DOI: 10.4103/ayuhom.ayuhom_54_22 ISSN: 2349-2422

Ayurvedic Management of Polycystic Ovarian Disease

Anshul, Sonal Bhola, Rishi Vashisht, Ashish Mehta
  • General Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • General Environmental Science


Polycystic ovary disease (PCOD) is an endocrinal disturbance affecting 4%–20% of females of reproductive age worldwide. A 35-year-old female patient presented with irregular and painful menstruation along with other symptoms such as hyperacidity and laziness for 9 months. The patient was diagnosed with PCOD based on Rotterdam criteria and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) criteria. Aim was to manage patients with Ayurvedic medications. Medicated water of Shunthi (Zingiber officinale Rosc.), Dhanyaka (Coriandrum sativum Linn.), and Guduchi (Tinospora cordifolia Wall. ex Seringe) was given for 10 days, Shankha Bhasma 500 mg and Arogyavardhini vati 500 mg ½ h before meals with water three times a day, and stomed tablet 1 g after 15 min of meals thrice a day for 10 days. After 10 days, menstruation happened. Slowly, all symptoms were completely relieved. Final follow-up was done after 3½ months of treatment at which ultrasonography finding has no abnormalities detected. It can be concluded that PCOD can be successfully managed by Ayurvedic management.

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