Heavy Menstrual periods in medical term is known as menorrhagia. Heavy periods every month can cause great fear among women and leave them weak and light-headed. Here are mentioned some herbal remedies that helps you relax from every month heavy period tension.
Herbal Remedies for Heavy Menstrual Period
Artemisia Vulgaris (Mugwort)
It is not only used for reduce or stop the heavy menstrual periods but also used for prevention of miscarriage and infertility problems. Soak 1 teaspoon of mugwort in hot boiling water and consume it twice in a day. You may add honey or sugar to sweeten it or you may also consume it as a tea along with dry ginger.
It helps to reduce heavy periods or abnormal bleedings. It has anti inflammatory and antispasmodic properties. Soak cinnamon overnight and drink that water once or twice in a day before or during the periods. You may also chew on cinnamon stick or sprinkle it on food.
It is useful for stemming the heavy bleeding during the menstrual cycle. It helps in lessen the menstrual bleeding by directing the blood away from the pelvis. One teaspoon tincture of nettle leaf can be consumed twice in a day during the periods.
Basil contains caffeic acid, which has analgesic and pain killing properties. It is also helpful to give relief in cramps during periods.Add 2 tablespoons of basil leaves to boiling water. Cover tightly and let cool to room temperature, drink this water during the menstruation period.
Few drops of basil essential oil can also be added to bath water . It helps in regulating the infrequent and abnormal periods.
It belongs to rose family and helps to stop bleeding. It is highly astringent which helps in stopping bleeding and bruising by promoting blood clotting . Take it as a tea during the periods .The tea has a pleasant lemon taste and easy to prepare too.
Agnus Castus has been used since ancient times as a female remedy. It is also known as chasteberry. It is helpful in controlling and regulating the female reproductive system. For heavy periods use it continuously for four to six months. You can consume it as a tincture. Take 35-40 drops in the morning in a glass of water before breakfast.
Raspberry is a relative of rose and enriched with vitamin C, calcium, potassium, fragrine, phosphate, iron, volatile oil, and vitamin A, E and B. It is an ideal beverage for reproductive women. It helps in painful menstruation and flow.
It tone up the uterine and pelvic muscles and helps in reducing excessive bleeding.Drink raspberry tea to get relief from heavy menstruation. It is gentle, soothing and nourishing drink. Take it in morning, noon and evening.
Herbalist have been used this herb since long to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. It contains antispasmodic oils and tannins that help in relieving pain and excess bleeding. Take ½ teaspoon in a sip of water twice or thrice in a day.or you may also rub the sage essential oil mix with vegetable oil on lower belly .