Here we are giving the best Ayurvedic treatment and diet to avoid surgery for endometriosis.
1. HERBAL REMEDIES
Shallaki (Boswellia serrata)
Use of this herb is very effective to treat endometriosis. This herb possesses the anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor and anti-carcinogenic properties. In the Ayurveda, use of this herb is very famous to reduce the pain since ages. Hence the use of this herb very useful to reduce the pain in endometriosis.
Haridra (Curcumin longa)
This herb is commonly called as the haldi and turmeric. Curcumin, a bioactive compound present in this herb is loaded with anti-inflammatory properties. Hence the use of this herb is quite useful in alleviating the lower abdomen pain, lower back pain and pelvic pain.
Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis)
This herb is known by the name of Ghrit kumari in Ayurveda. Being a rich source of vitamins like A, B-complex vitamins, C, E and folic acid, this herb offers the good female health. This herb has the anthraquinone complex which helps to reduce inflammation due to the bleeding. Aloe vera also has the anti-tumor activity. On the other hand, cooling properties of this herb are very effective to reduce the inflammation and rejuvenate the endometrial lining.
Ashok (Saraca indica)
It is herb which has the deep meaning in its name (Ashoka – without sorrow). This herb has the great medicinal importance in Ayurveda since ages. Bark of this tree is known to be very effective to regulate the female menstrual cycles. It helps to manage the hormonal irregularities in women. Use of this herb is very useful in alleviating the various problems during the menstruation like irregular menses, premenstrual tension and pain in pelvic region etc. This herb contains the phytochemical compounds like flavonoids, saponins and glycosides. These bioactive compounds are uterotonic, anti-tumor, oxytocic and anti-implantation in action. For the treatment of endometriosis, dried bark of this tree is quite useful in relieving the problems like menorrhagia and excessive uterine bleeding etc. On the other hand, bark of this herb acts as cooling agent and demulcent which helps to provide the relief in the problems like painful periods, inflamed lymph nodes, heavy clots and amenorrhea.
Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa)
Use of this herb is quite good to resolve the various female health issues. This is known to be a quite good herb in the treatment of endometriosis. It helps in the reduction of pain in pelvic area, lower abdomen and back pain. It helps to provide relief in other symptoms like nausea, vomiting and weakness.
Shatavari (Asparagus recemosus)
It is also one more important herb in Ayurveda to cure the endometriosis. It contains the Isoflavones, Asparagamine, Polysaccharides, mucilage and rich in vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, Phosphorus, Calcium, Iron and folic acid.Hence, use of this herb is quite good to resolve the various gynecological problems in females. It helps to manage the menstrual irregularities in endometriosis like heavy blood flow and amenorrhea.
2. HOME REMEDIES
Flaxseeds are considered as an effective natural treatment for endometriosis. Flaxseeds contain the antioxidants and omega-3 fatty acids which are very effective to slow down the growth of abnormal endometrial tissue.
How to use
- Take the 3 to 4 tablespoons of flaxseeds and soak in one cup of water for whole night. Next morning, strain and drink the water.
- Do it on a regular basis until your symptoms get subside.
Massage of the lower abdomen and pelvic area with an essential oil like lavender or sandalwood also helps to relieve the pains in endometriosis.
Note: Do not do it during your menstrual cycle.
Hot water bath
Hot water bath therapy is an effective home remedy for managing the symptoms of endometriosis. Taking the hot water bath helps in muscles relaxation.
3. DIET REMEDIES
Things to be taken
- Consume the vegetables like lentils, broccoli, cabbage, Brussels, sprouts sweet potatoes, beans, cauliflower, potatoes, beat, garlic, onion, artichokes, carrot, spinach, kale, lettuce, peas, turnips, pumpkin and spinach.
- Consume the fruits like prunes, papaya, pineapple, banana, avocado, cherries, strawberries, figs, apples, mango, Brazil nuts, pear, pomegranate, oranges, grapefruit, kiwi and apricot.
Things to be avoided
- Frozen Food
- Brown Bread
- Refined Grains
- Caffeine products like coffee, tea, chocolate
- Processed snacks
- White Rice
4. Yoga and exercise
Like above mentioned herbal remedies, home remedies and diet tips, it is important to do yoga and exercise. These techniques are quite helpful in alleviating the symptoms of endometriosis. Breathing exercises in yoga are very effective in reducing the pain to a greater extent as deep exhalation promotes relaxation in body.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. WEBSITE – WWW.PLANETAYURVEDA.COM