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How Does This Ayurvedic Herb Supplement Improve Wellness?
CLINICAL AYURVEDIC REVIEW
It reduces heavy bleeding / long periods (bleeding for more than 5 days), i.e. Pitta-Kapha type of menstruation.
Ashokarishta may be used for a long duration.
ContraindicationsDo not use in scanty periods as it reduces menstrual flow. Do not use in irregular periods or take during pregnancy. Instead, Kumaryasava is traditionally used to improve menstrual flow and to regulate the cycle. A combination of Kumaryasava (4tsp) and Ashokarishta (1tsp) may be used for painful periods with light bleeding.
Reduces pain, fever.
AYURVEDIC MEDICINAL BIOCHARACTERISTICS
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of herbal-actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Here are the herbal actions of Ashokarishta - Menstrual Tonic:
WARMS-ABDOMENWarms the muscles and organs of the abdomen, stimulating digestion and metabolism.
APPETIZERHerbs that cleanse the palate & stimulate hunger or desire to eat.
STOMACHICAn herb that increases appetite or settles a nauseas or nervous stomach. These generally increase the digestive fire, therefore relieving symptoms of sluggish or difficult digestion.
BREAKS-UPThe Sanskrit word for breaking up congealed matter / clogs in the body. Often used for constipation. Be careful with herbs that have Bhedana action.
BURNS-TOXINSAn herb that detoxifies by helping your body metabolize toxins, as opposed to eliminating them.
ANALGESICPain reliever, reduces pain without eliminating sensation. Also known as anodyne.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
ANTIPYRETICReduces a fever / febrifuge.
ALTERATIVERestores the proper function of the body by cleansing the blood and balancing blood chemistry. In Ayurveda terms, they pacify Pitta in rakta. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body, or otherwise improves blood cell quality or hemoglobin content. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
REDUCES-SECRETIONSStops discharges & secretions (examples include sweat, vaginal discharge, diarrhea, urinary, nasal, etc).
REDUCES-SWELLINGRelieves swelling / inflammation.
REFRIGERANTAn herb or substance that strongly cools the body. Can be helpful in cases of heat conditions.
DIURETICHerbs that promote urine formation, thereby flushing the kidneys and urinary tract while eliminating any excess water retention. As diuretics reduce water retention, they are often used to reduce blood pressure.
PROMOTES-FERTILITYAn herb that promotes fertility. Generally used by women who wish to become pregnant. These herbs may also help with menstrual problems of deficiency, such as amenorrhea (lack of a period).
UTERINE-TONICAn herb that tonifies and strengthens the uterus. Helpful for menstrual difficulties and fertility. Often herbs that increase ojas, but also circulation to reproductive system.
MUSCLE-RELAXANTHerbs that relax muscles. Helpful for chronic pain or tension as well as healing from physical trauma.
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Cilantro has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Appetizer, Refrigerant, Anti-inflammatory, Burns-toxins, Stomachic, Antipyretic, Diuretic
Dates (dried) has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Diuretic, Analgesic, Promotes-fertility, Blood-tonic, Uterine-tonic
Allspice has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Muscle-relaxant, Appetizer, Stomachic, Analgesic, Burns-toxins
Mustard Seed has these Actions in CommonBreaks-up, Muscle-relaxant, Burns-toxins, Warms-abdomen, Analgesic, Diuretic
Cranberry has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Refrigerant, Blood-tonic
Pomegranate has these Actions in CommonBlood-tonic, Alterative, Refrigerant, Anti-inflammatory, Stomachic
Rose Petals has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Refrigerant, Antipyretic, Uterine-tonic, Promotes-fertility
Parsley (Fresh) has these Actions in CommonBurns-toxins, Alterative, Diuretic, Appetizer, Uterine-tonic
Tarragon has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Appetizer, Alterative, Burns-toxins, Analgesic
Dill has these Actions in CommonAntipyretic, Diuretic, Appetizer, Stomachic, Burns-toxins
Grape has these Actions in CommonBlood-tonic, Alterative, Diuretic, Anti-inflammatory, Uterine-tonic
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Mugwort has these Actions in CommonRefrigerant, Stomachic, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Appetizer, Diuretic, Promotes-fertility, Reduces-secretions
Ashwagandha has these Actions in CommonUterine-tonic, Alterative, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, Blood-tonic, Diuretic, Muscle-relaxant
Ashoka has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Muscle-relaxant, Promotes-fertility, Uterine-tonic, Alterative, Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory
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Holy Basil Leaf (Tulsi) has these Actions in CommonStomachic, Anti-inflammatory, Appetizer, Blood-tonic, Burns-toxins, Diuretic, Muscle-relaxant
Amritarishta (Amrutharishtam) has these Actions in CommonDiuretic, Alterative, Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, Appetizer, Burns-toxins
Manjistha has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Blood-tonic, Diuretic, Uterine-tonic, Alterative, Analgesic
Goldenseal has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, Burns-toxins, Reduces-secretions, Refrigerant
Gokshura has these Actions in CommonUterine-tonic, Alterative, Analgesic, Diuretic, Muscle-relaxant, Promotes-fertility
Yarrow has these Actions in CommonAnti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, Diuretic, Stomachic, Alterative, Analgesic
Pipsissewa has these Actions in CommonAlterative, Antipyretic, Diuretic, Refrigerant, Stomachic
TRADITIONALLY INDICATED FOR THESE SYMPTOMSAshokarishta - Menstrual Tonic may be beneficial for these symptoms. The suitability of any herb supplement for a condition is highly dependent on the individual. Please see your doctor before using this herb supplement to treat a medical condition.
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