Sundari Sakhi is a non-hormonal Safe
uterine tonic. It regularizes the menstrual cycle and builds
up strength and stamina of women, to keep them fit and active
throughout the month. Sundari Sakhi tonic acts as an
endocrine regulator, regularize the menstrual cycle and
resolves the primary and secondary menstrual problems. Sundari
Sakhi is a reputed medicine for women from the onset of
menarche i.e. the first menstruation (mean age 13 years) to
menopause i.e. the cessation of menses (mean age 45-50 years).
It helps them successfully handle several psychosomatic
changes to which they are prone and to ward off the usual
physiological and pathological disorders.
What are the indications
where “Sundari Sakhi " is highly beneficial?
What are the main
ingredients of "Sundari Sakhi " and its therapeutic values?
“Sundari Sakhi ” is
made of 19 different herbs. Its main ingredients are:
Ashok Bark, Nagarmotha,
sonth, Dhataki, Bala, Dalchini and Kamal Phool etc..
The combination of
different herbs have versatile therapeutic actions like:
Regulatory action, anti-inflamtory action, anti bacterial
action, emmenagogue, astringent action, diuretic action,
digestive action, stimulating action, purifying action.
Ashok Bark (Saraca indica )
bark of the tree is effective for excessive blood loss during
menstruation due to the presence of uterine fibroids,
leucorrhoea and other causes. A very useful herb to treat
menstrual disorders associated with excess bleeding (rakta
pradara), pain and congestion. Use when there are uterine
spasms, abdominal pain and dysmenorrhoea. Its affinity
for the uterine muscles and endometrium indicates its use as a
uterine tonic to help with prolapse, miscarriage and irregular
menstrual cycles. Also of benefit for clearing congestion
from the mamsa and medas dhatus when there are fibroids,
cysts, endometriosis and leucorrhoea from excess ama and
kapha in the artava srotas.
It also encourages the flow of urine and can help to alleviate
painful urination. Ashoka has specific analgesic
properties and can be used to soothe the nerves where they are
aggravated by vata.
Nagarmotha (Cyperus rotundus):
According to Ayurveda, its root are pungent, acrid, cooling,
astringent, appetizer, stomachic, anthelmintic and useful in
treatment of PMS, leprosy, thirst, fever, blood diseases,
biliousness, dysentery, pruritis, pain, vomiting, epilepsy
etc. Highly anti-inflammatory. Useful in spasmogenic pain
associated with uterus.
The flower of this plant contains ellagic acid, which is known
to have astringent and haemostatic properties that affect
histamine release. It is used in menorrhagia and leucorrhoea.
Bala (Sida Cordifolia) :
has antiviral, anti bacterial and anti fungal properties. It
is also beneficial in leucorrhoea.
Dalchini (Cinnamomum zeylanicum) :
It has haemostatic properties. It is especially effective in
Kamal Phool (Lotus
is particularly useful in Rakta Pitta - bleeding disorders.
Decoction of leaves and sandalwood or root-powder or
seed-powder is useful for abnormal / irregular bleeding and
Many traditional ancient medical texts also report its use for
skin conditions, notably ringworm, leprosy, sexually
transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea and syphilis as well as
for lowering fevers, fighting fungal infections and supporting
a weak heart. The milky latex found in the stems, leaves and
flowers is used to fight bacterial infections.