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International Journal of Reverse Pharmacology and Health Research

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Research article , : 2020 | Volume: 3 | Issue: 4 | Pages : 98-106

Clinical study on Siddha medicine ‘’Kadukkai chooranam’’ in the management of Menorrhagia.

Corresponding author: Mohanapriya M*, Kanakavalli K, Parthibhan P,

Name : Mohanapriya M
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Uterine related disorders or menstrual associated disorder are common in one in ten women who are in their reproductive age. Menorrhagia is one of the most common and significant gynaecological problems and is seen in about 10-15% of women. Menorrhagia is a major clinical symptom in gynaecological diseases that affect 1 in 5 women worldwide. World Health Organization (WHO) identified the prevalence of three-month severe bleeding as 8–27% of women. Siddha is one of the ancient systems of medicine known to mankind. The siddhar Yugi muni, well known as Father of Siddha pharmacology classified 4448 diseases in his literature Yugi vaithiya chinthaamani and as per the literature the clinical features of Pitha Perumbadu was found to be similar to that of Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding. Through siddha, the Kadukkai chooranam were used to treat gynaecological diseases. Clinical study conducted among 20 females visited our hospital. The parameters like haemoglobin, bleeding time, clotting time, and pad usage were noted before and after the treatment. Along with associated symptoms like excessive bleeding, prolonged menstrual bleeding, intermittent blood clot, tiredness, headache, lower abdominal pain, giddiness and low back ache noted before and after the treatment. The study shows significant therapeutic efficacy and the scientifically the bleeding time, clotting time, and pad usage reduction and increase of haemoglobin etc.


Menorrhagia, Dysfuntional uterine bleeding, menstrual bleeding.