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Are there specific Ayurvedic practices recommended for cervical cancer prevention?

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Are there specific Ayurvedic practices recommended for cervical cancer prevention?

QuestionsCategory: cancerAre there specific Ayurvedic practices recommended for cervical cancer prevention?
Jenish asked 8 months ago
Are there specific Ayurvedic practices recommended for cervical cancer prevention?
Dr. Bommu Venkateshwara Reddy Staff replied 7 months ago

Cervical cancer has great remedies in ayurveda practice as this cancer is related to female reproductive systems and is a great concern in females. Ayurvedic practices were implemented in increasing the immunity and energy production by yoga, diet, mediation, pranayama techniques so that quality of life is achieved in women.

Treatment of Ayurveda for Cervical cancer
Samana therapies consist of internal medicines made from ayurveda herbs that prevent progression of the disease and spread to other parts.
Sodhana therapies comprises of Pachakarma procedures that helps in purifying the body from metabolic waste products, toxins and vitiated Doshas.
Whole body procedures such as abhyanga (oil massage), pinda sweda(sweating therapy with bolus massage), udwartana (powder massage), Dhara (pouring of medicated liquids over the body or on the head, based on the patient condition), Virchana (therapeutic herbal purgation) and vasti ( herbal enema).

Local procedures include Yoni kshalana (herbal douche), Yoni pichu (holding of herbally medicated tampons), Yoni dhoopana (fumigation of the area with herbs), Uttara vasti (administration of herbal oils or ghee preparations into the vagina)

Some herbs used in ayurveda remedies for cervical cancer are:
Ashwagandha or Withania somnifera, has anti-inflammatory properties helps in fighting cancer cells
Lodhra or Symplocus racemosa, is useful in treating menstrual problems in women and helpful in treating all cancers in female reproductive system especially cervical cancer Shatavari or Asparagus racemosus, helps in preventing the growth of cancer cells in cervical cancer. It also helps in increasing libido in women

Ashoka bark of Saraca indica, reduces pain and symptoms of tumors. It can reduce the chance of cervical cancer and decrease the menstrual problems and PMS symptoms
Guggul or Commiphora mukul, is used in rejuvenating health tonics that is helpful in the treatment of cervical cancer

Some herbal preparations can be used for prevention of Cervical cancer
Trayantyadi kashayam
Guggulutiktam kashayam
Varanadi kashayam
Rasaraj rasam
Kasthuri Gulika
Kalyanagulam
Satavaree gulam
Sukumara ghrita
Diet & Regimen

Food has to be light, fresh, warm and home-made.
Reduce the usage of pickles, fried items, carbonated drinks and junk foods.
Avoid alcohol & unprotected sex.
Follow a well-maintained weight
Follow a sleep schedule.
Stay away from a sedentary lifestyle and mental stress.

Yoga and pranayama

Yoga improves blood circulation and improves the functioning of the immune system. It maintains general well being and balance between body & mind.
Yoga asanas such as Padmasanam, bhadrasanam, Veerasanam, Salabhasanam, Pavana muktasanam helps in regulating Apaana vaayu so it aids in prevention of cervical cancer.
Nadee suddhi pranayama controls the body temperature in a balanced state.

Cervical cancer is ignored largely in many underdeveloped nations. Even though the treatment of Cervical cancer is not very expensive. The spread of these cancer cells can be prevented majorly by following proper care of oneself. These days Cervical cancer vaccine is available for the prevention and management. The main causative reasons for cervical cancer include frequent sexual intercourse with different partners, unprotected sex, lack of intimate hygiene, smoking, stress, and early age sexual intercourse.

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