Though menopause is a natural process, usually woman suffers a lot due to the hormonal imbalance.
May it is hot flashes or weight gain or bloating issues as well as sleep apnea, it varies from person to person. At truweight along with Nutritional management, herbal management is provided for menopausal woman.
These herbs are provided under the supervision of Ayurvedic physicians. Based on the condition of the woman, the herbs are provided.
Cap.Shatavari and Curcuma are the herbs used in menopause
shatavari and curcuma
Shatavari and Curcuma
Shatavari, also known as Asparagus racemosus is considered to as a female health tonic, helpful in all stages of womanhood and helps in the normal functioning of the female reproductive system.
It can be a natural alternative to Hormonal Replacement Therapy. It contains ‘phytoestrogens,’ which has function and structure similar to ovarian or placental estrogen.
Shatavari acts as a hormone modulator and does all the work of HRT with little to no side effects involved.
1.Relieve hot flashes and night sweats
This herb relaxes the central nervous system (CNS), where the hypothalamus is part of.
The hypothalamus is responsible for regulating the temperature of the body. Hence by using this herb, vasomotor symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats are reduced.
In addition, Shatavari also has cooling properties. Therefore, when the body’s temperature arises at abnormal levels, it can help combat the heat.
2.Ease vaginal dryness
A common condition observed in menopause. Another property of Shatavari is oily and greasy by nature. Hence, it can help moisten the vaginal area.
Apart from providing lubrication, this herb has antibacterial properties which help in reducing infections.
3.Prevent anxiety, depression and mood swings
Regular usage of Shatavari helps to manage emotions better among menopausal woman who has issues of depression, mood swings or anxiety.
This herb is known to stimulates as well as balances the production of happy hormones. Hormones such as Endorphin, serotonin, and dopamine are essential to keep us calm, relaxed as well as make us happy.
Stress is a result of many factors such as declining hormones, an unhealthy lifestyle or due to menopause. Shatavari has anti-stress properties which can help in regaining the balance back.
It keeps hormones under check and makes the mind and body calm. To be more effective in relieving stress, avoid multitasking. Remember, a calm mind is a productive mind!