A Unique Approach to Inflammatory Joint Disorder

A Unique Approach to Inflammatory Joint Disorder

by Kottakkal Support March 11, 2021

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Inflammatory joint disorder most often is caused by a chronic autoimmune condition. Usually it will affect more than just the joints as it also effects the soft tissues of the body. The immune system mistakes its own tissues as an invader.

Inflammatory joint disorder slowly deteriorates the soft tissue lining of the joints, which causes painful swelling that eventually results in bone erosion and severe joint deformity. The inflammation is what causes the tissue damage throughout the body. In some people, the condition damages many parts of the body, including the skin, eyes, lungs, heart, and blood vessels.

An Ayurvedic Disorder Called Amavata 

Ayurveda is very familiar with Inflammatory Joint Disorder which is known as Amavata and offers a unique approach toward relieving the symptoms.

Ayurveda sees the root cause as improper digestion, which begins as indigestion, reduced appetite, and inflammation. The improperly digested foods produce toxins which build up and spread beyond the digestive system to all areas of the body. Once these toxins, which Ayurveda calls amavata, reaches the small joints of the hands and feet, the condition becomes especially difficult to manage.

Early Symptoms of Amavata

  • Body aches
  • Reduced appetite
  • Feeling thirsty
  • Fatigue
  • Difficulty moving; feeling of heaviness
  • Fever
  • Indigestion
  • Joint swelling

Advanced Symptoms of Amavata

  • Painful swelling in the joints of the hands, feet, neck, ankles, knees, hips and tail bone
  • Sharp and stinging pain in the joints

Ayurveda’s unique protocol to relieving and managing requires correcting digestion, reducing inflammation, and removing the deep-rooted toxins known as ama vata. A successful Ayurvedic treatment plan does take time and requires the experience of an Ayurvedic practitioner, as well as the dedication of the patient to follow the Ayurvedic protocol. If followed the result can be a significant reduction of symptoms. 

Ayurvedic Products for Amavata 

Rhukot Tablets balances both kapha and vata dosha and helps calm inflamed joints and supports the bones and muscles surrounding joints.  

Rhukot Liniment balances both vata and kapha dosha, the main herb is suradaru which helps reduce pain, swelling, stiffness and inflammation of the joints.

Balaguluchyadi Kwatham balances both vata and pitta dosha, the main herb guduchi helps lower swelling and inflammation in the joints.

Balaguluchyadi Oil balances both vata and pitta dosha, the main herb is ashwagandha which supports and nourishes the muscles, nerves and bones, and helps to ease pain.

Bala Oil SoftGel Capsules balances vata and pitta dosha and helps support nerves, muscles, and joints.

Original source: Dr JV Hebbar, 


Ayurvedic Consultation

Kottakkal is committed to offering the highest quality Ayurvedic Healthcare. We offer two ways to have an Ayurvedic consultation. 1. Free 15-minute Consultation with our Ayurvedic practitioner, Julie Wardwell for when you need a product recommendation for a basic health problem. 2. In-depth Consultation with our Ayurvedic doctor, Vaidya Vishwanath Guddadar for when your condition is chronic with multiple symptoms.


Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Kottakkal Ayurveda products and information are not intended for use in the diagnosis, treatment, cure, or prevention of any disease. If you have serious, acute, or chronic health problems, please consult a trained health professional. If you are seeking the advice of a trained Ayurvedic professional, call (800) 215-9934 or email us at We will provide you with information to consult with Ayurvedic professionals. Always check with your doctor before taking herbs when pregnant or nursing.


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