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What is Dysmenorrhoea?

Dysmenorrhoea means pain during menstruation. Several factors play in causation of this condition. Generally it associates with vomiting, discomfort and irritation. In Ayurveda, it is termed as "Kastartava".

  • Taking 3 - 5 Garlic pods twice a day from 3 days prior to expected date of menses for a duration of 5 days will relieve dysmenorrhoea.
  • Taking Hing in 500 mg twice / day from 2 days prior to the periods will relieve Dysmenorrhoea.
  • Castor Oil in 5 - 10 ml quantity in early hours of day will relieve Dysmenorrhoea.
  • Taking calcium supplementation also helps in this condition.