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by Dr Vaid Ji on Sep 21, 2023


Endometriosis is a medical condition in which endometrial tissue grows outside the uterus. It is most commonly involves your ovaries, fallopian tubes and the tissue lining your pelvis. It can cause painful and heavy periods as well as fertility issues. A few places you can develop endometriosis include – fallopian tubes, outside and back of your uterus, ovaries, vagina, peritoneum, bladder and ureters, intestines, diaphragm, rectum. Endometriosis is a condition that can interfere with your everyday life. It causes long term pain, disruptions to your menstrual cycle and fertility issues.

What causes endometriosis?

The cause of endometriosis is unknown, but possible explanations includes-

  • Transformation of peritoneal cells
  • Retrograde menstruation
  • Embryonic cell transformation
  • Immune system disorder
  • Endometrial cell transport
  • Surgical scar implantation

Signs and Symptom of Endometriosis-

  • Painful periods, pelvic pain and cramping begin before and extend several days into a menstrual period, also have lower back and abdominal pain
  • Pain with bowel movements or urination
  • Infertility
  • Excessive bleeding
  • Sometimes you may also experience fatigue, diarrhea, constipation, bloating, and nausea especially during menstrual periods.

Risk factors –

Several factors place you at greater risk of developing endometriosis such as-

  • Starting your period at early age
  • Never giving birth
  • Short menstrual cycles
  • Going through menopause at an older age
  • Heavy menstrual periods that last longer than seven days
  • Low body mass index
  • One or more relatives with endometriosis
  • Having higher levels of estrogen in your body or a greater lifetime exposure to estrogen your body produces
  • Disorders of the reproductive tract


You cannot prevent endometriosis but you can reduce your chances of developing it by lowering the levels of the hormone estrogen in your body.

Endometriosis can be prevented by taking some of the precautionary steps. Following are the preventive measures of endometriosis:

  • Maintaining healthy weight-Exercise will help you keep your body weight down and maintain low body fat.
  • Doing physical exercise
  • Intake of nutritious food
  • Say no to alcohol and drugs
  • Avoid smoking
  • Breastfeeding

Management of Endometriosis according to Ayurveda-                                    

In ayurveda , Charaka Samhita mentions 20 types of vaginal disorders but no descriptive theory is available for endometrial related problems. But Yoni kanda according to madhava nidanam b ears similar features like endometriosis. It causes female infertility.Ayurveda defines endometriosis as a condition when toxins store in but do not went out under nutrition, digestion irregularity and due to vitiated doshas. The treatment for endometriosis include-

  • Virechan
  • Basti karma
  • Abhyanga
  • Swedana
  • Udvartana


  • Turmeric
  • Chamomile
  • Ginger
  • Lavender

Yoga asana-

  • Vajrasana
  • Malasana
  • Janu sirasana
  • Supta baddha konasana
  • Svadhisthana


Here are some of the medicines of Chandigarh Ayurved centre which are used for the treatment of endometriosis:

1. Kachnaar Guggulu Tablets
Kanchnaar Guggulu is the best Ayurvedic herb which mainly helps in balancing the Apana Vata. The tablets are prepared from Kachnaar (Bauhinia variegata), Shunthi (Zingiber officinale), Maricha (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Bibhitaki (Terminalia bellirica), Amalaki (Emblica officinalis), etc that shows anti-inflammatory, analgesic, antioxidant properties and enhances the female reproductive health. It is very beneficial in correcting the hormonal imbalance, strengthens the body, & improves circulation.
Recommended Dosage:Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.

2. Femine care tablet
It is a pure and natural remedy that contains various herbs extract that works on the female reproductive system and make it healthy. These tablets show antioxidant properties, anti inflammatory and immuno modulater properties. It contains Ghritkumari , Muramakki, Sonth. It works in various diseases like pcod, bulky uterus, endometriosis, general female health, irregular menses, and uterine fibroids. It affects on Tridosha- balances Vata and Kapha.
DOSE– 1-2 tablets two times a day or as directed by physician.

3. Women Power Plus Tablet
CAC woman power tablet is a complete health supplement for women which is best for female health and vital energy. It helps to build up the immunity. This is a pure herbo mineral product of the best quality herbs. The herbs used are Ashoka, Shatavari, anatmool, etc. These are herbs used since ancient times to maintain female health metabolism.
DOSE– Take 2 tablet twice a day or as directed by physician.

4. Women Champion Syrup
Woman Champion is purely herbal and ayurvedic formulation. It is a very effective tonic for women and help to maintain their health. It balances all the doshas of body and also maintain hormone levels . It contains herbs like Lodhra, Manjishta, Ashok chaal, Punarnava,Shatavar,Bala,Daruharidra,Nagarmotha that help women typically with mood changes, stress, headache and pain. CAC Women champion helps in leading a life of minimum discomfort during those difficult days every month.
Recommended Dosage: Take 2 tablespoon a day or as directed by physician.

5. Panchsakar Churna
Panchasakar Churna is a mixture of four herbs in powder form along with salt. It is a classical formula that is prepared from Shunti (Zingiber officinale), Haritaki (Terminalia chebula), Pippali (Piper longum), Trivrit (Operculina turpethum), and Sauvarchala lavana.This herbal churna relieves constipation that is a common problem in endometriosis patients. It helps in relieving the abdominal pain, flatulence, and loss of appetite.
Recommended dosage: Take 1 teaspoonful at bedtime with lukewarm water.