5 Powerful Herbal Medicines For Female Infertility

Stephy Gandhi

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Almost every woman has dreamt of having her own child and I must say this is one of the best forms of happiness one could have. If you assume that as soon as you have unprotected sex, you will conceive. But the fact is not all human beings are necessarily fertile.

However, sometimes having well-timed and unprotected sexual intercourse over a period of time and still being unable to hold the fetus is called female infertility.

The following are the several possible risk factors for female infertility:

  • Too much stress
  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Age over 35 or above
  • Drinking and smoking
  • Unhealthy diet pattern
  • Irregular Menstruation
  • Thyroid disease
  • Blocked Fallopian Tubes
  • Polysystic Ovarian Syndrome(PCOS)
  • Uterine Diseases like endometriosis,uterine fibroids etc.

Female infertility can also be treated naturally with some powerful herbs that aid in conception and for a healthy pregnancy. Some of those herbs are as follows:


source- Arcturus Clinic

Ashwagandha is said to be the most potent therapeutic herb with a good amount of micro and macro elements it has.

How it is beneficial for women?

Firstly it improves the endocrine system which regulates the thyroid and adrenal gland functions. These glands maintain the reproductive hormones, thus treating infertility.

Ashwagandha has a decent amount of iron content so it is good for anemic women, as iron deficiency might also be the cause of frequent miscarriages.

Secondly, the herb acts as a tranquilizer because too much stress, depression, and insomnia might also be the culprit behind infertility.


source- Healthline

A hot spice could also help overcome infertility issues. As mentioned earlier, PCOS and irregular menstrual cycles might affect conception in women.

PCOS is an endocrine disorder and characterized by the development of cysts in the ovaries. The condition results in deteriorating ovarian functions and increased hormonal imbalance. Cinnamon works by lowering down the inflammation and reducing ovarian cysts formation.

The second factor is irregular or no menstruation at all. Cinnamon boosts your metabolism and regulates normal blood flow.

High blood glucose also brings down the chances of pregnancy as ovulation and high sugar level are interconnected. Cinnamon improves insulin resistance and keeps diabetes within the range.

How to consume Cinnamon for infertility?

Dust some Cinnamon powder on food items such as yogurt, fruits, oats, or even tea or milk for your healthy breakfast.

You can also make delicious Cinnamon ice cream which works as a medication and a mood lifter.

Red Clover

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The best natural fertility stimulant and also Known as the false Unicorn Root. Why is it considered to be an effective fertility herb? Let’s find it below.

The potent component of this herbs is Isoflavones and Phytoestrogens. Phytogens bind with the estrogen receptors in the body whereas isoflavones regulate the estrogen levels thus treating the hormonal imbalance. Also, the estrogen surge from the red clover usage enhances egg production so it prepares the body for ovulation.

In addition, it also contains a plethora of the vitamins and minerals such as calcium, magnesium, chromium, niacin, thiamine which calms the nervous system, as chronic stress affects infertility. These nutrients also detoxify the body by removing harmful teratogens which interfere with a healthy pregnancy.

You can consume the red clover decoction made from dried flowers.

Fertilaid is one of the marketed fertility supplements containing Red clover and is another unique blend of safe herbs to improve fertility.


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Licorice has been used for centuries for curing women’s fertility problems. This powerful herb mainly treats PCOS which is one of the reasons for hormonal imbalance, irregular menstruation that leads to infertility.

Licorice also promotes the liver detoxification process because impurities disrupt the hormonal balance.

Also, it decreases the Androgen level as high levels impede the follicle development in the ovaries, and the follicle is required to produce mature eggs.

Following is the Licorice tincture preparing method:

  • Macerate 10 tbsp of the moonseed plant in500 ml alcohol
  • Pour the macerate in a amber colored bottle and leave it for 2 weeks
  • After 2 weeks,transfer it to a small dark colored bottle
  • In the begining, take 1 teaspoon of tincture and diute with half cup of water.


source- Tonic Herb Shop

Damiana is a potent herb that deals with infertility symptoms.

The plant contains a decent amount of astringents that effectively fight inflammation because the infection causes fibroid growth, impacting the ovulation process.

It strengthens the ovaries to promote the healthy growth of eggs and helps you conceive. Also, this great tonic nourishes the overall reproductive system.

You can administer 400-800 mg pill thrice a day or 2-3 ml tincture as the prescribed standard dose.

By consuming these herbal remedies, your infertility symptoms may be reduced. However, it is best to visit a Gynaecologist for further advice and treatment.

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