The pain in the lower abdomen, back and legs changes every month, and its severity is highly variable from one woman to other. Some may get mild pain whereas others complain of severe pain which goes to the legs, arms and back and the pain lasts for more than 3 days. During such phase at least 15 percent of women say the pain is severe, while, there are many who are not sure if their pain is normal or extreme. The lifestyle factors e.g. foods and stress in life can increase the cramps and some suffer from dizziness, sweating vomiting, nausea, diarrhoa and extreme headache due to it. Foods rich in fruits and vegetables and exercising can help to reduce such pains. Certain herbs have phyto chemicals to provide painless ways to – how to treat menstrual problems without any side effects.
Dolichos biflorus, Symplocos racemosa, Areca catechu, Randia dumetorum are some of the herbs in Gynecure capsules, widely acclaimed for gynecological use. The extreme menstrual herbal remedy contain more than twenty different types of phyto extracts and these are specifically selected from the list of herbs mentioned in Ayurveda for gynecological conditions to get rid of painful periods.
Dolichos biflorus works as internal astringent and can eliminate the problem of urinary discharge and low immunity. It works as diuretic, anti-inflammatory and analgesic which can prevent pain. The study in laboratory on the herb showed its anti-inflammatory properties are comparative to some of the most widely used anti-inflammatory medicines.
Most ayurvedic herbs used for the problem of menstrual pain show estrogenic activities and this property can be found in Symplocos racemosa, which is one of the key herbs offering easy ways to how to treat menstrual problems. The study on the herb show it could increase serum LH and FSH levels, and cause folliculogenesis in immature female rats in laboratory. The phyto chemicals examination of the herb shows the presence of tannins, alkaloids, steroids, proteins, carbohydrates and other chemicals. The study on anti-ulcer activities in laboratory on rats found anti-secretary activities and reduced free and total acidity levels. This approves its use for gastro intestinal disorders, diarrhea, and constipation.
Areca catechu contains a good amount of antioxidants and can cause a delay to prevent maturation of graafian follicles. The intake of the plant extract can delay the processes involved in the monthly period cycle to prevent bleeding between monthly cycles and to get rid of painful periods. This is also used for cleaning the female reproductive organ.
Randia dumetorum is one of the key ingredients in Gynecure capsules and is highly reputed for properties against oxidative stress and inflammatory cytokines. Herbal remedy for irregular periods has hepato protective effects and this was tested in laboratory where the extract was able to decreases periportal inflammation and prevented liver damage. This is used in Ayurveda for panchkarma where the process involves a set of herbs which can eliminate toxins from the body to revive the natural energies. It has immuno modulatory effects and works as analgesic to get rid of painful periods.