Ayurvedic treatment for Gynecological Disorders
A woman undergoes various physical and physiological changes during her reproductive period. i.e from menarche ( onset of menstruation) to menopause. Awareness and management of these changes are necessary for a woman to remain healthy.
Ayurveda stresses the importance of the health of a woman, as she only, can procreate and thus lay the foundation of healthy society.
Diseases of women arise as a result of improper food and regimen. This result in the arrangement of the three doshas. Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Blood, situated in the reproductive organ, giving rise to several diseases. The most common symptoms of gynecological disorders include pelvic pain, vaginal itching, vaginal discharge, abnormal vaginal bleeding and breast pain and lumps.
Depending upon the combination of the doshas involved the diseases exhibit characteristic symptoms. Management of stree roga is by panchakarma purification methods especially uttara basti.
- Vamana: Vamana, therapeutic vomiting is a medicated emesis therapy. Vamana removes Kapha toxins accumulated in the body and the respiratory tract.
- Virechana: Virechana therapy is medicated purification therapy, cleansing the body from excess pitta accumulation, purifying blood and clearing toxins.
- Uttaravasti: In women, uttarabasti is administered during Ritukala (proliferative phase) only. Diseases pertaining to the bladder or genitalia regions of females are also cured by this therapy.
- Nasya: Nasya refers to an ayurvedic therapy that includes installation of herbal oils through the nasal route. it is advised for diseases above the neck