Uterine Fibroids: Natural Treatments
There are surprisingly quite a few natural treatments that may help alleviate the painful symptoms of fibroids. Additionally,
herbal specialists contend that the use of some these herbs, with their high
content of various phytonutrients actually dissolve the fibroids.
professional herbalists suggest using herbs known to strengthen the liver.
This helps to metabolize the estrogen from the body and in effect
reduce the size of the fibroid. One
of the best known herbs for this is milk thistle seed.
It's recently been coming into its own as a remedy for any
generalized liver ailment. If
you've got some fresh milk thistle handy, you can grind the entire herb and
use it as a garnish for cereals, salads and other dishes.
If you do this, you would need to take about two tablespoons a day.
herb recommended is yellow dock root. It's
an excellent detoxifying herb. By
stimulating the flow of bile it supports a healthy liver function.
Moreover, some individuals report that it also acts as a mild
help ease the uterine cramps associated with fibroids, you may want to try
marjoram. It's sedative
qualities are well known. It
also acts as an excellent muscle relaxant
When used as a massage oil applied to the abdominal area, it also
helps to relieve constipation.
is another herb that many professional herbalists recommend for the
treatment of uterine fibroids. This
plant helps to normalize estrogen levels through its natural power to
stimulate the production of progesterone.
To get the most out of this herb, you should take vitex for at least
additional to herbal treatments, you might want to think about taking sitz
baths to relieve the pain and discomfort of fibroids. Sitz baths are more popular in Europe than here, but are
known for their potency at helping to alleviate physical symptoms of a
variety of ailments, including fibroids.
uterine fibroids, a sitz bath would be a good choice to help move your blood
into the pelvic area. Here it
would relieve the stagnation of your circulation which very often
contributes to the development of these non-cancerous growths.
To receive the full benefits from this, you should take them five
times a week.
most effective type, in fact, is the alternative sitz bath.
When you switch from a hot bath to a cold one, you increase the
energy flow to the uterus. The hot bath dilates the blood vessels. This carries fresh blood to the pelvic region.
The cold water, in turn, constricts the blood vessels, forcing the
blood out of the pelvic area. In
this way, the surge of circulation cleanses and nourishes the uterus.
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