Pre-Menstrual Syndrome and Chinese Herbs - Red Pony (Chi Shao)
It is defined as faulty function of the ovaries related to the women's menstrual cycle, it effects a women's physical and emotional state, and sometimes interferes with daily activities as a result of hormone fluctuation.
The syndrome occurs one to two weeks before menstruation and then declines when the period starts.
In this article, we will discuss how Chinese herbs Red pony ( Chi Shao ) effects women with PMS.
Definition Red pony is a flowering plant belongs to family paeoniaceae, native to Asia , southern Europe and Western North America.
It is a traditional medicine used in treating all kind of gynaecological problem.
It also helps to release the blood stagnation in the abdominal region including blood stagnation in the uterus.
How Chinese herbs Red pony ( Chi shao ) effects women with PMS.
Essential oil Red pony can be extracted and used as essential oil in treating traumatic pain associated with swelling and pain caused by inability of liver in regulating the prostaglandins family hormone, thereby, decreasing the movement the over active of uterus muscles causing pre menstrual pain and cramps.
Dilates peripheral blood vessels It also contain chemical agent which helps to relax the peripheral nervous system (PNS) resides or extends outside the central nervous system resulting in lessening the nervous tension and reducing symptoms of depression, migraine headache,anxiety and emotional and physical stress.
Oxypaeoniflorin It also contains oxypaeoniflorin which is a diuretics and anti oxidative thereby, reducing the risk of forming of kidney stone and improving the kidney function in urinary secretion resulting in lessening symptoms of water retention and weight gains.
Gastrointestine tract disorder Red pony also helps to reduce or improve function of GI tract, thereby, increasing the digestive system in absorbing the necessary vitamins and minerals which are lacked for some women with pre menstrual syndrome.
5 Blood sugar The traditional Chinese herbalists have used res pony to treat diabetes.
It is said that red pony contains chemical agent which helps to reduce the symptom of glucose fluctuation resulting in lessening the risk of food and sugar craving.