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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 149-154

Anethum graveolens L. (dill): One plant for many gynaecological disorders

1 Asst. Professor, Dept of Prasuti Tantra & Striroga, MGACH & RC, Salod(H), Wardha, India
2 Asst. Professor, Dept of Sharir Kriya. R.D. Memorial PG College, Bhopal, India

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Pradip Kinage
Asst. Professor, Dept of Prasuti Tantra & Striroga, MGACH & RC, Salod(H), Wardha
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Unhealthy Dietary habits like excessive intake of junk food, improper timing of diet; lack of exercise, excess stress have made females prone for many gynaecological disorders like dysmenorrhoea, infertility etc. In spite of advances in science, management of gynaecological disorders is still not satisfactory. As hormonal and surgical treatment approach is having various side effects, herbal treatment following Ayurvedic principles is most dependable. Anethum Graveolens (Shatapushpa) commonly known as “Dill” has been recognized in different system of traditional medicines for the treatment of different diseases and ailments of human beings. Anethum graveolens is especially useful in menstrual disorders and also in other gynaecological disorders. Use of Anethum graveolens has been described in the treatment of many diseases in Ayurveda literature. Various recent researches have also proved its beneficiary effects in various disorders like dysmenorrhoea, post partum haemorrhage etc. Present study is done in view to study Anethum graveolens, with respect to its active components, its uses in gynaecological diseases and exploiting its future scope in management of gynaecological disorders.

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