From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for Endometriosis:

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Natural Cures and Remedies for Endometriosis

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Sheep Sorrel) — Class 2d (AHP). Those with kidney stones should avoid this plant. Oxalates should be avoided by patients with endometriosis and nephrosis. Oxalic acid levels may attain 10–35% of dry matter in some species. The LDlo reported for humans is 700 mg/kg body weight. Weighing 110 kg, my LDlo would be 77,000 mg, or 77 g (more than 2 ounces of oxalic acid) (HOW). Polysaccharides show antitumor activity (ZUL).

Also contraindicated in endometriosis, hemorrhoids, and nephropathy (CAN; JAD), intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain of unknown causes, any enteritis (appendicitis, colitis, Crohns disease, irritable bowel syndrome), menstruation (AHP). Do not use more than 8–10 days (AHP). Do not use this product if you have abdominal pain or diarrhea. Consult a health care provider prior to use if pregnant or nursing. Discontinue use in the event of diarrhea or watery stools. Do not exceed recommended dose. Not for long-term use. These are the recommendations normally given for anthraquinone-containing plants, but not given for this anthraquinone-containing plant (AHP).

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Heavy periods can be due to fibroids or endometriosis, so it is worth having a proper check-up. If these problems are excluded, you can resort to the measures below. You may need to take Floradix or another iron supplement if your blood loss is very heavy.

HHB; MAD); Dysuria (f; MAD); Endometriosis (f; MAD); Gas (f; EFS); Genitaliosis (f; HHB); Gout (f; MAD); Headache (f; MAD); Hemorrhoid (f; MAD); Leukorrhea (f; HHB); Menorrhagia (f; MAD); Migraine (f; MAD); Myopia (f; WOI); Hot Flash (f; MAD); Morning Sickness (f; T

Contraindications, Interactions, and Side Effects (Shepherd’s Purse) — Class 2b. Emmenagogue and uterotonic. Because of oxalates, patients with kidney stones and perhaps those with endometriosis should avoid; large doses of extract may cause heart palpitations (AHP). Commission E reports none known (KOM; PHR). ‘Hazards and/or side effects not known for proper therapeutic dosages” (PH2). CAN reports isothiocyanates cause irritation. Reported to be abortifacient and to affect menstrual cycle, its use in pregnancy and lactation is to be avoided. May interfere with blood pressure, cardiac, sedative, and thyroid medications. Toxic doses induce difficult respirations (dyspnea), enlargement of pupils, paralysis of hind limbs, sedation, and death by respiratory paralysis.

WOI); Cramp (1; KAP; PNC); Cyst (f; AKT; MBB); Dermatosis (f; DEP; KAB); Diabetes (1; MPI); Dysmenorrhea (f; KAP); Dyspepsia (f; DEP; KAB); Dyspnea (1; AKT); Dysuria (f; DEP; KAB); Edema (1; APA; MPI); Endometriosis (f; KAP); Enterosis (f; KAB); Fever (f; MPI; WOI); Fracture (f; KAB); Fistula (f; KAB); Gas (f; DEP; KAB; KAP); Gastrosis (f; WOI); Gingivosis (f; WOI); Gleet (f; DEP); Hay Fever (f; WOI); Hemorrhoid (f; DEP; KAB); Hepatosis (f; MBB); High Blood Pressure (f; KAP); High Cholesterol (1; APA; KAP; PNC; SKY); High Triglyceride (1; APA; KEB; SKY); Hyperlipemia (1; KAP; KEB); Hysteria (f; DEP); Immunodepression (1; WOI); Impotence (f; DEP); Inflammation (1; APA; KAB; KAP; KEB; MBB;