Premenstrual syndrome is the difficulty occurred to physical and psychological health of women prior to few weeks of menstruation. Most of the women prior to menstruation suffer with headache, mood swings, irritation, bloating, cramps, indigestion, food carvings, tendered breasts, pains and sleep disorders at some point of their life.
Though the reasons of the PMS are not exactly known even today but the remedial measures can be taken by balancing the hormones that might be causing these issues. Here are the few herbal remedies that are beneficial in treating premenstrual syndrome troubles.
Try these herbal medicines to cure the premenstrual pains…..[divider]
Chamomile is uterus friendly flower and is widely used to relieve the menstrual pains and other irritations causing premenstrual syndrome. Chamomile is also helps as a sedative and relaxes the body and mind from the stress, anxiety and depression naturally treating the causes of premenstrual syndrome. Instead of direct consumption using it as a bathing agent in steeped in hot water is the best remedy along with drinking it as a tea.[divider]
2. Maca root
Maca root or Peruvian Ginseng is a powerful herb balancing hormonal dys-functioning and also treating the women related issues since the menstruation cycle appears. This maca root not directly affects on the hormones it balances the effects by reacting with the nutrients, calcium, phosphorus, vitamin B1, B12 and fatty acids of the body. Maca root is most commonly used for balancing the estrogens in women and helps in relieving the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome and menopausal conditions in women. Maca root consumption relieves the all PMS conditions like hot flushes, night sweating, sexual dysfunction, anxiety, stress, fatigue and heart palpilations in women. [divider]
Motherwort is a herb that is used since centuries in china for treating amenorrhea and premenstrual syndrome. It is very helpful in reducing the muscle spasm, cramping, stress, anxiety, depression and abdominal pains all the related pains of premenstrual syndrome. Motherwort has been used traditionally as a cardiac tonic, nervine and pain relief agent since ages for relaxing the tensions and pains relating to menstruation.[divider]
4. Black Haw
Black haw is the widely used uterine antispasmodics which can cure the painful menstruations and premenstrual syndrome. Black haw has the ability to relax muscle spasm, cramps, tension, uterine contractions and painful period troubles. Black haw contains the scopelitin that can cure the menstrual pains and ¼ tea spoon of tincture of it for two to four hours do the magic.[divider]
5. Black cohosh
Cimicifuga racemosa or Black cohosh is widely prescribed for the menopausal troubles since decades. Black cohosh is a root herb of Native American Indians popularly used in treating the symptoms of Premenstrual syndrome, painful periods, osteoporosis and starting of labor pains in pregnant women. Estrogen plays a key role in many physical activities of the body in different stages of life and this herb helps in managing it properly. This herb regulates the periods in women, eases PMS symptoms, hot flushes, headaches, mood disorders, insomnia, vaginal dryness and also prevents prostate cancer.[divider]
6. Raspberry leaf
Raspberry leaf is the best herbal medicine for toning the reproductive system and relieving the premenstrual pains. It’s leaf extract helps to tone the uterus muscles, eases pain, reduces cramps and helps in easing labour. Drinking of raspberry leaves tea in moderate amounts eases the symptoms of morning sickness and reduces muscle contraction, cramps and strengthens the uterus muscles.[divider]
Dandelion is a herb traditionally used for medicinal purpose shows prominent effect on premenstrual pains and all the related effects. Its chemicals help to increase urine productions and reduce the inflammation. It treats abdominal pains, gastric troubles, acts as a laxative and increase bowel movements. It acts as a pain relief agent to all the muscle aches, cramps and other related pains of menstruation.[divider]
8. Cramp Bark
Cramp bark is an herbal shrub that helps in treating the premenstrual syndrome related pains and muscle cramps. Cramp bark is usually used to ease uterine cramps, muscle relaxation, treating cramps and other inflammations or irritations of the uterus or ovaries. It also cures endometrial infection or cysts and reduces the anxiety and tensions and helps in relaxation of the body and brain.[divider]