WHAT IS EXCESSIVE MENSES?
The medical term for excessive menstruation is Menorrhagia. It is defined as excessive, heavy, and prolonged bleeding during menstrual periods that occurs at regular intervals. An imbalance in hormone levels or a disorder in blood clotting may result in the same. If the blood loss in a single menstrual cycle is more than 80 ml of blood in a span of more than 7 days, it is called as Menorrhagia.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF EXCESSIVE MENSES?
In many cases no underlying cause can be identified for excessive menses. The common causes of excessive menses are:
- Some disorders in platelets
- Coagulation disorders
- In some women excessive endometrial lining builds so, so more blood loss occurs
- Hormonal imbalance
- Thyroid disorders
- Intrauterine devices
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF EXCESSIVE MENSES?
The major symptom of excessive menses is the excessive bleeding during menstrual cycle. The other symptoms that may accompany it are:
- Excessive menses
- In case there is an underlying inflammation it could be painful
- In case of fibroids, cancer or polyps it could be painless
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF EXCESSIVE MENSES?
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.
Ayurveda uses the inherent power of natural herbs to bring about wonderful results on the human body. The herbs are natural and 100% safe. Ayurveda helps to naturally enhance the body functioning in an herbal way. The Herbs for excessive menses help improve the gonads functioning n an herbal and natural way. The herbs for Menorrhagia help produce proper hormones for the complete functioning of ovaries and therefore to naturally start the menstrual cycle again. They help reduce the excess bleeding by controlling the hormone quantities and disturbances.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA FOR EXCESSIVE MENSES
SARAKA INDICA (ASHOKA)
Its bark is very beneficial to relieve menstrual disturbances and can regulate the female menstrual cycle. It relieves menstrual pain and pain in various kinds of tumors of the female reproductive system. The pre-menstrual tension can be relieved using Ashoka. It is used in our product Pradrantak churna.
SYMPLOCUS RACEMOSA (LODHRA)
It has a big tree bark that acts as an astringent and is commonly used in leucorrhea that is the excessive discharge from the vagina. Lodhra works well in case of excessive menstruation, painful menstruation and delayed menstruation. In many types of cancer, especially cancer of the female reproductive system this herb works well. It is used in our product Pradrantak churna.
WITHANIA SOMNIFERA (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. The increase in stress and manifold decrease in a healthy diet and lifestyle leads to stress induced disorders including many neurological disorders. People usually complain of stress, fatigue, memory and bodily weakness. Most of us face issues of low stamina and endurance power.
Ashwagandha herb plays a vital role in such cases. It is a great antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. It helps to promote overall well-being of the body and nourishes it with strength and immunity. Apart from these, the herbal product has potential powers to nourish the brain to make the functioning of the brain quicker and sharper. It has dynamic results on the male sexual system as it facilitates quicker and longer lasting erections. Ashwagandha herb is an indispensable part of many of our formulations owing to its benefits. You will find it in Naari kaliyan churna.
ASPARAGUS RACEMOSUS (SHATAVARI)
The botanical name of Shatavari is Asparagus racemosus. The herb has been used for its multiple health benefits over centuries. Its medicinal properties have worked well for nervous and gastric disorders. Ayurvedic physicians have used its beneficial effects for improving female health and female sexual system since centuries. Its main sphere of action is on the female sexual system where it helps to increase the libido thereby helping improve confidence and self esteem.
The usual symptoms seen in women are irritation over petty issues, stress from work or due to other emotional factors, decreased interest and desire for sexuality and low energy complains in performing daily activities. They usually complain of feeling tired all day or the lack of stamina. Shatavari herb helps improve stamina and energy levels in women. It shows wonderful action on the female libido and enduring power that increases self respect and confidence. Shatavari is used in the preparation of Naari kalyan churna.
BACOPA MONNEIRI (BRAHMI)
The Brahmi herb is famous for its magnificent properties. A few of its astonishing effects have been proved on conditions like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. It is used by physicians for stress, post-natal depression, anxiety, ADD and epilepsy. It is a major product of many a memory tonics. Stress, anxiety, menstrual disturbances, hair loss and fatigue are a few conditions where the herb has shown positive effects. These anti-oxidants remove the toxins from the body nourishes the blood cells.
Another wonderful action of the herb is on the nervous system wherein it works to increase the coordination between the nervous system components thereby increasing the brain functioning. It is therefore used as a brain tonic. For its action on controlling the anxiety of the nervous system the Ayurvedic herb is used as a tranquilizer. The actions of the Brahmi herb over the brain area make it a wonderful tonic to help enhance the mental capabilities of the individual. It affects both the short and the long-term memory. It promotes a relaxed state of mind and nerves, spreading calmness. It takes care of the emotional disturbances; tension caused headaches, feeling of anxiety and depression. The herbal product is highly recommended for people suffering from ADD as it helps them analyze clearly. Brahmi is used in Naari kaliyan churna.
EMBLICA OFFICINALIS (Amalaki)
The herb is known for its rejuvenating properties. It is a natural antioxidant that removes free radicals from the body and helps in regeneration of cells. Amla helps in increasing the body vitality and strengthening immunity. It helps in developing healthy, glowing skin and preventing premature aging. Anemia and blood related disorders are helped in a natural way. It helps in maintaining proper functioning of the liver. It aids digestion by soothing hyperacidity. This wonderful herb helps in improving immunity and boosting metabolism. The herb helps gain youthful skin and beauty. Amla has aphrodisiac, antipyretic, cardio-tonic, anti-diabetic, cerebral and gastrointestinal properties. It prevents premature greying of hair, hair loss and promotes hair and nail growth. It enhances eye sight, keeps the mouth clean, and nourishes bones and teeth. It helps to keep the intestine clean and also controls blood sugar. Amla is used to prepare Arjun Saar.