Amenorrhoea(irregular periods) : The
state points to lack of periods which can be caused by mental
trauma, emotional upsets, physical debility, loss of weight,
anorexia(1oss of or absence of appetite), poor health and low
hemoglobin (HB) in blood, poor diet. The situation may occur due
to pregnancy, menopause, some organic problem etc.
Dysmenorrhoea (painful periods): It
means painful menstruation which can be caused by sedentary
life, too much sexual indulgence, weak health, spicy diet and
anemia, general run-down condition of health, strain and stress
of circumstantial origin.
Menorrhagia (excessive bleeding during
periods): It means excessive bleeding during menstruation.
Common causes are abortion, accident, miscarriage, rape, tumor,
forceful coition. It may result in acute anemia. Every bleeding
from the passage should not be taken as menstrual bleeding.
Herbs can play an effective role in meeting
most of the menstrual problems as they have curative and
corrective effects on hormones and their approach is holistic.
Take infusion of Chamomile or Lemon Balm,
to have relief in painful periods. A decoction of Cramp Bark or
Valerian is a useful way to get rid of severe Cramping pains.
Since their taste is disgusting, so better take in tablet form
(maximum dose - 5gm in divided doses).
Mix beetroot in water and then squeeze the
pieces to convert the whole solution to a homogenous form.
Strain it through a strainer and drink it 3-4 times a day for
Boil 1 teaspoon saffron in 1/2 cup water.
Let it reduce to become 1 tablespoon. Divide this decoction into
three portions and take with equal quantities of water, three
times a day for 2-3 days.
Take half tea spoon of finely grind
cinnamon every night along with 1 cup of milk. It will work
Take one teaspoon of dried mint leaves
(powder form) with 1 teaspoon honey, 3 times a day. It is
effective in menstrual pain.
Take a mixture of crushed 6-8 almonds and 1
cup of milk with 1 egg yolk, 1/2 teaspoon sesame powder and 1
teaspoon honey. Take this decoction once or twice a day.