In phytotherapy, there are medicinal plants that successfully treat virtually every known disease. We bring you a list made by famous Phytotherapists that give us an answer on how useful herbs are in maintaining women’s health.
For painful periods
Alchemilla Vulgaris, (Common lady’s mantle, Sacred Plant)
This is highly appreciated herb because it has a wide application in many women’s ailments and diseases. In the past, it was much used and appreciated by the people that rose by giving it a name such as a lady’s mantle, or a sacred plant. No wonder when it helps with virtually all female diseases from painful and irregular periods, white washing, suspended uterus and injuries to the uterus inflammation accompanied by a discharge. Sacred Plant strengthens the walls of the uterus, and therefore, in addition to protecting against abortion, and facilitates the delivery.
The latest scientific research shows that some matter in this plant inhibits staph bacteria that has become resistant to many antibiotics. Japanese researchers have discovered that a substance from Sacred Plant prevents breast cancer.
For help with conception
Marrubium vulgare (White Horehound or Common Horehound)
White Horehound long been used to treat infertility in women. The people call it desperate, which vividly describes her role in the beneficiary women who are dismayed by the inability to become mothers. The basis of its actions is a normalization of the secretion of sex hormones and balancing the hormonal cycle. It helps with menstrual problems and some women’s diseases.
Preparing of tea
Two teaspoons of plant shed with two and a half decilitre of boiling water and strain after three to five minutes. It is advisable to take three to five cups a day. Because of the bitter taste, some people find it easier to drink tea when it is cold. It can also be sweetened, with a small amount of honey.
For polycystic ovaries
Glycyrrhiza glabra (Licorice)
Licorice root is used as a flavoring in sweets. An interesting fact is that the active ingredient in this plant is fifty times sweeter than sucrose. That is why licorice is an ingredient of many drugs such as cough syrup or medication for an ulcer.
Increases the secretion of cortisol and estrogens, and reduces testosterone
This fact is important for women with polycystic ovary syndrome because that implies an excessive amount of testosterone, which can cause infertility, weight gain, facial hair and acne.
Studies have shown that licorice in women reduces the amount of testosterone in fifty percent. The key is the active ingredient which blocks the enzyme testosterone production in the ovaries.