In today’s world, a person is judged by his face appearance and brain skills or ability of the brain to complete tasks in a proper manner. Combination of face and brainpower is required to maintain your space in the eyes of society. But, what if both face look and brain’s ability decreases or spoils? Is it possible? Yes, a disease named as Oromandibular dystonia interferes with your face appearance and generates unbalance in normal brain functioning. Our today’s discussion will be based on oromandibular dystonia and how we can treat it with herbal medicines.


Oromandibular dystonia is a type of dystonia or movement disorder affecting jaw, pharynx, face or tongue in a person’s body and he may experience trouble in swallowing or chewing, drooling and has slurred speech due to involuntary muscle contractions of face, jaw or tongue. It is a painful condition and occurs with blepharospasms or cervical dystonia and more common in women as comparative to men.

Oromandibular dystonia is also known as cranial dystonia which is a broad definition for dystonia affecting any area of the mouth and face. The type of dystonia that affects the lip and face muscle of wind instruments players are known as embouchure dystonia where tongue affecting dystonia is known as lingual dystonia. Don’t confuse between the name of Oromandibular dystonia and Temporomandibular joint disease, as it is an arthritic condition.

Oromandibular dystonia


Usually symptoms of oromandibular dystonia are observed in later stages of life which is an age between 40 and 70 years. Major signs and symptoms observed in patients of oromandibular dystonia are

  • Involuntarily opening of mouth
  • Clenching of jaw
  • Involuntary tongue movements
  • Involuntary face and lip movements
  • Bottom area of jaw shift toward back direction or toward one side
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Difficulty in swallowing
  • Headache
  • Dental problems
  • Orofacial disfiguration

These Symptoms Become Worse With Anxiety, Fatigue And Stress So Avoid These Conditions As Much As You Can.


The exact cause of oromandibular dystonia is still unknown and scientists assume that it is a result of excessive signals developing from the brain that makes the muscles contract in an inappropriate manner. But the reason behind excess signals delivery by the brain is not known yet.

Hereditary conditions can also cause this disease which means oromandibular dystonia can pass from parents to their child.

Prolonged intake of several medicines can also develop oromandibular dystonia in an individual.

Risk Factors

Factors Which Can Trigger the Development of Oromandibular Dystonia Are

  • Family history of tremors.
  • Prolonged use of neuroleptic drugs.
  • Injury of peripheral nerves.
  • An associated movement disorder.
  • Aged between 40 and 60 years.
  • Edentulous state (having no teeth)


Suffering through Oromandibular Dystonia Can Give Rise to Many Other Complications of Body Such As

  • Difficulty in chewing and swallowing food which can further decrease your body weight.
  • Cause social withdrawal, depression, and anxiety.
  • Severe pain in the affected area.
  • Problem in performing daily routine activities with face.
  • Trouble in speech and jaw movement.


Oromandibular dystonia can be diagnosed by doing a physical examination of the patient to confirm the involuntary movements along with neurological examination. Doctors may also recommend several Blood tests, Urine tests, EMG, MRI, and Genetic testing

Treatment of Oromandibular Dystonia

In modern science, temporary treatment is given to the patient of oromandibular dystonia which includes injections of tetrabenazine, diazepam, and botulinum toxins (botox), etc that inhibit the contraction of muscles for a time period as long as effect of these drugs remain in the body. After that, disease rises again and annoys the patients. These medications are also very high in adverse effects and their continuous use can lead to development of severe life-threatening body conditions. So, it is not wise to take treatment according to modern science which provides you less relief but more side-effects.

So, how to treat oromandibular dystonia in an effective manner and without getting any side effects? There is no need to worry, Ayurveda will help you in getting rid of this disease permanently in a natural way which means without any adverse effects as Ayurvedic medicines are prepared with pure herbs only obtained from God’s nature. These herbs work in a way to treat disease from its root and prevent it from recurring.

By following basic fundamentals given in Ayurvedic literature, PLANET AYURVEDA formulated some wonderful medicines to help the patients of oromandibular dystonia. All these medicines are prepared from best quality extracts of herbs useful in treatment of this disease under the supervision of a team of expert doctors of Ayurveda. Special attention has been taken while preparing these medicines that no chemical, preservative, additive, binder, color or any synthetic substance should be introduced in these medicines, thus all medicines of Planet Ayurveda are hundred percent natural, vegetarian and safer for consumption by any person of any age. Take a look at these medicines for the treatment of oromandibular dystonia.

