Paralysis (Pakshavadha) is defined as the loss of muscle movement and coordination in some part of the body. The losses of movement of muscles arise in system of muscles, such as hand muscles, leg muscles, etc. leading to paralysis in that particular region.
Main symptoms of paralysis are:
- Weakness or paralysis of the limbs
- Paralysis of the muscles of the face
- Difficulty in speaking
- Coordination problems
- Vision problems
- Sudden headache
- Loss of consciousness
This can result in monoplegia (paralysis of one limb), hemiplegia (paralysis of upper and lower limb in one side of the body), and paraplegia (paralysis of lower limbs).
Treatment in ayurveda
Drinking 20-40 ml. liter radish oil two to three times a day also helps to cure paralysis.
Grind the root of Akarkara into a fine paste. Mix it with mahua oil and massage it.
Mix 625 milligram of black pepper powder and 625 milligram of sunti powder with honey and take it twice or thrice a day. This cures the distorted shape of the face of a person affected by paralysis.
Take ½ kg roughly grounded roots of sugarcane and boil it in water. When quantity of water reduces and becomes 1 kg strain it. Mix same quantity of Misri and six gram of each of piple bamsalochan, black pepper, cardamom and mulethi. Keep it on slow fire and stir it and make the syrup. Take 1-2 grams regularly it will help.
Paralysis can be cured through various treatment methodologies used in Allopathy, Homeopathy and Ayurveda. Ayurvedic treatments for paralysis include diet control. The person is supposed to eat freshly cooked food. Anything that is bitter, pungent and astringent in taste should be avoided over the period of time. A strict diet which should be followed to make sure no barley, millet and rye are consumed. Certain dry fruits such as apple, figs, pears, and pomegranate are not advisable. White meat like poultry and fish is preferred than red meat like beef, pork and mutton.