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by Dr Vaid Ji on Mar 26, 2024



Schizophrenia is such a mental problem that people suffering from it is called mad. Though schizophrenia isn’t as common as other major mental illnesses, it can be the most chronic and disabling that affects approximately 1 percent of all the adults globally.

Schizophrenia affects approximately 0.3–0.7% of people at some point in their lives. The average peak ages of onset are 20–28 years for males and 26–32 years for females.

Causes of Schizophrenia

  • Genetic Inheritance
  • Alcohol and other drug use
  • Stress
  • Social factors
  • Family relationships

Sign and Symptoms of Schizophrenia

  • Social withdrawal
  • Anxiety
  • Delusions
  • Hallucinations
  • Paranoid feelings or feelings of persecution
  • Loss of appetite or neglecting to eat
  • Inability to process information and make decisions
  • Difficulty in focusing
  • Inability to learning new tasks.
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • A patient faces difficulties in performing daily tasks
  • He doesn’t feel like doing any work

Types of Schizophrenia

There are five types of schizophrenia

  • Paranoid schizophrenia
  • Disorganized schizophrenia
  • Catatonic schizophrenia
  • Undifferentiated schizophrenia
  • Residual schizophrenia

Natural remedies for schizophrenia

  1. Green cardamom

It helps to keeping the central nervous system healthy and can reduce the symptoms of schizophrenia. It can also increase memory and thinking ability.

  • Mix 1 teaspoon cardamom powder in a glass of water.
  • After mixing well, leave this solution for 10 minutes. filter this solution and separate the water
  • Add 1 tablespoon honey to this water whet it lukewarm and consume it
  • This drink can be consumed twice a day.
  1. Basil Leaves

It has antioxidant, anti-stress properties. Basil leaves help in proper functioning of the brain, Which can provide relief from the symptoms of Schizophrenia.

How to make it:

  • Add 4-5 leaves in a cup of water and boil it for 5 minutes
  • After boiling, filter the water. Consume it when it became lukewarm.
  • You can consume it twice a day for better results.
  1. Ginseng

It is a power full antioxidant, which can help reduce oxidative stress. Oxidative stress destroys brain cells. Reducing oxidative stress can help in treating schizophrenia.

How to take it:

  • Add one teaspoon ginseng powder in a glass of water and boil it for 10 minutes, filter and separate the water. When it became lukewarm then drink it. It can be consumed once a day for about 3 months.
  1. Saffron

Saffron have anti-depressant and antipsychotic properties, This can also help in reducing symptoms of Schizophrenia, In this situation consuming Saffron tea can be beneficial.

How to make it

  • Add one teaspoon Saffron in a cup of water and boil it well.
  • After boiling, filter the water
  • Then drink lukewarm tea.
  • Drink this tea twice a day
  1. Amla (Emblica officinalis)

It has antioxidant properties help to reducing the symptoms of schizophrenia and reducing oxidative stress. And also boost immunity, which helps in fighting schizophrenia.

How to take it: 

  • Consume one spoon of amla powder with a glass of lukewarm water daily.
  • You can also consume whole amla fruit.
  1. Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Mulethi

The anti- inflammatory and antioxidant properties of mulethi extract can help to reducing brain damage and improving memory.

  • Take a one teaspoon of mulethi powder and boil in one glass of water for 5 to 10 minutes.
  • Strain the liquid and drink it
  • For best results you should drink it empty stomach.
  1. Carrot

Carrot can be useful to treat schizophrenia. If a person suffering from Schizophrenia then you should consume it daily. It works on brain nerves and its functionality. You can also drink its juice or eat it raw.


As Ayurveda, Schizophrenia is known as Unmaad. It is similar to atatwabhinivesh in Ayurveda.In this mainly Vata Dosha is aggravated, and located in the Manovaha Srotas they afflict the mind. According to Ayurveda vata, pitta and kapha are responsible for healthy life. Imbalance of any psychic energies (satva, raja, tama) supported by imbalance of vata, pitta, kapha cause various mental disorders like schizophrenia.

 Panchakarma therapy  

Panchakarma Treatment of Schizophrenia

Panchakarma therapies to relieve the symptoms of schizophrenia and also provide re-laxation to the mind. Along with the therapies like Shiro Dhara, Shiro Abhyanga, Sarvang Abhyanga, Nasya, Karna purana

Yoga and Meditation

Mind body practices such as meditation and yoga play a pivotal role in calming the mind and enhancing mental resilience.

Dietary Recommendations

Ayurvedic dietary guidelines focus on nourishing the body and mind with wholesome foods. Specific herbs and spices are recommended for their therapeutic properties.

