Fever nut also known as Bonduct nut/ Latakaranja / kalarchikai / Caesalpinia Crista / Karanjava / Gujugu and various other names is a common medicinal plant grown in India. The different parts of the plants have been used to treat several ailments.
The medicinal properties present in it are used to resolve irregular and painful periods as well as prevent cancer of many types. It is best known for its extensive use in treating uterine condition like PCOS (poly cystic ovarian syndrome) and helps in weight loss associated with it as it also helps in regulating your estrogen levels.
Can synthetic pads cause PCOS (poly cystic ovarian syndrome)?
PCOS is a condition in women marked by irregular or no menstrual periods, acne, obesity and excess hair growth due to abnormal ovarian function. They are at a considerably higher risk for diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease and cancer of the uterus. However, most of these risks can be prevented and even reversed by exercise and by making conscious lifestyle choices.
Recent studies have found the alarming effects of using synthetic pads. They contain the 2 harmful chemicals such as Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and phthalates to add fragrance to the pads. Unfortunately, these can cause problems like PCOS and can lead to cancer in the long run.
Why our herbal pads?
Our herbal pads are made with hand and contain herbs like aloe vera, neem, fever nut and vetiver (khas-khas grass).
Aloe vera is best known for its antibacterial, antiseptic and antioxidant properties.
Neem is traditionally identified for its medicinal value. All parts of the neem tree have been used for the treatment of various disorders. Neem leaf and its components have been confirmed to show anti-inflammatory, antifungal, antibacterial, antiviral, antioxidant and anticarcinogenic properties.
Vetiver plant also known as the Khus or Khus-Khus apart from being remedial also has a pleasant fragrance and has been widely used in the perfume industry. Its properties like anti- inflammatory and anti-septic can be attributed to its health benefits. Similarly, it is said to have healing and calming effects as well.
Vetiver’s healing properties have been linked with treating hormonal disorders such as PCOD (Polycystic Ovarian Disease) and low sperm mobility.