Asked for female, 18years old from Hooghly
Hello, lybrate-user, aggravated vata dosha is the cause for all types of pain in the body. Apana vata (subtype of vata) which is responsible for normal regulation of menstruation gets disturbed due to some causative factors and vata gets vitiated. This causes painful menstruation. Upashaya (pacifying factors)
hot bag fomentation on the lower abdomen during the pain.
hot water shower after application of warm oil all over the body. intake of warm and unctuous food and drink.
intake of food which are sweet, sour and salty predominant.
daily practice of pranayama and yoga.
(non pacifying factor)
exposure to cold weather.
consuming food which is cold and dry.
intake of food which is spicy, bitter, astringent predominant taste. excessive stress.
keeping awake at night.
sip 2 cups per day of chamomile tea few days prior to menstruation
grate a small piece of ginger into warm water
take 2-3 garlic cloves in the early morning
boil 5 g of carom seeds/cumin seeds/fenugreek seeds/fennel during the
boil around 1 tsp. Of sesame seeds in 60 ml of water and drink every morning few
days prior to menstruation
intake 5 ml of castor oil in warm milk provides immediate relief from menstrual
prepare a dessert with sesame seeds, cumin seeds mixed with jaggery and ghee
and make small balls out of it. Consume it frequently.
intake 1 glass of parsley juice twice every day
drink cinnamon tea with honey during menstruation
intake of dark chocolate after meals proven to relief from menstrual cramps.
massage the lower abdomen, thigh with war sesame oil/castor oil and apply hot
avoid vata increasing factors such as travelling, stress, drinking caffeine etc. Few
days prior to menstruation.
drink 6-8 glass of warm water daily
always consume food which is warm and easy to digest.
lavender essential oil
mixed with carrier oil such sweet almond oil or grape seed oil. A safe concentration is one drop of essential oil to 1 tsp. Of carrier oil.
eka pada raja kapotaasana
utthita trikonasana virabhadrasana
pathyaapathya (do and do nots) pathya (dos)
dos- oats (cooked), brown rice, wheat, quinoa, barley, millet
ghee (clarified butter), buttermilk, yoghurt, sour cream
avocado, beets, okra, onion, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, spinach, kale, cauliflower, cucumber, seaweed; cooked vegetables
baked or cooked apples, apricots, bananas (ripe), blackberries, can notaloupe, cherries, cranberries, dates, figs, grapes, papaya, peach, pomegranate
green gram, tofu, chickpeas, black beans
lightly roasted nuts, almonds, cashews, pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds
cane sugar jaggery, maple syrup, honey chicken, fish
regular exercise and pranayama
do nots- corn flour (chips, bread, tortilla), dry oats, rye
ice cream, frozen yoghurt
asparagus, brussel sprouts, cabbage, potatoes; raw vegetables should be avoided
dry fruits of any kind kidney beans peanuts
bread, rolls, pastries, etc. Caffeine, alcohol intake spicy or oily foods
stress, cold water shower, suppression natural urges like flatus, etc.
If you follow these regimen you get relieved ,and for proper ayurvedic treatment please consult online.