Bell's palsy is a disorder, which affects one side of a person's face leading it to complete paralysed. One side of the face feels numbness and fails to respond to and perform any action on the face. This disorder happens when the facial nerve responsible for working of facial muscles breaks and shows inability to receive and post signals to brain. As a consequence of this disease, a person loses sense of taste, touch and smell. This disorder happens suddenly and can occur at any point of life.
Causes of Bell's Palsy
There are a few causes that lead to this dangerous disorder. The prime responsible factor for this disorder is the herpes virus that leads to sore throat and cold sores. Other causes are inflammation of the facial nerve that leads to its damage. The third important cause is prevailing health issues in a person that causes complete paralysis of one side of the facial region.
The basic indication of Bell's palsy is that a person feels absolute numbness on one side of his face. He feels problem while closing his eyes or touching his face. When a person can't taste anything and feels dry or watery eyes, experiencing intense pain inside or outside ears with ears becomes highly sensitive to sound, a person begins to drool and dribble.
Related Complications of Bell's Palsy
Incomplete or incorrect regeneration of damaged facial nerve can lead to another disorder named "synkinesis". In this case, some of the facial nerve fibres instead of connecting to salivary glands get erroneously connected to lacrimal ducts. As a result of this, a patient's eyes become watery while eating anything.
Herbal Remedies for Bell's Palsy
Planet Ayurveda's Herbal Cure Bell's Palsy Pack is very effective in treating this disease from its roots. It is made from natural products and contains no chemicals, preservatives and artificial substances. It is made from the best quality herbs and safe to consume. There are no side effects and this pack is totally vegetarian. This pack contains the following beneficial herbal medicines, which last for a month:
- Ashwagandha Capsule - 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.
- Brahmi Capsule - 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.
- Curcumin Capsule - 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after meals.
- Gandhak Rasayan - 2 tablets twice daily with plain water after meals.
- Brahma Rasayan - 1 teaspoonful twice daily with plain water after meals.
- Nirgundi Oil - Gentle massage over the face once daily.
1. Nirgundi Oil
This oil is very beneficial in curing Bell Palsy. It cures imbalances in vata and kapha energies in the body. Facial message with this oil helps in healing damage of facial muscles and nerves. It eliminates toxins from the body and prevents greying of hairs. This oil destroys all bacterial infections, worms etc. It is also effective in curing fever caused due to malaria and typhoid. Its anti-inflammatory properties help in giving relief from inflammation, pain and congestion.
2. Brahmi Capsules
This is a very important herb in treating Bell's palsy in Ayurveda. This herb is also called as memory enhancer. It strengthens brain muscles, nourishes neurons, increases retention power and stimulates nervous system. This herb is very good for growing children as it builds their learning abilities and helps them to understand and grasp quickly.
3. Ashwagandha Capsules
These capsules play a significant role in treating paralysis and reducing anxiety, stress and depression in a person. It calms brain muscles and rejuvenates entire nervous system. This herb is also very effective in treating all kind of body pains, joint pains and muscle stiffness in back and neck muscles. It is a good tonic for arthritis patients and gives one instant relief. Using this herb on a regular basis ensures optimum blood pressure and successful treatment of insomnia.
4. Gandhak Rasayan
This classical herbal preparation is prepared from purified sulphur. It gives very effective results in Bell's palsy patients. The tablets are anti-inflammatory, analgesic, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial & immuno modulator in nature.
5. Brahma Rasayan
This rasayan is prepared from ingredients like Vacha (Acorus calamus), Shankhpushpi (Clitoria ternatea), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Pippali (Piper longum) and Twak (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) etc that gives effective results in Bell's palsy patients. Brahma rasayan is an herbal preparation that rejuvenates body and fight against stress, fatigue, tiredness & early grey hairs. The rasayan increase memory, immunity & intelligence.
6. Curcumin Capsules
These capsules are beneficial for the treatment of Bell's palsy as it effectively treats sprains, strains, fractures, small to complex injuries and chronic wounds. It improves digestion and has proved to be successful in treating diabetes, cancer, asthma, allergies etc. It is a rich source of anti-oxidants that reduces oxidative stress and prevents ageing. It cures dangerous diseases by preventing free radicals and also neutralizing existing free radicals in the body.
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