Study to evaluate the efficacy of Yavani Churna and Yoga Therapy in Primary Dysmenorrhea - A Clinical Study

  • Kalpna Kuber M.O., Govt. Autonomous Ayurved College and Hospital, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Trupti Jain Assistant Professor, Dept. of Swasthavritta, Pt. K.L.S. Govt. (Auto) Ayurveda College and Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Charu Bansal Professor, Dept. of Swasthavritta, Pt. K.L.S. Govt. (Auto) Ayurveda College and Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
  • Reshma Shekh Post Graduate Scholar, Dept. of Swasthavritta, Pt. K.L.S. Govt. (Auto) Ayurveda College and Institute, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India.
Keywords: Dysmenorrhea, Yavani Churna, Yoga Therapy, Udavartini Yonivyapada.

Abstract

Dysmenorrhea or painful menstruation is a medical condition experienced by majority of adolescent girls with an estimate prevalence between 67%- 90%. Today's stressful modern lifestyle, lack of physical activity, food habits, frequent intervention of female genital tract affects the uterine environment which leads to higher incidence of Dysmenorrhea. It affects their academic performance, social activities and is a cause for school absenteeism. In Ayurveda, Dysmenorrhea is mentioned as symptom of many disorders like Vatala Yonivyapada, Paripluta Yonivyapada, Mahayoni, Udavartini Yonivyapada and Vataja Artav Dushti. Yavani (Trachyspermum ammi) is a well-known herb available in every Indian kitchen and traditionally it was used for curing numerous ailments. Ayurveda mentioned its properties as Vatanuloman, Shothahara, Shoolaghgna etc. Yoga is a non-pharmacological treatment modality popularly useful in several diseases. Several researches also proved the positive effect of Yavani and Yoga on pain inflammation, oxidative stress etc. Thus, for present study Yavani Churna and Yoga therapy has selected and clinical trial was conducted on 40 patients of Primary Dysmenorrhea for two consecutive cycle (2 month). These patients were divided into 2 groups as group A (Yavani Churna and Yoga Therapy) and group B (Yavani Churna). After 2 consecutive cycles, results showed significant improvement in pain as well as other clinical parameters.

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Kalpna Kuber, Trupti Jain, Charu Bansal, & Reshma Shekh. (2021). Study to evaluate the efficacy of Yavani Churna and Yoga Therapy in Primary Dysmenorrhea - A Clinical Study. Journal of Ayurveda and Integrated Medical Sciences, 6(5), 44 - 54. Retrieved from https://jaims.in/jaims/article/view/1481
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