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Alzheimer's disease

Chakra Location

Dosha Imbalance

Emotions that Block

Alzheimer's disease:

  • Alzheimer's disease  is a progressive, neurodegenerative disorder,  that slowly destroys memory, thinking skills and the ability to carry out the simplest tasks. It’s a progressive disease in the sense that, it gradually affects and damages more part of the brain, over time. 

  • Alzheimer's disease refers to a condition which causes loss of memory and other important mental functions. The condition starts with some incidences of confusion and difficulty in remembering by slowly people tend to forget important things in their lives.

  • People with Alzheimer’s disease have a shortage of some important chemicals in their brain. These chemicals are involved in the transmission of messages within the brain.


According to Ayurveda, Alzheimer’s disease is termed “Smruthi nasha”. In Ayurvedic terminology Alzheimer is an aggravation of Vata. Vata and primarily Prana Vata which is working inside brain areas. So when Vata is aggravated, there is dryness.

Ayurvedic Treatment for Alzheimer’s disease – starts with removal of Causes: such as dryness, roughness, instability and high mobility in body or mind are the main causes for Vata aggravation. 

Ayurveda offers a very wide range of medicines to treat Alzheimer. Herbal medicines is good to prevent degeneration and strengthening of the brain. Herbs, that are scientifically proven to have an immense neuroprotective effect on the brain cells are  Brahmi, Sankhpushpi, Ashwagandha, Jatamansi, Vacha

Panchakarma therapies aimed at removing toxins from the body and servicing it for a better efficacy -  Vamana, Virechana, Basti, Nasya is advised.

Ayurveda therapies such as Rasayana therapies, Shiro Basti, Shiro Dhara, Shiro Pichu, Abhyanga are commonly prescribed for Alzheimer’s patients.

Devastating thoughts and emotions

Events that things you would rather forget contribute to disease aggression. Lies, fraud, insults, difficult moments (war, loss of a loved one).


  • Yoga Asanas, Pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation

  • Food and lifestyle changes

  • Avoid excessive fasting – eat regularly,

  • meditation, mantra chanting, and similar Vedic rituals can have a positive effect on the mental health 


Alzheimer's disease.

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