12 Natural Remedies to Tackle Alzheimer's Disease

12 Natural Remedies to Tackle Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a sort of dementia, which takes the concentration power, the ability to think radically, perform the routine works usually; sometimes it gets so severe that the person forgets who he/she is? Many discussions have taken place, but no one is able to pinpoint the exact cause. People say it happens during the old age as the brain also gets old. There are various different theories regarding the disease, one is ‘free radical damage’, not able to use glucose properly, lack of vitamins and habitat toxins. All over the globe 80% of people suffer from this disease, during their old age. But there is good news too. Some natural supplements can improve the condition of the patients during this disease. Scientists too are uncovering some major breakthroughs, one day we might find a permanent cure.

Diet matters a lot:-

Eating certain foods is the ultimate remedy for this dangerous disease. The Mediterranean diet is seen as the solution that seems to keep away the toxic plaques and the whole mess, which is associated with the growth of Alzheimer’s disease. Plaque gathers because of accumulation of toxic protein called beta-amyloid in the space that is created between the nerve cells of the brain. Deposits of tau protein are also found on the brain cells. Both are held responsible for the growth of Alzheimer’s disease. It was studied that the changes in the brain occur because of lifestyle factors that influence the abnormal proteins of the fragile people who are the sufferers. But these people were never diagnosed with dementia. Due to the age their brain seems to shrink in size and the reduced rate of reaction slows down in people with Alzheimer’s.

1.Some of the foods in Mediterranean diet include:

foods in Mediterranean

  • Fresh fruits and vegetables, especially the leafy greens.
  • Nuts and seeds (sesame)
  • Olive oil
  • Legumes and beans
  • Whole grain
  • Herbs and spices
  • Eating wild caught fish at least twice a week
  • Red meat, at least once a week
  • High quality pasture raised poultry, eggs, cheese, goat milk and probiotic rich kefir or yogurt
  • Lots of plain water with coffee or tea
  • A glass of red wine daily
  • Some of the best home remedies for treating Alzheimer’s disease can be located in any house.

2. Baking Soda


A nice home remedy or a substitute for a toothpaste bought from the store. It is a mixture of powdered salt with baking soda. It doesn’t contain the aluminum that is found in most commercial toothpastes. Crush the salt into small particulars and spread it on a cutting board just like sand. Now mix 1 part of the crushed salt to 2 parts of baking soda. Put your toothbrush into this paste and brush your teeth with it. Keep this mixture in an airtight jar in the washroom.

There are certain dietary foods that are rich in Vitamins and Minerals. These can help you in reducing Alzheimer’s disease.

3. Various Seeds

Seeds of Pumpki

Seeds of Pumpkin, Sunflower and sesame have an abundance of fatty seeds and these are easy to drink and these keep the brain functioning normally.

4. Vinegar


A remedy for many diseases, is easily available at home. When people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease get out of control, they can be controlled with Vinegar’s hygiene. Mix equal amount of Vinegar with plain water, wash your genital areas and dab it like a deodorant under your arms. It not only controls perspiration, but also takes care of your bad smell. Cider vinegar can help if your skin itches. Add around 250ml of apple vinegar to a bathtub of warm water. Soak yourself in for at least 15 minutes. It makes you cool down and will help in reducing AD.

5. Sesame Oil

Sesame Oil

Ayurveda does pay respect to Sesame oil because of its benefits. Sesame oil should be rubbed on top of your head and the bottom of your feet. It will certainly help. You can also use Sesame oil by warming it and putting 3 or 4 drops in your nostril, twice a day and feel the effects.

6. Blueberries


Blueberries have an antioxidant that slows down the sprouting of age related problems, mostly in AD.

7. Carrots


Better eat Carrots that have an abundance of Vitamin A, which soothes memory and nerve health. There are other foods like spinach, bell peppers, squash, whole milk, eggs and liver that are rich in Vitamin A, but Carrots eaten raw is the best option.

8. Bottled Water

Bottled Water

These days, many intoxicants are found in the natural water. It’s a better option to drink filtered water or spring water. Many people have installed water filters of various companies that provide clean water, so better drink filtered water.

9. Soya Foods

Soya Foods

Research shows that Soya foods have flavones that help ladies even in their menopause periods. Better try Soya meat substitutes, Soya milk and Tofu frozen treats. Add Tofu for cream cheese or ricotta in your daily foods. Soya cheese should be taken at least 20 to 25 grams every day with your meals, to reap in rich benefits.

10. Eat Fish

Eat Fish

If you don’t mind eating non-vegetarian diet, eat Fish, it is rich in fatty foods that keeps the head normal, that’s the reason why we call fish as the “brain food”. Have it for twice a week like the fish should belong to categories like, lake trout, sardines, salmon and sword fish, better avoid tile fish, king mackerel and shark, which have a high level of mercury in them.

11. Dark Green Leafy Vegetables

Leafy Vegetables

There are many leafy vegetables that can help you reduce your dementia like Fenugreek, spinach, haldi patta, pui saag, gongura etc. Other foods like black-eyed peas, whole grain foods, legumes, eggs and some citrus fruits like oranges, grape fruit, and lemons also have lots of frolic acid. It helps in reducing dementia by 25% in humans.

12. Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits

Citrus fruits or their juices are rich in Vitamin C, thus these help in reducing the dementia level. Drinking orange juice that is extracted from authentic oranges has lots of Vitamin C and can help in minimizing the AD. Take a tablet of aspirin with the orange juice, helps in digesting food 5 times faster than the normal procedure.

Wheat germs or powdered milk also provides you lots of proteins needed for the health of brains.

If you have any of these foods regularly, these can make you an esteemed gentleman even in your second childhood i.e. old age. It will be better if you consult your doctor before you start consuming them.

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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.