Herbs for Menopause

Menopause and Hot flashes, here is help-

This article talks specifically about herbs for menopause and hot flashes and how one can help alleviate these conditions.

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Menarche: Beginning  of the Menstrual function: especially the first menstrual period of an individual.

Menopause: The period of natural cessation  of Menstruation occurring usually, between the age of 45 and 50 and a condition associated with this is called hot flashes.

Menstrual problems can disrupt  life and if they are not treated at the initial  stages, can give rise to many other complications associated with the Reproductive System. Following are the menstrual problems that women generally face .

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Pre-menstrual Syndrome (PMS): Varying  constellation of symptoms manifested by some women, prior to menstruation, that may include emotional instability, irritability, insomnia, fatigue , anxiety, depression, headache,  oedema and abdominal pain. Tensions occurring as a part of the Premanstrual tension is called as Premenstrual tensions.

Dysmenorrhoea is a commonly occurring problem amongst the women. Women have to face many health problems like abdominal pain, backache,  headache, debility, burning sensation in hands and feet etc. When Dysmenorrhoea occurs, due to the stress and strain, following symptoms are noticed like irritation, anxiety, body ache, mood swings, drowsiness etc.

Over exercising, hectic life schedule, malnutrition, smoking, excess intake of brain stimulating depressing narcotics, anemia, debility, emotional trauma, act as precursor for the aforesaid menstrual problems. Commonly occurring Menopausal symptoms are Hot flashes, night sweats, vaginal dryness, anxiety, panic attacks, wanting  to cry  for no reason, pain during intercourse, increase in body fats etc.

Aloe Vera is useful to treat  disturbed menstrual function and Dysmenorrhoea.

Crocus sativus is useful in Amenorrhoea and Dysmenorrhoea.

Symplocos Racemosa helps to arrest  abdominal uterine secretions.

Woodfordia fructicosa is effective in uterine diseases especially in Menorrhagia.

Saraca indica  is useful in the treatment of excessive uterine bleeding. Also used in Dysmenorrhoea.

Ashwagandha in case of Menopause, is very effective to relieve problems related to stress and strain. Helps to maintain vitality and stamina and boosts immunity. Prescribed in all cases of general debility, nervous exhaustion and loss of muscular energy.

Jatamansi (Spikenard) is useful in Menopausal problems of stress and strain. The herb counteracts the  effect of  mental stress ,anxiety related  disorders by its tranquilizing action.

Herbal stress relief products that have Ashwagandha, Bacopa and Jatamansi can provide help with menstrual problems including menopause and hot flashes naturally, without any side effects. Also, Turmeric Curcumin products should aid in cramps related to above conditions.

I hope the information provided above on herbs for menopause are useful to all women. If you like write me a comment using email below.

Dr. Veena Deo is an Ayurvedic Docor in India. All the information provided above and opinions expressed above are her own and should not be construed as medical advice. This information and on herbal supplements is provided for educational purposes only.




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