Herbal Remedies by Planet Ayurveda

  1. Rasaraj Rasa
  2. Yograj Guggul
  3. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras
  4. Boswellia Curcumin
  5. Dhanwantharam Capsules

Product Description

1. Rasaraj Rasa

Rasaraj Rasa Prepared in the House of Planet Ayurveda Contains Ingredients Such As

  • Ashwangandha (Withania somnifera)
  • Ksheera Kakoli (Fritillaria roylei)
  • Kakamachi (Solanum nigrum)
  • Swarna Bhasma (Gold calx) etc.

This formulation is a traditional Ayurvedic remedy which is very effective in balancing the Vata Dosha, treating neuromuscular disorders and improving overall health.

Dosage: Chew One Tablet Twice Daily With Milk after Meals.

2. Yograj Guggul

Planet Ayurveda Prepared Yograj Guggul Tablets by Using Herbs Such as

  • Guggulu(Commiphora mukul)
  • Patra(Cinnamomum zeylanicum)
  • Usheera(Vetiveria zizanioides)
  • Gokshura (Tribulus Terrestris)

And many others which are advantageous in treating various diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, worm infection, wounds, bloating, abdominal tumors and especially in oromandibular dystonia. These tablets also increase immunity, and provide strength to digestive functions, bones, joints and bone marrow.

Dosage: 2 Tablets Twice Daily With Lukewarm Water after Meals.

3. Vrihat Vatchintamani Ras

Ingredients Such as

  • Swarna Bhasma (Gold calx)
  • Rajata Bhasma (Silver calx)
  • Abhraka Bhasma (Mica calx)
  • Mukta Bhasma (Pearl calx) etc

They are utilized in formulating Vrihat Vatchintamani ras tablets which are very beneficial in treating oromandibular dystonia and various other diseases such as paralysis,tremors, facial palsy, hemiplegia and improve overall body health.

Dosage: Chew One Tablet Two Times in a Day with Milk after Meals.

4. Boswellia Curcumin

As the name indicates, Planet Ayurveda formulated these capsules by combination of two herbs, Shallaki (Boswellia serrata) and Curcumin (Curcuma longa). These herbs work in a synergistic manner and well known for their uses in treatment of multiple diseases like osteoarthritis, cervical spondylitis, ankylosing spondylitis, chronic colitis, crohn’s disease, brain tumors, cancer as well as in Oromandibular dystonia.

Dosage: 1 Capsule Twice Daily With Normal Water After Meals.

5. Dhanwantharam Capsules

Dhanwantharam capsules are very effective in treating patients with neuro- muscular disorders such as trigeminal neuralgia hemiplegia, paraplegia quadriplegia, oromandibular dystonia and prevent occurrence of many other diseases in the consumer.

Dosage: 1 Capsule Twice Daily With Normal Water After Meals.

Other Preventable Measures

Follow Given Tips to Prevent or Decrease the Progression of Oromandibular Dystonia to a Great Extent

  • Be physically active and do daily exercise for at least 40 minutes.
  • Avoid stress and depression causing conditions as much as possible.
  • Do meditation and yoga everyday to enhance the flow of oxygen and blood in the body.

Contact Planet Ayurveda to provide you the costing / ordering and delivery information at – costing.planetayurveda@gmail.com or call at +91-172-5214030 Or Check Website – www.PlanetAyurveda.com


As we read above the oromandibular dystonia in a deep way. We can say that this can be easily prevented or treated with the help of Ayurvedic medicines which are totally natural and don’t give any side effects to any consumer whether he is a child, adult or old aged person. So, make sure to use above given remedies if you or your near or dear one is suffering through this disease.

Author's Bio: 

Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurveda) is an expert Ayurvedic Doctor based in Chandigarh, India, and doing his practice in Mohali, India. He is spreading the knowledge of Ayurveda - Ancient healing treatment, not only in India but also abroad. He is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Products, Planet Ayurveda Clinic, and Krishna Herbal Company.