Straight out of your chemistry lessons! Magnesium relaxes the uterine muscles as they contract during your menstrual cycle (goodbye, cramps) – reducing inflammation and boosting energy levels.
Dream on, dull skin, and period pain. The mighty anti-inflammatory Turmeric evens your skin tone and works like a charm against acne scars and wounds. Not just that, but its bioactive compound ‘curcumin’ is the ultimate PMS painkiller.
Enter Ginger: your little buddy for period relief. It gives you pain relief by lowering prostaglandin levels. Add to that chasing away fatigue that causes PMS and makes irregular periods a thing. Its anti-inflammatory properties also help with pain and bloating – menstrual cramps.
I say raspberry; you say leaf! Simply because it deals with increasing blood flow to the uterus. Also, don’t forget to say hello to better uterine fibers – for organized and painless muscle contraction when your period comes along.
Nightmares from cramps are just a ‘bark’ away. That’s right, cramp Bark (Geulder Rose) will put you at ease during your menstrual cycle. Sleep like a baby thanks to fruit extracts that relax blood vessels and muscles responsible for cramps during period.
Are your hormones in check? No worries, vitex can boost your progesterone levels and tone down prolactin for predictable and regulated periods. It also deals with PMS symptoms like tender breasts and chest pain – never have a missed or unhealthy period again.
PMS symptoms are a tale of the past, thanks to Lady’s Mantle. It works like the female sex hormone type ‘gestagen’ – reducing irritability, binge eating, and much more. It also boosts fertility – what a multitasker, no?
Hormonal imbalance and PCOS, here I come. My name is spearmint, and I’m known for my antiandrogen properties. Use me to decrease your testosterone level and deal with PCOS symptoms like hirsutism – female facial hair.
What’s better than mint? It’s peppermint, babe. This natural ingredient can soothe your menstrual cramps unlike anything else. The cooling effect works wonders by having an effect on TRPM8 – the cold receptor in your body that can sense high temperature and pain.
Ouch. The back pain that comes with your period is a goner with Arnica. This anti-inflammatory herb reduces inflammation and muscle tension with its active ingredient, helenalin. So, headaches, abdominal cramps, bloating, irritability, and mood swings are long gone.
Prepare to be blown away by coolness! Menthol acts inside out to relieve the pain in your tissues. It is your go-to for relaxing joints and muscles during your menstrual cycle.
Namasté! Ashwagandha here to restore regulate cortisol levels and restore hormonal balance in your thyroid. I make sure your brain is producing reproductive hormones that deal with nasty cramps and PCOS the right way.
Sweet calming chamomile. Its anti-spasmodic properties are a nightmare for menstrual cramps. Rich in antioxidants, chamomile is known for its anti-inflammatory properties to help soothe trapped gas or bloating brought on by menstruation.
Is your period too heavy? Nettle Leas if your answer to excessive menstrual bleeding. It’s a diuretic that’s naturally designed to lighten your period flow and also that of your urine. So, you have no fear of bladder infections, fluid retention (it reduces fluid retention), and crushing cramps.
When life gives me lemons, I make lemon balm just for you. Simply because it alleviates period cramps and other symptoms of the menstrual cycle. Its anti-spasmodic properties and nutrients (flavonoids and terpenes) make menstrual cramps way less painful.
I’m always rooting for anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial Licorice Root! After all, it contains glycyrrhizin that can treat severe conditions like eczema, chase away redness and soothe skin irritation. To top that, it’s also a powerful root that supports hormonal balance during period.
Say hello to the newest super ingredient for your period: Cranberry! Packed with antioxidants, it combats menstrual cramps and bloating by reducing inflammation. It’s also packed with vitamins A, C, E, K, and magnesium – a power-packed combo to feel energized on your period.
Vitamin B6 is like a magical fairy godmother for your period! Help ease the fatigue that comes along with your monthly visitor. With this amazing vitamin, you can bid any PMS symptoms adieu. This natural ingredient helps with hormone regulation, boosts red blood cell production, reducing cramps and bloating – you name it!
Say hello to Palmetto! It takes a blend of herbal extracts to restore hormonal balance. An alternative to harsh pharmaceuticals, its nutrients and phytonutrients are highly active against hirsutism (female facial hair breakout)!
Black pepper is my ‘nice’ to sugar and spice. After all, its compound ‘piperine’ reduces muscle spasms, working wonders for your menstrual cramps and overall wellbeing. Its anti-inflammatory properties also tone down swelling and bloating during those special days of the month.
Herbs for the win! This one-of-a-kind traditional Chinese herb is a powerful ingredient to keep your cycle running smoothly, and it deals with menopausal symptoms too. It balances hormones to reduce PMS symptoms, being the ultimate nightmare for menstrual cramps and bloating.
Lose yourself in lovely lavender, baby. Its pure flower power is your answer to reducing all sorts of menstrual aches. Its calming essence and fresh fragrance relax the pelvic area to provide relief from spasms and cramps.
Periodical Table of Ingredients