WHAT IS MENOPAUSE?
The term menopause means the termination of the monthly menstrual cycles in women. It is a not a simple one day process but a sequence of events that usually begins in the middle age (40-50 years) and that marks the termination of the menstrual cycles in woman. The occurrence varies in different women. Some women complain of irregular periods for a couple of months before they finally cease whereas in some they may stop abruptly. Menopause basically marks the cessation of the functions of the ovaries which means that the process of ovulation stops and the woman loses her fertility.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF MENOPAUSE?
The process of menopause is a natural event in a woman’s life and it should be confused with any disorder or disease. Its occurrence may vary in different women depending on their origin, race, lifestyle etc but it is an inevitable in all of them. Every woman should be mentally and physically prepared to adjust with the changes of menopause. The cause of menopause is that the oocytes and ovarian follicles deplete with growing age in women. So after a period there are no more follicles left to be matured into oocytes.
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF MENOPAUSE?
The major changes during the menopausal age in women come due to repaid declining in estrogen hormone that was adequately present in the fertility age. The fluctuating hormones during menopausal age may lead to a number of symptoms during and after the menopause.
The symptoms related to menopause are:
- Hot flushes
- Night sweats
- Watery discharge from vagina
- Frequent urination
- Rapid heartbeat
- Dryness in the vagina
- Incontinence of urine
- Joint pains
- Irritation of mind
- Mood fluctuations
- Decreased libido
- Memory loss
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF MENOPAUSE?
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 menopause help improve the gonads functioning n an herbal and natural way. The herbs for menopause help the woman’s body prepare for the changes in a normal healthy way. The Ayurvedic herbs help reduce the menopausal body changes to help the woman adjust to her changing body in a healthy way.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA FOR MENOPAUSE
CORAL (PARVAL PISHTI)
The word Parval is used for Coral. Coral is the store of calcium in the purest form. It has been used since ancient times in Ayurvedic medicine. Derived from the red coral roots, it helps in the formation of strong bones and is very effective in cases of osteoporosis. We use Coral to form CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.
AGATE (AKKI PISHTI)
Agate is a natural store of calcium. It is a wonderful heart tonic and is used in many cases of heart and cardiac diseases. It is rich in natural calcium that is required for normal muscle functioning. Agate is made into a natural calcium compound and used in the coral calcium complex. It gives wonderful results in osteoporosis and other low calcium states. Agate is used in CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.
PEARL (MUKTA PISHTI)
Mukta means pearl and pishti means powder. So the product if formed from the powdered form of pearl. Pearl is famous for its cooling effects. It helps rejuvenate the body by its soothing effects. It is a very rich source of calcium and is believed to effectively help cases of osteoporosis, bleeding disorders, gastritis, diarrhea, chronic blood pressure and burning sensation. The benefits of Pearl are added to CORAL CALCIUM CAPSULES.
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 kalian 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 kaliyan churna and Shatavari capsules.
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.
TERMINALIA CHEBULA (HARITAKI)
Haritaki is an important constituent of Triphala that has wonderful health benefits. It acts well in gastrointestinal ailments, in cases of spleenomegaly, hepatomegaly, tumors, ascites, and anemias. Its powder, when mixed with honey and ghee, is an effective remedy for anemia. The herb improves memory and is salutary in dysuria and urinary stones. Haritaki helps in improving appetite and helps in the digestion. In anemia of any origin, Haritaki herb is highly beneficial. It helps anemia due to haemoglobin deficiency, anemia due to red blood cell deficiency, and anemias of abnormal form origin. Haritaki is used in Chandraprabha vati.
TERMINALIA BELERICA (VIBHITAKI)
A very important herb in the Ayurvedic world, Vibhitaki is famous for its wonderful use in the formation of Triphala. It has numerous health benefits on the human body. Its action on the heart makes it an excellent heart tonic. It helps in purifying blood, thinning of blood, and removing toxins. It is used in cases of low RBC count and low haemoglobin. Vibhitaki helps cases of anemia of any origin and help regain healthy haemoglobin count and form. Our product Chandraprabha vati has Vibhitaki.