Ayurvedic Approach to PCOS-A Critical Review



  • Sheela Verma PG scholar,Deptt. Of Prasuti Tantra and StriRoga Govt. Ayurvedic P.G. College and Hospital Varanasi https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7298-5502
  • Anjana Saxena Reader, Deptt. Of PrasutiTantra and Striroga Govt. Ayurvedic P.G. College and Hospital, Varanasi.




PCOS, Pushpaghani jataharini,Aartavakshaya, Anartava


Introduction-Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common chronic anovulatory disorder with androgen excess in women of reproductive age. It is a multifactorial, multisystem disorder but, obesity & insulin resistance are often associated. The patient with symptoms of menstrual irregularities, excess androgen (hirsutism, acne alopecia), and USG shreds of evidence of >2-9 mm size arranged in the cortex of the ovary.

Aims: To explore and understand ayurvedic theories and practices on PCOS.

Material and methods: The Charaka Samhita, a classical Ayurvedic book, was thoroughly examined to compile a list of relevant references together with Sanskrit commentary. Internet searched to locate study papers and related material.

Conclusion: According to the Ayurveda PCOS is studied, and its pathogenesis tried to be established. Kapha Vata predominant tridoshaja vikara & agnimandhya is the main reason for pathogenesis. So, it can be effectively treated by tridosha pacifying, agnivardhak chikitsa with uttarvasti.


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Verma, S., & Saxena, A. (2022). Ayurvedic Approach to PCOS-A Critical Review: DOI:10.47223/IRJAY.2022.51211. International Research Journal of Ayurveda & Yoga, 5(12), 68–72. https://doi.org/10.47223/IRJAY.2022.51211



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