Yoga and naturopathy for Leucorrhoea

In ayurveda, leucorrhoea is known as shveta pradar, where shveta means ‘white’, and pradar means ‘discharge’. Excessive discharge of a white, sticky, foul-smelling material from the vagina is called leucorrhoea. This common problem may occur due to unhygienic conditions, infection of the genital tract, or impaired immune function. Excessive intake of heavy, oily, cold, sweet, and dense foods, consumption of too much milk, butter, yogurt, and cheese, overindulgence in sexual activity, repeated abortions or miscarriages, following improper diet and lifestyle during menstrual cycles, improper vaginal hygiene etc can cause leucorrhoea.


Asana: Simhasana, Viparit Karani, Sarvangasana, Halasana, Matsyasana, Chakrasana, Dhanurasana, Bhujangasana, Salavasana, Uttanpadasana, Pawanmuktasana, Setu Bandhasana, Paschimotasana, Padmasana etc.

Pranayama: Om Chanting, Deep Breathing, Kapalbhati, Agnisar, Anulom Vilom, Nadisodhan, Ujjai, Bhramari etc.

Mudra: Yoni Mudra, Gyana Mudra, Uddiyan Bandha and Mulbandha

Meditation: Practice Yognidra and meditate daily.

Diet Therapy:

  • Drink water charged in green bottle with sun rays for a day. Do fasting on it or on warm lemon water and juice (white pumpkin, coconut water, cabbage etc.) and then uncooked foods viz. fruits, vegetable and salads.
  • Consume iron and calcium dominated food viz. amla, black gram, green leafy vegetables, legumes, pumpkin seeds, dates, raisins, watermelon, berries, apricots, apple, banana, pomegranate etc for iron and  yogurt, almonds, leafy greens, sesame seeds, soya, peanuts etc for calcium.   
  • Take Peepal tree fruit with milk to cure chronic leucorrhoea. 
  • Take 50gm lady finger, cut it into long pieces and boil in 250 ml water. Drink this water for 5 days in the morning and in the evening.
  • Just for 3 days, take soaked rice water early in the morning on empty stomach.  Drink a cup of boiled rice water for 7 days.
  • Take 1 coup of wheat grass juice or doob (bermuda) grass juice daily. 
  • Take black gram soup and fresh amla juice.
  • Mix basil juice with honey and take it.



Take vaginal douche with lukewarm water of margosa leaves or water of alum (Fitkiri) or water of arjun tree peels and place soft cloth folded and soaked in cold water in the vaginal passage.  

Take mud pack on belly for 20 min followed by enema. After enema pass the motion without force, rather with control. After enema take hot and cold hip bath followed by walking for 2-3 km in the morning.

Stiz bath and sun bath are good. Have proper rest during menstrual period.

Written by Yogaguru Dr Mohan Karki

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