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?
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 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.
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 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
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
- 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.