Blood is a living tissue which is liquid in nature. It is made up of four components - plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Every component has different function in body. The whole blood is a mixture of about 55% plasma and 45% blood cells. Blood constitute about 7-8 % of our body weight. Study of blood and their related disorders is called hematology.

The main functions of blood are:

  • Transport of oxygen and other nutrients to body tissues.
  • Carrying antibodies to fight infection
  • Regulating temperature of body.
  • Helps to remove waste products of kidney and liver.
blood disorders

About Blood Disorders

Disorders that affects functioning of blood is called blood disorders or also called hematological disorders. There are many blood related disorders that may affect one or more component of blood some are easily treated or some disorders are life threatening.

According to component of blood affected there are different types of blood disorders which are given below:-

  1. Anemia: decreased number of red blood cells or low hemoglobin.
  2. Leukopenia: decreased number of white blood cells.
  3. Thrombocytopenia: low number of platelets.
  4. Blood cancers: such as leukemia and myeloma.
  5. Eosinophilic disorders: problem with one type of white blood cells.

Symptoms of Blood Disorders

Signs and symptoms are different in all conditions it depend upon the component of blood affected by disease.

The common symptoms are:

  • Blood clot (Phlebitis) – It occurs usually in leg that may cause swelling, redness, warmth feeling or shortness of breath.
  • Skin rashes caused by few platelets (Petechiae)
  • Blood blisters in mouth
  • Swelling of lymph nodes due to blood cancer like leukemia, lymphomas.
  • Yellowish skin (Pallor) caused by anemia.
  • Eating of ice, dirt, clay (Pica) due to iron deficiency anemia.

Risk Factors

Some factors may increase the risk of blood disorders in person which are given below:

  1. Anemia - It is common in nearly 2 billion people throughout the world. It occurs at advanced age due to deficiency of iron. It is also common in women due to blood loss in menstrual bleeding.
  2. Leukopenia - due to infection that affects bone marrow. Due to chemotherapy, radiation therapy and drugs like clozapine, chloramphenicol etc.
  3. Thrombocytopenia - It is mainly in people who are addicted to alcohol. Some drugs like hydroxycarbamide, interferons, alpha and beta heparin can cause low platelet count.It is also common among people with vitamin B12 and folate deficiency.

Ayurvedic Outlook

According to ayurveda, blood is considered as Jiva (life) - 'रक्तो जीव इति स्थिति:' as per ayurveda, blood is one of dhatus (body tissues) among 7 dhatus. Ayurveda mentions that oxygen is carried by blood to all the cells - 'प्राणा: शोणितं अनुवर्तन्ते'.

In Ayurveda, anemia is called Panduroga (pandu means white). In this condition, the color of skin and mucous membrane looks white. In anemia, the hemoglobin content in blood decreases that affects the functioning of whole body. In India 70% pregnant women and children and 40% males get affected with anemia.

Blood is related with pitta doshas. Anaemia is disorder related with blood due to pitta imbalance.

Management of Blood Disorders

Blood disorders can be managed with the help of herbs and herbal products in a natural way such as Shilajit (Asphaltum), Sugar (Shakara), Vacha (Acorus calamus), Haridra (Curcuma longa), Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora), Amla (Emblica officinalis) etc. These are natural acting remedies which are helpful in management of blood related disorders.

Herbal Remedies for Blood Disorders

Planet Ayurveda offers best combination of effective herbal remedies such as Anemia Care Pack for ayurvedic treatment of blood disorders. These herbal remedies are prepared from using best quality herbs and strictly follow the principles of Ayurveda. All these herbal remedies of Planet Ayurveda are 100 percent pure, natural and vegetarian. These are free from chemicals, additives and preservatives. These are safe to use as these are free from side effects.

Dosage

  1. Chanderprabha Vati - 2 tablets, twice daily, with plain water, after meals.
  2. Punarnava Mandur - 2 tablets, twice daily with plain water after meals.
  3. Wheat Grass Powder - 1 teaspoonful, twice daily, mixed in a glass of water.
  4. Aarogyavardhini Vati - 2 tablets, twice daily, with plain water, after meals.

Products Description

1. CHANDERPRABHA VATI

It is an ancient formulation which is used in Ayurveda. The word chanderprabha is derived from two words Chandra means moon and prabha means glow. This formulation helps in improving overall functioning of body. It is prepared from mixture of different herbs which are mentioned below:

  • Shilajit (Asphaltum)
  • Guggul (Comniphora mukul)
  • Sharkara  (Sugar)
  • Karpoor (Cinnamomum camphora)
  • Vacha (Acorus calamus)
  • Mustak (Cyprus rotundus)
  • Haridra (Curcuma longa)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Chavya (Piper chaba)
  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  • Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia)
  • Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis)
  • Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  • Pippali (Piper longum)
  • Sarjikashaar (Sodium carbonate)
  • Yavkshaar (Potasium carbonate)
  • Saindhav lavan (Rock salt)
  • Suvarchal lavan (Sodium sulphate)
  • Vida lavan (Black salt)
  • Danti (Baliospermum montanum)
  • Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  • Tejpatta (Cinnamomum tamala)
  • Ela (Elettaria cardamomum)

BENEFITS - These are pure natural tablets which are helpful in improving overall health. It has calming effect on body. In general it is helpful to relieve weakness and improve liver functions.

2. PUNARNAVA MANDUR

It is an effective formulation by planet Ayurveda which is useful in many health conditions. It is a mixture of different herbs which are explained below:

Ingredients are:

  • Punarnava (Boerhaavia diffusa)
  • Shunti (Zingiber officinale)
  • Pippali, (Piper longum)
  • Maricha (Piper nigrum)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Chavya (Piper chaba)
  • Haridra, (Curcuma longa)
  • Vidanga (Embelia ribes)
  • Chitrak Mool (Plumbago zeylanica)
  • Mandoor Bhasma (Ferric oxide calx)

BENEFITS - It is useful in various blood related problems like to increase blood count, to improve blood quality. It also helps to remove toxins from blood. It is helpful in management of anemia. It increases blood platelet count, red blood cells count.

3. WHEAT GRASS POWDER

It is natural herbal powder by Planet Ayurveda which is effective health supplement which helps to balance the doshas.

Wheat grass - Its scientific name is Triticum aestivium. It is a kind of grass which contains chlorophyll, amino acids, minerals, enzymes, vitamins. It is natural supplement which has unique properties.

BENEFITS - It is used in many health conditions. It has natural properties to purify blood and remove toxins from body. It is helpful in formation of red blood cells.

4. AROGAYAVARDHNI VATI

These are pure natural tablets by Planet Ayurveda which are helpful to balance all three doshas. The word Arogya means good health and Vardhini means to improve. So its name suggest that it is helpful in improving overall health. It is mixture of different herbs which are given below:

  • Haritaki (Terminalia chebula)
  • Bhibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica)
  • Amalaki (Emblica officinalis)
  • Shuddh Shilajit (Asphaltum (purified))
  • Shuddh guggulu (Commiphora mukul)
  • Chitrak Mool (Plumbago zeylanica)
  • Kutki (Picorohiza kurroa)

BENEFITS - It has anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial and immune modulator properties. It is also helpful in blood related disorders like anemia.

Where to buy Anemia Care Pack?

To buy Anemia Care Pack, please visit store.planetayurveda.com/anemia-care-pack.html

Diet & Lifestyle

  • Consume healthy and balanced diet.
  • Eat fresh fruits.
  • Reduce stress.
  • Do regular exercise.
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