WHAT ARE FIBROIDS?
The fibroids of the uterus are the tumors of the uterine origin. They are benign (non-cancerous) tumors that originate from the muscle walls of the uterus itself. These tumors are also known as uterine fibroids, myomas, and fibromyomas. They grow from the smooth muscle layer and tissues and grow in size varying in different cases. The women who are overweight and obese are more like to develop fibroids than other women. They are more common in women from 30 to 50 years of age.
WHAT ARE THE CAUSES OF FIBROIDS?
The benign fibroids can be located on the wall of the uterus, outside the wall of the uterus, beneath the muscle lining the uterus or may extend into the cervix.
The causes of fibroids are undefined. The risk factors are:
- Changes in the estrogen and progesterone levels
- Hereditary linkage
- Lifestyle related causes
- Multiple pregnancies
- Late pregnancies
WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF FIBROIDS?
The fibroids do not come up with immediate symptoms. There may be some initial signs that may relate to fibroids. The patients are advised to go for proper investigations to confirm the presence of fibroids.
The symptoms associated with fibroids are:
- Heavy painful periods
- Pain during intercourse
- Fertility issues
- Difficulty in conceiving
- Difficult labor
- Swelling observed in the lower abdomen
- Legs pain in many women
HOW CAN AYURVEDA HELP IN CASE OF FIBROIDS?
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 fibroids help improve the gonads functioning in an herbal and natural way. These herbs balance the hormones in the body thereby improving the ovarian functioning. The ovaries work in coordination and the thereby maintain the health of the uterus. The uterus works in a coordinated manner ad fibroid formations are prevented.
HERBS IN AYURVEDA FOR FIBROIDS
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 Ayurvedic herbal supplement for work out 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. We at planet Ayurveda provide you the best of Ashwagandha benefits in KACHNAAR GUGGUL.
CURCUMA LONGA (CURCUMIN)
Owing to its rich medicinal properties, Curcumin is a widely used herb in case of cancer. Many malignant cancers have found their management in Curcumin. 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 anti-biotic properties. It is used in many cosmetics due to its beneficial actions on the skin. We use Curcuma longa to prepare CURCUMIN CAPSULES.
COMMIPHORA MUKUL (GUGGUL)
Guggul has highly potent rejuvenating properties. It revitalizes cells and therefore rejuvenates them. Its purifying properties as well as lipid- regulating properties make it a wonderful herb for many health tonics. It is useful for people who have low hemoglobin and are anemic. It is useful in many heath conditions as it has proved its versatility in several conditions. The effect it has on cholesterol and triglyceride levels indirectly protects the heart from atherosclerosis. This property of the Guggul ayurvedic herb helps to prevent the oxidization of cholesterol and therefore control the subsequent hardening of the arteries. The herb is beneficial for hypothyroidism related disorders. The herb promotes the metabolism and therefore aids in weight loss. Guggul is used in the preparation of Kachnaar guggul.
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.