It is normal to experience moderate cramping during your period every month. However, severe menstrual cramps can be painful and make it challenging for some women to make it through the day. While in some cases, medications are necessary, it is always better to use home remedies and holistic to help relieve their cramps naturally.
Certain tea blends can help alleviate pain, bloating, and discomfort during menstrual cramps. Since teas are a natural remedy, it is safe to consume these teas during your period:
1 Ginger Tea
Ginger has anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving properties, which help to reduce menstrual cramps and bloating during your period. To make a cup of delicious ginger tea, start by smashing some raw ginger slices in a mortar and pestle. In a small saucepan, add the crushed ginger and water. Simmer it for five minutes before straining it in a cup. Add raw honey and enjoy a delicious cup of Ginger tea.
2 Chamomile Tea
Chamomile tea helps to can help reduce menstrual pain, promote better sleep, and reduce fatigue. To make a cup of chamomile tea, add dried chamomile flowers to a teapot. Pour over boiling water and allow it to brew for 5 minutes. Pour into teacups, add raw honey, and enjoy a cup of soothing chamomile tea.
3 Peppermint Tea
Peppermint, rich in menthol can reduce gastrointestinal pain, bloating, muscle spasms, and stomach cramps associated with the menstrual cycle. To make peppermint tea, add 1 bunch of fresh or 1 tsp dried peppermint leaves in a teapot. Pour over boiling water and let it brew for 5 minutes. Enjoy a cup of hot peppermint tea with some nuts and seeds.
4 Red Raspberry Leaf Tea
Raspberry leaf tea made from the leaves of Raspberry plants can help reduce menstrual cramps and promote the health of your uterus. The anti-inflammatory property in red raspberry leaf tea can reduce muscle spasms. To make a cup of red raspberry leaf tea, add 1 tea bag, pour over boiling water, and brew for a 3-4 minutes.
Enjoy these teas as herbal remedies for treating menstrual cramps and reducing period pain. However, if you are taking any medications or supplements, it is advisable to talk to a doctor or healthcare professional.