What are the Herbal Medicines for Hypopituitarism?

Hypopituitarism is a rare disorder which is characterized by an insufficiency of the pituitary gland, i.e. pituitary gland do not function properly resulting in improper production of certain hormones. Many of the body functions are impaired as the hormones required by adrenal gland an thyroid gland is not supplied to them in the proper amount. Body functions which usually get affected are blood pressure, growth, and reproduction.


What can be the Causes of Hypopituitarism?

  • Benign tumors near or in the pituitary gland.
  • Radiation therapy for tumors which along with tumor can destroy healthy cells of the pituitary gland.
  • Surgery of the brain.
  • Brain Injury.
  • Meningitis or tuberculosis.
  • Some congenital diseases.
  • Stroke.
  • The hereditary disease like hemochromatosis, i.e. an inherited disease resulting in too much iron in the body.

What can be the Sign and Symptoms of Hypopituitarism?

  • Abdominal symptoms like stomach ache, decreased appetite, nausea and vomiting, and constipation.
  • Frequent urination and excessive thirst.
  • Weakness
  • Anemia
  • A Headache and dizziness.
  • Weight gain or weight loss.
  • Joint stiffness
  • Inflammation of pituitary gland.

1. Some specific symptoms in women:

  • Loss of pubic and armpit hair.
  • Decreased libido
  • Infertility and difficulty in breastfeeding.
  • Irregular periods or amenorrhea.
  • Hot flashes

2. In  Men:

  • Loss of hair on face, pubic area and armpits.
  • Decreased libido
  • Infertility

3. In children:

  • Difficulty in growth and sexual development.

How can be Hypopituitarism Diagnosed?

  • Blood tests to detect hormonal levels.
  • MRI
  • Vision test

How can Hypopituitarism be Treated?

In modern medicine system treatment includes corticosteroids, sex hormones, and growth hormones. These medicines if taken for a long time can result in many side-effects.

What is Ayurvedic Understanding of Hypopituitarism?

In modern medicine system treatment includes corticosteroids, sex hormones, and growth hormones. These medicines if taken for a long time can result in many side-effects.

According to Ayurveda, all the diseases are caused due to an imbalance of the tri-dosha, i.e. Vata, Pitta, and Kapha Dosha. As there are many factors which can result in hypopituitarism. So there can be one of the doshas imbalanced or two or three at a time. Ayurvedic treatment aims at balancing these doshas in a very natural and harmless way and restoring the health. Treatment in Ayurveda is done by remedies prepared from natural herbs.

Herbal Remedies by Planet Ayurveda for Hypopituitarism

Herbal remedies for Hypopituitarism
Herbal remedies for Hypopituitarism

Planet Ayurveda offers Ayurvedic remedies made from authentic and pure herbs. These products are not tested on any animal and do not contain any chemical or additive. Remedies are completely vegetarian and prepared under strict principles of Ayurveda. No side-effects of any product is observed or complained yet if taken as prescribed by the physician.

1. Stress Support

Stress is one of the main cause of various diseases. Stress support capsules are a wonderful formula for relieving the stress and preventing and treating all stress-related health ailments. Stress support is a herbal blend of three herbs:

  1. Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
  2. Tagar (Valeriana wallichii)
  3. Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri)

Its benefits are:

  • It relieves stress and anxiety.
  • Stress support capsules calm the nervous system and prevent any kind of mental stress.
  • These capsules help to maintain blood pressure and treat hallucinations.
  • Epilepsy can also be treated with the help of stress support capsule.
  • It boosts up immunity and helps the body to fight against diseases and infections.
  • This formula also has anti-inflammatory, antitumor and antioxidant propertie

Dosage – Take one-two capsules two times a day after meals with plain water.

2. Ashwagandha capsule

These capsules are prepared from a single herb, i.e. Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha). This product has rejuvenating properties and helps to treat and prevent many health ailments. Ashwagandha capsules have a wonderful action on brain and nourish it, improving its functions. Brain activities become sharper and quicker.

