Raja Pravartini Vati
Best Herbs for menstruation
Raja Pravartini Vati is a ayurvedic herbal medicine, Best herbs for menstruation, used in Ayurvedic treatment of amenorrhea(primary & secondary) and scanty bleeding. It is used for the treatment of women’s health problems. Its main effects appear on uterus and ovaries. It is likely to stimulate the ovulation and corrects the ovarian functions. It increases menstrual discharge as it has emmenagogue action on uterine muscles. It is helpful in the treatment of amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea associated with light menstruation or scanty periods and backache during menstruation & oligomenorrhea as well. It is beneficial when patient feel outflow obstruction during menstruation as it has best herbs for menstruation.
Raja Pravartini Vati have Ushana (Hot) potency. All the Ingredients present in this herbal medicine have potent emmenagogue action which promotes the menstrual flow by releasing obstruction in menstruation. This obstruction is generally due to lack of blood supply in pelvic organs which in ayurvedic terminologies can be termed as increased Kapha and aggravated Vata. Rajah Pravartani not only pacifies Kapha dosha and Vata dosha, but it also increases Pitta dosha which is required in these patients.
Amenorrhea & Oligomenorrhea
Amenorrhea is condition when there is no periods in females.
Raja Pravartini Vati increases blood circulation to pelvic region which increases menstruation and helps in releasing Menstrual flow. Few of Its ingredients like Kasis bhasam and Asafetida is researched to have potent emmenagogue property. This action of herbal ingredients also helps to treat Oligomenorrhea as well. Amenorrhea is a medical condition in which there is complete absence of Periods (menstruation) for at least three menstrual periods in a row. Amenorrhea is caused due to problems with the female reproductive organs, or glands that help regulate hormonal levels.
The symptoms of amenorrhea:
- Pain in pelvis
- Acne, pimples
- Change in vision
- Cessation of periods
- Facial hairs
Causes of amenorrhea include use of certain medicines, contraceptives, stress, malnutrition, imbalance of female hormones (PCOS/PCOD, thyroid dysfunction etc.). Other causes are defects in reproductive system of females.
It can be taken with Kumaryasava, Dashmoolarishata for better results.
Raja Pravartini Vati should be given until patient gets the period. When a patient gets the period with a proper flow, then it should be stopped for 10 days and then again it should be started. This should be repeated for at least 3 to 6 months to normalize the menstrual cycle.
Dysmenorrhea is gynecological condition of painful period.
Some associated symptoms of primary dysmenorrhea like
- Pain in back lower Abdomen and thighs
- It can only be used when the patient has no Pitta conditions associated, but it should be given when the main cause is Vata and Kapha Dosha. In such cases, the patient feels menstrual flow obstruction and discomfort during the menstrual period with a scanty period or light menstruation. It has anti-spasmodic action so it promotes menstruation and relieves the pain. It contains best herbs for menstruation.
- If the patient has Pitta symptoms like burning sensation with increased menstrual flow or heavy bleeding and other Pitta conditions then
Leucorrhoea (White discharge) – It is used in leucorrhoea. Many women suffer from leucorrhoea before and after periods.
It can be taken with Pushyanug churan, Dashmoolarishata.
Ingredients of Rajah Pravartini Vati
- Musabbar (Lf.) (Kanyasara (Kumari) – 1 Part
- Ferus sulphate (Kasisa-Shuddha) 1 Part
- Ferula (Ramatha (Hingu) 1part
- Asafetida (Exd.)(Hingu) 1 Part
- Tankana Shuddha 1 Part
- Kanya (Kumari) svarasa (Lf.) Q.S.
Effects on Tridosha – It balances Vata and Pitta.
Dosage of Rajah Pravartini Vati
2 tablet twice a day to be taken after the breakfast and dinner with lukewarm water, Tila Kashaya, Kulattha Kashaya. It is usually given starting from fourth week of menstrual cycle till onset of menstruation. The medicine should be stopped soon after onset of menstruation, or after 2 – 3 days after.