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Difficult Menses Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

General Name
Difficult Menses
Medical Name
Hindi Name
Mahavari ka Dard, Kashtartav, Kashtaartav, Kashtartaw
Difficult Menses Symptoms
Painful Periods
Difficult Menses
Diarrhea or Constipation
Pain in the lower abdomen

Difficult Menses Cured By


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Difficult Menses is a disease of the Female Reproductive Organs.
Menstrual Pain or Dysmenorrhoea is painful cramps during menstruation.
It occurs in the lower mid abdomen, radiating toward the lower back or thighs.

Causes of Difficult Menses
Food Habits
Cervical Stenosis
Submucous Fibroids
Intrauterine Polyps
An Ovarian Pathology
Heavy menstrual flow
Uterine Abnormalities
Long menstrual periods
Chronic Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

If not treated properly, Dysmenorrhoea may cause

Your best bet is, Black Cohosh and Raspberry.
A visit to the Doctor is a must.

Body Part(s)

Female Reproductive Organs
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Materia Medica for Difficult Menses

Veratrum Album General

Difficult, extremely painful menses, are indicated in many herbs. But, in addition if the same female has diarrhea and vomiting during the menses, then Veratrum Album is the remedy. If the intensity of the diarrhea is more than the vomiting, there can be no other remedy more effective than Veratrum Album.
Single Herb

Ashoka for Difficult Menses

Grind Ashoka bark. Boil 2 teaspoons powder with one cup milk. Drink daily.

Wild Thyme for Difficult Menses

Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Wild Thyme. Take two times a day.

Chickpea for Difficult Menses

Put the entire Chickpea plant in hot water for an hour. Take a bath in the form of a sitting steam bath.

Dong Quai for Difficult Menses

Prepare a decoction of Dong Quai roots and take 2 times daily. It gives relief in Difficult Menses.

Marigold ( Gendha ) Flower for Difficult Menses

Prepare an infusion of Marigold ( Gendha ) Flower. Take 2 teaspoons once a day.
OR Soak a handful of flowers in 2 cups of rectified alcohol for 5-6 weeks. Take 10-15 drops daily.

Sunflower seeds ( Surajmukhi ke beej ) for Difficult Menses

Boil 2 tsp Sunflower seeds in 600 ml water. Have 7 ml of the decoction once a day.

Sesame ( Til ) for Difficult Menses

Have 1 tsp Sesame seeds powder with lukewarm water during Menstrual pain.
OR: Have it with a glass of warm Milk.

Ginger ( Adrak ) for Difficult Menses

Drink 1 cup decoction of Ginger whenever you feel pain during Menses.
Or Chew 2 to 3 slices of Fresh Ginger 2 times in a day.

Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) for Difficult Menses

Boil 2 g Cinnamon bark in 1 glass of Milk. Drink once a day during Menses Pain.
OR : Mix One teaspoon of Honey and Half teaspoon of Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) In a glass of warm water. Drink thrice on the first day of your period
Or : Prepare a tea by boiling 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon ( Dalchini ) powder in a cup of water. Add some Honey and drink it 2-3 times a day before your periods start.

Drumstick For Difficult Menses

Prepare a decoction of Drumstick leaves. Drink 20 ml of it daily.

Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) as an Analgesic

The essential oil of Birch ( Bhoj Patra ) can be applied externally to relieve Headache, Menstrual Cramps, Abdominal Cramps, Gout, Rheumatism and other pains.

Fennel ( Saunf ) for Difficult Menses

Boil one tablespoon in a glass of water. Take it twice a day.

Damiana for Difficult Menses

Boil some leaves of Damiana. Use it as fomentation over Naval region. It acts as a painkiller.

Castor for Abdominal Pain

Massage using Castor oil over Abdomen.
OR : Tie warm leaves of Castor plant over Abdomen.

Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves for Difficult Menses

Take 2 tablespoons juice of Black Nightshade ( Makoya ) Leaves 4 times a day during menses.

Mint ( Pudina ) for Menstrual Disorders

Mix fresh Mint leaves juice with Honey in equal quantity. Consume it 30 minutes after meals twice a day.

Shoe Flower for Menstrual Problems

Fry 2 flowers of Shoe Flower plant in Butter. Take it with warm Milk once a day.

