The abnormal, uncontrollable growth of the cells of the brain tissue may lead to the formation of tumor in the brain. This mass of cells may be malignant in origin. The malignant form of brain tumor is cancer of the brain. It is highly fatal and life threatening. The tumors of the brains are either benign or malignant. The cancerous tumors in the brain are rare. The cancerous tumors are known as gliomas. In this type, the glia cells become cancerous. WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF BRAIN TUMOR? The exact cause of brain cancer is unknown. The cancer or tumor that originates in the brain is called the primary brain tumor. There can also be tumor in the brain that has metastasized from some other organ like the lungs or the breasts. This is known as the secondary tumor of the brain. THE RISK FACTORS FOR BRAIN CANCER ARE: Exposure to radiations on the head Immuno-suppressants Medical history of tumors Family history of tumors Exposure to vinyl chloride WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF BRAIN TUMOR?The brain cancer symptoms would show only when the cancerous cells have collected a huge mass of cells in the brain. These cells then either push the brain or destroy it. Headaches, severe, with nausea and vomiting Projectile vomiting Vision problems like blurred vision, acuity of vision Coordination problems Seizures Numbness of body HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN BRAIN TUMOR?Ayurveda is an ancient Indian system of medicine that makes use of herbs existing in the nature and formulates herbal remedies using the inherent power present in these herbs. We in Ayurveda believe that herbal remedies bring to you the richness of the herbs in a natural, unadulterated form. These combinations help improve immunity and provide strength, endurance and will. HERBS IN AYURVEDA THAT HELP IN BRAIN CANCER CURCUMA LONGA (CURCUMIN)Owing to its rich medicinal properties, Curcumin is a widely used herb in case of cancer. Many malignant cancers have found curcumin to be very helpful. Anti-oxidants present in the herb reduce the free- radicals from the body thereby improving the health and immunity. Curcumin herb has rich anti-diabetic properties that make it a wonderful herb to use for diabetic patients. It is a famous Chinese medicine to relieve digestive and liver related diseases. Its anti- inflammatory properties make it a strong herb for various allergies, infections and inflammations. The herb has the power to fight against toxins and infections owing to its rich properties. It is used in many cosmetics due to its beneficial actions on the skin. TULSI:Tulsi has a strong aroma and thus forms components of various herbal products and teas. It is especially beneficial to the throat and chest. The Tulsi herb has wonderful antioxidant properties and it is believed to remove anti-oxidants from the body. It is believed to help everyday infections like common cold, flu and headaches too. Tulsi leaves are used to prepare tea to relieve common cold. It helps reduce stress and maintain overall emotional balance. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is beneficial in respiratory inflammations like rhinitis and sinusitis. The regular intake of Tulsi helps give relief from croupy cough. Tulsi is a part of various cough syrups and prevents cold, cough, and flu. ASHWAGANDHA The ancient Ayurvedic herb Ashwagandha is a multiple benefit herb. It was beneficial effects over the complete human body in a natural way. Ashwagandha helps in cases impotency, stress, constipation, rheumatism and many more chronic ailments. A look at these disorders tells us that they are all related to our life style. Ashwagandha herb plays a vital role in such cases. It is a great antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties.