Category: Female Health

Endometriosis Herbal Treatment and Lifestyle Changes

The herbal treatment of endometriosis has very remarkable and effective results. In this article, we are about to give you some self-help methods to treat endometriosis in conjunction with herbal treatment. So first we will discuss about endometriosis.

WHAT IS ENDOMETRIOSIS?

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Do you know? During menstruation, the endometrial tissue are shed, which lines your womb or uterus. But in case of Endometriosis, this endometrial tissue passed from uterus and shed somewhere like in abdominal cavity, ovaries, fallopian tubes, pelvis and sometime in intestinal lining or on the surface of your bladder. If it persist as per your monthly cycle of bleeding and shed cyclically, that will lead to the formation of cysts, scar tissue, adhesions, and areas of inflammation. Sometimes, fallopian tubes may get twisted rarely, blocked.

WHAT IS HERBAL TREATMENT?

The ‘natural therapies’ encompass a wide variety of therapeutic styles. The considerable basis for the treatment of endometriosis includes

  • Your life style
  • Liver functions
  • Long-term stress and hormonal imbalance
  • Past history of hepatitis
  • Poor fat and alcohol tolerance
  • Premenstrual syndrome or tension (PMS or PMT)
  • Long-term imbalances in your diet and vitamin deficiencies

Hence, it your overall body make up at physiological and psychological level. Thereby, natural therapist reinforces on the balance and restore organs, like liver, lymphatic and endocrine systems, and to stimulate circulation among the pelvic organs, hormonal cycle, restore the nervous system and cleanse the body.

However, it is a long-term process and requires your active participation, furthermore, the consistent and strict follow up has numerous health benefits at general level of health and improvement. In addition, it can be considered as an alternative to avoid surgery.

The herbal treatment attempts to support the body’s ‘vital energy’. They have ‘holistic approach’, which accounts on your social, emotional and spiritual situation along with physical symptoms. Isn’t it amazing that this natural therapy takes care about your emotional and spiritual level? And the most enjoyable moment of herbal treatment is that they don’t harm you, because they are derived directly from the nature.

HERBAL TREATMENTS

Herbal medicine is an ancient alternative healing art described in Ayurveda. Looking into the diverse complexity of our Earth, we are blessed with diverse verities of medicinally important plants. They offer number of medicinal benefits and abundant sources of minerals and vitamins and hormones. Our experts long back from centuries have described various medicinal herbs for the treatment of endometriosis.

Shallaki (Boswellia serrata): It is a tree and benefits in relieving acute or chronic inflammation associated with premenstrual disorder, endometriosis and musculoskeletal pain. The recent studies revealed the presence of boswellic acids in resin and has been observed as active anti-inflammatory ingredient in this herb. The herb has key role in improving blood flow and block chemical reactions responsible for endometriosis.

Curcumin: It is one of the largest known herbal compound for its anti-cancerous activities. It is an active constituent of turmeric and acts as a broad spectrum therapeutic agent for treating a variety of conditions. In endometriosis treatment, it inhibits endometriosis endometrial cells proliferation and reduces estradiol production.

Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus): In young females, it helps in increasing the weight of ovaries and enhances folliculogenesis (maturation of follicle ovaries), significantly increases the size of the breast and teats, induces lactation, enhances estrogen level in the body. The presence of active constituents of Shatavari areuseful in treating menstrual disorders such as dysmenorrhea, premenstrual syndrome, irregular bleeding, endometriosis and menopause.

Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa): It contains alkaloids. These alkaloids possess antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antifungal and anti-diabetic properties. They stop uterine bleeding and reduces pain. Thereby, effectively treats endometriosis.

Aloe Vera: It is rich in antioxidants and remove toxins from the body. It controls inflammation without any side effects. It effectively prevents loses of primary, secondary and tertiary follicles and atretic follicles.

Ashok (Saraca Indica): This is a versatile plant and possesses various types of compounds. It is well known and reliable source of medicine and employed in various pharmacological activities like anti-cancer, anti menorrhagic, anti oxytoxic and anti –microbial activity. It have many uses to treat skin infections, genitor-urinary functions and endometriosis.

Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna): Arjuna is widely accepted for its huge range of pharmacological activities such as Cardio protective, anti-angina, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, antioxidant, immunomodulatory, antinociceptive, spasmogenic, oxytocic, antifertility, and cytotoxic etc.

Udumbur (Ficus glomerata): It has remarkable results in treating diseases of female reproductive organs. It is best remedy to treat uterine fibroids, irregular menstruation, fatigue and lethargy. It is very useful in leucorrhea, excessive bleeding and endometriosis.

LIFESTYLE CHANGES

Above from herbal medicines/treatment, we can offer you a long-term appropriate strategy (dietary and herbal). Regularity in the guidelines provided as per our consultations and self-management is the only way of managing your symptoms. Thereby, it’s your lifestyle which includes your habits, diets etc. variably affects the body

Thus, considering diet accounts a lot for your general level of health, which suggests a diet that is rich in

  • Whole grains, vegetables, nuts and seeds
  • Dairy foods, refined carbohydrates like pastries, white flour and sugar
  • Specifically rich in vitamin B particularly, vitamin B6 and Zinc such as mushrooms, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, green beans
  • Add calcium rich drinks
  • Add essential fatty acids in your dietary intake

EXERCISE

Exercise is an invaluable aid and improves your general health and sense of well-being. Exercise improves

  • Circulation and increases oxygen to the blood
  • Helps to improve flexibility to your joints and muscles.

Such activities assist in relieving your symptoms. Add specific exercises for lower back and pelvis and work for at least 20 to 30 minutes at least three to four times a week.

Other things you may include like

  • Graded walking
  • Swimming
  • Cycling

In the end, it is your mind, body and emotions, which is affected by triggering stress. The bourne ultimatum of stress are

  • Poor nutrition and fatigue
  • Overwork
  • Emotional distress

Learn techniques of relaxation, stress and pain management such as overcoming anger or self-blame associated with your physical symptoms, lower esteem and anxiety. Develop support groups who supports your experiences, give advice and information from others in your situation.

Clear Water Retention with Herbal Remedies

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1. When the body cannot excrete or get rid of the excess water, it starts getting accumulated in the various body parts which is known as water retention.

2. This condition leads to inflammation of the various parts of the body like the eyes, ankles, hands and breath shortness as well.

3. Ayurveda provides various herbal remedies that are beneficial for water retention and overall well being without having any side effects.

Major Reasons of Water Retention Condition.

  • Sitting or standing for a prolonged period for a longer duration
  • Excessive salt consumption
  • Sunburn
  • PMS or premenstrual syndrome
  • Contraceptives
  • Pregnancy
  • Menopause
  • Deficiency of the various nutrients
  • Side effects of the medicines
  • Prolonged exposure of the medical conditions
  • Deep vein thrombosis or venous insufficiency
  • Failure of the kidney functioning
  • Failure of the cardiac functioning
  • Liver cirrhosis
  • Lymphedema
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Arthritis
  • Allergies

This Situation is Generally Characterized by the Following Signs and Symptoms.

  • Pain and ache
  • Swelling and puffiness of the various body parts like feet, hands and ankles
  • Weight gain
  • Body stiffness
  • Body weight fluctuation

There are several natural remedies to cure this condition. But, Planet Ayurveda has provided us with its highly efficient herbal remedies, Punarnava Mandur tablets, Punarnava capsules. These herbal supplements are the perfect combination of the various herbs, which help to clear the water retention and reduce the inflammation effectively. These natural supplements improve the quality of the blood, increase the blood count, flush out the toxins and decrease the level of cholesterol, creatinine and urea in the blood. They possess the property of the natural diuretic and help in proper functioning of the kidneys effectively.

Punarnava Mandur Tablets

The various herbal constituents of Punarnava Mandur Tablets are discussed below.

Operculina Turpethum

The root of this plant is highly effective. This herb has laxative property, which helps to cure flatulence, constipation, digestive disorders and acute pain in the colon. It helps to regulate the temperature of the body. It reduces the accumulated fluids and body fats, thereby treating obesity as well. It flushes out the toxins and help in clearing water retention.

Boerhaavia Diffusa

Also known as Hogweed is a natural anti-inflammatory agent. The roots of this herb act as the best natural diuretic. It helps to reduce swelling and eliminate the retained excess water and fluids from various parts of the body.

Zingiber Officinale or Ginger

This herb helps in the metabolism of the endotoxins, reduces cholesterol content, joint pains and inflammation. Ginger is an effective digestive stimulant and carminative in Ayurveda. This helps to get rid of the excess fluid from the body effectively.

Piper Longnum or Long Pepper

This is a rejuvenating herb, which has the anti-inflammatory property. It is useful for treating respiratory problems like cough, allergy, bronchitis and digestive disorders as well. It laos helps to reduce the fluid accumulation considerably.

Piper Nigrum or Black Pepper

This herb helps to alleviate pain and reduce swelling. It is a natural diuretic and an effective digestive stimulant and carminative. It helps to get rid of water retention from the body parts effectively.

Cedrus Deodara

The bark of the deodar trees is a natural diuretic. It has carminative and diaphoretic characteristics as well. It helps to treat renal disorders, flatulence, kidney stones, rheumatism, fevers and diabetes. It reduces inflammation and cleans fluid retention.

Plumbago Zeylanica or Chitrak

Besides being diaphoretic and carminative, this herb also acts as an appetite stimulant. The roots of this plant are highly effective for natural healing. This herb helps to treat the water retention effectively.

Terminalia Chebula

This herb helps to enhance the appetite of the individuals. It has mild laxative characteristics and is a wonderful liver and digestive stimulant. It helps to treat Ascites, constipation and water retention effectively.

Terminalia Belerica

This helps to get rid of the Kapha toxins from the body. They act as the natural cleansing agents, whose fruits help to treat the intestinal bleeding and get rid of the mucus accumulated from the lungs and various other toxic substances from the body. This has the astringent and laxative characteristics, which make this herb highly beneficial.

Besides the above mentioned herbs, Embelia Ribes, Inula Racemosa, Emblica Officinalis or amla, Berberis Aristata, Curcuma Longa, Baliospermum Montanum, Piccorhiza Kurroa, Cyperus Rotundus and Mandoor Bhasma are also present in the Punarnava Mandur herbal supplement. All these herbs are used together by Planet Ayurveda to form an effective herbal remedy to clear water retention from the body of the individuals and to lead a healthy life.

Dose: 2 to 3 tablets twice daily.

Punarnava Capsules

Punarnava is a weed. These capsules are the natural extracts of the Punarnava and no other preservatives or artificial. These act as the tonic for liver and kidney functioning. It helps to clear the urinary tract infection, promotes respiratory health, rejuvenates cells and also eliminates excess water from the body. Punarnava has astringent and cooling characteristics, which help to maintain the balance between the 3 doshas, Pitta, Vata and Kapha. It also is a wonderful diuretic agent.

Dose: 1 to 2 capsules twice daily.

Besides the Punarnava Mandur tablets and Punarnava capsules, Varunadi Vati, Mutrakrichantak churna and Rencure capsules are the herbal supplements manufactured by Planet Ayurveda, which treat water retention. These herbal supplements are fully natural and vegetarian and they do not have any side effect at all.