Aniseed for Menstrual Cramps

Take 1 tsp extract of Aniseed plant once a day.

Oregano ( Sathra ) Leaves for Difficult Menses

Chew fresh 5 Oregano ( Sathra ) Leaves twice a day during menses.

Chrysanthemum Indicum for Difficult Menses

Consume 30 ml flower decoction of once a day. Take it before two days of your Menstrual Cycle begin.

Chamomile ( Babunah ) for Difficult Menses

It is sedative in nature that reduces pain and spasm. It also reduces the other problems like Anxiety, Stress and mood swings associated with Menstrual Problems.
Boil Chamomile ( Babunah ) leaves or flowers in some water and make a tea.
Drink hot to get relief from Menstrual Cramps and Muscle Soreness.

Oregano ( Sathra) for Difficult Menses

Drink Oregano Leaf tea 2-3 times a day.

Parsley ( Ajmod ) for Difficult Menses

Steep a handful of Parsley ( Ajmod ) leaves in a cup of boiling water for 5 minutes. Sieve and drink hot twice a day during periods.

Basil ( Tulsi ) for Difficult Menses

Add few fresh Basil ( Tulsi ) leaves to a cup of boiling water. Remove it from heat and cover tightly. Cool and drink several times a day.
OR :
Put 2-3 drops of Basil ( Tulsi ) leaf juice in a cup of warm water. Drink after every 2-3 hours to ease Cramps.

Coriander ( Dhaniya ) for Difficult Menses

Boil a handful of Coriander ( Dhaniya ) seeds in a glass of water till the water is reduced to half. Let it Luke warm and drink.
Note : You can also add some sugar for taste.

Flax ( Alsi ) for Difficult Menses

Take 2-3 tablespoons of Flax ( Alsi ) seeds daily during your menstrual cycle.

Turmeric ( Haldi ) for Difficult Menses

The Antispasmodic and Analgesic properties of Turmeric ( Haldi ) provide relief from the painful menses. As Turmeric ( Haldi ) is a good Emmenagogue, it increases the blood flow in Uterus and Pelvic area. Thus, eases the pain.
Mix half a teaspoon of Turmeric ( Haldi ) with half a teaspoon of Clarified Butter ( Ghee ). Heat for a while. Add this mixture in a glass of warm milk. Drink it.

Viburnum Prunifolium for Difficult Menses

Viburnum Prunifolium bark contains Salicin. This nutrient helps to reduce the pain and inflammation associated with Menses. Viburnum Prunifolium also gives relief from Lower Back Pain.
Grind the dried bark of Viburnum Prunifolium to make a powder. Add two teaspoons of this powder in a cup of water. Boil for 10 minutes. Drink thrice a day. It will give relief from pain and cramps during menses.
OR : Viburnum Prunifolium is also available in tincture form. Add quarter teaspoon of this tincture in half glass of lukewarm water. Drink it thrice a day.
Note : It is advised not to take it during the Menses. Take this before and after a week of your menstrual period.

Asparagus Racemosus for Difficult Menses

Add 3 to 6 grams of root powder of Asparagus Racemosus into lukewarm milk and stir it well. Drink once a day.

Falxseed for Difficult Menses

Add Flaxseed to your Yogurt to maintain your Menses.

Lemon Balm ( Billilotan ) for Difficult Menses

Make a decoction of Lemon Balm ( Billilotan ) leaf. Drink it warm twice a day to get rid of menses. Lemon Balm ( Billilotan ) provides relief from Menstrual Cramps and promotes sleep during the menses.

Polygonatum for Difficult Menses

Prepare a decoction of Polygonatum root boiled in 100 ml of water. Steep it for 5 to 10 minutes. Drink this decoction daily to reduce Difficult Menses.

Black Cohosh for Difficult Menses

Black Cohosh have sedative property that eases the pain and gives relief from cramps.
Take dried rhizomes of Black Cohosh. Drink decoction every day.

Feverfew for Difficult Menses

Feverfew is helpful in reducing Pain and Uterine contraction.
Chew 4 to 5 fresh leaves of Feverfew every morning.

