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    Ayurvedic and HomeTreatment for Alcoholism


    Alcoholism is an addictive condition and now-a-days, it became a fashion or status symbol in our society and this problems are highest among young adults, age ranges between 15 - 35, which are damage the human being by their social status, health and wealth as well. Alcohol addiction is characterised by increased usage of liquors like wine, whisky, beer etc. which  is consumed all around the globe. Alcohol causes people to lose control of their senses, and it can posses lots of issues and risks.
    An alcoholic person cannot function normally without the regular consumption of alcoholic beverages / liquor. In second words, alcohol dependency is an issue wherein an individual can not carry  their normal existence without alcohol drinking, however unnecessary and increased usage of liquor can interfare the functionalities of different body organs like liver, brain, kidneys etc. For the most part, individuals who have issues with alcohol addiction are very much aware of the side - effects of the drinking liquor, but not in a position to oppose the desire  of alcoholic beverages intaking.

    Symptoms of Alcoholism  

    A powerful  desire to drink and failure to restrict or limit the amount of drinks.

    Delirium tremens -  Trembling.

    Mood swings  - Abnormal, unnecessary and or pointless laughing or crying.

    Aggressive behavior or forceful conduct.

    Night sweating.


    Redness of the face.


    Weight - loss and loss of appetite.

    Memory problems - Not remembering or keeping in mind any of conversations, discussions, exchanges, connections, responsibilities, interactions or commitments.

    Factors behind Alcoholism

    Depression, stress, emotional and psychological problems.


    Genetics / Hereditary qualities.

    Established habit  patterns.


    Damaged relationships.

    Social gathering, groups or communities of habituated drinkers.

    Status symbol.

    Improper family environment.


    Effects /Physical problems of alcoholism

    Psychological problems - Phobia, fear, loss of confidence, giddiness, etc.

    Neurological (nervous system) problems - dementia, damaged brain cells, impaired mental functions, thinking and considering disorders, numbness of hands and feet.

    Abdominal problems - Gastritis, gastric ulcers, loss of appetite, constipation, ascites etc.

    Polyuria - frequent/ repeated micturition.

    Chronic alcoholism may  harm almost all essential organs like liver  (hepatomegaly/ liver  enlargement, liver - cirrhosis, hepatitis etc.), heart (cardiac failure, abnormal heart beats etc.), gall bladder, Pancreas (pancreatitis), spleen, kidneys etc.

    Weak eye - sight.

    Decreased immune system / disease fighting capability.

    Osteoporosis and Gout.

    Sometimes weight problems.

    Fetal alcohol syndrome - Scheduled to drinking liquor by the pregnant women.

    Carcinogenic problems - cancer of the mouth, throat, oral cavity, esophagus, larynx, liver, colon, rectum, breast etc.

    What is Alcohol Withdrawal Syndrome?

    Health problems brought on to stoppage of alcohol intaking. An individual experiences from nervousness, anxiety, trembling, muscle cramps, mood swings, abnormal heart rate, short term memory loss, headache, chills, sweating, nausea, vomiting, insomnia / sleeplessness, depression, irritability, short temper etc. and these can often be dangerous and life threatening.

    Tips to remove alcoholism 

    Alcohol addiction can be curable but unfortunately often complicated to take care of. Quitting alcoholic beverages/ liquor is difficult but not impossible and obviously, if you've wanted to quit drinking alcohol then it's a brilliant choice and make an effort to follow these tips to get rid of alcoholism.

    Detoxification - Panchakarma therapy to purify your body -

    Panchakarma treatment incorporates -

    Vamana - Vomiting therapy.

    Virechana - Purgative therapy.

    Basti - Enema therapy.

    Nasya - Nasal drops therapy.
    Anuvasanavasti - Oil enema therapy.

    Psychological Therapy -

    Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, individual therapy, group therapy etc.

    Intake juice of pomegranate, orange, lemon, grapes, watermelon etc. as you incline toward.

    Stay  away from fast foods, junk foods and non-vegetarian foods and try to eat more green, fresh, leafy vegetables, salad, grains, pulses and organic fruits.

    Intake the vitamins and protein supplements to stay away from craving for liquor.

    Do not join parties or functions with alcoholic friends or people to keep away from alcohol.

    Always be involved in a few interested and productive work like painting, writing, watching TV, viewing movies, playing games, gardening, music listening to live gladly.

    Drink sufficient normal water daily to remain hydrate.

