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Herbs to Induce Menstruation: The Benefits and Risks

Herbs to Induce Menstruation: The Benefits and Risks

The menstrual cycle usually happens from 28 to 32 days. Menstruation starts around two weeks after ovulation. It is not uncommon that a period arrives earlier or gets delayed.

However, it may be a sign of problems with the reproductive system menstruation does not occur for a long time. There are many reasons why this could happen. To avoid delays, some women are trying different “mabisang gamot pamparegla,” which are mostly herbs.

Are these effective and safe? What could be the risks of taking herbal substances to induce menstrual flow? Let us learn more in this article.

Understanding the causes of delayed menstruation

mabisang gamot pamparegla

To better understand what we mean by mabisang gamot pamparegla, it helps to understand the possible causes of delayed menstruation.

And one way to do this is by tracking your monthly period. This way, you can determine if it is early or delayed compared to the previous cycle.

However, it is important to note that there are some women who are regularly “irregular”, so it’s best to consult your doctor if you notice unusual changes in your cycle.

If you are delayed, here are some of the possible causes:

  • Breastfeeding
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Excessive workout
  • Body clock changes
  • Stress
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Medications
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
  • Perimenopause (first stage of menopause)

These are the possible causes that lead women to try herbs, which are considered by some to be mabisang gamot pamparegla. In general, when hormones and the metabolic system are affected, it also affects the menstrual cycle.

When the cause of delayed menstruation is breastfeeding, it is normal because it will return to normal when a woman stops breastfeeding. The same is true for other causes of delay. Once you address these causes, then the menstrual cycle will get back on track.

However, if it does not, consulting a doctor is necessary.

Mga mabisang gamot pamparegla: The benefits

Trying herbs that are dubbed mabisang gamot pamparegla is nothing new. These are the traditional herbs that many people have relied on for many years:

Remember to always consult a doctor before trying any of these remedies.

  • Parsley, cumin seeds, burdock root, and celery. These herbs reportedly stimulate uterus contractions, and there are those who consider this as a good remedy for delayed menstruation.
  • Angelica root or Dong Quai. Its properties balance female hormones and reduce menstrual cramps, thereby making it an effective remedy for delayed menstruation.
  • Fenugreek seeds. It encourages menstruation and increases milk supply for breastfeeding.
  • Rue. Its extract is also used for menstrual cramps reduction.
  • Papaya. Because of its properties, such as vitamin C, enzyme, and carotene, papaya is described as an effective menstrual inducer.
  • Licorice root and pomegranate. They have phytoestrogens that make them mabisang gamot pamparegla.
  • Basil, rosemary, sage, marjoram, turmeric, and oregano. Some cultures believe that these kitchen herbs are effective menstruation inducers.
  • Aloe vera juice and hyssop. These are said to be effective in encouraging menstruation. They may also calm and reduce pain and diarrhea.
  • Cinnamon. It induces and reduces menstrual bleeding if taken in a high dosage.
  • Chamomile tea. Enough amount is said to be effective in inducing menstruation.
  • Ginger. It is a popular herb used for seasonings, but it is also beneficial for inducing the menstrual period. Its antioxidant properties are also helpful for reducing pain from cramps and treating nausea and vomiting, which are possible effects of menstruation.

Other herbs na mabisang gamot pamparegla

If you are looking for herbs that can encourage menstruation within a day, these are the following herbs. They can come in the form of tea or pills.

  • Black Cohosh. Aside from its effectiveness in stimulating menstruation, it may also regulate your menstrual cycle and relieve uterus contraction.
  • Motherwort. It stimulates and helps the uterus to function better and starts the menstrual cycle.
  • White Peony. A Chinese herb believed to be effective in relieving uterine contraction. It helps encourage menstruation by moving the blood to the surrounding area in the pelvic region.

Risks of using herbs considered as mabisang gamot pamparegla

Some herbs lose their property as mabisang gamot pamparegla when not taken in their recommended dosage. In some instances, they can increase the risk of abortion and miscarriage. Examples of herbs that may pose risks are rue, aloe vera juice, and hyssop.

Furthermore, since the known benefits many herbs require more research and supportive evidence, it’s important to be careful. There could also be adverse effects, such as allergic reactions. What’s more, herbs can also be more dangerous for women with underlying illnesses or diseases.

Therefore, consulting a doctor and asking for prescriptions is better than trying different herbs on your own. Be sure to choose doctor-recommended drugs, supplements, and remedies, as they underwent many clinical trials and evaluations before distribution to the public.

Key Takeaways

Even though there are claims that traditional herbs are effective substances as menstrual bleeding inducers, many undetermined side effects could pose risks to women’s health.

However, not all are that much dangerous as long as you follow the recommended dosage. Consultation with a doctor is still necessary. It is for you to know the exact amount needed to drink and what herbs are allowed according to your general health.

Learn more about women’s health, here.

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Sources

Inducing a Menstrual Period Naturally with Emmenagogue Foods & Herbs

https://www.healwithfood.org/articles/emmenagogue_foods_induce_delayed_menstruation.php#ixzz70vMrvYBS Date Accessed July 17, 2021

How to Induce Period Immediately & Make it Come Early Naturally

https://healthrave.org/womens-health/how-to-induce-period-fast-immediately-early-in-a-day-naturally/ Date Accessed July 17, 2021

9 REASONS YOUR PERIOD IS LATE (IF YOU’RE NOT PREGNANT)

https://vitalrecord.tamhsc.edu/9-reasons-missed-period/ Date Accessed July 17, 2021

Health risks of herbal remedies

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/7576267/ Date Accessed July 17, 2021

Advantages and Disadvantages of Herbal Medicine

https://www.healthguidance.org/entry/12415/1/Advantages-and-Disadvantages-of-Herbal-Medicine.html Date Accessed July 17, 2021

 

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Written by Shienna Santelices Updated Aug 31, 2021
Fact Checked by Bianchi Mendoza, R.N.