Support for Human Estrus: Documentation in Ayurveda
Article first published online: 11 AUG 2011
© 2011 International Society for Sexual Medicine
The Journal of Sexual Medicine
Volume 9, Issue 1, pages 322–325, January 2012
How to Cite
Skandhan, K. P., Rajahariprasad, A. and Sumangala, B. (2012), Support for Human Estrus: Documentation in Ayurveda. Journal of Sexual Medicine, 9: 322–325. doi: 10.1111/j.1743-6109.2011.02377.x
- Issue published online: 4 JAN 2012
- Article first published online: 11 AUG 2011
Introduction. Human estrus is a new topic to discussion. Articles related to this are few.
Aim. Authors present here the first known report on human estrus, which was discussed in the Ayurveda classic text, Susruta Samhita, dated back to the 1st century BC.
Main Outcome Measure. Supporting this, evidence from modern literature is presented here.
Results. Estrus discussed as a fresh topic.
Conclusion. Authors concluded that all modern research results, though limited, are in support of the oldest writing about human estrus. Skandhan KP, Rajahariprasad A, and Sumangala B. Support for human estrus: Documentation in ayurveda. J Sex Med 2012;9:322–325.