Amenorrhea (Lack of Period) Natural Remedies
Amenorrhea is the lack of a menstrual period for 3 months in women from the ages of about fifteen to the mid forties. Symptoms include pelvic congestion and a delayed menstrual period.
The major cause of amenorrhea is rather simple; it can be attributed to stress, poor diet, or lack of food from an eating disorder (see a professional). It is most often a hormonal imbalance that may be fairly simple to remedy.
Medical treatments for often use the birth control pill for lack of periods. It forces the body into action and has side effects such as blood clots and high risks of breast and cervical cancer. For delayed periods they may also screen for other problems such as thyroid or pituitary problems.
Natural solutions for amenorrhea are to help reduce stress and balance the hormones using natural substances. Use a combination of the following nutrition and remedies for the best results.
Nutrition for Amenorrhea
Definitely stay away from tobacco, alcohol, coffee, black tea, sodas and fried foods!
Be sure to eat a protein-rich breakfast and remove all refined sugars. Also lower carbohydrates in general.
Add Chromium Picolinate with each meal to increase insulin usage in the body.
Also us a quality fish oil such as Nordic Natural or New Chapter up to 2,000 mg a day for best results. This also helps to reduce inflammation.
Natural Healing Protocol: Combining supplements will do more to support your body's ability to function properly than using just one. Use the following remedies for best results -- your ability to heal will depend on the severity and length of time your symptoms have been present.
Herbs for Amenorrhea (Lack of Period)
Herbs are plants valued for their specific strengthening/ tonifying properties. Learn more about herbs >
Use a combination of the three following herbs for at least 3 months, and for at least 3 months afterward to maintain results. Stop if pregnant.
Yarrow – used as a pelvic decongestant and “warms” the uterus.
Dong Quai – to warm the pelvic area, build the blood and decongest the pelvic area.
Vitex – to balance progesterone and estrogen levels and take away most PMS symptoms.
See a doctor for further problems if the remedies are not working.
Cell Salts to Help Amenorrhea (Lack of Period)
To make a cell salt solution, put up to 10 tablets of each cell salt in a 16- to 24-ounce bottle; fill with water and swirl to dissolve tablets. Sip throughout the day. Learn more about cell salts >
#6 Kali phos 6X – from anxiety and nerve depletion
#9 Nat mur 6X – from grief, feels isolated, vaginal dryness
#12 Silicea 6X – fragile, shy, cold woman
Amenorrhea Homeopathic Remedies
Homeopathic remedies are non-toxic natural medicines safe for everyone including infants and pregnant or nursing women. You may use 6X, 30X, 6C or 30C potencies. Learn more about homeopathy >
Use a 30c for 3 months for best results.
Pulsatilla (#1 Homeopathic for Amenorrhea) – delayed, suppressed or scanty menses; hysteria, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, loss of appetite; lassitude; chilliness, headache, pain in abdomen or loins. Symptoms from grief or abandonment; can be from water psychological; better cool air and movement; changeable moods and symptoms.
Ignatia (#2 Homeopathic for Amenorrhea) – amenorrhea as a result of nervous exhaustion; sighing, romantic, idealistic.
Aconite – sudden suppression of menses from a chill, fright, or vexation with congestion of the head or chest; anxiety and great restlessness, especially full-blooded young women.
Belladonna – full-blooded persons with pressure and head throbbing, much bearing down or lower abdomen; nosebleeds.
Calcarea carb – delayed menstruation in scrofulous girls who are fleshy, lack muscle, have a fair complexion, perspire easily on their head, have cold feet and consumptive tendency. From worry, over-work or worry, exposure to dampness, stocky, insomnia; calcium deficiency.
Cimicifuga – headache, nervous, hysteria; pain in left breast and side; rheumatic, neuralgia of uterus, pains dart from side to side; irregular flow; delayed or suppressed menses from mental emotions.
Cinchona – amenorrhea; never well since childbirth hemorrhage or history of anemia with amenorrhea.
Ferrum met – delayed first menses, without debility; languor; palpitation, indigestion, leucorrhea, sickly complexion; puffiness of face or ankles. Loss of blood; weak pail, and frail and anemic or heavy periods and then stopped.
Graphites – delayed or tardy menses with scanty pale flow. Constipation and tendency to skin eruptions.
Natrum muriaticum – history of grief, resentment; #1 infertility homeopathic from suppressed grief.Sepia – amenorrhea after nursing or childbirth as a result of progesterone drop. Wants to be left alone, don’t feel nurturing to children or husband.