Ayurvedic Treatment for Hemiplegia (Paralysis)

Ayurvedic treatment for Hemiplegia ParalysisHemiplegia is a condition which affects one side of your body due to damage in specific parts of the brain caused either due to trauma or tumor or blood clots. It is characterised by weakness, stiffness or spasticity of the muscle and loss of control on the affected side. It is commonly known as paralysis.

In ayurveda hemiplegia is called as Pakshaghat which is caused due to disruption in the vata dosha, which controls the motor and sensory activities in the body.

Ayurvedic treatment for Hemiplegia Paralysis

The line of Ayurvedic treatment for Hemiplegia paralysis is to bring back the motor and sensory functions of the brain:

  • Natural antioxidants present in the ayurvedic medicines increase the oxygen supply to the brain and regress cell death.
  • External panchakarma therapies improve the functioning of peripheral nervous system and circulation. Heat therapy like patra pottali sveda and nadi sweda maintain muscle tone and reduce muscle spasticity.
  • Medicines like maha masha taila, dhanwantaram tailam, bala ashwagandha tailam, ksheerabala taila, etc., would be beneficial for external oil massage which improves your muscle strength.
  • Internal medicines like bala, ashwanganda capsules, dhanadanayanadi kashyam, dhanwantaram oil, etc., are also found to be effective.
  • Ayurvedic panchakarma procedures and therapies like vasti, abhyanga, navara kizhi, etc., has proven to be beneficial in hemiplegia. You may not find immediate results. However, you will find some positive changes within the span of 6 months to 1 year.

Mahanarayana Oil

Mahanarayana Oil

  • Best oil to reduce vata
  • Strengthens bones and joints
  • Acts as pain reliever
  • Eases stiffness of the muscles, ligaments and tendons
  • Supports easy movement of the joints
  • Retards ageing


Ayurvedic treatment of Facial palsy, Hearing loss, Deafness, Paraplegia, tremors, Neck rigidity/Torticollis, Lock jaw, wasting of hands and legs, insanity, Oligospermia, Female Infertility, Teeth & tongue ailments, bloating, Headache, Glossal palsy, Dental Pain, Mania/Psychosis, Hump-back/Kyphosis, Arthritis, Torticolis and  Fever.
Mode of administration : External
Apply to affected parts of the body 1 to 2 times per day.Heat up or warm gently in your hands and apply liberally as a massage oil. Allow to absorb into your skin for at least half an hour. Wash off if required after use.

2 thoughts on “Ayurvedic Treatment for Hemiplegia (Paralysis)

  • July 7, 2017 at 1:52 pm

    Somebody told me that pigeon meat is a cure for hemiplegia in ayurvedic medicine. Is this true? Have you ever heard of any meat as a cure for something?

  • June 8, 2018 at 2:24 pm

    Meat is used in Ayurveda as medicine. But I do not know any references of pigeon meat as a cure for hemiplagia.

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