Painful periods afflict 1 in 4 women, and up to 90% of adolescent females. Given the dangers of drug and hormonal treatment, natural alternatives are greatly needed.
Why risk using a pain killer with deadly side effects? Natural alternatives are often not only safer but at least as effect.
Painful periods afflict millions of women, and cause unnecessary suffering, absenteeism and a calculated $2 billion in economic consequences in the U.S. alone every year. The standard of care is to use sometimes dangerous chemical drugs. All the more reason why a return to natural medicine may offer a much needed solution.
What does nature have to offer that’s new for women? Quite a lot.
A new study published in Lancet confirms thousands die from ibuprofen use each year, so what are viable alternatives?
Maternity and gynecology researchers have determined that abdominal massage with essential oils will decrease pain and excessive bleeding in difficult menstruation.
NSAIDS are the go-to product for painful menses. But what if a natural product not only reduces pain but beats out ibuprofen and keeps reducing pain further in next cycles? Magic? No, just Nature.
Many women are plagued by painful menstrual periods. Many resort to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs or birth control pills. But inhaling lavender essential oil may significantly reduce their symptoms.