The use of Ayurvedic treatment for tinnitus is very popular, and not just in India where this traditional healing practice originates, for those who are interested in natural healing for this still not very well understood affliction which when severe can make it very challenging to go through life. There are many Ayurvedic herbs that are usually recommended for dealing with tinnitus, but we will discuss only 3 in this article.
Turmeric and ginger which have been discussed elsewhere on this site are also very popular Ayurvedic herbs which are not only used for culinary purposes but also for natural healing of various diseases and conditions.
This herb is not only a popular part of Ayurvedic treatment for tinnitus but it is considered one of the top adaptogen herbs. Adaptogen herbs refer to herbs that help the body adapt to physical and emotional stress, increase energy, boost the body’s defenses against a wide range of attacking influences as well as normalize and improve many conditions while having few to no side effects.
When used for tinnitus, it is mainly because of it antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which can help heal the body and prevent the damaging effects of free radicals and excessive inflammation both of which can be factors in tinnitus. Improving your general health is a popular holistic method to get rid of various issues in the body which can give rise to many diseases and conditions including tinnitus.
This herb as mentioned earlier is great for stress relief which can be a factor with tinnitus and it also has antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties which can help if you’re struggling with tinnitus.
2. Gotu kola
Gotu kola is another popular herb in Ayurvedic medicine as it has many health benefits and is commonly used to treat diabetes, varicose veins, wounds, stretch marks, high blood pressure, anxiety, leprosy, memory and mental capabilities improvement, may help with certain cancers, etc.
When used for tinnitus, its anti-inflammatory properties may help as well its ability to reduce high blood pressure. High blood pressure and poor circulation can be a contributing factor in the development of certain types of tinnitus (pulsatile tinnitus) which is why gotu kola may be recommended. Its ability to help relieve stress and anxiety can also help with those dealing with tinnitus who are stressed out, anxious or depressed.
3. Sarasvati Churna
This is not an actual herb but rather a formula that contains many herbs to help treat tinnitus. Ayurvedic treatment for tinnitus features many such formulas with sarasvati churna being a very popular formula for tinnitus. This particular formula contains the herbs ashwagandha, sweet flag, butterfly pea, caraway, cumin, beleric, as well as heartleaf moonseed.
Together, these herbs help to revitalize the body and promote healing and well-being in the entire body while dealing with various conditions some of which may give rise to tinnitus since this is not considered a disease but rather a symptom of something that is wrong in the body.
Getting at this root cause and healing it, is the best way to get rid of tinnitus and this sarasvati churna formula can help to get at the root cause that is giving rise to tinnitus.
Besides the 3 herbs above, there are many other herbs that are commonly part of Ayurvedic treatment for tinnitus that you may want to consider. Simply find what works for you while also considering the potential side effects.
Ayurvedic treatment for tinnitus also involves changing your habits such as eating wholesome meals, oil pulling, getting plenty of rest, exercise (not too intense), taking medicated milk, etc.
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