What is Lyme Disease – Ayurveda Cure for Lyme Disease

What is Lyme Disease – Ayurveda Cure for Lyme Disease

Lyme disease is one of the frequently encountered infections caused by the bacteria, spirochete (Borrelia burgdorferi). It is transmitted by an infected insect, namely Ixodes ticks. This insect is also known as deer ticks, and appears like a spider or scorpion. They are usually found in the entire United States and a couple of other countries, especially in the grassy and wooden areas. According to a recent research, it is found that more than 3,00,000 people are infected with Lyme disease in the United States every year. Well! it is obviously a huge number, which is way more than HIV/AIDS and breast cancer in the USA. There are massive number of cases wherein patients are misdiagnosed by their medical practitioners at the early stage of this disease. The main reason is the symptoms of Lyme disease, as they mimic the symptoms of other common disease.

Let’s understand the common symptoms of Lyme disease:

An expanding red colored rash on skin: Patients suffering from Lyme disease develop a distinctive red rash on their body, which appears like a bull’s-eye. But, it is not certain that this rash will be developed in every patient.  

Irregular heart beat or chest pain: In Lyme disease, patients suffer from chest pain and irregular heartbeats. Moreover, they may come across issues related to shortness of breath, joint pain, muscle aches, and fatigue as well.

Digestive issues and mood swings: It is observed that Lyme patients also come across Gastrointestinal or digestive issues.

When it is about curing Lyme disease, following Ayurveda treatment is more effective. Ayurvedic treatment is better than any other treatment of Lyme disease, as it does not have any side effects. There are various stages of Lyme disease and ayurvedic medicines may vary accordingly.

Now, let’s know about the Ayurvedic medicines for curing Lyme disease step by step.

Here are the effective medicines if a patient is on the early stage of Lyme disease:
  • Sukshama Triphala:
  • Gandhak-Rasayan:
  • Chandraprabha -Vati
  • Panch-Tikta-Ghrut-Guggulu
  • Mahamanjishthadi-Qadha  
The inflammation in heart disease can be caused by Lyme disease. And, if a patient has moved to that stage, then the following Ayurveda medicines or their combination can cure this disease:

  • Kutaj (Holarrhina antidysentrica)
  • Musta (Cyperus rotundus)
  • Nimba (Azadirachta indica)
  • Draksha Arjunarishta
  • Triphala-Guggulu
  • Punarnavadi-Guggulu
  • Saarivasava
If a patient is going through extreme join pain, then the following medicines or their combination can be helpful:
  • Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Erandmool (Ricinus communis).
  • Vishwa (Zinziber officinalis)
  • Nirgundi (Vitex negundo)
Besides medicines for Lyme disease, make sure to have good sleep and a healthy vegetarian diet. You can also go for Ayurveda detoxing therapy through a qualified professional. And, in order to protect yourself from Lyme disease further, make sure to use protective clothing and avoid visiting areas where Ixodes ticks are present (e.g., grassy areas, etc.). Right after being cured from Lyme disease, there are times when the symptoms persist for a long time. And, in order to get recovered from post-disease symptoms, you can consume the herbs including Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), Bhringaraj (Eclipta alba), and Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). Make sure to consult your medical practioner to know the right compositions of these Ayurveda medicines to cure Lyme disease.  

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