Single herbs use in Schizophrenia

  • Garlic -Allium sativa
  • Jatamamsi- Nardostachys jatamansi
  • Shankhapushpi- Convolvulus pluricaulis
  • Vacha – Acorus calamus
  • Yastimadhu- Glycrrhiza glabra
  • Asafetida – Ferula naerthex Boiss
  • Sarpagandha - Rauwolfia serpentine
  • Kooshmanda- Ash gourd
  • Brahmi

 Diet and life style to manage Schizophrenia

  • Take proper rest
  • Take proper diet
  • Eat low glycemic index food
  • Eat fresh fruits and vegetables
  • Do yoga and exercise daily
  • Avoid to keep awake at night
  • Avoid alcohol or smoking

Schizophrenia treatment according to Chandigarh Ayurveda Centre

Schizophrenia Go Kit

S. No.




Detox Premium Powder

60 packets


Active Plus Tablet

60 Tablets


Brodley Syrup

2 Bottles


Mann Mitra Tablet

60 Tablets


Rasayan Vati

60 Tablets


Brain Relaxant Churna

1 bottle


Calm Sleep Tablet

60 tablets

1) Detox Premium Powder:

Detox premium powder is composed of herbo-mineral preparation that contains ingredients such as moti pishti, shukta pishti, giloy satav, parwal pishti, kamdudha ras, akik pishti, gandhak rasayan, shankh bhasma, sutshekhar ras, shwet parpati, yavakshaar, & shudhyog tablet. These all ingredients in combination deal with the signs & symptoms related to Schizophrenia patients.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 sachet twice daily with normal water.

2) Active plus Tablet:

active plus Tablet is a pure herbo-mineral formulation prepared from best quality of herbs. This tablet is best for person mental and physical health, also helps to boost up the immunity. The herbal ingredients present in these tablets are used to maintain person’s health and refreshes the mind and body. These tablets improves digestion, eliminates constipation, stress, nourishes brain,  acts as antioxidant, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, etc.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily with normal water.

3) Brodley Syrup:

This syrup is prepared from the extract of various herbs that deal with the delusion, hallucination, disorganized behavior, lack of emotions, & inappropriate posture, etc. The syrup is prepared from herbs such as Shankhpushpi, Brahmi, Jatamansi, Ashwagandha, Shatavari, Saunf. These herbs show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, immuno-modulator, & mind relaxant properties. These properties show good results in schizophrenia patients.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonfuls twice daily.

4) Mann Mitra tablet :

CAC Mann Mitra tablet is herbal and purely ayurvedic medicine. It is used in Ayurvedic treatment for psychiatric conditions and help to balance all the three doshas of body i.e vata, pitta, kapha. CAC Mann Mitra tablet improves intelligence and speech problems. It is helpful for making the nervous system strong and nerves as well. It contains various herbs like Bala, Vacha, Shankhpushpi, Nagkeshar etc that help you fight insomnia, anxiety, and stress. It works as a antioxidant, anti depressant, immuno booster, anti epileptic and as neuro protective drug.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice a day with normal water.

5) Rasayan Vati:

Rasayan vati is herbo-mineral Ayurvedic formulation which contains various herbs such as Aswagandha, Shilajeet, Amla, Shatavar, Brahmi,  Mukta pisti, Praval pisti, Vang Bhasam, , Dalchini, Javitri, Gokhru, Kaunch Beej, Saunth, Mirch, Pipli, Manjith, Brahmi, Musali, Shatavar, etc. These ingredients show antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antipyretic, analgesic, immune-modulator properties. This tablet provide good results in General debility, Psychological disorders, schizophrenia, and improves immunity.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.

6) Brain Relaxant Churna:

This churna is pure Ayurvedic which helps to rejuvenate the brain cells, improves memory, give strength to the body, & increases the concentration by calming down the brain. It is prepared from herbs that show calming effect on brain and gives you relaxation. Brain relaxant churna shows antioxidant, Neuroprotective, carminative and anti-inflammatory properties. Ingredients present in this churna are Amla (Emblica officinalis), Sonth (Zingiber officinale), Pippali (Piper longum), Marich (Piper nigrum), Haldi (Curcuma longa), Bala (Sida cordifolia), Suddha Gandhak, Lauha Bhasma. It helps to Maintain blood sugar level, Anti-depressant, Insomnia, Increase Haemoglobin levels, Cures indigestion, Helpful in Ulcerative colitis, and Nerve tonic. It helps in dealing with health conditions such as feeling delusion, hallucinations, disordered thinking, disabling, & impair daily functioning related to schizophrenia patients.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablespoon of this churna twice daily.

7) Calm Sleep tablet:

calm sleep tablet is an amazing combination of natural herbs like bhang, Brahmi, Tagar, jatamansi. It helps to relieve stressful conditions. They help to pacify the nervous system and also helps to calm minds and make your body relax and light.

Recommended Dosage – Take 1 tablet twice daily.