Herbs to Increase Ovulation
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When you are trying to get pregnant, ovulation is extremely important to the process. If you are not ovulating, you will not be able to get pregnant. For this reason, it is extremely important for women to track their ovulation cycle and talk to their doctor if they see any issues.
Typically, your doctor will prescribe medication that will encourage your body to start ovulating again. However, many women do not want to take prescribed medication and prefer to go with a more natural approach. For these women, there are a number of herbs that can help increase or encourage your body to function normally and help your menstrual cycle and ovulation schedule begin functioning normally again.
Below are some of the herbs that you can try to help your body’s ovulation cycle return to normal:
1. Black Cohosh Root
This herb will help with the function and shedding of your uterine lining. By taking it, you will be encouraging your menstrual cycle to function normally and will be creating an environment in which a fertilized egg can easily attach to the uterine wall and begin growing properly.
2. Dong Quai Root
This herb helps to increase the circulation to the uterus. It is also rich in iron, which can help with blood formation and can help aid the ovulation cycle by regulating hormones and improving the actual timing of the menstrual cycle.
3. Maca Root
Maca root has been used for centuries to help balance hormones and promote fertility. Along with aiding in the ovulation cycle, it can also help the overall reproductive organs work correctly and aid in energy and stamina as well. Men can also use this herb to support their fertility.
4. Motherwort aerial parts
This herb encourages the uterus to work more efficiently and can help reduce muscle spasms and cramping in the uterus. All these items will help your body bring on menstruation, which can then lead to ovulation.
This herb has been used for many years world-wide and helps with women who are suffering from amenorrhea. It is very mild and works to stimulate the uterus. Other benefits may be a healthy digestive system as well as a number of vitamins and minerals that are given to the body. It can also help to relieve stress and tension as well.
6. Parsley tap root
Because this is rich in vitamin C, parsley has long been used for women struggling with menstruation and ovulation issues. This is an extremely common and simple herb to find and you will find a number of ways that you can consume it.
7. Vitex – Chasteberry
Not only does chasteberry promote ovulation, it can improve the timing of the menstrual cycle and help regulate the hormones in the body. This herb is very common and used by many women and has even been effective in men as well.
8. Shatavari Root
This root helps regulate estrogen levels and promotes menstrual cycles to become more regular. It was first discovered over 5,000 years ago and has been advancing the world of female fertility ever since.
9. Tribulus Aerial Parts and Fruit
This is best used to regulate ovulation when used prior to ovulation. It has been shown to increase FSH and estradiol in women as well as increase the hormones that are needed to become pregnant.
10. White Peony
This is a great herb for those looking to increase circulation and blood flow to the reproductive organs. It is also extremely effective when looking to balance hormones and can aid in the reduction of pain and help you relax as well. White peony is great for moving blood to the pelvic area, which can help support your menstrual cycle as well as ovulation.
11. Yarrow aerial parts
This has been known to bring on menstruation and increases the muscular activity of the uterus. It has been shown to help regulate the menstrual and ovulation cycles in women who are having issues.
Having issues with ovulation can be difficult to handle if you are trying to get pregnant. However, there are a number of ways that you can help your body get back on track and give you a better chance of getting pregnant. It is a good idea to discuss your plans with your doctor so that you will know the effects that you can expect and how these herbs will react to any medical condition that you may have as well as any medication you may be taking.Herbs to Increase Ovulation, 3.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings
Ms. Ledoux began her career as an ObGyn nurse practitioner prior to becoming a practicing midwife in the Santa Cruz community. Working together with ObGyn physicians in her own practice, she has over 20 years experience in women's health, pregnancy and childbirth.