A REVIEW ON DYSMENORRHOEA (KASHTARTAVA): AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE
Dr. Pooja Rajguru*, Dr. Chetana Kulkarni and Dr. Madhuri Bhalgat
In present day life women are effectively facing challenges encountered by stressful life resulting in Mithya Ahar, vihar, over exertion & malnutrition this may direct to vikruti in “Rutuchakra‟‟ leading to various vyadhi allied to menstruation. Ayurveda recommends rutucharya and dinacharya, diet modulation and yoga in the form of asanas, pranayam and meditation on a regular basis so as to alleviate dysmenorrhoea effectively. Similarly, Uttarbasti, Garbhashaya balyaaushadhi, anuvasan or matrabasti can also be administered if necessary.
Keywords: Ayurveda, Kashtartava, Menstruation, Dysmenorrhoea.
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