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Menstrual problems-Home-Remedies

Being a woman is a blessing, but not without a few problems thrown in for good measure. One of the most common problems that women face in their pre-menopausal life is menstrual disorders, which causes symptoms such as painful cramps, uncontrolled bleeding, and absence of or delayed bleeding.

Modern women are stressed; involved in sedentary work; and follow a diet with negligible or zero nutritional value. They follow an erratic lifestyle that is bound to give rise to and aggravate menstrual disorders.

To make worse they rely on over the counter drugs that provide temporary relief from symptoms, but have nothing to do with curing the problem. Instead, these drugs may have side effects with adverse results in the long-term.

According to Ayurveda, poor diet and inefficient digestion are the main causes for these disorders. Improperly digested food leads to the production of toxins in the body. These toxins are circulated by the blood to the deep tissues and channels, where they cause blockages and stagnation. These conditions cause aggravation of vata dosha (air) and the rakta dhatu (blood). The aggravated vata brings impaired blood into the channels carrying the raj (menstrual blood), leading to increased menstrual blood flow.

Excessive bleeding during menstruation is one of the major symptoms of a menstrual problem. Also prolonged bleeding, body aches and pains are experienced. It might be accompanied with burning in the lower portion of the groin, pelvic region, back and flanks. Due to excessive loss of blood, systemic symptoms of anemia are also associated. There can be numbness in hands and feet, fatigue, heart palpitations and light-headedness.

You might have accepted these problems as a part of your life but here is Doctor Granny to save you from this suffering with a few easy and useful home remedies.

Dr. Granny's Remedies:

  • Add 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds to 2 cups of water and simmer over moderate heat until the mixture reduces to a half. Strain, add raw sugar or honey, strain again and drink. This decoction can be taken from the first day of menstruation. Take two doses of this mixture daily for three days for relief from symptoms of menstrual disorder.
  • Take 2-3 pieces of ginger and boil in a glass of water, boil to a half. Add some sugar or gur (jaggery) to taste and take it 3-4 times a day. Ginger is very useful in providing relief when there is severe pain and little or no flow during menstruation.
  • Fry asafetida (hing) in ghee and add a teaspoonful into a glass of buttermilk. Have this once a day for relief from menstrual cramps and pains.
  • Drink half a cup of ajmoda (parsley) daily. It can also be taken with carrot juice. This drink is beneficial for women who have painful or no menstrual flow.


Try these remedies at your own risk. Please remember home remedies cannot replace medicines. If your condition does not improve, seek professional advice.

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