E-ISSN 2455-3166
 

Review Article 


Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome

Priyanka Kulkarni*, Pramod Khobragade.

Abstract
Background: Menopause is an natural phenomenon which occurs as the age of an female progresses. The unpleasant changes experienced by the women during this phase is termed as menopausal syndrome which is characterized by psychosomatic disturbances. Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is the conventional treatment practised for it, however HRT are associated with many side effects. Phytoestrogens, sometimes called "dietary estrogens" are a diverse group of nonsteroidal plant-derived polyphenolic compounds. They exhibit structural similarity and mimic the effect of naturally occurring estrogen compounds in the body. Aim- The present review is aimed at generating scientic data about medicinal plants containing phytoestrogens along with their mode of action. Materials and Methods: Literatures such as Brihattrayee (Three major compendia of Ayurved), Nighantu (Lexicon), modern textbooks written in 21st century, and journals from year 2000 upto 2016 were critically reviewed to explore safety and efcacy of phytoestrogens in Ayurvedic herbs. Results:The review revealed that the medicinal herbs effectively used in menopausal syndrome are Shatavari, Ashok, Ashwagandha, Jeerak, Bala, Aamalaki, Methika, Kumari and Yashtimadhu. These herbs contains phytoestrogens that mimics body hormones and reduces the severity of menopausal syndrome and improves Quality of life. Conclusion: Health benets attributed to judicial use of phytoestrogen include relief from menopausal symptoms and lowering the risk of osteoporosis, heart disease and breast cancer.

Key words: Ayurvedic Herbs, Hormone Replacement Therapy, Menopausal Syndrome, Phytoestrogens


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
Print this article Print this Article
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Citation Tools
Related Records
 Articles by Priyanka Kulkarni*
Articles by Pramod Khobragade
on Google
on Google Scholar
Article Statistics
 Viewed: 3095
Downloaded: 730
Cited: 0

How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(5): 147-150.


Web Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. http://www.tmjournal.org/?mno=278127 [Access: November 19, 2019].


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(5): 147-150.



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. J. res. tradit. med. (2016), [cited November 19, 2019]; 2(5): 147-150.



Harvard Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade (2016) Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. J. res. tradit. med, 2 (5), 147-150.



Turabian Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. 2016. Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 2 (5), 147-150.



Chicago Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. "Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome." JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE 2 (2016), 147-150.



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade. "Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome." JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE 2.5 (2016), 147-150. Print.



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Priyanka Kulkarni, Pramod Khobragade (2016) Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome. JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN TRADITIONAL MEDICINE, 2 (5), 147-150.





Most Viewed Articles
  • Efficacy of Erand Sneha (Castor Oil) in the management of Amavata (Rheumatoid arthritis) with respect to its Sama Stage
    Gauridutt Mishra *, Darshana H Pandya
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 28-35
    » Abstract

  • URAMARUNNU - A TRADITIONAL AYURVEDIC PAEDIATRIC PRACTICE
    INDU SABU, KRISHNA RAO SATHYA
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(3): 91-97
    » Abstract

  • Concept of Chakshushya in the Materia Medica of Ayurveda
    Tarkeshwar Sukhadev Wankhade* , Pravin Raghunathrao Joshi, Suraj Laxmansingh Thakur, Mante G B
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 55-63
    » Abstract

  • Shashti Upakrama (Sixty Procedures) in the management of Vrana (Wound) - A Review
    Rajneesh V Giri
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(4): 109-116
    » Abstract

  • Pharmaceutico - Analytical Study of Shrugatakadi Taila using the concept of Taila Murchhana (Oil Processing)
    Juhi Ubale* , Anita Wanjari, Bharath Rathi, Dhirajsingh Rajput
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 36-42
    » Abstract

  • Histological validation of Pleeha (Spleen) as one of the Mulasthana (Origin) of Rakta Vaha Srotas (Circulatory System)
    Gaurav Soni*, Neelam
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(1): 18-22
    » Abstract

  • Pharmaceutical Standardisation of Kukkutanda Tvak Bhasma (Incinerated Egg Shell)
    Ghanshyam Mahulkar * , Bharat Rathi
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 43-50
    » Abstract

  • Indigenous knowledge of medicinal plants and perception of managing disease among the Yanadi Tribe of Veyi Lingala Kona
    Chandrika Thalari*, Palapandala Thiripalu
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(1): 12-17
    » Abstract