Its benefits are:

  • Antioxidant properties of these capsules help to clear free radicals and toxins from the body.
  • It relieves inflammation and its associated complaints like pain, redness, and swelling.
  • Neurological disorders can be treated by its proper consumption.
  • It maintains the blood cholesterol level and prevents heart diseases.
  • These capsules help to treat fatigue, weakness, and diseases due to an unhealthy lifestyle.

Dosage – Take one-two capsules two times a day after meals with plain water.

3. Punarnava mandoor

This is a herbal formulation made from various herbs and possesses all the medicinal properties of the herbs efficiently. Punarnava mandoor is a herbal blend of following herbs:

  1. Boerhaavia diffusa (Punarnava)
  2. Zingiber officinale (shunthi)
  3. Piper longum (Pippali)
  4. Piper nigrum (Maricha)
  5. Emblica officinalis (Amalaki)
  6. Terminalia Chebula (Haritaki)
  7. Piper Chaba (Chavya)
  8. Curcuma longa (Haridra)
  9. Embelia ribes (Vidanga)
  10. Plumbago Zeylanica (Chitrak mool)
  11. Ferric oxide (Mandoor bhasma)

Its benefits are:

  • It is filled with medicinal qualities like a diuretic, i.e. helps to eliminate the excess of water from the body and prevent accumulation of it in certain disease conditions.
  • Antibacterial properties help to treat and prevent bacterial infections.
  • It helps in treating inflammation and its associated symptoms.
  • Digestion is improved and digestive complaints like constipation and flatulence are treated by its proper consumption.

Dosage- Take one-two capsules two times a day after meals with plain water.

4. Female health support

As in Hypopituitarism female health is also effective. This female health support capsules helps to treat all the female complaints. It is composed of following herbs:

  • This herbal remedy enhances libido in females.
  • It increases the release of sex hormones.
  • Female health support formula decreases mood swings and hot flushes.
  • These capsules maintain regular menstrual cycle and relieve pain during menses.
  • Leucorrhea can be treated with the help of these capsules.
  • It improves overall female health.
  1. Ashok ( Saraca indica)
  2. Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa)
  3. Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus)

Its benefits are:

  Dosage- Take one-two capsules two times a day after meals with plain water.

5. Gotu kola capsules-

It is a single herb capsule made from herb named Centella Asiatica (Gotu kola).

Its benefits are:

  • It helps to treat the lack of concentration and prevents nervous exhaustion.
  • These capsules help to relieve acidity due to anxiety and stress.
  • It relieves weakness and fatigue and restores vitality.
  • Gotu kola capsules are rich in vitamin A, B, E and K, and magnesium.
  • These capsules decrease the chances of cardiovascular diseases and also helps in treating them.

Dosage- Take one-two capsules two times a day after meals with plain water.

6. Kachnaar guggul

It is a herbal formulation made up of listed below herbs:

  1. Kachnar Bark(Bauhinia variegata)    
  2. Amalaki(Emblica officinalis)    
  3. Haritaki(Terminalia chebula)    
  4. Bibhitaki(Terminalia bellerica)    
  5. Ginger(Zingiber officinale)    
  6. Black Pepper(Piper nigrum)    
  7. Pippali(Piper longum)    
  8. Varuna(Crataeva religiosa)    

Its benefits are:

  • It has antioxidant properties. Hence eliminates free radicals and toxins from the body preventing many health ailments.
  • These tablets help in flushing out toxins from the lymphatic system.
  • Kachnaar guggul stuns the growth of tumors and cysts.
  • Hormonal balance is maintained in the body by its proper consumption.
  • It has many other medicinal qualities like antioxidative, anti-hepatotoxic, hypotensive and digestive.

Dosage-  Take one-two tablets two times a day after meals with plain water.

By the use of the above given herbal remedies the symptoms are manged and the root cause for it is cured. All the above given medicines are pure and herbal.