Uterine Fibroids is a disease of the Uterus.
The tumorous or noncancerous growth of the fibrous tissues on the walls of the Uterus is known as Uterine Fibroids. It is also known as Uterine Leiomyomas. It is more common in women, who are not able to bear a child.
Uterine Fibroids is not a dangerous disease, but it may lead to Anemia due to blood loss in Heavy Menses. The fibroid varies in size from a human eyeball to many pounds.
Types of Uterine Fibroids
Submucosal Fibroids : grows in the innermost cavity of the Uterus, called Myometrium. It may lead to Heavy Manses, Prolonged Menses or difficulties in Pregnancy.
Intramural Fibroids : grow in the middle layer of the Uterus, called Endometrium. It may lead to Heavy Menses, Prolonged Periods and pressure or pain in the Pelvic region. If the size of the Fibroid is large, it may change the shape of the Uterus.
Subserous Fibroids : grow in the outer layer of the Uterus, called Serosa . The fibroids grow to such an extent, they put pressure on the Uterus and lead to Urinary Problems. If the fibroids begin to grow in the backside of the Uterus, then it may damage the Rectum. It may cause Backache also.
Pedunculated Fibroids : When the fibroids get attached to the stem of the Uterus, be it internally or externally.
Cervical Fibroids : are rare. In this the fibroids develop in the cervical tissues.
Interligamentous Fibroids : When the Fibroids develop between the ligament of the Uterus, it is known as Interligamentous Fibroids.
Exposure to Pesticides
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Exposure to Xenoestrogens
Indications of Uterine Fibrods :
Human body is designed beautifully. It always indicates when something goes wrong with it. One should not ignore the indications given by the Body. A few major symptoms are listed below which may give rise to Uterine Fibroids.
1. Heavy Menstrual Bleeding : The continues heavy menstrual bleeding accompanied with Blood clots, is not a good sign. It may cause excessive loss of Blood in a woman, the result of which is Anemia.
2. Excessive Uterine Pain : Long episodes of Pain in the Pelvic areas may be an indication of Uterine Fibroids.
3. Painful intercourse is also be a sign of Uterine Fibroids.
4. Abdominal Pain or Feeling of Pressure can not be ignored. The Fibroids may create pressure on the surrounding organs.
5. Repeated episodes of Miscarriages can be a indications of Uterine Fibroids.
Causes of Uterine Fibroid
If not treated properly, Uterus Fibroids may cause
Difficulty in Pregnancy
Note : For Uterine Fibroids, there is a Homeopathic Medicine, Calcaria Carb. It is available in dilution form and is very effective. Always consult a Homeopathic Physician before taking it.
Materia Medica for Uterine Fibroids Single Herb
Chaste Berry ( Nirgundi in India ) stimulates the production of progesterone and reduces estrogen level in the body.
Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of crushed Chaste Berries in 3 cups of hot water. Let it steep for 15 to 20 minutes. Strain and drink it 3 times in a day. Take it for 2 to 3 months.
OR : Take 5 drops of Tincture in a glass of water 2 times in a day.
Dandelion ( Dudal in India ) is a rich source vital minerals and nutrients that provides nourishment to the Uterine tissues. It improves the bile flow which helps in the degradation of estrogen. This prevents the risk of formation of Uterine Fibroid.
Add 1 to 2 tablespoons of Dandelion root in 3 to 4 cups of hot water. Let it simmer on low flame for 15 minutes. Let it cool and strain. Drink 3 times in a day.
It's capsule is also available.
It tone up the Uterus muscles. It Reduces the Uterine contraction and Cramps.
Take dried bark and add it to boiling water. Have this 2 times in a day.
Or Take 10 drops of mother tincture 3 times in a day.
Black Cohosh is well known for its medicinal values that treats a number of female's problems. It stimulates the Uterine Muscles and reduces inflammation.
Boil Black Cohosh roots and drink tea 2 times in a day.
OR : Buy the tincture and have 5 drops 2 times in a day.
Boil Rhizomes and drink it 2 times in a day. It reduces the Uterine contraction and spasm.
Massage with Castor Oil 2 to 3 times in a day. It enhances the Blood circulation to the internal tissues.
OR : Take a piece of cotton cloth and dip in Castor oil. Place the cloth over Abdomen. Now wrap it with some other cloth or plastic. Take a hot water bottle or some other heating pad and place it on the Abdomen. Let the Abdomen absorb warmth from the heating pad. Do it 2 times in a day.
It has anti inflammatory properties that reduces pain in the Uterus.
Drink Ginger tea 2 to 3 times in a day.
Chew 2 to 3 fresh slices of Ginger.
It provides nourishment to the Uterine lining and tissues. It has astringent properties too.
Prepare infusion of leaves and drink it 2 times in a day.
Maca For Uterine Fibroid
It regulates the Hormonal Balance and provide strength to the Uterine tissues.
Take 1 tablespoon Maca powder with warm milk.
Shepherd's Purse For Uterine Fibroid
It has astringent property that reduces pain and gives strength the uterine tissues.
Take 10 drops of Mother tincture 3 times in a day.
Chaste Berry For Uterine Fibroid
It supports the Hormonal and reproductive system.
Prepare infusion of leaves and have it 2 times in a day.
Or Take 10 drops of mother tincture 3 times in a day.
White Peony For Uterine Fibroid
It enhances the blood circulation to the Uterus.
Take 2 times decoction prepared by dried White Peony roots.
Yarrow For Uterine Fibroids
It promotes blood circulation and strength to the reproductive organs. It has astringent properties and reduces pain.
Drink infusion of Yarrow leaves 2 times in a day.
Goldenseal has Anti inflammatory and Antibiotic properties. It provides a good strength to the Uterus tissues. This prevents the formation of Uterine Fibroid. Multiple Herbs How to Use Herbal Treatment? Click Here +
Have 10 drops of Goldenseal Mother tincture 2 times in a day. Take it for 15 days.
It is also available in Tablet form. Have 1 tablet every day.
Herbal Treatment For Uterine Fibroids 2
Some or all of the following Herbs are extremely effective for dissolving Uterine Fibroids. A list in the order of priority is given below.
1. Yellow Dock
2. Chaste Berry
4. Milk Thistle
5. Stinging Nettle
However, it is possible that 1 or more may not suit a particular individual. Therefore, It is best to experiment on your own body before continuing to take any herb for a long time.
It is easier to buy mother tincture from a Homeopathy Shop. The same Herbs in the Homeopathic names are given below.
1. Rumex Crispus
2. Agnus Castus
4. Carduus Marianus
5. Urtica Dioica
How To experiment : Take Herb 1 for 3 days. If it suits you add number 2 for the next 3 days. Keep on taking 1 also. Like this add rest of the herbs accordingly. At 15th day you might be taking 5 drops each herb. The Fibroids may get dissolved.