Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Menstrual Cramps

Menstrual Cramps
Menstrual cramps refer to the throbbing pain which occurs at the onset or during a menstrual period
CAUSES
Prostaglandin is a hormone like substance, which leads to contraction of the uterus muscles and causes abdominal pain
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using flaxseeds

    1. Eat 2 tbsp of flaxseeds every day during periods
    2. This reduces prostaglandin levels in the body
  2. Natural home remedy using ginger, honey, lemon and tea

    1. Prepare black tea
    2. Add to it ½ tsp of crushed ginger
    3. Add 2 tsp lemon juice
    4. Add 1 tsp honey
    5. Drink this tea at regular intervals during the day
  3. Natural home remedy using basil leaves

    1. Crush a handful of basil leaves
    2. Press the paste on a sieve to extract juice
    3. Take 1 glass hot water
    4. Add 2 tsp basil leave juice
    5. Mix well
    6. Drink thrice everyday
TIPS
  • Acupuncture treatment provides pain relief
  • Include in diet: 
    • Cinnamon
    • Sesame seeds
    • Ginger
    • Parsley

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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