There are so many women who suffer from PCOD or other similar fertility problems that find it hard to get their periods on time.
In these cases, the imbalance of hormones is widely seen as a cause of delay in regular menstrual flow.
Sometimes, causes such as stress, over-eating, or undue pressure also cause irregularity in your mensuration.
1st Fruits (rich in vitamins C)
- Fruits such as papaya contain carotene, which is recognized to stimulate the oestrogen hormone, triggering periods to be on time.
- Pineapple is another such fruit, high in vitamin C, which is believed to cause heat in the pelvic region, further contraction in the uterus, and is a reason for the uterine liner to be shed. This helps the menstruation is on its scheduled time, or prevent it from being delayed.
- Mangoes are known to have similar effects during menstruation.
In these fruits, vitamin C increases the amount of oestrogen in the body and reduces the hormone progesterone, which is the reason for the contraction of the uterus and the shredding of the blood liner.
Include these fruits in your daily diet, to see a positive result.
- 1 tsp fennel Seeds
- 1 cup of water
- Boil a cup of water in a saucepan.
- To this, add fennel seeds and 1 tablespoon of jaggery let it simmer.
- It is not necessary to strain the solution, you can consume it without straining it.
This is another heat-generating food that’s recommended in winter.
Although it is primarily known to treat the occurrence of scanty periods.
After all, it has also been shown to be beneficial to bring your periods on time.
Jaggery is also advised by many physicians to be used over time due to its propensity to increase hemoglobin in the blood.
You should take small amounts of jaggery during menstruation to maintain the level of iron in your body.
Extracts of fennel seed can function as an emmenagogue.
This means that the blood supply from the uterus can be increased and therefore early triggered.
Further research is needed as a remedy for inducing fennel seeds.
- 1 glass of water/milk
- Black pepper
- Warm a glass of water, to this, add a teaspoon of turmeric and lastly sprinkle a little bit of black pepper.
- Consume it daily for several weeks or until you see improvement.
It’s an emmenagogue that acts as a blood flow stimulator in the uterus and pelvic regions.
Its antispasmodic effects expand the uterus, signaling the onset of menstruation.
This phenomenon is most widely discussed in traditional Chinese medicine.
This can be very useful for women looking forward to their time in order to get around their scheduled time.
- 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
- 1 cup of water
- In a saucepan add a cup of water along with the ginger.
- Now boil it for 5 minutes, once done strain the tea and add honey as per liking.
- Drink the tea after your meals three times a day.
Ginger is highly recommended for menstrual cycles to be controlled and irregular periods avoided.
Ginger can be taken in many forms throughout the year, from food to drink.
It will have the most pronounced effect if it is consumed in the form of hot brewed tea, which is sweetened with honey.
A superfood like honey helps to soothe your body, especially during menstruation.
The combination of ginger and honey helps to accentuate the positive effect by increasing internal body heat in the body and causing periods to be regular.
5th Carom seeds (Ajwain)
- Carom seeds
- 1 Glass water
- In a pan boil 1 teaspoon of ajwain with 1 teaspoon jaggery in a glass of water.
- If you like you can strain them or have it without straining.
- Drink this warm tea early in the morning on an empty stomach.
Ajwain will not just balance your menstrual cycle but also relieve cramp pain.
Again, this is another spice that can work magic on your menstrual cycle, so apart from clearing your intestines.
Gulping down a glass of boiled water with carom seeds or ajwain helps to stimulate the uterus effectively.
The best part is that its antispasmodic properties help to prevent menstrual cramps and pain.
Apart from these useful, easy-to-use, and home-based methods, it is always advisable to consult a doctor.
Getting medical treatment from an expert on your unique body type and condition is vital.
Moreover, the problem is only half solved when the root cause of the problem is diagnosed.