Menstrual Cramps:

 

• Menstrual cramps refer to the throbbing pain which occurs at the onset or during a menstrual period

 

Causes:

 

• Prostaglandin is a hormone like substance, which leads to contraction of the uterus muscles and cause abdominal pain

 

Natural home remedy using flaxseeds:

 

1. Eat 2 tbsp of flaxseeds every day during periods

2. This reduces prostaglandin levels in the body

 

Natural home remedy using ginger, honey, lemon and tea:

 

1. Prepare black tea

2. Add to it ½ tsp of crushed ginger

3. Add 2 tsp lemon juice

4. Add 1 tsp honey

5. Drink this tea at regular intervals during the day

 

Natural home remedy using basil leaves:

 

1. Crush a handful of basil leaves 

2. Press the paste on a sieve to extract juice

3. Take 1 glass hot water

4. Add 2 tsp basil leave juice

5. Mix well

6. Drink thrice everyday

 

Tips:

 

• Acupuncture treatment provides pain relief

• Include in diet:

  o Cinnamon

  o Sesame seeds

  o Ginger

  o Parsley