    Always think favorably, emphatically and positively.


    Light Exercises, Yoga, Meditation will be the best alternatives that truly supports the self control to stop drinking liquor and keep the body fit.

    Family members support and encouragement becomes essential in quiting alcohol addiction. For this purpose, family counselling is valuable as it can comprehend the issues or problems of the patient.

    Sometimes, admission in rehabilitation centers may gives successful outcomes.

    Ayurvedic herbs used in the treatment of alcoholism

    Brahmi - Water hyssop - Bacopa monnieri.

    Dhanyaka - Coriander - Coriandrum Sativum.

    Kutaja / Kurchi - Holarrhena antidysenterica.

    Ashwagandha - Withania somnifera.

    Gulbel - Indian Tinospora - Tinospora cordifolia.

    Jaiphal/ Jaipatri - Nutmeg - Myristica fragrans.

    Kudzu / vidaari - Pueraria lobata.

    Nishoth - Operculina turpethum.

    Ajwain - Carom seeds - Trachyspermum ammi.

    Sounf - Fennel Seed -  Foeniculum vulgare.

    Chhoti Elayachi - Cardamom - Elettaria cardamomum.

    Jatamansi - Nardostachys jatamansi.

    Sarpgandha - Indian snakeroot - Rauvolfia serpentina.

    Gulbanafsa - Viola odorata.

    Kanphool - Dandelion - Taraxacum officinale.

    Gudmar / Meshashringi - Miracle fruit - Gymnema sylvestre.

    Nagkesar  -  Mesua ferrea.

    Punarnava - Spreading Hogweed - Boerhaavia diffusa.

    Pippali - Long pepper - Piper longum.

    Kutki - ‎Hellebore - Picrorhiza kurrooa.

    Tulsi - Holy Basil - Ocimum tenuiflorum / sanctum.

    Rasna -  Alpinia galanga.

    Guggulu - Indian bdellium - Commiphora wightii.

    Shallaki - Boswellia Serrata.

    Jethi-madh - Liquorice/Sweetwood - Glycyrrhiza glabra.

    Amalaki - Indian Gooseberry - Phyllanthus emblica.

    Bibhitaki - Belliric myrobalan - Terminalia bellirica

    Haritaki - ‎Black Myrobalan - Terminalia chebula.

    Kali Mirch - Black pepper - Piper NIgrum.

    Bachnag/ kalihari - Flame lily - Glorios Superba.

    Soyabeej - Anethum Sowa.

    Karela - Mamordica Charantia.

    Bhrungraj - False daisy - Eclipata Alba.

    Saalampanja - Orchis Latifoli.

    Bilva - Aegle marmelos.

    Shyonaka - Indian trumpet flower - Oroxylum indicum.

    Gambhari - Gmelina arborea.

    Brihati - Poison Berry/Indian Nightshade - Solanum indicum.

    Kantakari - Solanum xanthocarpum.

    Gokshura - Tribulus terrestris.

    Shalaparni - Desmodium gangeticum.

    Prishniparni - Uraria picta -Hedysarum pictum.

    Malkangani - Celatrus Peniculatus.

    Soyabeej - Helianthus Annuus.

    Utaktara - Echinops Echinatus.

    St. John Wort - Hypericum Perforatum.

    White hellebore - Veratrum Album.

    Amantilla/Capon's Tail - Garden heliotrope - Valeriana Officinalis.

    Milk Thistle - Silybum marianum.

    Purple passionflower - Passiflora incarnata.

    Ginseng - Panax quinquefolius.

    Pudina - Peppermint - Mentha piperita.

    Nimbu - Lemon - Citrus limon.

    Lahasuna - Garlic - Allium sativum.

    Adarak - Ginger - Zingiber officinale.

    Arjuna  -  Terminalia Arjuna.

    Lavang - Cloves - Syzygium Aromaticum.

    Satavari - Sparrow grass - Asparagus racemosus.

    Shankhapushpi - Bindweed - Convolvulus pluricaulis.

    Lingzhi mushroom  -  Ganoderma Lucidium.

    Patala / Podal - Stereospermum suaveolens.

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    Rajesh kumar is a passionate writer and main author / founder of this blog. He has already completed their B.A.M.S. from Ayurveda and written various articles on topics involved to ayurvedic treatment for men and women health. He invariably creates useful, informative, and interesting articles on health-related problems and therefore the use of herbs.If you need to discover how to stay a healthier life, keep reading this blog!

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