Feb 2023


Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease in which brain and spinal cord are affected. Due to some abnormality, the cells of immune system start attacking the protective myelin sheath of the nerves leading to communication defects between the brain and rest of the body. With the progression of the disease, it causes permanent damage of the nerves and various body organs like brain, spinal cord and eyes. Numbness, muscle weakness and loss of body balance are some of the common symptoms of multiple sclerosis. The severity of symptoms varies from person to person.

There has been no permanent cure of multiple sclerosis. But with some medicines and dietary and lifestyle changes, the symptoms can be managed and the quality of life can be improved.


The exact cause of occurrence of multiple sclerosis is not known. But it is believed to be due to an abnormal immune response. Normally, the immune system produces cells which help in protecting body against foreign micro-organisms. It is a self-defense mechanism of the body. But in case of multiple sclerosis, the immune system starts attacking the cells of its own body, thereby damaging the body tissues. It attacks the fatty tissue layer on nerve fibers. This fatty layer is called myelin sheath which helps in protection of nerve fibers. When the nerve fibers get exposed, the transmission of electrical signals gets slow or blocked. However, there are a variety of other factors which play an important role in it:

Having a close relative suffering from multiple sclerosisHaving an exposure to certain bacteria or viruses such as Epstein-barr virusCertain environmental factors such as living away from equator


Some factors increase the risk of a person developing multiple sclerosis. Following are the risk factors of multiple sclerosis:

It mostly occurs between the ages of 20 to 40 yearsWomen are more prone to multiple sclerosis as compared to menHaving low levels of vitamin DIncreased body weightLack of physical exerciseSuffering from hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidismDiabetesInflammatory bowel diseasePsoriasisCigarette smokingAlcohol intake


The signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis are different among different individuals. The severity of symptoms gets worse with increasing time. Following are the common signs and symptoms of multiple sclerosis:


Tingling sensationNumbness in limbs typically on one side of the bodyUnsteady gaitBody stiffnessDifficulty in walkingPartial or complete loss of visionPain during eye movementDouble visionVertigoBody fatigueBlurred visionUrinary problemsMuscle spasmsOptic neuritisSlurred speechDizzinessTremorsLoss of memoryBowel problems


Multiple sclerosis has some of the following complications associated with it. Following are the complications:

Extreme weaknessParalysisWeakened bonesMood swingsAnxietyContracturesDepressionSeizuresSexual problems


Multiple sclerosis is known as Avrutha in Ayurveda. It occurs because of the blockage of rasa and majjavaha srotas. When ama accumulates along with pitta and kapha doshas, nerve channels get blocked leading to musculoskeletal disorders. Majja dhatu starts depleting causing body weakness, fatigue, difficulty in speech, loss of balance and urinary incontinence.


Here are some of the medications of Chandigarh Ayurved centre which are used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis:


1. Detox Premium Powder

The powder is very beneficial to cure any body pain as it removes excess toxins from the body and balances the aggravated pitta and vata dosha. It consists of several herbs such as shukta pishti, giloy satv, parwal pishti, kamdudha rasa, moti pishti, gandhak rasayan, akik pishti, etc. The ingredients help in reducing swelling, redness, shrinkage of tear lining in the anus, burning sensation, etc.

<strong>Recommended Dosage: Take one sachet twice daily.

2. Trikatu Syrup

Trikatu combines the goodness of Black pepper, Ginger and, Long pepper to create an herbal remedy for digestive ailments, sluggish metabolism, obesity, and high cholesterol. This syrup has best results in anti-inflammatory, pain-relieving, and expectorant. It also help to tackle the weight problems or obesity. It can modulate your body's immune response while cutting the characteristic inflammation associated with the back pain.

Recommended Dosage-Take 2 teaspoonful twice a day before meal with normal water.

3. Rasayan Vati

Rasayan vati is herbo-mineral Ayurvdic formulation which contains various herbs such as Aswagandha, Shilajeet, Amla, Kesar, Musali, Shatavar, Brahmi , Swarn Makshik Bhasam, Yashad Bhasam, Mukta pisti, Praval pisti, Jaiphal, Vang Bhasam, Aswagandha, Dalchini, Javitri, Gokhru, Kaunch Beej, Shilajeet, Saunth, Mirch, Pipli, Amla, Kesar, Manjith, Anant Mool, Brahmi, Musali, Shatavar, Swarn Vang, etc. These ingredients show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, immune-modulator properties. These tablets provides good results in General debility, Psychological disorders,
and improves immunity.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily.

4. Nerve up tablet

These tablets are pure ayurvedic formulation. Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas and kapha dosha. It acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet, praval pishti etc. This tablet helps in Backache, knee pain, headache, bronchitis, depression.

Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice daily.

5. Vata Balance Tablet

Vata balance tablet is a rejuvenating blend of herbs is specially formulated to balance Vata doshas without aggravating Pitta or Kapha doshas. It may be used to support overall health and well-being by Vata constitutions with or without food. For those with a dual constitution that includes Vata or a tridoshic constitution, it is an excellent formula for the Vata season, which in most parts of the world is autumn and early winter.

Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

6. Kapha balance tablet

Kapha tablet is a healthy blend of herbs formulated to balance Kapha doshas without aggravating Pitta and Vata doshas. It can also be used to alleviate any temporary Kapha imbalance. It is very effective in Kapha season that is late winter and spring. It consists of warming and astringent herbs that help to balance the system throughout the cold season. The main use of Kapha tablets is to remove excess Kapha doshas from the system and helps in the management of weight, healthy lungs, and the immune system

Recommended Dosage- Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

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