Effect of Amalaki in Shweta Pradara W. S. R. to Female Reproductive Health
Keywords:Leucorrhea, Rasayana, Reproductive health, Shweta Pradara, Vagina discharge
Health and happiness of a society can only be achieved if the women of the society are healthy and happy. Vaginal discharge also known as leucorrhea is one of the most common complaints of the females of all age groups who are attending the outpatient department. There are several factors affecting the vaginal discharges, which could be; according to age (prepubertal, pubertal, and perimenopausal), according to physiological condition (pre-menstrual, ovulation, postmenstrual, and postpartum), pathological condition (pelvic inflammatory disease, fungal infections, cervicitis, anemia, diabetes, etc.), and personal hygiene. Shweta Pradara is a symptom and not a disease; hence, etiopathogenesis of the principal disease would be the etiopathogenesis of Shweta Pradar also, considering the clinical feature of Shweta Pradar, it can be said that it is a kaphaj disorder in the region of apana vayu. Shweta Pradara causes mental stress, problems of sexual anxiety, and even failure to conceive. Apart from this, it also causes local inconvenience, discomfort, general debility, lower backache-like symptoms, and thereby causing a decline in the quality of the life of the affected person.