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Are there specific Ayurvedic therapies recommended for enhancing the immune system in cancer patients?

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Are there specific Ayurvedic therapies recommended for enhancing the immune system in cancer patients?

QuestionsCategory: cancerAre there specific Ayurvedic therapies recommended for enhancing the immune system in cancer patients?
Fanindra asked 8 months ago
Are there specific Ayurvedic therapies recommended for enhancing the immune system in cancer patients?
Dr. Bommu Venkateshwara Reddy Staff replied 7 months ago

Traditional medicines are an essential source for developing effective treatment against various chronic ailments such as cancer. These can be used as a preventive measure that around 75% of the population in most of the developing countries depend on herbs and traditional remedies for general healthcare and chronic healthcare.

A large number of novel molecules are directly obtained from natural products and from their derivatives. Ayurveda is the Indian traditional system of medicine that the healthcare system has been using for centuries to deal with various ailments. It is considered as a better self-sustainable system of medicine.

Different ayurvedic formulations are in practice to boost the immunity by using the rasayanas and ayurvedic herbs for prevention and curation. Herbs have been widely studied for their immune-enhancing, modulating are Phyllanthus emblica L. (Amalaki), Tinospora cordifolia (Thunb.) Miers. (Guduchi), Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal (Ashwagandha) and Glycyrrhiza glabra L. (Yashtimadhu).

The traditional herbs are considered safer and a cost-effective method compared to the synthetic counterparts. Many times, they served as a primary source for limiting the infectious and non-infectious diseases

Immunomodulator

Immunomodulators and Rasayas will work at the DNA level. It enhances the immunity of cancer patients which aids in fighting against the cancer cells. It also inhibits the uncontrolled growth of cells.

Swarna bhasma, Heera bhasma and Mercurial Preparations are some Rasayan treatments prescribed in cancer treatment for boosting the immunity.

Various ayurvedic remedies are involved apart from taking ayurvedic herbs are;

Performing yoga with various asanas gives flexibility to the body muscles and relaxes various joints by activating the pressure points.

Breathing exercises are play a crucial role in providing enormous amounts of oxygen inturn produces more energy that enhances the quality of life of the patients.

Having a proper diet of satvika bhojan with rich fruits, vegetables and fibre content foods.
Consuming herbal teas and decoctions enhances the body’s activeness and immunity with provision of anti oxidants.

According to the ayurveda, cancer patients maintain calmness and peace by spending more time with relaxing activities such as gardening, goshala, spending time in nature, art and music therapy. These activities increase immunity and induce well being of cancer patients.

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