Ayurvedic Remedies For Common Complaints During Pregnancy


  

Motherhood is a special phase in a woman’s life and  is  a bliss if the woman is healthy throughout pregnancy . Pregnancy brings physical and psychological changes which can cause discomfort and woman is not able to enjoy this precious period .

Ayurveda recommends ‘ Garbhini Paricharya ’ i.e. Care and regimen during pregnancy which aids in wellbeing of mother and child .pregnant mothers

There are certain conditions which every  woman faces during pregnancy . These common complaints can be taken care of with Ayurvedic remedies .

MORNING SICKNESS ( Nausea , Vomiting ) :

This occurs during early weeks of pregnancy and usually subsides by third month .

  • Cooled decoction of tender leaves of mango and blackberry        ( jamun ) mixed with honey should be taken .

  • Electuary prepared with lemon juice , jujube , seeds of pomegranate , sugar and honey should be licked .

  • Licking the paste of white sandalwood with gooseberry juice , mint and honey is helpful .

  • Pulp of wood apple ( bilva ) with curd and sugar should be taken frequently .

Morning sickness

ANOREXIA :

  • Ginger with lemon juice and rock salt in small quantities ( ginger jullienes steeped in lemon juice with rock salt can be kept in a jar ) .

  • Seeds of pomegranate can be chewed .

  • Mix powders of dry ginger , cumin , celery with jaggery and honey and a pinch of it to be kept in mouth .

  • Tamarind pulp with sugar , coriander powder and ginger is helpful .

THIRST :

  • Lukewarm water for drinking .

  • Water treated with small cardamom or fennel or coriander should be taken at regular intervals .

CONSTIPATION :

  • Gulkand ( Rose jam ) with milk at bedtime relieves constipation.

  • Decoction of Triphla ( three myrobalans ) is helpful .

  • Milk treated with fennel , taken with 1 teaspoon of ghee at bedtime .

  • Licorice with dry grapes and milk should be taken .

  • Intake of fluids ie milk , buttermilk , lemon water , fresh juices , soups etc and salads , fruits should be increased .

milk

URINARY TRACT INFECTIONS :

  • Coconut water , sugarcane juice , grape juice are helpful .

  • Seeds of cucumber with crystal sugar ( mishri ) relieves the burning micturition .

  • Powder of Lotus seeds and water caltrops should be taken .

  • Decoction of puncture vine ( gokshura ) , Tinospora cordifolia ( guduchi ) , Asparagus ( shatavari ) relieves infection .

DIARRHOEA :

  • Decoction made with coriander , vetiver and nutgrass soothes the intestines .

  • Pulp of woodapple ( bilva ) , dry ginger , parched barley with curd and rock salt is helpful .

  • Decoction of lotus seeds , pomegranate bark and mango leaves should be taken .

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