Control Menopause with Ayurveda Herbs


Ayurveda helps to balance the systems of the body such as metabolism, bodily substances and movement. During menopause the production of estrogen in the body is reduced. Ayurveda can help to provide the right amount of estrogen to balance the bodily systems. Ayurveda makes use of various plant-based products and helps to reduce the symptoms of menopause.

Menopause Treatment In Ayurveda

As the name suggests, menopause does bring a pause in a woman’s life, however it doesn’t stop a person from living life to the fullest. When a woman doesn’t get her period for 12 months consecutively, she is said to have got menopause.

Menopause symptoms majorly include physical illness, hot flashes, vaginal dryness, depression, weight gain, sleep disturbance, mood symptoms, urinary complaints and uterine bleeding problems.


Menopause causes a lot of physical and emotional changes in a woman’s body, but it should not be considered as a disease. Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) has been used alone or in combination with conventional therapies in menopause. There are Ayurveda treatments available, all of which involve body, mind, and spiritual concepts. Ayurveda can help to overcome the vagaries of menopause. Ayurveda describes menopause as a phase in which the body system goes out of balance.



 Rhodiola rosea



Ayurveda involves the use of medicinal herbs to treat a mood disorder. Rhodiola rosea is recommended in many conditions, including irregular menopause, mild-to-moderate depression and dementia.  Rhodiola rosea is a mild stimulant, so it should be taken in the morning to avoid sleep problems. It is also used in cancer, anxiety, influenza, common cold, bacterial infections, and migraines.




Saffron for menopause



        


Saffron is used in menopause, depression and Alzheimer’s disease. Saffron contains vitamin A,C, D, B12, folic acid, riboflavin, niacin and calcium. It acts as an antioxidant and helps protect the human body from oxidant-induced stress. The dried stigmas of Saffron have been used as a flavouring base and colouring base in various foods and drinks.



Yoga relaxing for menopause symptoms

Relaxation techniques with 30 minutes of yoga postures and breathing exercises are very effective in menopausal symptoms.  Shavasana and Sudarshan Kriya, are also effective in mild-to-severe mood disorders.


Black Cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa)



Black cohosh is used today mainly as a dietary supplement marketed to women as a remedy for the symptoms of premenstrual tension  and also in age-related disorders like osteoporosis. It has analgesic, sedative, and anti-inflammatory properties.



Red clover (Trifolium pretense)



The red clover flowers possess antispasmodic, estrogenic, and expectorant properties. In Chinese medicine, red clover is often used in teas as an expectorant. Russians recommend the herb for treating bronchial asthma. Traditionally, the herb has been used in treating breast cancer.

 

Flaxseeds for menaopause symptoms


        


Flaxseeds contain omega 3 fatty acids. They are used in the treatment of cancer, weight loss and menopause. It is used in muffins, bread and cookies. Before eating, the seeds should be ground properly otherwise they will not be digested.

 

References.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3660126/

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1764641/