7 Herbal Remedies To Treat Menorrhagia


Some women may naturally have a heavier flow during the menstrual period than others. However, if you have excessive bleeding, which is a change from your normal cyclic routine, and the flow contains large clots, it is advisable to consult a gynaecologist. There could be an underlying problem of hormonal imbalance, polyps, fibroids, or even cancer.

Menorrhagia Symptoms

The symptoms of menorrhagia include :-

  • Menstrual flow that soaks through one or more sanitary pads or tampons every hour for several consecutive hours.
  • The need to use double sanitary protection to control your menstrual flow.
  • Tiredness, fatigue or shortness of breath (symptoms of anemia).
  • The need to change sanitary protection during the night.
  • Irregular menstrual periods.
  • Menstrual period that lasts longer than seven days.
  • Menstrual flow that includes large blood clots.
  • Heavy menstrual flow that interferes with your regular lifestyle.
  • Constant pain in the lower abdomen during menstrual period.

Menorrhagia Causes

  • Adenomyosis.
  • Hormonal imbalance.
  • Uterine fibroids.
  • Pregnancy complications.

Home Remedies for The Menorrhagia Treatment

1. Coriander-seed Decoction

Coriander Seeds

Boil a teaspoon of coriander seeds in a cup of water till it is reduced to half. Add sugar to taste and have twice or thrice a day while it is still warm.

2. Banana Flower

Eat banana-flower curry every day, or have it as a dry vegetable with yoghurt. Banana flower has a progestron-like substance, so it helps regularise the flow during the periods.

3. Bael

dried seeds of the bael fruit, and also the mango seed kernel

Grind fresh bael leaves. A teaspoonful of this paste with warm water, had once a day, is efficacious.

4. Almonds


Soak 2-3 almonds in water overnight. Next morning, remove the skins and grind the almonds to a paste with 2-3 small bael leaves. Add a little honey and have daily. (The bael-Ieaf juice should be about a teaspoonful). Follow this with a cup of warm milk.

5. Indian Gooseberry

Indian Gooseberry

Have a teaspoon of Indian gooseberry juice with sugar on an empty stomach every morning. Follow it up with a glass of warm water.

6. Mimosa Pudica

Mimosa pudica grows wild throughout India . It is a thorny shrub which spreads on the ground, has small pink flowers, and its leaves close when touched. Two tablespoonful of the fresh juice of the leaves, taken with honey thrice a day for 3-4 days will stop the bleeding.

7. Asparagus Tubers

Take a tablespoonful of the crushed tuber juice with sugar thrice a day for 3-4 days.

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