Pre-Menstrual Symptoms Talk


“Menstrual Difficulties”

Premenstrual syndrome or PMS is classified in Ayurveda in three types: vata, pitta, and

Vata type: It is characterized by low backache, lower abdominal pain, distention, anxiety,
fear, insomnia, and mood swings.

• Pitta-type PMS: symptoms include tenderness in the breasts, urethritis, hives, hot flashes,
irritability, and sometimes a burning sensation when passing urine.

• Kapha-type PMS involves water retention (breasts become enlarged and tender) and
drowsiness, so that the woman loves to drink coffee!

(Now find out what dosha you have in you)

PMS can be cared for successfully using the following Ayurvedic remedies and preventive

IMPORTANT: In all cases, start the preventive program one week before the anticipated
start of your period.


• Eat about 10 cherries daily on an empty stomach for a week before the onset of

• You can also take 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel with a pinch of black pepper, 3 times a
day before food.


• Aloe vera gel (1 tablespoon) taken with a pinch of cumin powder is also effective.


• Eat about 10 cherries daily on an empty stomach for a week before the expected onset
of your period.
• You can also take 1 tablespoon aloe vera gel along with a pinch of trikatu (a traditional
Ayurvedic formula consisting of equal amounts of black pepper, pippali, and ginger)

• Warm ghee nose drops (5 drops in each nostril) stimulate natural hormones and help
regulate balance of the system.
• When there is abdominal bloating and cramps, all constitutional types can put a warm
castor oil pack on the lower abdomen.
One of the qualities of castor oil is that it produces a
slow, sustained heat that is soothing and healing. Warm up about 3 tablespoons of castoroil, and pour it onto a handkerchief or other soft cloth, spreading it equally on the cloth.
Place this compress on the lower abdomen. If you have a hot water bottle; you may place it
on top of the pack to keep it warm.
*****An electric heating pad is not recommended*****

NOTE: A warm castor oil pack will also help relieve the congestion and discomfort of

• Be sure to get regular exercise during the month, including half an hour of walking or
other aerobic exercise at least five days a week. Yoga stretching is also helpful.

***** However,Ayurveda recommends no exercise or yoga during the actual menstrual period. As much aspossible, rest, read, and relax*****

• To maintain health and balance, follow the dietary guidelines for your constitutional type

I am trying my best to teach you all about your prakruti. Your queries are always welcome❤️

Thank you for reading.
Love to all❤️❤️

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