Polycystic Ovarian Disease Causes And Treatment By Ayurveda


Ovaries in women are the main part of the reproductive system. Menstruation, conception, and hormone production are some of its main functions. Thus any abnormality in the ovaries directly impacts these factors. One such abnormality is Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD). PCOD affects 15% of women of fertile age and nowadays is very common among young girls in the age group 16 to 28 years. Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) can cause lifelong complications therefore, all the women reading this article are directed to read this article thoroughly to know the causes, symptoms, and effective Ayurvedic treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD).

Polycystic Ovarian Disease


Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) also known as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) is a lifestyle disorder causing enlarged ovaries with many cysts. The main problem women face is difficulty in conceiving, which can be due to an irregular periodic cycle. In PCOD women’s ovaries release partially mature or fully immature eggs in bulk due to hormonal unbalance. Far beyond conception and menstrual issues, women with PCOD can develop serious health problems.

Ayurvedic Aspect

Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) in Ayurveda is correlated to Aartava kshaya. Due to continuous practice of Nidan (causes) the prakupit dosha saddle in aartav veh strotas (reproductive system). These doshas cause various ailments in the area causing problems in menstrual blood flow, difficulty in conception, and untreated cases can also lead to infertility. Shodhan, Shaman, and Tarpan treatment regimen are implemented for the treatment of such conditions in Ayurveda. Various other methods are also applied in its treatment described further in the article.


The exact cause is not known for this condition in modern pathy. But a few causes highlighted for this condition are

  Insulin resistance

  Genetic/ family history

  Environmental factors

 Ayurveda texts describe causes as 

   Due to unhealthy food intake

  Inadequate Lifestyle

  Irregular sleep patterns


Sometimes symptoms are clear, but sometimes they are less obvious. Some women may have one symptom and some may have all the symptoms.

   Less bleeding


  Hair growth

  Darkening of skin areas like the back of the neck

  Irregular periods

  Hair loss from the scalp

  Painful periods

  Facial hairs appear

  Difficulty in conceiving




Doctors typically diagnose PCOD based on the symptoms mentioned above. Along with it, to confirm the diagnosis following tests are recommended 

  Pelvic examination 

  Blood test



Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) affects the body in various ways. The untreated or long-term conditions can cause certain complications in women including



  Heart disease

  Gestational diabetes

  High blood pressure

  Cholesterol increase

  Sleep apnea




Basic medical treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) is taking medications for particular symptoms. In the case of obesity, weight loss pills are given.

 Birth control pills are prescribed to restore normal hormone balance and manage hair growth.

 Anti-diabetic drugs are used to relieve symptoms of insulin resistance. 

 Certain creams are prescribed to control facial hairs

 Surgery is the last option in its treatment when all these chemicals fail to recover your condition.

These chemical-based medications can be harmful to the body and can cause 

  Ovarian hypertension



  Breast tenderness


  Shortness of breath

 Ayurvedic treatment

Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) can be successfully cured with ayurvedic treatment.

Thousands of years ago in Charak, Sushruta, and many other Samhitas, the treatment regimen has been already described.

   Panchakarma  naturally detoxifies the body and thus helps in improving the condition.

  Uttar Basti  the most effective treatment in the reproductive area in which herbs are introduced into the uterus to eradicate toxins for purification.

 Udwarthana  the body is massaged externally with churna preparations for weight loss, and muscle strength.

  Ayurvedic herbs like Kanchan guggul, are prescribed to maintain insulin and lipid levels

According to many kinds of research 86% of Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) women were successfully cured with ayurvedic treatment.

Anti Ovarian Cyst Pack by Planet Ayurveda for Treatment of Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD)

Planet Ayurveda is an ayurvedic manufacturing company in India. For 2 decades it has been preparing many medicines which are successfully managing many diseases worldwide. Their preparations are 100% pure and natural and also free from any kind of chemical, or preservative. Anti Ovarian Cyst Pack is one of their herbal formulations which is non-invasive and chemical-free. It restores the imbalance of doshas in Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) and manages the health condition in women.

Product  List

1.  Pradrantak Churna

2.  Chandraprabha Vati

3.  Kanchnaar Guggul

4.  Punarnava Mandur

5.  Kumari Saar

Herbal Remedies For Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Herbal Remedies For Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Products Description

1. Pradrantak Churna

It is a herbal powder prepared by a combination of Arjuna (Terminalia arjuna), Ashoka (Saraca indica), Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa), Udumbur (Ficus glomerata). This herbal combination maintains healthy female reproductive organs and proper hormonal control. This treats irregular and acyclic bleeding in ovarian cysts.

Dosage  1 tsp twice daily with water

2. Chandraprabha Vati 

This is a wonderful compound ayurvedic medicine prepared with kali maricha (Piper nigrum), Dalchini (Cinnamomum camphora), Mustak (Cyperus rotundus), etc. This Vati helps in reducing kapha dosha along with insulin enhancement and hormone balancing. Due to its antispasmodic properties, it helps in painful periods by relaxing the muscles.

Dosage  Take 2 tablets two times a day with water.

3. Kanchnaar Guggul 

It is a classical combination of Kanchnaar (Bauhinia variegata) and Guggul (Comniphora mukul). Both these herbs work very efficiently in reproductive and urinary system problems. They help in reducing cystic swelling in PCOD by draining the excess Kapha from the body.

Dosage  Take 2 tablets two times a day with water.

4. Punarnava Mandur

Punarnava (Boerhavia diffusa), Haridra (Curcuma longa), etc are used for weight management in PCOD women. They give the best results without any physical and internal weakness in the body. They maintain immunity, and blood composition and very effectively treat the symptoms of PCOD.

Dosage   Take 2 tablets twice a day with water

5. Kumari Saar 

Ghritkumari (Aloe vera) is used for the preparation of this wonderful ayurvedic medicine. Aloe vera helps to reduce Kapha dosha along with balancing pitta and Vata dosha. This herb is well used in female reproductive diseases and it supports hormones functioning in the body. It also helps with digestion. Taking kumara saar regularly in PCOD disease will surely ease the symptoms of the disease by balancing the doshas naturally.

Dosage   2 tablespoons full daily with water.



Polycystic Ovarian Disease (PCOD) can be treated to a large extent with a good lifestyle, a proper healthy diet, daily yoga, and ayurvedic herbs. Herbs restore the imbalance of doshas due to anovulation and normalize hormones which increases the chances of conception. For proper ayurvedic treatment with diet plans according to your disease condition and body Prakriti, contact us at www.PlanetAyurveda.com

Dr. Vikram Chauhan


Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD - Ayurveda) is the CEO and Founder of Planet Ayurveda Pvt. Ltd. He is Author of the Book "Ayurveda – God’s Manual For Healing". He is an Ayurveda Expert Serving People worldwide through all the Possible Mediums, Operating from Main Branch in Mohali, India. With his Vast Experience in Herbs and their Applied Uses, he is successfully treating Numerous Patients suffering from Various Ailments with the help of Purest Herbal Supplements, Diet, and Lifestyle, according to the Principles of Ayurveda. For More Details, visit www.PlanetAyurveda.com.

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