Menstrual cramps are the cramping pain in the lower abdomen either in or during the menstrual days. In these days women feel discomfort and have annoying behavior or mood. Here are some home remedies for menstrual cramps are listed below:
If you are having pain in the lower abdomen due to PMS or menstruation, try applying heat on the affected area. Place a heating pad or water bag over the lower part of your abdomen. Do it until you feel more comfortable.
Add 2 to 3 teaspoons of dried chamomile flowers to a cup of hot water. Cover and let it steep for 5 minutes. Strain it and mix in 1 teaspoon of honey. Drink up to 3 cups of chamomile tea daily.
Add 1 teaspoon of fennel seeds to 1 cup of hot water. Let it steep for 5 minutes. Strain and drink this herbal tea 2 or 3 times a day. You can also simply chew on a spoonful of fennel seeds daily.
Make peppermint tea by adding 1 teaspoon of fresh peppermint leaves to a cup of boiling water and letting it steep for 10 minutes. Strain it and add some honey. Drink the tea 2 or 3 times a day.
Add 1 teaspoon of grated ginger to a cup of boiling water. Let it simmer for 5 minutes. Strain it and add a little honey and lemon juice for taste. Drink 2 to 3 cups of ginger tea daily.