EFFICACY OF TRIVRUTTA GHRITA IN PRIMARY DYSMENORRHEA
Dr. Hemalata Jalgaonkar*
Women is the bearer of new life, the originator of future generation. Women‟s health is the primary factor to be considered for well being of family society and culture. Menstruation is a physiological change in a women differentiating her from men. But this physiological change may get affected producing a pathological condition i.e. menstrual pain (dysmenorrhea). Painful menstruation is a common gynecological complaints. Its frequency has socioeconomic importance. Primary dysmenorrhea can be correlated with Udavarta Yonivyapada of sushruta and udavartini of Charaka. Primary dysmerrhea is treated with prostaglandin synthesis inhibitor that is Tab. Meftal Spas as a routine treatment. Udavarta yonivyapada is one of the 20 yonivyapada described by various Acharyas. Vata is responsible for the pain. The aggrevated vata moving in reverse directions of artava with difficulty. Acharya Vagbhata has mentioned trivrutta siddha snehapana in the management of udavarta yonivyapada. Trivrutta ghrita can be choice of drug. This may improve quality of women’s life during menstrual period and hence thereafter.
Keywords: Primary Dysmenorrhea, Udavarta Yonivyapada, Trivrutta Ghrita, Apanvayu.
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