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Muscle Wasting Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Muscle Wasting
Medical Name
Muscle Wasting
Muscle Wasting Symptoms
Muscle Waste
Pain in Muscles
Muscle Stiffness
Muscle Tension
Weak Muscles
Thin Muscles
Loss of Muscle Mass

Muscle Wasting Cured By

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Muscle Wasting is a disease of the Muscles.
Lack of physical activity of the Muscle causes loss of Muscular tissues. The Condition is known as Muscle Wasting. In this the Muscle Mass decreases and causes Muscle waste.
Muscles are made up of bands of fibrous tissues. These provide movement to the Bones. Muscles are present throughout the body. Their contraction and relaxation results the Bone movement. However, if something goes wrong with the Muscle it gives rise to Muscle Wasting.

Causes of Muscle Wasting
Nerve Problems
Muscular Dystrophy
Spinal Cord Injury
Multiple Sclerosis
Autoimmune Diseases
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Guillain Barre Syndrome
Lack of Physical Activity

If not treated properly, Muscle Wasting may cause
Permanent damage to the Muscles

Differential Diagnosis : We often get confused between Muscle Atrophy and Muscle Dystropy.
If the muscles get weak as a result of some illness, then it is considered as Muscular Dystrophy.
However, in Muscle Atrophy the muscles get weak due to lack of physical activity.

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Materia Medica for Muscle Wasting

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Arnica for Muscle Wasting

Apply a thin layer of Arnica cream over the affected area. Repeat the process 2 times a day.

Comfrey for Muscle Wasting

Apply a thin layer of Comfrey cream over the affected area. Repeat the process 2 times a day.

Wild Thyme for Muscle Wasting

Gently massage with Wild Thyme oil over the affected area for 15-20 minutes. Repeat the process 2 times a day.
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Richie ( Ghana )
21 Aug 2016
Please I'm gradually losing my thigh muscles due to excessive burns there. I've been suffering the symptoms for over 2 yrs now. I try to recover by regular thigh exercise but still shrinks. Can you please provide any help?
22 Aug 2016
Dear Richie
We have forwarded your query to our expert. He will reply you as soon as possible.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
05 Sep 2016
Dear Richie
Why don't you try Ginseng Korean. It may help you
Kathleen ( New York )
28 Oct 2016
Hello Thank you for such wonderful resources for herbs. I have muscle wasting because of lyme disease. Any help will be greatly appreciated; supplements herbs any other.
28 Oct 2016
Dear Kathleen
You may Try Commiphora Mukul ( Guggul ). Buy Maha Yograj Guggul and have 2 tablets daily. Buy Wild Indigo ( Biptisia Tinctoria ) mother tincture and take 10 drops 3 times a day.
Mike Parker ( California )
21 Jan 2017
I am a very active senior(72), but I have noticed muscle loss over the last year. This might be age related, and I've had blood work done that does not indicate any other causes. can u recommend any supplements that might help.

24 Jan 2017
Dear Mike
Kindly elaborate what kind of blood work have you done.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Kathleen babbitt ( Indiana )
28 May 2018
cephalexin and zosyn iv in hospital gave me bad side effects, 180 blisters bursting with skin peeling for four months, a Chinese medicine dematrol clear stopped blisters forming but then had rapid muscle wasting and loss of weight. Can you recommend herbs and supplements for this muscle wasting, and psoriasis that is on entire legs and feet for two months? Thank you.
Miller johnson ( USA )
29 May 2018
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Oma ( Nigeria )
14 Mar 2019
Is there any herb oil or herb that when applied to muscle mass it shrinks it ???
Adel ( DOHA )
06 Jul 2019
Hello there, I have muscles weak and wasting because of MOTOR NEURON DISEASE I'm 36 years old, any help please
Adel sadek
16 Jul 2019
Hello there I have muscles weakness and atrophy because of MND motor neuron disease can help me please
18 Jul 2019
Hello Adel,
The best bet for this is Causticum 200. Take 1 dose of Causticum 200. Add 1 drop of it in half a glass of water.
Well, homeopathic medicines are made from herbs only. However, you must consult a homeopath before taking it.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Karen Rausch ( USA/NY )
18 Jul 2019
My cat is wasting away after being hyperthyroid. My homeopath is helping him with that, but has not been able to help him with the muscle wasting. I was told that Traditional Chinese Medicine can help him. What can I give him?
Herbpathy Team
26 Jul 2019
Hello Karen. Please visit a veterinarian doctor for this.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Stephen ( US/NM )
26 Jul 2019
what can we use for muscle wasting pain caused by cholesterol statin prescription? Will arnica or the other recommendations at the top of the comments help? Thank you.
Jac ( USA )
21 Feb 2020
Muscle wasting due to colon cancer and potentially a Spirochete such as syphilis. What is a good herb to look into? Will arnica help?
Akinleye Isaiah ( Nigeria / oyo state )
29 Apr 2020
I am experiencing muscle wasting on my thigh since four years ago due to sickness. It has deteriorate to the extent that I can't lift my leg and it still paining me till now.
Seth Levy ( FL )
17 May 2020
I've noticed my muscles are wasting due to liver disease and I was wondering if anything can help
Muhammed Umar
26 May 2020
Dear Seth,
Take licorice root. After it take fadogia agrestis, d tone of your muscle would be restored.
Saliu Raji ( Nigeria/Lagos )
01 Oct 2020
i have been experiencing muscle wasting for almost 10 years now but it was a gradual wasting;
5 years ago i was having difficulty standing from sitting position, but now i can't standing alone from sitting position except with a support. i did several test; the last one(Muscular Biopsy) i did confirm that it is Muscular Dystrophy.

What herbal remedies can you recommend?
Kola lawson ( Atlanta Georgia )
25 Oct 2020
I revived testosterone shoot and 1 a month for the past 3 months July august September 5 then I noticed muscle wasting all over my body I have done every blood work I have so many specialists My whit blood cell count is low my CK LEVELS are high ! I drink a lot of water some tell me what I can do my skin is getting lose all over
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