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.
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.