Can Natural Drinks Help To Relieve Menstrual Cramps?


Yes, several natural drinks have been found to beneficial in relieving pain during menstruation. Some of these drinks are:

1 . Water

Drinking lots of water helps in frequent emptying of bladder and thus reduces cramps. One should avoid caffeinated beverages and high salt foods, which can aggravate cramps by dehydrating you.

2 . Green Tea

Rich in antioxidants, green tea helps to fight painful cramps. One can also choose to have other teas such as ginger root and chamomile herb also help relieve menstrual cramps.

3 . Aloe Vera Juice

Aloe vera is very effective against all kind of menstrual problems. Grind 8- 10 leaves of neem into a fine paste, along with ginger juice and aloe vera. It helps relieve abdominal bloating, distension and cramps.

4 . Sesame Seeds

Smoothies made from fresh veggies and raw fruits garnished with sesame seeds help to relieve menstrual cramps. You can also choose to add 1/2 tsp crushed sesame (till) seeds in hot water. Consume this twice daily to relieve cramps effectively.

5 . Fennel Seeds

-Fennel seeds are rich in anti-inflammatory analgesic properties. It has been found to be effective in treating menstrual pain. Dip fennel seeds in water and consume this water each day two-three times a day.

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