Herbal Remedies for Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea, or painful menstruation is associated with hormonal imbalances such as high estrogen levels, deficiencies of the blood, adrenal system or immune systems, weak digestion, and liver stagnation.

A program of herbal tonics, including hormone regulators, herbal antispasmodics that have an affinity for the uterus, liver stimulants, and anti-inflammatories such as evening primrose are all recommended by herbalists. Recent research shows that women who eat soy products, such as tofu and tempeh, experience less symptoms during their menstrual cycle.

Herbs Used To Treat Dysmenorrhea

HerbTreatment SupportApplication
Blue Cohoshantispasmodictincture, capsules, tea
Cramp Barkantispasmodictea, tincture, capsule
Dandelionliver stimulanttea, tincture, capsule, tablet
Evening Primroseanti-inflammatorycapsules
False Unicornemmenagogue; hormone regulatortincture, tea
False Unicorn Rootemmenagogue; hormone regulatortincture, tea, capsules
Motherwortemmenagoguetincture, tea
Partridge Berryfemale tonictea, tincture
Pulsatillaanalgesichomeopathic tablet
Raspberryuterine tonictea, tincture, capsule
Red Chinese Sage Rootemmenagoguetea, tincture, capsules
Vitexhormone regulatortablet, tincture

Herbs Used To Treat Specific Dysmenorrhea Related Conditions

ConditionHerbApplication
Dysmenorrhea With NervousnessPassion Flowertea, tincture, capsule
Dysmenorrhea With Poor AppetiteGingertea, tincture, capsule
Dysmenorrhea With Severe CrampingBlack Cohoshtincture, tablet, capsule
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