Women’s Health

Effective Herbal Treatment for Menopause

Each woman is born with a particular number of eggs. While this is not a mean number, it is not good enough to last till eternity either. Menopause occurs when the egg number is depleted almost completely and the egg production cannot re-initiate no matter how much stimulation is triggered from the hormones. There can be various causes for menopause. Most of the functioning eggs are lost during the lifetime and a few die owing to Atresia, a syndrome not comprehended by the medical fraternity.

Menopause can occur prior to its usual time owing to some surgical process undergone by a person. Hysterectomy is an example of such a process. It can also result from damage suffered by the ovaries. A drastically reduced production of estrogen and increased resistance to Follicle Stimulating Hormone causes menopause, when it occurs at the natural age. Even the frenzied feeling of sexual drive starts minimizing in females owing to the reduced production of testosterone at such times. Menopause can be a difficult period. It is associated with various symptoms like hot flushes and night sweats. Herbs are known to alleviate the effect of these symptoms. Let’s take a look at a few of these herbs.

Does it have secure remedies without side effects?

Ayurveda can provide great help in maintain metabolic condition in such a way that it offers least line of disturbance during this tough phase. Within the ambit of this article, we talk of a few herbs that are known to drastically reduce the effect of menopause on the metabolism.

Soybean or Soyabean- it is considered by many as the top protein supplement of this planet. Botanically, it’s known as Glycine Max. In terms of energy distribution to the body, it is among the very best herbs. It can be quite a therapy for menopause and agonizing menstruation. It has phyto-estrogen that almost replicates the property of estrogen especially when seen in the light of chemical activity. Thus, it naturally helps the needs of estrogen in the body developed after its depletion due to menopause.

Ashoka (Saraca indica)- Ashoka is literally a panacea for gynecological disorders. It offers cure for the maladies related to the female genitalia and also helps in filling up the deficient aspects. It calms down the symptoms persisting owing to the menopausal and post menopausal stress to the metabolism. It tones up the uterus and uterine walls along with the proximal organs thus alleviating the discomforts. It also keeps a tab on the hormones keeping their levels near normalcy. This can help in curtailing disturbance of physiological activities. It can be a great succor in the case of hot flushes manifest due to menopause.

St John’s Wort (hypercium perforatum)- this herb has been known since a long time in the past but has only amassed popularity in present times. It has been acknowledged more in the West. It’s called Hypercium perforatum scientifically and is found to be a great cushion for relieving stress during menopause.

Lodhra (Sympiocos racemosa)- the plant is believed to have great therapeutic properties. As an herb it has a major role in maintaining the homeostasis of the body. It is also a succor for toning the body. It’s quite a help for curing any malady that might arise in the urino-genital region.

Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) -its application is distributed over a pretty vast repertoire. It can be a great cure for throat ailments, reduced immunity among other things. It quite efficiently tones the female genitalia and is found to be of great help during menopausal distress.

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