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Women Health care through Ayurveda

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Item Code: IDF942
Author: Dr. Manjari Dwivedi
Publisher: Chowkhamba Krishnadas Academy
Language: English
Edition: 2007
ISBN: 9788121802342
Pages: 121
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.0 inch X 6.0 inch
Weight 130 gm
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Book Description


Women's health is the pivot not only for the healthy and happy status for her family, rather to the whole society or event to the nation at large. Though the importance of health care was recognised by the earliest man, and consistent efforts were being made by subsequent generations, yet twentieth century has evidenced maximum cry on this front. To-day the health delivery systems more so in developing countries are at great variance, on one side big hospitals located in palacial buildings, equipped with most modern technology, medicines and trained manpower are catering to the needs of few who can afford and on the other the sizeable chunk of population is left to the mercy of almighty with almost negligible health care facilities provided to them. The paradox is not new it has existed from time immemorial, of course now there is open acceptance of this difference by health planners and various agencies, governmental and non-governmental are pooling their might to cope with this. It is in this attempt that the health planners have recognised the values of traditional system/remedies and have accepted that without exploring this source the solution of health problems will remain in mirage.

Ayurveda, the oldest system of medicine, still serving major part of society in the countries like India, Shri Lanka and Nepal etc. has dealt each and every aspect of health, but the available books are voluminous, specific topics/subjects are scattered in almost whole compendium and the language of original books (Sanskrit) or its translations (Hindi / English)are not intelligible to common health worker or public. It is the need of present society to translate this age old, time-tested knowledge in systematic, simple, intelligible language. The book "woman health care through Ayurveda" by Dr. (Mrs.) MANJARI DWIVEDI is a noble attempt in this direction.


  Preface v-vi
  Introduction vii-ix
1. Ayurvedic System of medicine concept and approach 1-7
2. Women their constitution Ahar(Diet) And Vihar(Regimen) 8-14
3. General structure and female body 15-20
  External genital organs 15
  Internal genitals organs 16
  Physiology of women life 17
  Status of different doshas(Tria complex ) in different epochs of women life 18
4. Diseases of vulva 21-23
  Swelling in vulva 21
  Pruritis in vulvae (itching in vulva) 22
5. Diseases of vagina 24-28
  Vaginitis 24
  Pain in vagina 25
  Genital herpese 27
  Dryness in vagina 28
6. Diseases of cervix 29-31
  Cervical erosion 29
  Pin hole of cervix 30
7 Diseases of Pelvis, Adenaxae and uterus 32-36
  Pelvic inflammatory disease 32
  Salpingitis 33
  Ovarian cyst 34
  Prolapse uterus 35
8. Discharges through vagina 37-39
  Leucorrhoea 37
  Foul smelling discharges 38
9. Menstrual disorders 40-43
  Pre menstrual syndrome 40
  Scanty periods 41
  Excessive menstruation 42
10. Other female diseases 44-48
  Low backache 44
  Disorder related to sexuality 44
  Nymphomania 44
  frigidity 45
  Breast swelling 46
  AIDS 47
  Infertility 47
11. Family planning methods 49-50
  Management of postmenopausal period 49
12. Pregnancy care 51-55
  Month wise dietetic regimen 52
  Regimen harmful during pregnancy 54
  General code of conduct 54
13. Few common problems during pregnancy and their management 56
14. Care of puerperium 57
15. Few common diseases 58-75
  Achne (Yuvan Pidica) 58
  Anemia(Pandu) 59
  Anorexia( Aruchi) 60
  Anxiety(Udveg) 60
  Burning micturation(Mutra daha) 61
  Burning feet syndrome (Pad daha 62
  Cough(Kasa) 63
  Cold(Pratishyaya) 64
  Constipation(Vibandh) 65
  Crack sole 65
  Diabetes mellitus(Madhumeha) 66
  Diarrhoea(Atisar) 67
  Excess sweating(Swedadhikya) 68
  Fair complexion 68
  fever (Jwara) 68
  Greying and falling of hairs 69
  Hyperpigmentation(Vyang) 70
  Hypertension(Uccha raktachap) 70
  Jaundice(Kamala) 71
  Joint Pain (Ama vata) 72
  Laryngitis(Swarbhanga) 73
  Obesity(Medoroga) 74
  Oedema(Shotha) 75
16. Protection of different organs 76-90
  Herb protecting liver 76
  Kalmegha(Androgaphis paniculata 76
  Parijat(Nyctanthes arbor-tristis) 77
  Kalamachi(Solanum Nigrum) 78
  Daru haridra(Berberis Aristata) 79
  Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) 80
  Herbs protecting Kidney 81
  Varun(Crataeva Nurvala) 82
  Kulatth (Dolichos bitlorus) 83
  Pashan bhed (Boerhavia diffusa) 84
  Gokshuru (Tribulus terrestris) 85
  Herbs protecting heart 86
  Arjun (Terminalia Arjuna) 86
  Kapoor (Cinramomum camphora) 87
  Herbs useful for respiratory system 88
  Kantakari(Solanum nigrum) 88
  Vasa (Adhatoda Vasica) 89
17. Few common herbs and their uses 91-108
  Amalaki (Emblica officinalis) 91
  Apamarga (Achyranthes aspera) 92
  Atibala (Abutilon indicum) 92
  Badari (Ziziphus mauritiana) 93
  Bala (Sida cardifolia) 93
  Bhumyamalki(Phyllanthus urinaria) 94
  Chandana (Santalum album) 94
  Daru haridra (Berberis aristata) 95
  Dhataki(Woodfordia fruticosa) 95
  Dhatura (Datura metal) 96
  Dashamula (Group) of ten herbal root) 96
  Eranda (Ricinus communis) 97
  Guduchi(Tinaspora cordifolia) 98
  Japa (Hibiscus rosasinensis) 98
  Jatamansi(Nordostachys jatamansi) 99
  Kumari(Aloe Vera) 99
  Karpasa(Gosypium herbaceum) 100
  Kulatha (Dollichos biflorus) 101
  Kalukalabu(Lagenaria siceraria) 101
  Lahsuna, Garlic (Allium sativum) 102
  Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa) 102
  Madhuyashti (Glycyrriza glabra) 103
  Manijshtha (Rubia cordifolia 104
  Nag Kesara(Mesua ferrea) 104
  Nimba (Azadirachta indica) 105
  Shalmali(Salmalia malabarica) 106
  Shatavari (Asparagus recemosos) 106
  Tila (Sesamum indicum) 107
  Udumbara (Ficus Glomerata) 107
  Vansha or Bans or bamboo(Bambusa arundinacea) 108

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