10 Natural and Easy Remedies for Women’s Health
Are you struggling with hormone imbalance, stress, or an upset stomach? We’ve compiled some of our favorite natural and easy remedies to help you stay healthy and balanced.
Red Rasberry Leaf Tea (Rubus idaeus)
Red raspberry leaf tea has been used for centuries to support healthy hormones in women. It’s a natural and easy remedy to ease menstrual cramps.
Red raspberry leaf tea contains vitamins A, C, E, and B vitamins. As well as calcium, magnesium, and potassium. It is also packed with antioxidants. Raspberry leaf tea may help menstrual cramps and ease heavy periods because it contains fragrine and tannins so it’s an excellent tea to sip during your period. Fragrine is an alkaloid that has been shown to relax and tone the uterus, easing menstrual cramps. Tannins strengthen the uterus, helping to stop heavy or irregular bleeding.
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera)
Ashwagandha is an ayurvedic herb used to ease stress and bring the body into balance. It’s a natural and easy remedy to ease stress and relax the body.
Ashwagandha is an adaptogenic herb, meaning it helps the body stay balanced. It has been used for centuries and remains a popular remedy for many women today. It is mainly used to reduce stress and ease symptoms of anxiety. Whether you are dealing with stressful life circumstances or have elevated cortisol levels due to hormone imbalance, ashwagandha can help bring your body back to a place of balance and relieve the burden of stress on the body. Ashwagandha can be found in capsule or powder form.
Maca Powder (Lepidium meyenii)
Maca is a root vegetable traditionally dried and used in teas or elixirs to balance hormones and boost health. It promotes balance and healthy hormones.
Like ashwagandha, maca is an adaptogen helping to balance the body. It helps the body adapt to stress and has been shown to balance female hormones and promote overall well-being.
Studies have found maca powder can boost energy, reduce symptoms of menopause and PMS, ease inflammation, and much more. Maca is commonly used in powder form and can be added to smoothies or other beverages.
Magnesium is an essential mineral in the body responsible for many functions necessary to keep you feeling your best. It helps promote better sleep, eases stress, and has many other benefits.
It promotes better sleep and supports whole body health. Many people don’t get the recommended amount of magnesium each day, leading to low energy, poor sleep, mood swings, and more.
Many women supplement with magnesium to keep their blood sugar balanced, reduce symptoms of PMS, fight inflammation, ease stress and anxiety, relieve headaches and migraines, and ensure restful sleep.
Magnesium can be found in capsules, powder, or spray form.
Ginger is full of benefits and tastes delicious. It’s most popular for easing nausea and digestive issues. It promotes optimal digestion and eases discomfort.
If you’re pregnant and battling morning sickness, dealing with nausea or vomiting, or want to soothe your stomach after a big meal, ginger is a great natural remedy to reach for.
Ginger works as an anti-spasmodic, meaning it slows down the intestinal tract. When you’re dealing with nausea or vomiting, your intestinal tract becomes irritated and continually contracts. Ginger can slow down this process. Our favorite way to take ginger is ginger tea.
Chaste Tree Berry (Vitex)
Chaste Tree Berry helps to regulate the menstrual cycle, ease menopause symptoms, and support hormone balance. It eases your symptoms and restores balance in the body.
Chase tree berry is an adaptogen, so it helps promote normal function in the body and has a balancing effect on female hormones. For menopause, chaste tree berry can have estrogen-balancing effects, helping to alleviate hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood changes, and insomnia. Chaste tree berry can be found in capsules, powders, and tinctures.
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon)
Cranberry is full of antioxidants and helps prevent infection in the urinary tract. It helps with UTIs and urinary tract health.
Many women have UTIs throughout their life. One of the ways you can improve your urinary tract health and prevent infection is by drinking cranberry juice.
Cranberry is an effective remedy for urinary tract health, lowering your risk of infection. Cranberry prevents bacteria from adhering to the walls of your organs, making it difficult for infection to thrive. We recommend taking high-quality cranberry juice or cranberry capsules.
Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa)
Black cohosh is a popular herb used for menopause-related symptoms. It helps with hot flashes and night sweats.
Black cohosh works to relax the uterus and decrease inflammation. It’s been shown to reduce hot flashes and night sweats in menopausal women by balancing hormones. It may also help fight fatigue, and reduce muscle pain and body aches, as studies show black cohosh binds to your body’s opioid receptors. It can also be used to treat painful or irregular periods.
Black cohosh is most commonly taken in tinctures or capsules.
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Green tea (Camellia sinensis)
Filled with countless benefits, green tea is an excellent alternative to coffee and a remedy for many different ailments.
It’s a natural and easy remedy for whole body health, especially for menopausal women.
Green tea contains antioxidant compounds that help to relieve inflammation, fight stress, improve memory, promote strong bones, and encourage a healthy metabolism.
All of these symptoms are helpful for women going through menopause. Green tea is a great alternative to coffee if you’re looking for an energy boost without the side effects!
Evening Primrose Oil (Oenothera biennis)
Evening primrose oil is full of omega-6 fatty acids, helping to improve whole-body health and providing many benefits. It balances hormonal changes associated with menopause.
Evening primrose oil is rich in gamma-linolenic acid and linolenic acid, omega-6 fatty acids that help to reduce inflammation and counter the hormonal changes associated with menopause. It can be an excellent remedy to combat night sweats, hot flashes, and fatigue. Evening primrose can be found in capsules and tinctures.
The Bottom Line
While over-the-counter medications may offer relief from your symptoms, these natural and easy remedies can provide lasting results. When using herbs, foods, and natural medicine, you work to bring your body in balance and heal from the root.
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How can i get a recipe for each of these? I am not sure how much I would take and what would be the best quality product to purchase to get the most out of it?
There is a book called THE LOST BOOK OF HERBAL REMEDIES by Nicole Apelian and Claude Davis. It is full of symptoms, herbs and recipes. It’s a great to book. I keep it in my kitchen to refer to. I got mine on Amazon.
For years, I’ve been drinking cranberry juice once or twice a week. A good high quality juice is pure 100% juice with no added anything. It’s an acquired taste but it’s worth it. I buy the KNUDSEN brand at my local higher end supermarket. Some Walmart’s may carry it. It is pricey bottle but it’s good stuff.
Hello Nicole, my wife recently went through a hysterectomy surgery in which her gynaecologist discovered the beginnings of cancer cells in her uterus. It was 8 months later that we had a surgery performed and we’re he cancer was removed and she later tested negative.
My question is what herbs can help her with helping her heal and maintain her health and fight any future disease.
Thank you so much,
We’re happy to hear that and we wish her the best of health!
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This does not answer your question directly but is an important component to health. Cancer feeds on sugar in any form, even natural sugars from healthy foods and from foods that are converted to sugar in the body. Eliminating sugars are one of the first steps. Our ND also recommends a blood type diet as different blood types may not have the enzymes to digest all foods, even heathy natural foods. Undigested food causes inflammation which damages our organs and results in disease..
Chaste tea is great for balancing hormone around menstruation however it also kills your sex drive. I found this out. I am now trying to increase my sex drive due to taking it for a few months. .
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I’m going to be getting a Gastric bypass. Do you have a recipe for reducing sweet cravings?
Wishing you luck with your surgery!
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I see so much information about menopause and regular cycles. I see nothing about post menopausal symptoms. Specifically vaginal dryness and atrophy. Can you share any information. Nothing seems to help.