Menstration (Menstruation) problems are very common among women these days, but don’t worry because there are many useful essential oils for menstruation. Women can have various Menstruation problems, which include heavy bleeding, skipped periods, cramps, amenorrhea, oligomenorrhoea, dysmenorrhoea and menorrhagia. All these menstruation problems can be overcome with the help of some essential oils. There are various essential oils, which help in easing painful periods and irregular periods. Some of the useful essential oils for menstruation problems include:
Chamomile essential oils for menstruation problems
Roman chamomile essential oil has excellent calming properties, which helps in many menstruation problems. It is very effective in treating Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and also some of the menopausal problems. Apart from this, it is also useful for asthma, hay fever, throat infections, abdominal pain etc.
German essential oil is also used for treating any type of menstruation problems due to its calming effect on both mind and body. Menstruation problems, menopausal problems and menstrual pain can be relieved by the use of massage, compresses and baths. It is also used for other problems like muscular pain, stomach distress and inflamed joints.
Clary sage essential oils for menstruation problems
Clary sage essential oil has a calming effect and is antidepressant, antispasmodic and antiseptic. It is an excellent tonic for women related problems like menstruation and menopause. It is very useful for relaxation during labor, painful periods and scanty menstration. Clary sage essential oil can be used to reduce headaches, irritability, hot flushes and dizziness that are most common during menopause. Apart from this, it is also good for muscle pains, kidney and digestive disorders. Clary sage can be used in blended massage oil, or diluted in the bath to help out menstration problems like PMS, anxiety, cramps, depression, stress and insomnia.
Juniper essential oil for menstration (menstruation) problems
Juniper essential oil also has a calming effect and helps to regulate menstration cycles. It has antiseptic, anti-rheumatic, antispasmodic and astringent properties. It is also helpful in easing painful periods, cellulite and fluid retention. It is very useful in cases of premenstrual bloating and obesity. It is very effective for treatment of acne, dandruff, eczema, oily skin and cooling inflammation of the skin. In cases of arthritis and gout it helps to relieve pain.
Myrrh essential oil for menstruation problems
Myrrh essential oil is very good in promoting menstration. It also helps in relieving painful periods and easing labor pain. It has anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antiphlogistic, antiseptic and astringent properties. Apart from relieving menstruation problems, it is also effective for colds, coughs, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, sore throats and bronchitis. Myrrh essential oil can be used in blended massage oil or diluted in the bath for female related problems, bronchitis, colds, coughs and infections.
Rose otto essential oil for menstruation problems
Rose otto oil has a regulating, clearing and purifying effect on the female sex organs and is used extensively for gynecological conditions such as regulating hormones, functional infertility, uterine bleeding, regulating menstruation, irregular menstruation, menorrhagia and relieving menstrual cramps. It also helps in calming down premenstrual tension and promoting vaginal secretions. It has antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, aphrodisiac and laxative properties. Oil of rose is ideal for all skin care, especially for mature, dry or sensitive skin. It soothes feelings like anger, fear anxiety and eases nervous tension and stress. Also used for cooling inflammation of skin and in curing herpes.
Sweet Marjoram essential oil for menstruation problems
Sweet Marjoram essential is a relaxant, and is used for treating delayed, painful or scanty monthly periods as well as menstrual cramps. It helps in relieving anxiety and stress and to calm hyperactive people. Apart from this, it is beneficial for asthma, bronchitis, colds and sinusitis and helps with constipation, cramps, headaches, insomnia and indigestion.
Lavender essential oil for menstruation problems
Lavender is one of the safest essential oils and is useful for menstrual problems. It helps to lower blood pressure and may be useful in nausea and vomiting. It has a great healing effect on burns and sunburn, acne and boils since it promotes growth of new skin cells.
These were some of the essential oils for menstruation problems. Other than these, essential oils like Cypress, Fennel, Hyssop, Jasmine and Ravensara are also helpful in relieving menstruation problems. Some of the above mentioned essential oils should not be used during pregnancy. Before taking any of these essential oils don’t forget to take the advice of your doctor.