshik Bhasma – 5gm
  8. Somyog or Somlata Churna – 20gm
  9. Godanti Bhasma – 10gm
  10. Abhrak Bhasma – 2gm (Shata puti)
  11. Kas Shwas Chintamani Ras – 2gm
  12. Praval Panchamrit ras – 10gm
  13. Punarnava mandur – 5gm
  14. Kaf Kuthar Ras – 5gm
  15. Kamdudha Ras – 10gm

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Conclusion

ILd is a group of various diseases and it is concluded that it can be treated with herbal formulations as they are free from chemicals and preservatives.

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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.