Herbal Remedies For Female Problems

Herbal Remedies For Female ProblemsHerbal Remedies For Female Problems

Almost all women experience menstrual problems at one time or another. The good news is that there are a few specific herbal remedies in place to help keep things running smoothly.

Many women experiencing heavy flows are often found to be overproducing a hormone called prostaglandin F2 alpha. Some women naturally produce this hormone in excess and others do as a result of a high fat, low nutrient diet. To help regulate a heavy flow and to deal with other menstrual problems here are the best natural remedies.

1. Vitex aka Chasteberry For Regulating Periods and Lightening Heavy Flows

Vitex aka Chasteberry is one of the best herbs for regulating the period and lightening heavy flows. Taking a chasteberry tincture daily will work wonders to staunch a heavy flow and keep your period regular. Chasteberry is also very helpful for women who are coming off of birth control pills. Many women experience irregular flows for up to several years after going off of birth control pills and chasteberry will significantly shorten the time needed to get back to a regular rhythm again. Chasteberry is also one of the best herbs for PMS and for helping ease out the placenta after childbirth and increasing breast milk. It nourishes the entire endocrine system and is also amazing for menopause as it helps relieve hot flashes, depression, flooding and irregular cycles.

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2. Red Raspberry Leaf For Cramping and Heavy Flows

Red raspberry leaf is one of the best all-around female tonics and every female should have a batch of it on hand to drink daily or weekly to nourish the entire female system. It is THE herb for the female body and takes care of almost all female problems within it in an overall manner benefitting every female organ. It is an amazing uterine tonic and helps to relieve heavy bleeding, lightening the menstrual flow and also relieves cramps. It is an excellent source of calcium and magnesium.

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3. Ginger Tea

Making a ginger tea or chewing on ginger chews works to slow production of prostaglandin F2 and also lightens heavy flows. It also has the added bonus of being the best natural cure for nausea and motion sickness.

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4. Progesterone Creams

Natural progesterone creams are very important and most women can benefit massively from them, especially if the hormones are going out of whack. Many women produce excess estrogen in the body. Natural progesterone cream regulates and blocks the excess estrogen and also lightens heavy flows in the body. It takes hormones that are unbalanced and rebalances them naturally. Simply apply ¼ to ½ tsp of cream to your stomach once or twice a day for relief.

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5. Cramp Bark

Cramp bark, as the name suggests, is the ultimate cramp reliever for the body. It relaxes muscle tissues and relieves painful menstrual cramps. Cramp bark is also useful for relieving the pains associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It also is excellent for high blood pressure as it relieves tension in the cardiac muscle, veins and arteries. It is used for restless legs, thrown out backs and muscles and is used by midwives as a mainstay for preventing miscarriage and promoting uterine muscle tone and regulating contractions. It is excellent for the aftermath of pregnancy and lingering pain and helps the uterus to regain its natural shape.

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6. The Power Of Pressure Points

You can also try using the power of pressure points on the body to regulate heavy flows. Press on the center of your top lip right under your nose for 1 minute. Doing this every 15 minutes a few times a day has been shown to staunch heavy flows in the body and regulate bleeding.

7. Don’t Forget To Replace Your Iron

If you are bleeding heavily every month you are also losing a lot of iron every month as well. A lack of iron in the body leads to fatigue, irritability and an overall weakness. Be sure to take an iron supplement or dandelion tincture, which is loaded with iron and will keep your levels and energy high in the body, replacing any lost. For the best absorption mix the dandelion tincture recommended dosage into a glass of orange juice and drink it during the day. Vitamin C enhances the absorption of iron in the body.

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These gentle remedies will help ease your monthly cycles and let you enjoy being female again.

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