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Menstrual Pain

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Menstrual Pain

!It's highly recommended to consult a doctor for diagnosis beforehand! Better cooperate with a doctor for treatment as well!


  • Pains that intensify in the lower abdomen.
  • This pain, which can begin 1 to 3 days before menstruation, peaks 24 hours after the onset of menstruation and decreases within 2 to 3 days.
  • Continuous pain with a feeling of heaviness (may also be felt in the groin or nervus saphenus).
  • Pain that can spread to the waist and cause numbness.

        Premenstrual Pain (PMS):

  • Breast tenderness and pain
  • Swelling in the lower abdomen
  • Constipation
  • Starting in the pre-menstrual period diarrhea, increased appetite, fatigue, emotional inconsistency, depression, sleep disturbances, hot flashes, night sweats, migraine-type headaches
  • Cervical stenosis: In some women, the opening of the cervix is ​​small enough to prevent menstrual flow. This small opening may cause increased pressure in the uterus, causing more severe pain.
  • Endometriosis: The tissue covering the uterus goes out of the uterus and develops and settles on the fallopian tubes, ovaries or other tissues covering the pelvis. It can cause the formation of chocolate cysts, as well as painful menstruation, pain may be felt during sexual intercourse.
  • Uterine fibroids: Uterine fibroids consisting of muscle and fibrous tissue in the uterine wall are noncancerous tumors that can be hard and large. Those with uterine fibroids may experience more severe pain during menstruation.
  • Adenomyosis: In this condition, the tissue covering the uterus begins to grow towards the muscular walls of the uterus.
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease: This infection of the female reproductive organs is usually caused by sexually transmitted bacteria.

Premenstrual Pain (PMS):

  • Hormones of ovarian
  • Genetic reasons
  • Seratonin deficiency
  • Hypersensitivity to progesterone
  • Prostaglandin deficiency

These Herbs can maybe help to cure your problem :

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Saturday, February 27th, 2021

FOENICULUM VULGARE MiLLER , F. Capilleaceum Gilbert., F. Officinale


Family: Umbelliferae (Apiaceae)

Medical use: Weak gastrointestinal disorders (includes babys gas problem), phlegm, antibacterial, menstrual pain, inreasing milk

Parts: Fruit (seed), herb

Side effect:

  • Anethol in it stimulates nerves, in high dose it can cause spasm-like effect, therefore can be dangerous by epilepsy
  • Anethol can be alergic

Drug interactions:

  • Can interact with blood thinners
  • Can effect estrogen-like and interact with hormonal drugs


  • Not use longer than one week under 12 age

How to Use:


Weak gastrointestinal disorders (includes babys gas problem), phlegm, antibacterial, menstural pain, inreasing milk:

Tea: 1,5-2g grinded fruit (seed), add 200ml boiled water, brew 5-10min, filter. 3 times a day. Dose should be reduced under 1,5g when used by children under 12, proportional to childs age

Oil: 1-2 drop mixed in water or droped on something

Wine: 30g fruit (seed), add 1lt red wine, brew 3weeks, filter. 50-100ml daily

Name Foeniculum comes from latin ‘foenum: straw’, because of its appearance.

The plant refered by Theophrast and Dioskorides with name ‘marathon’ was fennel. In traditional chinese medicine fennel is known since long time. Anglo-saxons have belived that fennel is one of the nine secret plants, given by God to his people. Also fennel is one of the absinthes content.

It is native in Mediteranean and west Asia.

It can used as food as well and is rich by nutirents, a close variety named F. Vulgare var. Azoricum is to grow as vegetable, every part of it can be eaten and used in many culture for it but not used to prepare tea.

Content: High content of anethol, besides bitter and sweet kaempferols, fenchone, pinene, lemonene, albumin, sugar, vitamin B and E. Carbohydrate, oil, protein and minerals like potassium, calsium, iron, magnesium


Thursday, February 25th, 2021


Common Yarrow

Family: Compositae (Asteraceae)

Medical use: Loss of appetite, weak gastrointestinal disorders, liver and gallbladder disorders, menstrual pain, acne, scotch (superficial wound)

Parts: Herb with flower (no root)

Side effect:
  • Asteraceae can effect alergic
  • Can slower blood clotting, may be dangerous by bleeding
Drug interactions:
  • Can interact with blood thinners, blood clotting slowers, consult a doctor
  • Can change accumulation ratio of Lithium in body and cause serious side effects, dont use together
  • Can increase effect of sedatives
  • Dont use under 12 age
  • Some content can effect alergic
  • Asteraceae can effect alergic
  • ATTENTION: Dont confuse with poisonous Hemlock (Conium Maculatum)

How to Use:


Loss of appetite, weak gastrointestinal disorders, liver and gallbladder disorders:

Tea: 3-4g grinded herb with flower, add 250ml boiled water, brew 15-20min, filter. 3-4 times a day.

Juice: Press herb, 2 spoons a day

Tincture (1:5, %45 ethanol): 3-4ml, 3 times a day


Tea: 10g herb with flower, add 500ml boiled water, brew 10min, filter. 3 times a day, better with empty stomach

Mestrual pain:

Tea: 1-2g grinded herb with flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20min, filter. 3 times a day


scotch (superficial wound):

Tea: 3-4g grinded herb with flower, add 150ml boiled water, brew 15-20min, filter. Apply on wound after it get cold

Name Achillea comes from name of famous mythological warior Achilleus, because Homeros says that Aphrodite has told Achilleus to use this plant to heal his wound, after he got hit on his heel with arrow (by Paris). English name yarrow derived from saxon and old-german words gearwe/garawa/geruwe, which mean compotent, able, well, treat, etc.

In traditional indian medicine its known and used since long time. In chinese culture yarrow considered to bring luck. Also native Americans have generally used it to treat every kind of diseases.

Especially in 16. century yarrow became more of an issue. Besides in Skandinavien it has used by beer making instead of hops and it was a part of some gruit (herbal mixtures to make beer, ganarally before hops growed in Europa) reciepes.

It can also used to make salats with dandelion and nettle, to clean blood. Besides it is used as spice and animal food and medicine, a pigment (colorant) recource.

Native in Europa and west Asia but allready spread allover the world.

Content: Proazulenes (chamazulene ve δ-cadinol [delta cadinol], shamuzelene), bornoel, pinene, sabinene, camphor, artemsiaketone, cineole, inulin, asparagine, albumin