Ayurvedic Approach to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

Authors

  • Sonu Mariam Rajan PG Scholar, Department of Prasuti Tantra and Stree Roga, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
  • Rachana H. V Professor, Department of Prasuti Tantra and Stree Roga, Sri Sri College of Ayurvedic Science and Research Institute, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47070/ayushdhara.v10i6.1447

Keywords:

PCOS, Patoladi kwatha, Andadhara roga, Navaka guggulu

Abstract

Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a systemic, endocrinal and also a metabolic disorder and it is the most common cause of hyperandrogenic chronic anovulation occurring in reproductive age group. Approximately 75 percent of anovulatory women of any cause have polycystic ovaries and 20 to 25 per cent of women with normal ovulation demonstrate ultrasound findings typical of polycystic ovaries. In Ayurvedic literature, Acharya Kashyapa mentioned about Pushpagni jataharini, it bears some resemblance with symptoms of PCOS. Most of the symptoms seen in PCOS are related to the Artavavaha srotas. In Bhaishajya Ratnavali, it is mentioned that Patoladi Kwatha is Hitakara for Andadhara roga in Andadhaara roga chikitsa adhyaya. In Chakradutta, in Sthoulya chikitsa adhyaya he mentioned that Navaka guggulu is good for Kapha medoja roga. In this case study, patient aged 23 years came to the OPD with the complaints of irregular menstruation and scanty bleeding during menstruation since 1 year. She was known case of PCOS and her symptoms got relieved after the administration of Patoladi kwatha along with Navaka guggulu for 3 months.

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Published

05-01-2024

How to Cite

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Sonu Mariam Rajan, Rachana H. V. Ayurvedic Approach to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Ayushdhara [Internet]. 2024Jan.5 [cited 2024May28];10(6):153-7. Available from: https://ayushdhara.in/index.php/ayushdhara/article/view/1447

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