ISSN Print: 2277-4343
Article: ROLE OF SHALMALIGHRITA IN THE MANAGEMENT OF ASRIGDARA VIS-A-VIS ABNORMAL UTERINE BLEEDING (AUB): A REVIEW
Article Category: Review articles
DOI: DOI: 10.7897/2277-4343.100227
Author: Kumar Vijendra *, Gupta Shilpy
Abstract: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding (AUB) is variation in normal menstrual flow in terms of amount, frequency, duration and interval in menstrual cycle. The sign and symptom of abnormal excessive vaginal bleeding is given the term Asrigdara in Ayurveda treaties. Excessive uncontrolled bleeding is one of the major gynecological complain causing admission in hospital and later surgical intervention due to emergency created because of prolonged continuous bleeding. Conservative management is a need of time. There are many formulations mentioned in traditional practices to improve quality of life and to reduce the percentage of surgical interventions in gynecological disorder. The compound, Shalmali Ghrita has four ingredients viz. Shalmali Pushpa Niryasa (Salmalia malabarica), Prishnaparni Phal (Uraria picta), Gambhari Phal (Gmelina arborea) and Chandan Kalka (Santalum alba). It seems to be an effective combination to relieve symptoms and condition of patient.
Keyword: Asrigdara, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Shalmali, Ghrita.