Sciatica

Sciatica – An Ayurvedic Perspective


Ayurvedic Treatment for Sciatica


Do's

CEREALS Rice chaval Vrihi Oryza sativa
Wheat Gehun Godhuma Triticum sativum, lam
PULSES Black gram Urada dal Mash Phaseolus radiatus
Horse gram Kultha dal Kulutthah Macrotyloma uniflorum
FRUITS Pomegranate Anar Dadim Punica granatum
Grapes Angur Draksha Vitis venifera
Mango Aam Aamra Mangifera indica
VEGETABLES Brinjal Bengan Vrntaka Solanum melongena
Lemon Nimbu Nimbukam Citrus medica
Drumstick sigru sobhanjana Moringa oleifera,lam
Sponge gourd Parvala Patola Trichosanthes dioica
OTHERS Milk, coconut water, Sour vinegar,Tarmarind, meat juice, Clarified butter ,oil, different types of milk,meat and fat. Diet prepared by adding fat, sour fruits and unctuous as well as saline food.
LIFESTYLE Gentle pressing,sleeping on the ground, Nourishing diet, sunlight exposure.Wear heavy apparel made of wool,leather,cotton.Sun bath, soft bed,abstinence from sex.
NON-VEG Meat soup


Don’ts

CEREALS Special variety of rice Kodrava Samvaka
Barley Jaun Yava
PULSES Chick pea Chana dal Chanakah Cicer arietinum
Pigeon pea Arahar dal Adhaki Cajanus cajan
Green gram Mung dal Mudga Phaseolus radiatus
VEGETABLES Peas Matar Pisum sativum
Lotus stem
Leafy vegetables Patrasaka
Beans
Bitter gourd Karela Karavellaka Momordica charantia
OTHERS Betel nut, Honey,Seeds of white beans,seed pulp of palm fruits,Citrus,Sour and bitter eatables and the like, Dried meat, Citrusliquids, Udumbara, Jambu, Kaseru, Trinakam, Mrinala, cold water
LIFESTYLE Sadness, Night awakening, Fasting, Physical exercise, Suppression of natural urges, Excessive walking,Worrying, Late night wakening, Vomiting, Excess labour, Lying idle for hours, teeth rubbing, intercourse.