Jamaican Dogwood for Difficult Menses

It has antispasmodic in nature, that helps to reduce spasms.
Take 10 drops of mother tincture 2 times in a day.

Fennel Essential Oil for Difficult Menses

Mix one drop each of Fennel Essential Oil, Geranium Essential Oil and two drops of Clary Sage Essential Oil in one tablespoon of whole fat Milk. Gently massage with this mixture over the lower abdomen area.

Carom Seeds for Menstrual Cramps

Carom seeds has ability to reduce Menstrual cramps.
Roast 1 tablespoon of Carom seeds in a pan and have it with a glass of water or milk.
It is also good to flush the clotting that is associated with Menses.

Azadirachta Indica for Menstrual Cramps

Take 5 to 10 Margosa ( Neem ) leaves. Crush them and make a paste. Have 1 teaspoon of that paste with a glass of Buttermilk or Warm glass of Milk. It also helps to flush impurities from the blood.
You may make small pills of leave paste to consume it in a easy way.

Aloe Vera for Menstrual Cramps

Aloe Vera is efficient in reducing the Menstrual Cramps. Have 2 tablespoon of Aloe Vera juice with a teaspoon of Honey in it. Have it 2 to 3 times in a day.

Herbal Tea for Menstrual Cramps

Have 2 fresh slices of Ginger, 4 to 5 fresh basil leaves, 1 teaspoon of Turmeric, a pinch of Black pepper and 1 teaspoon of Honey in it. Make a cup of tea with all these ingredients. Have it 2 times in a day. It gives relief from painful menses.

Carrot juice for Difficult Menses

Carrot is rich in nutrients and it eases the blood flow during Menses. Have a glass of Carrot juice daily.

White Willow Bark for Difficult Menses

Take half a tablespoon of White Willow Bark powder. Boil it in water for 5 to 10 min. Have this tea 2 times in a day. It eases the Menstrual cramps and good for irregular periods.
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Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 1

Grind Viburnum Opulus, Wind Flower and Partridge Berry together. Take one teaspoon every day for 7 days.

Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 2

Take Black Haw and Jamaica Dogwood in equal quantity. Prepare a decoction. Take two times a day .

Herbal Treatment For Menstrual Disorders 6

Mix equal quantity of Indian Snakeroot root powder with Cubeb powder. Take quarter tsp of the mixture twice a day.
Attention : Do not consume if you are Pregnant.

Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 3

Take 2 tablespoons of Chaste Berry ( Nirgundi ) and One tablespoon each of burdock root and Red Clover ( Tripatra ).
Put all these herbs in some water and bring a boil.
Steep for 15-20 minutes and strain.
Drink cool 2-3 times a day before meals for 15-20 days.
Use with breaks to rest the system.

Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 4

Take 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) pulp. Add half tablespoon jaggery ( Gur ) and little amount of Asafoetida ( Hing ). Mix well. Have a pinch of this mixture twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 5

Make a cup of black tea and add 2-3 teaspoons of Lemon Juice ( Nimboo in India ) some chopped Ginger ( Adrak in India ) and a teaspoon of Honey ( Shehad in India ). Drink after every 3-4 hours during the day.

Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 6

Pour a pinch of Asafoetida, half teaspoon of Fenugreek powder and a pinch of Salt in one cup of Buttermilk. Mix them well and drink it.

Herbal Treatment For Difficult Menses 7

Take 2 tablespoon of Lemon Juice, 2 fresh slices of Ginger and 1 teaspoon of Honey. Boil All 3 ingredients in water. have a cup of tea 2 times in a day. It also eliminates the impurities from the blood.
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Emma ( Ghana Accra )
19 Oct 2017
My test results was zero sperm count, can quail egg improve and restore, or what medicine can I take
24 Nov 2017
Dear Emma
You may try the following.
1. Have 1 teaspoon of Ashwagandha powder with a glass of water. Take it for 15 days only.
2. Buy Shilajit capsule and have 1 after every 3 days. It is very hot in nature so take it in winters only.
3. Add Asparagus in your daily diet.
4. Take 2 dry dates with a hot glass of milk every night before going to sleep. Add a few threads of Saffron too in a glass of milk.
You may try these for 15 days.
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