TOP 5 MENSTRUAL CRAMP HERBS
Reduces the production of prostaglandins, hormone-like chemicals that are a contributing factor in causing period pain and inflammation.
Used to relax the uterus
Lignans contained in flaxseed act in the same manner as estrogen and may act to modulate hormone levels, which helps alleviate symptoms of PMS as well as menopause.
Cramp bark has anti-spasmodic properties and is nervine which makes it an effective natural treatment for muscle cramps, including menstrual cramps. Analgesic, anti inflammatory.
Yarrow is another herbal remedy with anti-spasmodic constituents for the treatment of menstrual cramps. It is also said to be a uterine tonic, improving blood flow and toning the uterus.