Treatment of Ehrlichiosis (tick-borne disease) in Ayurveda
There are many different types of tick borne disease which affects both animals as well as human beings. It is not important that they spread from one person to the other but if it does then these ticks are the infectious agents. These are usually caused by the pathogens including protozoa, bacteria and viruses. There are chances that the patient might have infection caused by more than one agent. The incidence of tick-borne illness has increased geographically and has been expanding rapidly. In total 16 types of tick-borne disease were discovered and one of them is Ehrlichiosis which is causing bacterial infection. In this article we are going to discuss more about the disease and its treatment through the help of herbal medicine.
What is Ehrlichiosis?
Ehrlichiosis is the tick-borne disease which results in flu-like clinical features leading to muscle aches, fever and also headache. It is mainly caused by the bacteria known as Anaplasmataceae and after entering the body it starts to kill the white blood cells. The incubation period of the Ehrlichiosis is 14 days and can be easily treated through antibiotics. If left untreated it can lead to life-threatening and if you want to prevent tick bites then its better using tick repellents. The average incidence of Ehrlichiosis reported is 2.3 per million people per day.
There are four different types of Ehrlichiosis including
- Anaplasma phagocytophilum is usually found in New England.
- Ehrlichia chaffeensis causing human monocytic ehrlichiosis.
- Ehrlichia ewingii causes human ewingii ehrlichiosis mostly affecting the dogs as well as deer.
- Neorickettsia sennetsu
What are the Signs and Symptoms of Ehrlichiosis?
Some of the common clinical features seen in the disease are
- Pains in muscles
- Pain in joints
- Feeling unwell all the time
- Loss of appetite
Some of the other signs might also be seen are
- Confusion of mind
Complications of the disease
- Kidney failure
- Heart failure
- Respiratory failure
- Severe infection
What causes Ehrlichiosis?
Ehrlichiosis mainly occurred due to different types of ehrlichia bacteria mainly found in Southeastern, south central and eastern coastal states. They black legged ticks which are also known as deer ticks mostly found in the Upper Midwest. These infections spread through the blood as they latch on the host and these ticks swell double of their size. They are found on deer which can easily transfer to a human body resulting in Ehrlichiosis.
Other rare reason for the disease could be blood transfusion
How can Ehrlichiosis be diagnosed?
There are some of the test that can be done to diagnose the disease including
- Blood test which might show low white blood cells or platelet count
- Liver Function Test
Herbal Medicine Provided By Planet Ayurveda for Ehrlichiosis
Planet Ayurveda is a Private Limited Company which manufactures its own products and provides herbal medicine not only in India but also other parts of the world. All the herbal medicines are free from preservatives,chemicals as well as additives. They all are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian along with that made under the supervision of an MD Ayurvedic Doctor. Each and every herbal remedy is clinically tested making it safe to use. Here are the list of herbal medicine including:-
- Boswellia Curcumin
- Sanjivani Vati
- Dashamoola capsules
- Giloy Capsules
1. Boswellia Curcumin
It is made from two herbs known as Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (Curcuma longa) and both help in reducing inflammation as it is packed with anti-inflammatory properties. Along with that they are also very effective in reducing all kinds of pain from joints as well as muscles. It helps in naturally relaxing the muscles and making it easy for them to move.
Dosage:- One capsule twice daily with water after meals.
2. Sanjivani Vati
This herbal medicine is the formulation of herbs like Pippali (Piper longum), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), Ginger (Zingiber officinale), Vidanga (Embelia ribes), Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) and many more. It is very effective in removing all kinds of toxins from the body and increasing the immunity naturally. It also helps in protecting the liver and making it healthy which is commonly affected during this disease.
Dosage:- Two tablets twice daily after meals with water.
3. Dashamoola Capsules
These capsules are filled with herbs like Shyonal (Oroxylum indicum), Bilwa (Aegle marmelos), Gokshur (Tribulus terrestris), Brihati (Solanum indicum) and many more. All these are very effective in all kinds of bacterial disease as they are packed with antibiotic, anti-asthmatic as well as anti-inflammatory properties. It is very helpful in treating all kinds of respiratory problems like cough, cold and all other flu like symptoms. It has significant improvement in reducing headache and calming the brain.
Dosage:- One capsule twice after meals daily.
4. Giloy Capsules
These capsules are made from one yet excellent herb called Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia) and they are high in antioxidant properties. Ir is one of the best herbs for removing toxins and purifying the blood. As being anti-pyretic it is also very effective in fighting the chronic infection as well. By making the immunity stronger it helps in removing any kinds of foregin material from the body as well.
Dosage:– Two capsules after meals twice daily with water.
If you see a tick on the body then don’t get scared and instead of that try removing it carefully. By removing carefully the transmission of the disease tick becomes zero. Here are some steps that you can do:-
- Wearing clean gloves or medical gloves are much better.
- Use tweezers to grab them firmly from the mouth or head.
- Pull it carefully from the skin and clean tweezers as well.
- Then put some rubbing alcohol on the tick which will clean them.
- After disposing of them, clean the hands properly with soap.
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As the above given information gives all the information about the Ehrlichiosis and along with its effect on the over all body. As it might also lead to complications so it is better to treat on time but sometimes allopathic medications only give temporary relief. The mentioned herbal medicine will remove the root cause and not even cause any side-effects.
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