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Updated: Jan 10, 2023

For many women, menstruation is unpleasant, intense and for some, even debilitating. The good news is, often the symptoms of menstrual cramps, bloating, PMS, irregular cycles and troublesome erratic blood flow can be rectified with Ayurvedic treatment. If you have an ongoing menstrual condition or needing support with fertility, this requires a more targeted approach than the Aloe Vera solutions offered below. An appointment to see an Ayurvedic physician at the Sattva Centre can be made to support your recovery using more intensive strategies such as targeted Ayurvedic medicines, dietary/lifestyle guidelines and body therapies. Please be in touch with us here to make an appointment.

Aloe Vera or in Ayurveda, Kumari meaning "young maiden", is an optimum and general tonic for well-balanced menstrual health. Aloe vera is widely respected in Ayurveda as being restorative and strengthening of the woman’s reproductive system. The classic Ayurvedic texts have referred to this herb repeatedly for the treatment of gynaecological imbalances. Aloe Vera in nature is cooling and very cleansing to the urine, blood, and plasma systems of the body. It removes stagnation, blockages and acts as a purifying tonic (Banyan Botanicals, 2019).


  • Pregnancy and childbirth,

  • Endometriosis and associated conditions,

  • Long-term contraceptive interventions such as The Pill, The Rod or Mariner,

  • Erratic cycles,

  • Pain and cramps during menstruation,

  • Mood swings, headaches and skin-breakouts due to menstruation and,

  • Menorrhagia.

Aloe Vera juice is best made fresh at home and, if you can prepare the gel from the plant directly, the healing benefits will be more potent and fast-acting. Please click here for a demonstration on how to simply extract aloe vera gel from the plant. I have created an Aloe Vera juice recipe to support your menstrual health and recovery - click here for the recipe. Have one glass daily of Aloe Vera juice for up to three months to assist you menstrual cycle in regaining balance.



The sole purpose of these articles is to provide information about the science of Ayurveda. If you have an acute or chronic health concern, please consult your chosen trained health care professional who can fully assess your needs and address them effectively. If you are seeking the medical advice of a qualified Ayurvedic Practitioner, contact The Sattva Centre directly -

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