Are you tired of your hormones being out of whack? Did you know that you can stop being controlled by hormones using natural remedies? Hormonal balance for women helps improve overall health and wellbeing.
Hormonal imbalances can cause all kinds of crazy issues such as depression, weight gain, breast pain, acne, hair loss, miscarriage, infertility, anxiety, dizziness, mood swings…
In this article, you will learn about powerful medicinal herbs that every woman should know about. Please keep in mind that medicinal herbs need to be consumed properly and in the right amount. Before using any kind of medicinal plant, research it thoroughly and consult your doctor about its benefits and side effects for your specific situation.
Hormone balance for women- here is a list of 9 powerful medicinal herbs:
1. Licorice root
This laxative plant (scientifically named Glycyrrhiza glabra) mainly eliminates hormonal fluctuations and increases energy while reduces stress by improving the adrenal gland.
Licorice has the ability to balance blood estrogen. It also increases progesterone levels by preventing its degradation. This plant if very effective in reducing menstrual pain.
2. Milk Thistle
For over 2,000 years, women around the world have used this medicinal plant to treat variety of health issues related to the liver, hormones, and metabolism. Menopause and its symptoms (hot flashes and insomnia) can be effectively treated with milk thistle. Talk to your doctor first before using milk thistle as it can interact with other medications. Some people may have an allergic reaction to milk thistle which can last for a couple of days.
3. Fenugreek seeds
Fennel’s history goes all the way back to the Ancient Romans and Greeks. You can consume fenugreek seeds in a form of tea to improve your health. Drink a cup of a fenugreek tea daily to relieve menstrual pain and reduce PMS (fenugreek cools off the body heat caused by menstruation), increase breast milk and help treat menopause related issues.
Have you ever heard of tribulus? If you lack sexual desire, tribulus might be what you are looking for. This plant increases the production of a hormone (LH) and increases the amount of testosterone.
Tribulus can maintain and regulate the secretion of testosterone (TH) in the body. This wonderful plant can also address hot flashes in postmenopausal women by regulating the LH hormone.
5. Five fingers- natural infertility treatment
Five fingers or Pseudopanax arboreus is called five fingers because of the shape of its leaves. The flowers are used to naturally treat infertility as it stimulates the pituitary gland, increases the secretion of estrogen, progesterone and testosterone, and speeds up the ovulation process.
When infertility is caused by low levels of progesterone production, this plant improves ovarian function and stimulates the reproductive system via increasing the secretion of progesterone, estrogen and testosterone.
This plant is especially effective for women who have irregular ovulation, and women who have a short luteal phase. It is also one of the most important medicinal plants in the treatment of PMS and has been prescribed to women since the time of Hippocrates-2500 years ago.
Studies in recent years show that the use of this plant is harmless and effective in treating the symptoms of PMS. A study of 1,600 women with PMS in Germany found that more than 93% of women who had taken the plant had their symptoms stopped or reduced.
Five fingers improves hormonal secretions, it reduces the rate of complications during menopause and especially reduces hot flashes.
6. Primrose flower- natural infertility treatment
This plant is one of the North American medicinal plants which is rich in essential fatty acids and contains gamma linoleic acid (GLA).
Gamma linoleic acid (GLA) supports the function of hormonal glands and relieves premenstrual symptoms. GLA causes consistency, clarity and stickiness of female secretions and eggs. This allows the eggs to survive longer in the cervix and can easily combine with sperm for up to ten days. Consult with your doctor to see if primrose flower is right for you.
7. Red clover- reproductive Herb
This plant has long been used as one of the most effective reproductive herbs especially in the treatment of fallopian tube ulcers or abnormal genital cells.
Red clover is rich in isoflavones and acts as an estrogen in the body. It also nourishes the uterus and strengthens the nervous system with proteins, vitamins, calcium and magnesium, minerals needed by hormonal glands.
8. Nettle– natural infertility treatment
Nettle is rich in chlorophyll, protein, calcium, iron and vitamin. This plant does wonders when it comes to infertility as it stimulates and regulates adrenal secretions.
Nettle regulates the body’s hormones and improves ovulation and menstruation. Also, this plant is one of the richest sources of folic acid and helps the health of the fetus.
9. The red raspberry leaves- natural infertility treatment
Red raspberry is among the most famous natural treatments for infertility. Red raspberry leaves contain a lot of calcium which helps regulate hormones.
This plant is a great natural treatment for ovulation disorders. Ovulation disorders are the second leading cause of infertility after tubal adhesions.
Red raspberry strengthens the muscles of the uterus and pelvis. Drinking red raspberry tea during the pregnancy prevents miscarriage and helps reduce labor pain.
It is the best preventer of breast cancer and prevents it from spreading to the lungs and other parts of the body. To prevent cancer, it is better to use it daily as a spice in meals.
Finally, you can stop being a slave to your hormones. Do some more research and talk to your doctor about the 9 powerful medicinal herbs I introduced in this post. Make sure you fully understand the benefits and side effects for your particular situation before taking any actions.
I hope this article has helped you learn what you can do naturally to restore the hormonal balance your body needs for proper functioning…
What happens to your body when you experience hormonal imbalance? Please share your tips and comments with us in the comments section at the end of this page!
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