Alternative Treatment For Trigeminal Neuralgia


Trigeminal neuralgia is a sudden condition that causes severe facial pain in episodes. In this disease the patient suffers with sharp and shooting pain or like having an electric shock in the oral cavity region. It usually happens in intervals of a few seconds to a few minutes and incidences are always unexpected and unpredictable. It most often attacks only one side of the face. Sometimes the pain can affect both sides of the face. Many people in the country suffer from this disease. In this article we are going to discuss Alternative treatment for trigeminal neuralgia and its ayurvedic treatment.

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Trigeminal neuralgia is known as Tic Douloureax that occurs due to the compression of the Trigeminal nerve by any abnormality or edema. The main function of the Trigeminal nerve is to send touch sensation and pain from the face to the brain. Trigeminal neuralgia is mainly a unilateral condition and bilateral condition is very rare. It mainly affects the right side of the face rather than the left side of the face. Trigeminal nerve is the 5th cranial nerve of the brain and this nerve is responsible for touch sensation and for pain sensation.

In Ayurveda it is described trigeminal neuralgia disease on the basis of dosha.Trigeminal Neuralgia mainly due to aggravation of Vata dosha and it can be correlated with Ananta Vata. When imbalanced vata dosha along with kapha dosha impaired the movement of nerves then people suffer with intolerable pain.


There are two main types of trigeminal neuralgia:

  1. Type 1 trigeminal neuralgia: – this is the painful condition and pain is sharp and intense and sometimes patients feel burning sensation all over the face.
  2. Type 2 trigeminal neuralgia: – this condition is less painful but widespread. Patient feels constant pain with persistent acne.


The following signs and symptoms are:

  • Severe, sharp and shooting pain that may feel like an electric shock.
  • Sudden attack or pain due to even mild triggers like touching face or brushing teeth.
  • Pain radiates to areas that are supplied by trigeminal nerves – jaw, cheek, teeth, gums, lips, or sometimes eye and forehead.
  • Generally the pain is on one side of the face only at a time.


The following causes of Trigeminal neuralgia are:

  • It occurs when a vein or artery covers around the nerve, thus causing irritation.
  • Due to pressure exerted on the trigeminal nerve by any abnormal growth.
  • Diseases like Multiple sclerosis, sarcoidosis can cause trigeminal neuralgia.
  • Any trauma or injury to the brain leads to Trigeminal neuralgia.

Main causes that triggered the trigeminal neuralgia

  • Brushing your teeth
  • Talking and smiling
  • Putting on makeup
  • Shave your beard
  • Touching your face regularly
  • Eating and Drinking
  • Encountering a breeze
  • Washing your face


The following diagnostic methods are:

  • Physical examination.
  • MRI:-to detect any abnormality like tumor or multiple sclerosis that cause Trigeminal neuralgia.

Herbal Remedies For Trigeminal Neuralgia

Planet Ayurveda is a globally recognized firm that provides pure, different and best herb remedies to the patient because it extracts raw materials from the organic herb and makes 100% genuine products with no side effects and gives best overall results since the last 20 years. Trigeminal neuralgia is mainly due to the aggravated vata dosha in our body and this herbal remedy is best to balance the vata dosha in our body. All products of planet ayurveda are purely vegetarian and naturally extracted from the herb and medicinal plant from the mountains of Himalaya and other regional parts of the earth.

Planet Ayurveda strictly follows the government guidelines for making their product best. Planet Ayurveda is a G.M.P certified herbal supplements manufacturing company. We also organize medical camps across India and also abroad. We always believe in medical tourism to spread the message of living close to nature that makes your life healthy and fit too.The following ayurvedic herbal remedies for trigeminal neuralgia are:

  1. Boswellia Curcumin
  2. Hakam Churna
  3. Ashwagandha Capsules
  4. Yograj Guggul

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Products Description

1. Boswellia Curcumin

it’s the best polyherbal formulation by planet ayurveda with a combination of anti-inflammatory herbs like Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Haridra (curcuma longa). It relieves pain as well as swelling around the muscle and gives relief in edema. It also helps to decrease inflammation, improve joint flexibility and enhance blood circulation to the joint.

Dosages: – one to two capsules twice a day with Luke warm water after meals.

2. Hakam Churna

It is the polyherbal formulation of planet ayurveda. The main ingredient of this hakam churna  are Chandrashoor (Lepidium sativum), Nigella sativa (Kalonji), Methi (Trigonella foenum graecum), Ajwain (Trachyspermum ammi)  . All these herbs of hakam churna are best to treat aggravate vata, severe pain, and lower strength of nerves. This churna is anti-oxidants, anti-inflammatory and also acts as analgesic.
Dosage – Take half teaspoon to one teaspoon of powder with lukewarm water twice a day before or after meals accordingly.

3. Ashwagandha Capsules

It’s a single herb remedy by planet ayurveda that is made up from Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera). Ashwagandha is best to treat the imbalanced vata doshas in our body, bring strength back to muscles, relieve muscle pain and effectively act as nerve tonic and boost up physical strength as well as boost your immunity. It also relieves stress, anxiety, aging, fatigue, palpitation and nervous breakdown. This is best for any age group of people.

Dosage: – one to two capsules twice a day with Luke warm water after meals.

4. Yograj Guggul

It is the best herbal remedy. The main ingredient of this tablets are Guggul  (Commiphora mukul), Ajwain (Carum counticum), Pippali (Piper longum), Vidang (Embelia ribes),Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia billerica), Amla (Emblica officinalis), gokshur (Tribulus terrestris) , chitrak (Plumbago zeylanica) etc. It helps to balance the Vata dosha and also removes toxins from the system. It is very effective in painful conditions and inflammation and is thus used in this condition too.

 Dosage – one to two tablets twice a day with lukewarm water after meals.


Ayurveda gives best results over the years. All ayurvedic remedies always give good results and treat the disease by its root cause and all these medicines don’t have any side effects. Ayurveda is an ancient technique to treat patients with natural herbal plants. So the above-mentioned medicines of planet Ayurveda are best to treat trigeminal neuralgia because all the medicines are free from any added preservatives and other added salt that harm your health and lead to any chronic infections. Planet Ayurveda is always dedicated to the promotion of natural herbs and bringing their benefits to the patients and gives them relief. Planet Ayurveda yearns to make herbal wellness a part of every home in the world. All ayurvedic medicines are purely vegetarian and made up from 100% naturally occurring organic herbs and medicinal plants. We want to spread awareness about how to live healthier lives, not only for our medications but also by sharing the knowledge of Ayurveda through our websites and through our treatments. For more details of our product, you can check our website  and for any queries you can send your queries to our email id

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit

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