Easy Home Remedies To Relieve Menstrual Cramps During That Time Of The Month
Menstrual cramps are an uncomfortable part of life that every lady will face every month. I mean, admit it, were there times when you wished you were born as a man instead? Being ladies, we have to struggle with the discomfort of mensuration pain and yet still be working and studying and functioning as per normal. Will you get through the rest of the day with this pain? Not likely.
Thankfully, we have come up with a compiled list of easy home remedies that will be beneficial to you during your time of the month. Hopefully, this will bring some comfort during days when you need a remedy.
Read on to find out more!
#1 Drink chamomile tea
Drinking chamomile tea helps to reduce cramps and bloating. This is because the tea can help to increase glycine in your body, which is a chemical that relieves muscle spasms and acts as a nerve relaxant to help your body relax. Time to add this to your shelves!
#2 Drink traditional herbal essence
Vision Hongtang herbal essence contains pure natural organic sugar cane that helps to warm the female's body womb and stomach, improves blood and nutrient circulation which will help to relieve the discomfort we faced during the time of the month. You can consume it 1-2 times a day, mix 1 tablespoon or 2 teaspoons with 200ml of boiling water to feel better instantly. Get a 20% off first-time purchase if you're a GirlStyle audience! Get it here for $50.
#3 Place a hot water bottle to your abdomen
Applying a heating pad, or hot water bottle to your abdomen works wonders for relieving menstrual cramps. If you do not have a heating pad, just put a hot water bottle with a towel to your abdomen. The heat helps muscles relax.
#4 Add salmon to your meal
If you're a salmon lover, you will be more than glad to add this to your meal. Salmon and other cold-water fish are rich in omega-3s fatty acids. These acids help to reduce inflammation, which makes them good for relieving menstrual cramps.
#5 Snack on a dark chocolate
Your favourite dark chocolate contains magnesium which is a miracle mineral for periods. It calms the nerves system down and helps to relax our muscles.
#6 Add dark leafy vegetables to your meal
When you are losing blood you are losing iron in your body too which will cause more discomfort. To relieve the pain, add dark vegetables like spinach to your diet as it contains vitamins that are great sources of iron to help with the discomfort.
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Text by: GirlStyle SG