Ayurveda Plants for Menstrual Cycle

Ayurveda Plants for Normal Menstrual Cycle

By Shankar.

The medical term for loss of periods or having irregular periods is ‘Amenorrhea’. Women who have irregular periods wonder about its cause. Normally menstrual cycle occurs every 28 to 30 days. However, some small changes in your routine life can affect the menstrual cycle and cause irregular periods.

If a woman is pregnant, periods will not come till she gives birth. So when you do not have periods for long, check out whether you are pregnant if you have recently had unprotected sex with your partner. Hormonal imbalance can also cause late ovulation that leads to delayed periods.

Stress is one of the major causes for delayed periods. Sudden physical stress and emotional stress can disturb the menstrual cycle causing irregular periods. You should try to give rest to your mind and body to bring your menstrual cycle back to normal pattern. Sudden drastic change in your diet can also be the cause for the delayed periods.

During the days of pre-menopausal, you will have abnormal menstrual cycle due to hormonal changes that takes place in your body. You will have delayed periods when you are reaching menopause condition.

To overcome the problems of irregular periods, learn the art of living ayurveda. Choose ayurvedic plants instead of going for pills and drugs that have very harmful side effects.

Black cohosh: This is a powerful medicine to bring menses. This herb contains the phyto-chemical ‘calulopsponin’ that helps in stimulating uterine contractions and affecting the blood flow. This herb is also used in combination with other herbs for the treatment of menstrual disorders. It is also used to induce labor.

Chamomile: This herb is mild but a very useful remedy for irregular menstruation. When the delayed menstruation is caused by stress, anxiety, and tension, this herb helps in treating such conditions. This herb has anti-spasmodic agent that helps in reducing the abdominal cramps during menstruation.

False unicorn root: This herb is used for the treatment of menstrual and uterine disorders. It is also used for miscarriages and therefore, encourages menstruation.

Ashoka: The bark of this plant has the property to stimulate proper ovulation and regular menstruation. Prepare a decoction by boiling its bark in milk and drink it.

Babul: Prepare a decoction by using its bark and drink it to regularize your menstrual cycle.

Asafetida: It helps in regularizing the menstrual cycle and curing leucorrhea.

Most women are least bothered about their irregular periods. But you should know that if such condition is ignored for long, you will end up with certain diseases like Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. It means cyst forming on the ovaries that affects ovulation. If left untreated, it can lead to serious diseases like ovarian cancer. Therefore, you should be cautious and prevent major diseases affecting your life. Turn yourself to the art of living ayurveda. It is better late than never. Have a normal and peaceful menstruation cycle to continue leading a healthy life.

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