A woman’s body goes through many hormonal changes during each stage of her life beginning from childhood to old age. These stages include puberty, periods, pregnancy and then menopause.
Some common problems include irregular periods, period’s pain, anemia, acne, nausea, fatigue, cramps, constipation, bloating, unbalanced hormones etc. During these times popping a pill every time is not a good idea instead switch to ways which are more natural ways like adopting a healthy lifestyle, exercising regularly, having a healthy diet and take herbal or Ayurvedic treatments which will not only control but also prevent these problems naturally.
These magical Indian herbs have been an integral part of Ayurvedic healing for thousands of years—here’s how they work and what effects it will have on women’s health and wellness.
Ashwagandha Herb is also known as winter cherry or Indian ginseng. It’s the most incredible Indian herb with medicinal properties. It enhances the endocrine glands which help to maintain the hormonal system.
Ashwagandha helps in treating arthritis, constipation, insomnia, skin problems, diabetes, stress, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, mood swings, low energy level etc. if taken regularly.
Moringa is also known by various names such as drumstick tree, horseradish tree or ben oil tree. It is naturally loaded with vitamin A, B, calcium, potassium, magnesium, and iron etc.
Its seeds help in treating edema, constipation, mood swings, asthma, diabetes, kidney disorders, anemia, hair problems, skin problems etc. if taken regularly.
Turmeric and its most active compound curcumin have many scientifically-proven health benefits, such as the potential to prevent heart disease, Alzheimer, cancer.
It is best known as a powerful natural remedy for chronic inflammation, relieves arthritis and other pain, cleans arteries, relieves depression, helps with indigestion, and may relieve symptoms of PMS.
Triphala is a classic Ayurvedic combination of three Indian herbs (Haritaki, Bibhitaki, and Amla), Triphala is used to enhance digestion and regularity, and helps good bacteria to flourish in the gut.
It has anti-inflammatory properties that may help protect against certain cancers and other chronic diseases. It is also full of anti-oxidants and aids weight loss.
Fenugreek is a rich source of vitamins C, beta-carotene and vitamin B. It maintains blood glucose levels and aids in the optimal production of breast milk that’s why it is taken by lactating mothers. It is said to be a natural painkiller and also reduces abdominal cramps during periods and joint pain.
It is great for healthy hair and treating dandruff, just mix fenugreek powder with curd and apply on roots.
Shatavari is also known as Asparagus racemosus. It acts as a rejuvenating supplement which nourishes tissues, strengthens the body. It is often prescribed for both physical and mental health, this Indian herb also serves a varied role in fertility and vitality, increases the lactation power of mothers, act as a diuretic, an antioxidant and has anti-aging properties.
It strengthens the reproductive system in both men and women. However, it is best known as a tonic that balances female hormones. Consuming this enhances fertility, reduces vaginal dryness when menopausal symptoms begin and after menopause, and reduces hot flashes too.
Brahmi contains antioxidants that play a vital role in living a healthy life. It is a therapeutic herb commonly used as a memory enhancer, it clarifies the mind, encourages a balanced emotional state, strengthen memory and intellect, promote healthy skin and hair. Brahmi is known to regulate blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes.
Neem is also known as Azadirachta indica. It is Ayurveda’s most powerful herb for healthy inner and outer skin. It supports healthy liver, intestinal, pancreatic and immune function. It’s a remedy for fungal, bacterial, and viral infections, dandruff, ringworms etc. Neem is also known for its anti-aging properties.
Due to its antioxidant properties, it protects the skin from harmful UV rays, pollution, and other environmental factors.
All of the above herbs can be taken as powdered, pills or applied on the skin. It’s important to remember that these herbs shouldn’t replace any medical treatments recommended by your doctor. If you choose to use the herb as part of your treatment plan, make sure to first discuss it with your doctor.