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Paralysis - Monoplegia, Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia

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Paralysis - Monoplegia, Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia

Basic description of the disease

Monoplegia, Hemiplegia, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia 

  • Paralysis is generally an outcome of damages in brain or spinal cord that could have occurred due to trauma, blood clots, nerve diseases, autoimmune diseases, or tumor. It is usually characterized by loss of control of muscular function and can affect either partially or completely. Paralysis is categorized into several variants based on the region in which muscular movement is affected. 

  • Monoplegia is paralysis that affects a single limb on the upper or lower part of the body.Paraplegia is paralysis of the legs and lower body resulting from injury to nerves in the areas of the lumbar or thoracic vertebrae. Hemiplegia is paralysis of one side of the body. The most common cause is a stroke. Quadriplegia is the most severe type of paralysis because it includes both the upper and lower portion of the body and may include the nerves that control breathing.


Ayurveda has been one of the ancient medicinal systems in the world and has well defined treatment procedures for all conditions of Paralysis.

Ayurveda refers Paralysis as disruption of Vata dosha. Ayurveda prescribes several internal medicines and external treatment techniques to treat Paralysis and the treatment direction is always aligned to restore sensory and motor functions of brain.

Internal medicines:
Not all internal medicines of Ayurveda for Paralysis are suitable for patients. Based on the various dosha levels and existence of diseases such as hypertension or high serum cholesterol, medicines are changed to arrive at the perfect treatment plan. Ayurvedic medicines are administered to enhance the availability of oxygen in brain and thereby revive the dormant cells. Some of Ayurvedic Medicines and their combinations in different forms  are Bala,  Ashwagandha , Radish oil
External treatments:
For better results  Ayurveda always has external treatments along with internal medicines. The external treatments are devised such that they are beneficial for relieving the stiffness in muscular system and also for stimulating the internal organs to balance doshas.
- Oil massage ( Tailas)  like Mahamasha, Dhanwantaram, and Ksheerabala are extensively used to strengthen the muscular system and reduce the tension
- Panchakarma treatment are very effective in rendering immense benefits while treating paralysis. Basti – considered as the mother of all panchakarma treatments, it cleanses the disturbances in dosha levels, Nasya – administration of medicated oils through nostrils,
- Oil application and massaging particular parts of the body also yields results: Shiro Abhyanga – application of oil in head, Sharera Abhyanga – application of oil in full body, Pada abhyanga – application of oil in lower limbs.

Early stages of paralytic attacks are completely curable and in other cases, most of the symptoms can be reduced and remarkable improvement in patient condition can be achieved. Only you have to know, that nature of paralysis is quite complicated and the recovery is slow process. 

To know more details about the treatment procedures or explore the possibility of Ayurvedic treatment, you can always schedule an appointment and contact our best Ayurvedic doctor

Devastating thoughts and emotions

Paralysis and related diseases are usually caused by paralyzing jealousy and hatred. Resistance to the process of life, non-recognition of one's destiny, self-criticism and self-contempt, lack of flexibility, adherence to old principles.


  • Narayana Taila ( oil)  : Very useful in nervous disorders

  • Always eat fresh food that is warm. Avoid cold food.

  • Avoid foods that are bitter, acidic, or pungent

  • Include Nuts in your daily diet

  • Clean and grind asparagus (genus) leaves and apply it on the area of pain caused by paralysis

  • whole body massage with this oil can help in regaining muscle strength faster.


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