Ayurvedic Cure For Menstrual Problems...

When a lady reaches her childbearing age, hormones present in her blood start stimulating the ovaries to produce ova initiating the cycles that is generally of about 28 days. Nevertheless, this might vary substantially, surprisingly in some cases from one month to another. Also, the intensity of discomfort the woman experiences can also differ.

Menstrual cycle is one thing that decides majority of women's health. Most of the women experience painful monthly menses. A painless and problem free menstrual cycle depends on the proper functioning of the endocrine glands to stimulate hormone secretion. With a healthy lifestyle and food habits, one can experience a healthy menstrual cycle. 

Irregular menstrual cycle refers to a change in regular menstrual periods or menses. Menses is a natural way of cleaning of the uterus and vagina of sperm and bacteria that are carried. [Facts about menstrual cycle] A menstrual cycle is measured from the start of one menses to the start of another.
Mostly it ranges anywhere from 21 to 35 days. Every woman usually has a certain cycle length that is rather constant but sometimes varies 1-2 days per month. Remember that the onset of menses for every 35 days (regularly) is not considered as irregular menstrual cycle. However, irregular menstrual cycles can be either of short term or long-term irregularity. 

Long-term irregularity can be anything from a cycle that changes in length from month to month to the experience of various abnormal symptoms such as heavy bleeding, no cycle for months for a period of time, very painful periods or ovulation. Short-term irregularity can be due to any of the causes such as fatigue, stress, and over exercise which generally occurs infrequently. Irregular menstrual cycle has become common problem among women today. It is found that one out of every five women suffer with this problem. There are several reasons for a menstrual cycle to become irregular.

If you are suffering with irregular periods, it clearly indicates that your menstrual cycle has lost its balance.
Actually, most irregular periods are benign and don’t cause any complications for your health.

Causes of Irregular Menstrual Cycle.

The cause of irregular menstrual cycle is mostly related to stresses, tension, ingested medications and caffeine, a substance that disrupt corpus luteum function or even act as anticoagulant blood thinners.

Hormonal imbalance as a cause of irregular periods

Too frequent periods, missed periods, spotting or bouts of heavy bleeding and clotting usually occur because of underlying hormonal imbalance in your body and this hormonal imbalance can be treated easily.
In early stages of menstrual cycle, it may take several years for the hormones to control the changes in your body and to reach a balance in your regular menstrual cycle.
You can also experience irregular menstrual periods even at the end of your menstruation cycle. So, irregular periods at these particular stages of your life are not at all a cause 

Pregnancy and irregular periods

Pregnancy is also one of the major causes of irregular periods or missed periods. Obviously you will miss your period once you get pregnant but that is completely natural.
In the same time the post-partum period may trouble you and seem a bit unnatural especially if it presents as spotting of contrary as heavy bleeding.

Random causes that may lead to irregular periods
Significant weight gain or weight loss is one of the reasons for irregular periods. Even though low body weight is the most common cause of irregular periods, obesity also causes various irregularities in your menstrual cycle.
If you are a victim of severe emotional stress, then you can possibly experience irregular or missed periods. This is due to the reason that stress will have very serious impact on your reproductive health. So, if you are aware you experience severe emotional stress, you may suffer from irregular periods.
Various eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia nervosa can also have influence on your regular menstrual cycle. So, if you have any kind of eating disorder, you can certainly experience irregular periods.
Excessive exercising or body straining activities can also lead to irregular menstrual cycle. This is the reason why most of athletes encounter missed periods.
Many new mothers do not resume their regular periods until they have completed their breast feeding. So, they can possibly have irregular menstrual cycle.
Alcohol consumption can also disturb your hormonal metabolism. As a result, you’ll certainly end up with irregular or missed periods.
Certain uterine abnormalities such as cervical polyps, uterine fibroids and endometriosis also cause irregular periods, too.

These are quite a few reasons that may cause you to experience irregular periods. So, if you are really concerned about your missed periods, make sure you consult any experienced gynecologist and find out the root cause of it.

And remember to always consider healthy liquid intake such as beverages, natural fruit juices, and herbal teas. These can also help to cleanse and regulate or relieve lower abdominal pains. Always see a professional if there are serious complications.

Ayurvedic Treatments and tips for Irregular Menstrual Cycle.

As irregular menstrual cycle is treated according to the cause, it is determined with a blood test, ultrasound and biopsy. Often hormonal imbalance will be the major cause for irregular menstrual cycle, which can be treated with appropriate drugs or hormones. Surgical removal of polyps or fibroids may also be done, if required. Treatment for irregular menses is also based on your plan for children. If you decide to have pregnancy, then a hormonal contraceptive or supplement will be prescribed to regulate your menstrual cycles. Never get tense regarding slight change or variation in your regular menstrual period. More than 50 percent of healthy women have the problem of Irregular menstrual cycle. However, consult your gynecologist if you are always with irregular menses.

Herbs for Treating Menstrual Problems

Ayurveda has a cure in the form of many Indian herbs and home remedies that can give relief to the suffering women.

Asafetida increases the secretion of progesterone, the female hormone, facilitating smooth menstruation. It should be fried in ghee and mixed with goat’s milk and a spoonful of honey. Having this mixture for about a month reduces pain during menses.

Henna has a very cooling effect. The suppositories of its leaves are placed in the vagina of the women who have problem of excessive flow during menstruation.

Ginger is very effective for cold climates. The lower temperatures often cause painful and irregular menses. Ginger is infused with sugar and this preparation is administered to the women experiencing difficult menstruation.

Aloe vera
Aloe Vera is known to be a good stimulant of uterus. As such, it is often administered to the women experiencing painful menstruation. 

Valerian or Valeriana Wallichii is used for stimulation of menstrual blood flow apart from being used for treating many other diseases.

Castor oil
If a woman experiences congestive pain during her menstrual cycle, she can get relief by taking castor oil before her periods are due.

Many women suffer due to heavy menstruation. They can take ashwagandha tonic for reducing heavy flow during menstruation.

The tonic liquorice is also useful for reducing heavy flow during menstruation.

Home Remedies:



A piece of fresh ginger (adrak), ground and boiled in a cup of water. The infusion is taken thrice daily after meals along with sugar.
Boil 1 teaspoon saffron (kesar) in ½ cup water. Let it reduce to become 1 tablespoon. Divide this decoction into three portions and take with equal quantities of water, thrice daily for a couple of days.


Take ½ teaspoon finely ground cinnamon (dalchini) every night along with 1 cup milk.
Powder 1 teaspoon dried mint (pudina) leaves and take with 1 teaspoon honey, thrice daily.


Grind some Beal leaves into a fine paste. Take 1 teaspoon with warm water and drink some cold water as well.
Boil 1 teaspoon coriander (dhania) seeds in 2 cups water till it is reduced to 1 cup. Add sugar to taste and drink when lukewarm. Repeat twice or thrice a day.

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