Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Endometriosis and Flower Plants - Lavender

As we mentioned in previous articles, endometriosis growing somewhere else other than the endometrium also reacts to hormonal signals of the monthly menstrual cycle by building up tissue, breaking it, and eliminating it through the menstrual period. As we know, flower remedies play a very important role in some cultures in treating all kinds of diseases. In this article, we will discuss how lavender helps to treat endometriosis.

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I. Definition
Lavender is a flower plant, belongs to the mint family Lamiaceae and native to the Mediterranean, South Africa and Southeast of India. It has been used in traditional medicine for balms, salves, perfumes, cosmetics, and topical application.

II. How lavender effects women with endometriosis

1. Immune system
Lavender is said to contain chemicals that helps to reduce the inflammation caused by physical impact or abnormal cell growing in the wrong part in the body, including endometrial cells, thereby, it helps to reduce the risk of endometriosis.

2. Nervous System
It also has a calming effect in the brain cell by improving the information transmitting between cells, thus it reduces the symptoms of endometriosis such as tiredness, physical and emotional stress and anxiety.

3. Insomnia
Lavender has been used in tradition medicine in relaxing the nervous tension at night resulting in lessening the risk of sleeplessness for women with endometriosis during memstrual cycle.

4. Hormone Inhibitor
As an extrogen hormone inhibitor, it helps to reduce the over production of estrogen' s level during menstrual cycle, resulting in reducing the risk of endometrial implants and adhesion as well as symptoms of endometriosis.

5. Cell division
Avender is also a mitotic that helps to regulate the cell division and cell growth resulting in lessening the risk of endometrial cell growing in other part of the body, excluding the endometrium.

Since endometriosis is treatable and manageable by natural remedies and a self help course, if you have endometroisis, please look on the bright side.

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