Ayurvedic Treatments of Cancerous Tumors
A tumor is an usual and often times rapid growth of cells in a given area. This can occur on your outer skin to deep inside your brain, causing brain tumors. Within the brain, there are two types of tumors:
- And primary brain tumors
Metastatic brain tumors are most common, and these are cancerous. The growth of these tumors can stem from several and varied circumstances, not limited to exposure to radiation, but also lifestyle habits or genetic predispositions. This is the primary tumor type of concern for most people, although all tumors can be harmful to some extent or the other.
Brain Tumor Symptoms
The symptoms of metastatic brain tumors can be classified into three categories, each which have further sub symptoms listed below which can be seen in the table.
|Tiredness||Vomiting||Mood Changes or Swings|
|Seisures||Hypertension||Aphasia (speech and language deficit)|
|Absences||Increase in intracranial pressure||Sudden vision impairment|
While Ayurveda does not have a cure to cancer, it does have a long series of treatment processes that can compliment treatments for cancer. It is recommended to consult a physician if you fear you may have a tumor as a first point of treatment though.
Ayurvedic Herbs for Brain Tumor
There are certain herbs that have been shown to help prevent the spread of cancer cells in the body. Ayurvedic herbal treatments are alternative remedies for brain tumors. These herbs have been shown to help with cancer treatments.
Ashwagandha: This remedy has been shown to help everything from managing stress, and depression to diabetes and also stop the spreading of cancerous cells within the body. Studies have also shown its help with some adverse effects of cancer like fatigue, or weight loss. Have two capsules daily.
Tulsi: This is a powerful immunity booster, especially useful during or after cancer treatments like chemo which may wreak havoc on the immune system.
Take two capsules after meals daily.
Cancer can be a wholly harmful disease. Affecting both the mind and body, where Ayurveda may have complementary medicinal options for physiological symptoms; Ayurveda for mental health is an important facet to explore.
To battle with the stress and anxiety of cancer using meditation can greatly help. Studies have shown that consistent practice of medication lowers the stress hormone – cortisol – in the body. We recommend using a guided meditation to start with. You can find them free on YouTube. Alternatively, join a course.
Acupuncture is another alternative therapy that has shown to complement cancer treatment, especially for that of pain.
Give these treatments a whirl, and remember to stay vigilant and give it your best. Check out this body healing meditation below