If you are not able to conceive a pregnancy or carry a pregnancy to its full term then you are known as infertile. Cases of infertility are on the rise throughout the world. Polluted food, water and environment, late marriage, stress, lifestyle etc are contributing to increase in cases of infertility. But it does not mean that infertility is permanent, and you cannot never deliver a baby or become pregnant. No, here we are not going to talk about the wonders of modern medicine or surgical advancements. Surgeries, surrogacy, test tube baby et all are there, and there are some success stories too. But all these are very expensive and involve a lot of paraphernalia. You may avoid these but still cure infertility. This can be done with herbs. There are a lot of herbal remedies for infertility. Let us explore some of these.
Herbal Remedies For Infertility
The leaves of red raspberry have been used since a long time for treatment of reproductive problems. It is useful both when you are trying to conceive a pregnancy and at the tail end of pregnancy.
It has been seen that red raspberry leaves strengthen the uterine lining and lengthen the menstrual cycle therefore giving you time to conceive. It can also prevent miscarriage.
If you are suffering from repeated miscarriages it means that you are able to conceive, but not able to hold on to the foetus. This can be due to some uterine abnormality. Sometimes uterine muscle spasms and cramps can lead to miscarriages. This can be taken care of using motherwort. The aerial parts of motherwort have been found to be quite useful in toning up and stimulating the uterus. Moreover, it can reduce uterine muscle spasms and cramping.
Once you are pregnant you need lot of nutrients for the uterus to be in healthy and perfect condition to bear the foetus. This can be ensured with nettle leaf. It contains a lot of minerals including chlorophyll which is nourishing for the adrenal glands and kidneys too.So by taking nettle leaf you can battle stress as well as make the uterus adequately prepared for child bearing. The vitamin content also ensures reduced chances of hemorrhage.
This herb is very useful if you are unable to conceive due to lack of ovulation in your ovaries. It has been seen that vitex promotes ovulation which in turns increases chances of your becoming pregnant. It also regulates hormonal balance which helps in rectifying any abnormality in menstrual cycle. So take vitex capsules or extract every day if you are suffering from such problems.
If you are unable to conceive then there must be something wrong with your reproductive system. Maca is a herb which is known to promote vitality and fertility. It is applicable for infertility in both men and women.But women should take this herb only between the menstrual periods to promote ovulation. Do not take it after you have become pregnant. It is available as a powder or capsule.