Menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea) represent an uncomfortable pain localized in the pelvic area. They can affect your life and your mood every month for many years. Although they are considered normal, there are lots of herbal remedies which can help you to feel comfortable in these delicate days of the month!
Basil – relieves pain caused by menstruation, because it contains caffeic acid which has an analgesic effect. You can use it for seasoning meat, vegetables or sauces. Also, you can prepare basil tea and drink one cup every hour to relieve the pain.Read More
Cinnamon – it has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties which eases menstrual cramps. Use it in teas or you can also sprinkle on the toast.
Fennel – it can be used as a remedy for cramps. Mash the fennel and put the resulting powder in a cup of boiled water. Let it to infuse for 5 minutes, then strain it and drink it hot.
Ginger – relieves cramps and can sometimes regulate the menstrual cycle. It can be used in cakes or in seasoning vegetables, but consumed as tea is the most effective. Put 1/2 teaspoon of ginger in a cup of boiling water and drink it 3 times a day.
The grains of mustard – 2-3 tablespoons of ground mustard mixed in a basin of warm water can relieve your pain and cramps. You don’t have to drink it but to sink your feet and enjoy the relaxing effect.