TICK-BORNE ENCEPHALITIS (TBE) AYURVEDIC REMEDIES AND NATURAL TREATMENT
In the human body the central nervous system plays the role of control unit and controls all nerve actions and reflex actions. Brain and spinal cord together processes the nerve impulses and also regulates emotions, communication, response, sensation, memory. Brain does the processing part and CNS does the communication network job. In case of any nerve damage or any infection in CNS this network gets affected. In case of injury infection takes place in this condition one or more pathogens start reproducing in the body/(site) of the host.
TICK-BORNE ENCEPHALITIS is a condition where infection affects the CNS. The disease is named in the name of pathogen which affects the CNS. A virus named TICK BORNE ENCEPHALITIS virus which is transmitted by tick bite. It is a viral infection which involves CNS.
Causative Factor – TBEV
- It is type of flavivirus (single stranded RNA virus)
- Belongs to tick family (hard ticks) Ixodidae
- Incubation period 7-14 days
- Loss of appetite
- Swelling in back,spinal cord and brain (in some cases)
- Altered mental status
- Cerebrospinal fluid examination
- Blood examination IGM, IGE
- Presence of igM in CSF
- SYMPTOMATIC diagnosis also help
RISK (Post Encephalitic Syndrome)
Long-term morbidity from TBE has the potential to influence patients’ quality of life often and, on occasion, need a change in lifestyle. Numerous prospective and retrospective investigations have discovered numerous nonspecific neurological/neuropsychiatric symptoms and persistent neurological dysfunctions, but the findings are challenging to assess because of the various research designs, definitions, and follow-up periods used. The results are challenging to interpret since the majority of studies lacked a control group and could not clearly distinguish between post-encephalitic syndrome, other sequelae of TBE, and symptoms prevalent in the general population. 40 to 50 percent of people with acute TBE go on to develop a post-encephalitic condition, according to figures that have been published. Neuropsychiatric issues and cognitive issues, including apathy, impatience, memory loss, and focus.
AYURVEDIC ASPECT OF (TBE)
Nidana – (causative factor) INSECT BITE
- Pittaj kaphaj dosha
- Medha vaha strotas
Samprapti – Explained Below
Few practitioners relate encephalitis with (Champki fever)
कीट दंश जन्य ज्वर एवं उपशीर्षक
Due to Nidana, Insect bite (कीट-जंतु दंष)
Gets vitiated (पित्त कफ)
AGGRAVATED DOSHAS ENTERS brain & central nervous system)
Circultes all over body
GET LOCALISED AT BRAIN & CNS
Re-localisation (स्थान संश्रय)
(शीर्ष, मस्तिष्क एवं मेरुदण्ड)
CONDITION KNOWN AS TICK-BORNE ENCEPHALITIS(TBE)
(कीट दंश जन्य ज्वर एवं उपशीर्षक)
As per ayurveda when a Tick which has flavivirus in it, bites a human being. Pitta and kapha dosha get affected, vitiation takes place and these vitiated doshas result in low immunity which results in symptoms like fever initially and later on it affects brain and CNS . Affected pitta results in disturbance of digestion and kapha vitiation results in decrease of ojus. (immunity acc. to ayurveda).
- Tulsi (ocimum sanctum)
- Haridra (Curcuma longa)
- Manjishtha (Rubia cordifolia)
- Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
- Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)
- Bhallataka (Semecarpus anacardium)
HERBAL REMEDIES FOR NIGHTFALL BY PLANET AYURVEDA
Planet Ayurveda is a manufacturer of Ayurvedic medicines derived entirely from plants. All products are GMP certified and 100% vegan. This medicine does not contain chemicals, additives or preservatives. Planet Ayurveda provides herbal remedies for Tick-borne Encephalitis (TBE) they are as follows .
- Neurogenie Capsules
- Boswellia Curcumin Capsules
- Tulsi Capsules
- Manjishtha Capsules
- Ashwagandha Capsules
1. Neurogenie Capsules
It is a capsule formulation by planet ayurveda. It is a combination of brahmi and ashwagandha. These both are good for nerve strengthening and relaxing nerve activity due to anti inflammatory and nerve strengthening properties. As the name suggests (withania somnifera).Somnifera denotes relaxing , sleep inducing , nerve relaxing. These both herbs are also good for sleep disorders and headaches. By reducing nerve activity it plays an important role in management of TBE.
Dosage – 1-2 tablets twice daily after food with lukewarm water. (one twice in children)
2. Boswellia Curcumin Capsules
This formulation is made by planet ayurveda experts and it is pure extract of only haridra (curcuma longa). Curcumin is used in ayurvedic preparations since long. And it has a very potent effect on various health conditions as it regenerates the functioning by opening small capillaries which are constricted. It has many phytochemicals which helps in skin and hormonal balancing . Also it has anti viral anti bacterial effects and it is good in case of encephalitis and infections related to CNS , PNS. Therefore it is prescribed in TBE.
Dosage – 1-2 capsules daily after meals with lukewarm water . (1 in children)
3. Tulsi Capsules
Tulsi capsules are made by planet Ayurveda MD experts. Tulsi helps in Natural Immunity Boosting, Reduces fever (antipyretic) and (analgesic) painkiller, reduces stress, blood pressure, cough, cold, other respiratory disorders also it helps in maintaining healthy heart and diabetes, also it is useful in kidney stones and gouty arthritis.
Dosage – 1 – 2 capsules twice daily with lukewarm water after meals. (one twice in children).
4. Manjishtha Capsules
This is a patent formulation by Planet ayurveda’s MD experts. This is pure extract of Manjishtha (rubia cordifolia) . and it has good antioxidant, anti microbial, and anti inflammatory properties in it. It also acts as a rakta shodhak (blood purifier) hence it has great results in case of CNS and stress related conditions also. It is used by ayurvedic practitioners for years for maggots, wounds, intestinal worms etc . and practitioners have found its great usage in case of tick borne encephalitis and other brain infectious conditions. So it is prescribed in TBE and has good results in maintenance.
Dosage – 1-2 capsules twice daily with lukewarm water after a meal. (One in children ).
5. Ashwagandha Capsules
This is a planet ayurveda’s formulation formulated by MD experts at planet ayurveda. It is made with pure extract of ashwagandha (withania somnifera), roots of ashwagandha are very potent, anti-inflammatory and muscle toner. It also helps in reducing stress anxiety and nerve strengthening. Due to its multi effective nature it can be used in various other disorders also. Therefore these capsules provide good results in tick borne encephalitis and other brain related and pain related issues.
Dosage – 1-2 capsules twice daily with water . (best with milk) (one twice in children)
According to a research most cases of Tick-borne encephalitis is mostly seen in european countries Upper Austria, Tyrol, Carinthia, Styria, Salzburg, and Vorarlberg Provinces and few cases are also seen in russia and china and few asian countries, this viral infection can be prevented by pre vaccinations and immune boosters but in case of attack or encounter by this virus patients should not feel depressed or tensed. Ancient ayurvedic texts have solutions for many CNS infections and other chronic health conditions. This article provides detailed knowledge about the introduction of the disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, and important herbal formulation and management of disease. Ayurveda believes a healthy lifestyle and diet can lead to a healthy lifestyle. To stay healthy and happy follow herbal and organic medication.
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