  • The four stratagem of Traditional Indian Medicine Ayurveda
    Jyothy Kothanath Bhaskaran
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(4): 98-100
    » Abstract

  • Review on Various types of Makaradhwaja (Gold containing mercurial preparation)
    Mangala Jadhav *, Swati S Chirane, Anjali Menon
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 51-54
    » Abstract

  • Most Downloaded
  • URAMARUNNU - A TRADITIONAL AYURVEDIC PAEDIATRIC PRACTICE
    INDU SABU, KRISHNA RAO SATHYA
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(3): 91-97
    » Abstract

  • A Review on Smriti (Memory) and its Affiliates in Ayurveda
    Pallavi Ashok Ghadage, Niranjan Yethdaka, Narendra Trivedi
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(5): 143-150
    » Abstract

  • Prevention & Management of Autism An Ayurvedic Perspective
    Brahm Dutt Sharma*, Khushal Chouhan
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(4): 117-121
    » Abstract

  • Early Clinical Diagnosis of Fever (Jwara) in Children A Case Study
    Jyothy Kothanath Bhaskaran*, Srihari Sheshagiri
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(6): 170-172
    » Abstract

  • Application of Tantrayukti (Means of Interpreting Science) in Research Methodology
    Anil D. Avhad*, Manjiri Walinjkar, Hitesh A. Vyas, R.R. Dwivedi
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(3): 81-86
    » Abstract

  • Phytoestrogens Medicinal Herbs - Safe and Effective Alternative to Hormone Replacement Therapy in Menopausal Syndrome
    Priyanka Kulkarni*, Pramod Khobragade
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(5): 147-150
    » Abstract

  • Concept of Chakshushya in the Materia Medica of Ayurveda
    Tarkeshwar Sukhadev Wankhade* , Pravin Raghunathrao Joshi, Suraj Laxmansingh Thakur, Mante G B
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(2): 55-63
    » Abstract

  • Anti-obesity and Anti-hyperlipidemic activity of Processed Honey - A Randomised, Open labeled, Controlled Clinical Study [English]
    Satish Pai, Chetana Bhadrapura Shivappa, Aparna Surendra
    J. res. tradit. med. 2018; 4(2): 40-48
    » Abstract » doi: 10.5455/JRTM.2018/816

  • Shashti Upakrama (Sixty Procedures) in the management of Vrana (Wound) - A Review
    Rajneesh V Giri
    J. res. tradit. med. 2017; 3(4): 109-116
    » Abstract

  • Current trends in the usage of Ksharakarma (Alkaline therapy) and Ksharasutra (Alkaline Seton) for managing Bhagandhara (Fistula -In Ano) [English]
    Alok Kumar
    J. res. tradit. med. 2018; 4(2): 70-74
    » Abstract » doi: 10.5455/JRTM.2018/301581

  • Most Cited Articles
  • Literature Review of Suram(Fever) in Siddha Medicine
    Thayalini Thileepan
    J. res. tradit. med. 2018; 4(1): 21-25
    » Abstract » doi: 10.5455/JRTM.2018/298118
    Cited : 1 time [Click to see citing article]

  • Clinical Evaluation of Dashmularishta (Ayurvedic formulation) in Restoring Normal Health of Postpartum Females
    Manjari Dwivedi, J.L.N Sastry*, Rajiv K Rai, Sasibhushan Vedula
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(3): 56-61
    » Abstract
    Cited : 1 time [Click to see citing article]

  • Fourier Transforms Infrared Spectroscopy Study on Shadguna Makaradhwaja - An Ayurvedic Mercurial Drug Compound
    Vaibhav Charde*, Kishor Patel, Rohit Gokarn, Dhirajsingh Rajput, Biswajyoti Patgiri, Pradeep Kumar Prajapati
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(4): 94-98
    » Abstract
    Cited : 1 time [Click to see citing article]

  • Role of Samyoga and Samskara on Antihyperlipidaemic / Anti-obesity activity of Honey An Experimental Study
    Satish Pai*, Ravi Nargis, Manula S N
    J. res. tradit. med. 2015; 1(1): 16-22
    » Abstract
    Cited : 1 time [Click to see citing article]

  • Multiple Stage Surgical Approach along with Ksharasutra Therapy in the Management of High Anal Fistula (Bhagandara) [English]
    Alok Kumar*, P. Hemantha Kumar, Narinder Singh
    J. res. tradit. med. 2016; 2(2): 51-53
    » Abstract
    Cited : 1 time [Click to see citing article]