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Treatment of Amenorrhea in Ayurveda

by Dr Vaid Ji on Nov 13, 2023

Treatment of Amenorrhea in Ayurveda


Amenorrhea is a medical condition in which the absence of menstruation often defined as a missing one or more menstrual periods. There are two types amenorrhea Primary amenorrhea and Secondary amenorrhea.

  • Primary amenorrhea- In this condition absence of menstruation in someone who has not had a period by age of 15. The causes of primary amenorrhea relate to hormone levels.
  • Secondary amenorrhea - In this condition absence of three or more periods in a row by someone who has had periods in the past. The most common cause of secondary amenorrhea is pregnancy, although problems with hormones also can cause secondary amenorrhea.

Causes of amenorrhea-

Different types of amenorrhea have different causes. Natural reasons to miss your period includes-

  • Pregnancy
  • Breastfeeding
  • Having surgery to remove your uterus or ovaries
  • Menopause
  • Lifestyle factors –
  • Excessive exercise
  • Low body weight
  • Stress
  • Hormonal imbalance-
  • Thyroid malfunction
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Pituitary tumor
  • Premature menopause

Structural problem-

  • Lack of Reproductive organs
  • Uterine scarring
  • Structural abnormality of the vagina

Risk factors-

Some factors that increase your risk of amenorrhea includes-

  • Eating disorders
  • Family history
  • Athletic training
  • History of certain gynecologic procedures


  • Infertility and problems with pregnancy
  • Psychological stress
  • Osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease
  • Pelvic pain

Symptoms of amenorrhea-

  • Hair loss
  • Milky nipple discharge
  • Headache
  • Vision changes
  • Excess facial hair
  • Pelvic pain
  • Acne
  • Vaginal dryness

Management of Amenorrhea according to Ayurveda-

In Ayurveda amenorrhea can correlate with Nashtartava it means complete absence of menstrual blood, also called as a Anartava , which means lack of menstrual blood. Mainly vata and kapha doshas obstruct the channels carrying menstrual blood, thus menstrual blood is not discharged every month due to the block of channels by morbid doshas. Pitta will not be considered as causing the block of channels carrying menstrual blood because if pitta increases , then it increases blood and produce excessive bleeding , therefore the term doshas only points out towards involvement of vata and kapha.

Panchkarma treatment-

  • Abhyanga and swedana
  • Vasti
  • Uttar basti
  • Anuvasana and uttara vasti

Home remedies-

  • Use of Phalaghrta and Brhat shatavari ghrta are beneficial
  • Use of black sesame decoction mixed with jaggery is very beneficial in amenorrhea


  • Amalaki
  • Shatavari
  • Ashoka
  • Lodhra
  • Haritaki
  • Giloy
  • Shilajit
  • Ashoka

Prevention of amenorrhea-

  • Get regular and adequate sleep
  • Follow a healthy diet and exercise plan that is healthy for you
  • Aware of your menstrual cycle
  • Learn to manage stress

Yoga asanas-          

  • Dhanurasana
  • Matsyasana
  • Adho mukha svanasana
  • Malasana
  • Ustrasana



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DOSE – Take 2 tablet twice a day or as directed by physician.


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