Effect of Shatavaryadi vati on Vaginal Cytology in Menopausal women

Dr.Rujuta Trivedi , Prof. Meera Pandya


Menopause is an oestrogen deficient state but unlike other hormone deficient states which are consider as disease, menopause is not a disease. vaginal cytology is a type of endocrine assay. . It is a bioassay by which the effect of the hormone on the target organ is evaluated.

Tracking changes in the morphology of desquamated vaginal epithelial cells provides a convenient means of assaying changes in estrogen levels.present shows effect of shatavaryadi vati on vaginal cytology Material and Method:This study is designed to evaluate the effect of oral administration  of shatavaryadi vati on vaginl cytology.. For that 43 patients were selected  with age between 40 to 60 years who have cessation of Menstruation since one year.  Result: Maturation value was increased by 16 in number. Parabasal cells and intermediate cell was decreased by mean of 16 cells and 20 cells respectively while Superficial cells increased by mean of 14 cells.Conclusion:  Data leads to the positive observation on maturation of vaginal epithelial cells. hence, the administration Shatavaryadi vati helps to maintain the level of  Estrogen  in menopause. 

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