Ashwagandha, also called Indian ginseng, is very helpful for women having difficulty conceiving. This herb is effective in maintaining hormonal balance and promoting proper functioning of the reproductive organs. It also helps tone the uterus for those who have recurrent miscarriages.
Plus, this herb helps reduce your stress level.
Mix 1 tablespoon of ashwagandha powder in a glass of warm water.
Drink it twice daily.
Pomegranate also boosts fertility in women. It helps increase blood flow to the uterus and thickens the uterine lining to reduce the chance of miscarriage. Plus, it promotes healthy development of the fetus.
According to a 2015 study published in Pharmacognosy Magazine, pomegranate could be used as a supplement to enhance longevity, fertility and growth rate. However, the dose should be carefully adjusted to avoid adverse effects.
Mix equal amounts of finely powdered pomegranate seeds and bark and store it in an airtight jar. Take ½ teaspoon of this mixture with a glass of warm water twice daily for a few weeks.
You can also eat fresh pomegranate fruit and drink pomegranate juice.
Cinnamon can help with proper ovarian functioning and thus be effective in fighting infertility. It even helps in the treatment of PCOS, one of the main causes of infertility.
A 2007 study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal showed that cinnamon supplementation can help improve menstrual cyclicity in women with PCOS.
It is also used to treat problems such as endometriosis, uterine fibroids and amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods) that can affect a woman’s fertility. Plus, cinnamon may help prevent yeast infections.
Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder to a cup of hot water. Drink it once daily for a few months.
Also, include cinnamon in your diet by sprinkling cinnamon powder on your cereal, oatmeal, and yogurt.
If infertility is due to a hormonal imbalance in the body, an effective remedy is chasteberry, also called vitex.
chasteberry tea for female sterility
This herb helps improve ovulation due to its high prolactin levels. Plus, it combats PCOS.
Add 1 teaspoon of fresh or dried chasteberries to a cup of boiling water. Cover, steep for 10 minutes and strain it. Drink this tea once daily for a few weeks or months.
You can take chasteberry supplements, available as capsules, liquid extract or tinctures. For proper dosage and suitability, consult your doctor.
Note: As this herb affects certain hormones, it may not be suitable for women with a hormone-sensitive condition like breast cancer or those who are taking antipsychotic drugs. Plus, do not use this herb if you are undergoing in vitro fertilization.