Home Remedies for Menstrual Pain


Menstruation is the simple process of removing the old uterine lining in order to make a way for new one. It may also be said as this is the way of body of sweeping out the cobwebs at the end of the month for the preparation of the arrival of a new egg and a new cycle.

Most of the women dread their monthly cycle and the reason is painful cramps. Not all, but many of the women suffer from severe pain. Most of them are unaware of effective home remedies that can make their periods more comfortable.

Read on to know more about the home remedies for coping with menstrual pain.

Wild yam

Wild yam has antispasmodic qualities which help in making the menstrual pain tolerable. Utilizing wild yam may help you a lot in curing the pain.

Green tea

Green tea when it is prepared by raspberry leaves or jasmine works amazingly in soothing your mind and body at times when you are having menstrual cramps.

Intake calcium

Drinking milk daily in breakfast brings lots of health benefits to you. It contains calcium which is an effective element to cure menstrual pain. If you are lactose intolerant, you may also use chewable calcium tablets to get the relief.  Taking calcium supplements throughout the month helps in muscle relaxation. Aim for a total f 1000mg of calcium dose daily.

Use magnesium

Magnesium is another element which helps in relieving the pain during menstruation. You need to take for a total 500mg of magnesium a day. If you experience loose stools, reduce the dose


Papaya contains an enzyme which helps in regulating the blood flow in your body and eventually in easing the pain. You can eat papaya to get its maximum advantages during or even after the menstruation.


Carrots have lots of health benefits. It is not only good for your eyesight but also helps in bringing comfort to you during your menstruation. Drinking a full glass of carrot juice may help you in getting rid of menstrual cramps.

Aloe Vera

Using aloe Vera with honey is a wonderful method to reduce the menstrual pain and ease the flow.

Hot shower

During menstruation period, hot shower helps a lot in getting relief from menstrual cramps. Concentrate the flow of water on your back and abdomen. Placing hot water bag at the place of pain also helps in reducing the pain.

Lavender Oil

Lavender oil helps in relieving different types of pains, strains and aches in the body. Apply the lavender oil around your stomach and get relief from menstrual cramps within 10 minutes.

Parsley Juice

Women who get severe menstrual cramps should take half cup of parsley juice mixed with some other vegetable juice such as carrot. It will help in making the flow proper and reducing the pain.

Use Greens

Eating greens also helps in regulating the flow of blood during menstruation and also relieving the cramps. Dark leafy greens are a great source of nutrients such as magnesium, calcium etc. they also help in cleansing the blood.

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Alina Awan

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