Pulmonary hypertension is defined as a severe type of high blood pressure that affects the arteries in your lungs and the right side of your heart. In this condition, small arteries present in your lungs called pulmonary arterioles, and capillaries become narrowed, blocked or destroyed that makes the arteries to harder for blood to flow through your lungs and elevate pressure within your lungs arteries. In severe conditions, vessels may also become inflamed and tight.

The patient can experience several symptoms, most common of them are shortness of breath, swelling in your legs, ankles, pain in the chest, dizziness, bluish color of the lips, and skin, rapid pulse, etc.

In modern pathies, there is no permanent management of this condition, they just gave some of the bronchodilators, high dose of calcium channel blockers, steroids, etc. But in Ayurveda, several herbs are there that work naturally to treat this condition. Chandigarh Ayurved Centre had made a kit named ‘Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Care Kit’ that is made up of choosing pure herbs according to the status of disease and body constitution. The kit has a total of 4 products – Detox premium powder, Navaka guggulu, Panchasakar churna, and Trikatu tablet. This kit is purely herbal having no additives, preservatives and causes no side-effects.


1. Navaka Guggulu
In Ayurvedic medicines navaka guggulu is well known to reduce the symptoms with its medicinal properties by pacifying aggravated Vata and Kapha dosha. It is formed with the combination of numerous herbs and extracts of the herbs. The ingredients used in the formation of tablets are – Shuddh guggulu, Trikatu (Black pepper, Long pepper, Ginger), Triphala (Haritaki, Bibhitaki, Amalaki), Nagarmotha, Musta, Guggulu, etc. The tablet is very beneficial in reducing triglycerides naturally due to the composition of Guggulu. It improves the lipid function to reduce the illness and avoid adverse health problems. Navaka guggulu also helps in the reduction of excess fat content in the body naturally and enhances the metabolic rate to reduce the fat for a healthy life.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily before meals.

2. Panchasakar Churna
Panchasakar churna is mainly made to detoxify the body as it removes excess ama from the body naturally and regulates the proper functioning of hormones. This is an ayurvedic remedy that mainly consists of five ingredients like Shunti, Haritaki, Pippali, Trivrit, and Sauvarchala lavana. It mainly acts as a Vatakaphahara. As it detoxifies the body there is a reduction in swelling of legs, ankles, relieves from chest congestion, pain, etc.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful daily with warm water at bedtime.

3. Detox Premium Powder
Detox premium powder is another way to detoxify the body naturally. This powder contains a mixture of natural herbs and bhasmas that are very beneficial in reducing the symptoms of pulmonary hypertension. The powder contains ingredients such as – Gandhak rasayan, Tal sindoor, Yavakshaar, Shwet parpati, Sudhyog tablet, Jahar mohra pishti, etc. This formulation mainly helps in reducing chest pain, fatigue, dizziness, chronic cough, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.

4. Trikatu Tablet
Trikatu tablet is considered as the best medicine to relieve the problem of the digestive system. It stimulates the enzyme activity that is responsible for healthy digestion. The tablet is made up of three natural ingredients named Black pepper, Long pepper, and Dried ginger. The herbal tablets show anti-inflammatory, fat burner, hypolipidemic, etc properties that help in reducing inflammation, deal with abdominal distension, chest pain, cure fatigue, weakness, etc.
Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily before meal.

These medicines deal with pulmonary arterial hypertension naturally with herbal ways.
The patients who are suffering from pulmonary hypertension make an extra effort to be conscious of what they eat. It was noticed that certain foods and vitamins might interact with medication, contribute to edema (the buildup of excess body fluid), or increase nausea and discomfort. We described some of the health tips which can be followed by patients –

• Strictly reduce the consumption of salt and sodium in foods and drinks. As salt is considered to aggravate the blood pressure and can severe the symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

• Increase the intake of fluids as it removes excess amounts of toxins from the body naturally and regulates the normal functions of hormones.

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• Strictly avoid caffeinated drinks and foods like coffee, alcohol, tea as it increases blood pressure.

• A diet that is low in iron has been found to aggravate Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension symptoms. Choose foods that are high in iron such as red meats, dark leafy greens, mushrooms, and dried apricots. These healthy tips are very effective in Ayurvedic Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.