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by Dr Vaid Ji on Feb 20, 2024



OCD is a type of mental illness. This condition is seen in people who are in the teenage age or have reached adulthood. People experince obsessive thoughts and compulsions during such conditions. During this time you can tru to ignore and stop the thoughts coming to your mind, but these efforts only increase your stress and anxiety. When this happens, you feel stressed and forced to do the same task again or again.

Causes of OCD

The vcause of OCD is unknown, But some factors that cause this condition. Typically, OCD may develop in adolescence, Around age 19 Or older and symptoms may not apper until age 30.

  • Genetics
  • Any incident that happens in childhood
  • Brain structure and function
  • Environmental factors or triggers

Symptoms of OCD

  • Repetitive behavior
  • Governed by rules
  • Wash hands frequently
  • Difficulty in throwing away thiungs because touching them may cause infection to others
  • Excessive cleaning
  • Counting something repeatedly
  • To check something again and again
  • Hiding things that could be used as weapons,knives or sharp objects
  • Thought of worrying about harming yourself
  • Unwanted sexual thoughts
  • Doubt in relationship
  • Making face and twist head
  • Shrugging shoulder and blink of an eye
  • Keep reading

Do’s or Don’ts in OCD

  • Doing exercise or yoga
  • Get complete sleep
  • Spending time with family and friends
  • Following a healthy and correct diet
  • Meditation
  • Avoid smoking, alcohol intake
  • Avoid intake of caffeinated products
  • Try to improve your sleep
  • Avoid curd or frozen foods
  • Take warm baths to relax the mind and body
  • Reading books, listening to songs

Ayurvedic management for OCD

In Ayurveda OCD is correlate with Atatava-abhinivesha. which are mainly caused due imbalance in vata dosha. These vitiated doshas when effect hrudaya and manovahasrotas they develop diseases of mind. Ayurveda have various herbs available that can help regulation of the chemical balance of the brain some herbs are:

  • Brhami
  • Shankhpushpi
  • Vacha
  • Mandukparni
  • Ashwagandha
  • Yashtimadhu
  • Sarpagandha

Panchakarma therapies advised in OCD




Basti (Niruh and anuvasana Basti)



Regular exercise and meditation helps to improve bioavailability of the medicine and food ingested and leads to positive health.




Top 7 natural remedies for obsessive compulsive disorder

  1. Curcumin (Turmeric)

It is a good option if you struggle with chronic inflammation, OCD and depression. This is the best natural compounds for optimal health.

  1. Almonds

It is packed with healthy nutrients which you need for increased brain activity and maintain the health of the nervous system

Soak 5-6 almonds overnight. Remove almond peel and grind them to make a fine paste. Heat one tablespoon gee and roast the paste for 2 minutes. Eat thin in every day.

  1. Brahmi

It reduces anxiety, nervous tension, restlessness, and mild depression.

  1. Milk thistle

It has antidepressant properties (fluoxetine) in treating OCD. Protect neurons in the brain

  1. Walnut

Soak some walnuts in the night and eat in the early morning as walnuts are rich in omega 3 fatty acids that maintain the imbalance in the brain. It is rich source of magnesium and calcium that help in relaxing the muscle of the brain and improve its functions.

  1. Ashwagandha (Withania sominifera)

It contains chemicals that might help calm the brain and it may have a positive impact on the nervous system, which is crucial for managing overthinking.

  1. Saffron

It is the best supplement for reducing depression, anxiety, stress or reduces compulsive behavior

Management of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder According to Chandigarh Ayurveda center

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD ) Go Kit

1.  Stress Care Tablet 60 Tablet

2.  Brain Relaxant Churna 1 Bottle

3.  Brodley Syrup         1 Bottle

4.  Mann Mitra Tablet          60 tablets

5.  Calm Sleep Tablet 60 tablets

6.  Nerve Up Tablet     60 tablets


  1. 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. In Ayurveda when there is an imbalance of three energies i.e. vata, pitta and Kapha, it leads to disease. Vata has a sub dosha named prana doshas which regulates the sensory perception, brain, and mind. calm sleep tablets is effective in depression, anxiety, insomnia, amnesia, Alzheimer’s disease, obesity, and hypertension.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice a day with normal water.

  1. Nerve Up Tablet:

Nerve up tablet is a herbo-mineral tablet and is purely ayurvedic formulation. CAC Nerve up tablets help in balancing the vata doshas. It reduces kapha dosha, and acts as nervine stimulant. It shows effective results in improving the central nervous system. It contains natural ingredients like shudha kuchala, shudha shilajeet,  praval pishti, shankh bhasma etc. These contains natural vatahar properties and helps in curing vata diseases.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice a day with normal water.

  1. Brodley Syrup

The syrup contains – Shankh pushpi (Convolvulus pluricalis), Brahmi (Bacopa monnieri), Yashti madhu (Glycyrihiza glabra), Dhania (Coriandrum sativum), Saunf (Foeniculum vulgare) etc…It mainly act as an Anti – Depressant and reduces the stress level. Syrup has best results in mental fatigue, aggressive behavior, learning disorder, mental retardation etc…

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonful twice a day with normal water.

  1. Brain Relaxant Churna

Brain relaxant churna is a herbal and purely ayurvedic formulation. It is 100% natural and pure. It is prepared from herbs that show calming effect on brain and gives you relaxation. It contains various herbs like Amla, Sonth, Pippali, Marich, Haldi, Bala, Suddha Gandhak, Lauh bhasma etc. that are Stress buster and provide you relief from anxiety. Herbs present in CAC Brain relaxant churna shows antioxidant, Neuroprotective, carminative and anti inflammatory properties.

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

  1. Mann Mitra tablet:

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 2 tablets twice a day with normal water.

  1. Stress Care Tablet:

Stress care tablet is an amazing combination of natural herbs like Sarpgandha, Brahmi, Tagar, jatamansi. It helps to relieve stress conditions. They help to pacify the nervous system and also helps to increase the mental and physical performance. It is very helpful  in anxiety,  depression, loneliness, insomnia and Provide strength to the nervous system.

Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice a day with normal water.