Diseases

White Discharge

A discharge of white or yellow coloured mucus from the vagina. It may be a normal condition, increasing before and after menstruation, but a large discharge probably indicates an infection somewhere in the genital tract. 
Female genitals are very much prone to infections since they are moist, more sweaty and covered. The white vaginal discharge with foul smell makes it embarrassing to get into social gatherings and even engage in personal affairs. 
Leucorrhoea or white discharge usually shows symptoms in association with other illness. Wide variety of reasons are encountered in its causation. Commonly fungal, parasitic, bacterial and sexually transmitted diseases are the prime causative factors.

Remedies

INGREDIENTS :

Sunamukhi (senna leaves) powder :50 gms.
Haritaki powder :50 gms.
Vibhitaki powder :50 gms.
Amalaki powder :50 gms
Black salt powder :50 gms

METHOD OF PREPARATION AND USAGE

-Take 50 gm of cumin seeds( Hindi: Jeera) and chew it slowly from morning to evening whenever you get time and swallow the juice out of it. Experience says that white discharge is cured within 15 days by doing this procedure.
-Aloe vera juice one spoon with half spoon of turmeric, half spoon of Jeera powder,half spoon of Honey( diabetic patients should not use honey) taken early in the morning on empty stomach cures white discharge.
-100 gms of lady fingers and half litre of water and heat it till the water content is reduced to half. This decoction is given in the dose of 100 ml daily twice for one month.
- a) The vaginal douching process should be adopted by using Triphala powder jala (water)daily once up to fifteen days.
- b) Two tablespoons of Fenugreek seeds should be put into a litre of water and boiled for half an hour over a mild flame. The decoction should be strained and used as a douche.
- Fresh fruit juices should be taken for three days there upon a well balanced diet can be maintained. However she should not take tea, coffee, condiments,fried foods and preservatives.
- Cold hip bath 10 to 15 min a day is beneficial in white discharge.

The word douche means to wash or soak in French. Douching is washing or cleaning out the vagina (also called the birth canal) with water or other mixtures of fluids. 
Fenugreek seeds(Botanical Name:Trigonella foenum,Telugu: Menthulu, Hindi:Methi). 
Procedure of douching : 
The procedure is to fill the douche with one and a half litres of warm water or any prescribed liquid three feet above the body. The patient should lie with the hips slightly raised above the body level, and the special nozzle applied for this purpose should be oiled and inserted slowly into the vagina. The flow can be regulated by the small valve of the nozzle Vaginal douche. 
NOTE : Douching is not helpful for every women suffering from white discharge.

YOGIC MANAGEMENT

Shodhana Karma : Vaman Dhouti (Kunjal). 
Asanas 
Viparitakarani, Halasana, Naukasana, Pawanmuktasana, Setubandhasana, Bhujangasana, Shalabhasana (both legs), Vajrasana, Padmasana, Parvatasana, Vakrasana, Gomukhasana, Chakrasana , Tadasana, Vrikshasana, Uttana Mandukasana. 
Pranayama 
Anuloma-Viloma, Sheetli, Sheetkari & Bhramari. 
Relaxation 
Shavasana, Makarasana, OM chanting. 
NOTE : The practice of YOGA must be done under the supervision of any YOGA instructor or any other proper guidence.