1.The appendix is a finger-shaped pouch attached at the start of the large intestine.
2.Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, commences with fever and pain around the navel (belly button) and then pain radiates toward the lower abdomen.
3.Appendicitis is often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, fever, and chills.
4.If left untreated, the appendix can rupture and cause sepsis (systemic infection) or abscess.
CAUSES OF APPENDICITIS
The exact cause of appendicitis is unknown, it develops when the appendix becomes obstructed or blocked.
Following things can potentially obstruct or block your appendix, including:
2.Any traumatic injury
3.Enlarged lymphoid follicles
4.Enlarged tissue in the wall of appendix
5.Infection in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract.
6.Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
7.Blockage of the opening inside the appendix.
8.Any growth that can block or clog the lumen of appendix.
9.Intestinal obstructions due to worms and buildup of hardened stool.
SYMPTOMS OF APPENDICITIS
Following are the symptoms of appendicitis, include:
5.Nausea and vomiting
6.diarrhea or constipation
8.Inability to pass gas
9.Sudden pain that commences on the right lower abdomen
10.Unawares pain that begins near the belly button (navel) and then radiates to lower right abdomen.
AYURVEDIC MANAGEMENT OF APPENDICITIS
In Ayurveda, there are many herbs will deal with appendicitis. So for proper treatment, Chandigarh Ayurveda centre introduces the “Appendicitis Care Kit” for maintaining the signs and symptoms related to appendicitis. This kit contains six Ayurvedic medicines that are given below in detail:
1) SHEET DHARA SYRUP
This herbal syrup is prepared from ingredients such as ajwain satav, mushak kapoor, peppermint, etc.
This syrup naturally relieves the symptoms like bloating, blenching, nausea, vomiting, feeling of discomfort etc.
The regular use of this herbal syrup neutralizes the high acid content, reduces abdominal pain, & cramps that are associated with the appendix patients.
Recommended dosage: Take half teaspoonful of this syrup in half a cup of water. Drink this mixture twice daily on an empty stomach.
2) DETOX PREMIUM POWDER
Detox premium powder is a herbo-mineral preparation containing ingredients such as jahar mohra pishti, parwal pishti, shukta pishti, shankh bhasma, kehrva pishti, moti bhasam, giloy satv, kamdudha ras, etc.
This herbal powder help in overall detoxification of the body, balances pitta dosha in the body, reduces inflammation, pain, sudden pain, etc.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.
3) NERVE UP TABLET
Nervers up Capsules are an ayurvedic preparation containing ingredients such as abhrak bhasam, praval pishti, ras sindoor, shankh bhasma, shudha shilajeet, shudha kuchla etc.
All these ingredients in combination deal with the vata dosha that is accumulated in appendix patient.
The use of these tablets reduces inflammation & pain naturally.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.
4) TRIKATU SYRUP
Trikatu syrup is a purely herbal formula containing ingredients such as long pepper, black pepper &dry ginger.
This herbal syrup shows antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, carminative & immuno-modulator effects.
These properties provide effective results in appendicitis conditions.
Recommended dosage: Take 2 teaspoonfuls thrice daily before meals.
5) PANCHSAKAR CHURNA
Panchsakar Churna is a herbal preparation containing five ingredients such as shunthi, haritaki, pippali, trivrit, & sauvarchala lavana.
The use of this herbal churna deals with sudden abdominal pain, bloating, constipation, etc. It helps in overall detoxification of the body.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful with lukewarm water at bedtime.
6) TRIPHALA GUGGULU TABLET
Triphala Guggulu Tablet (3 fruits) tablet is a herbo mineral of size 650 mg and is a purely ayurvedic formulation.
It is a polyherbal formulation comprising of three ingredients.
Each fruit is thaught to positively impact the body’s three doshas.
It has been used in ayurvedic medicine since ages.
It is thought to support bowel health and aid digestion.
As an antioxidant, it is used to detoxify the body and support the immune system.
It is known for its antibacterial, antioxidant and antiviral abilities.
Recoomended dosage- Take 1 tablet twice daily plain water.
BEST HOME REMEDIES FOR APPENDICITIS
1.It is also a useful home remedy for treating appendicitis symptoms.
2.Mint treats the symptoms of appendicitis like nausea, vomiting and gas.
3.Boil few mint leaves in water and drink it twice daily to get relief from appendix pain.
FENUGREEK (Trigonella foenum-graecum)
1.Fenugreek is known for its benefits in treating appendicitis naturally.
2.It prevents the formation of pus and mucus inside the appendix, thereby preventing pain.
3.You can boil two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in one liter of water for about 30 minutes.
4.Then strain it and drink it twice daily to see treat this condition.
GINSENG (Panax ginseng)
1.Ginseng is a wonderful natural herb known for its ability to treat appendicitis pain naturally.
2.Drink ginseng tea twice daily till you notice some relief in pain.
ALMOND (Prunus dulcis)
1.Using Almond oil for massaging purposes is an effective remedy for treating inflammation of appendicitis.
2.Almond oil massage provides significant relief from pain and inflammation.
GARLIC (Allium sativum)
1.Garlic has anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties that are powerful in treating Appendicitis.
2.Take few garlic cloves and crush them consume with water in the morning.
1.Vegetable juices like carrot juice, cucumber, and beetroot juice can work wonders in treating appendicitis.
2.Drink this juice twice a day to get some relief from appendicitis pain.