From our list of herbs and spices, the following are recommended for PMS:
- Black Haw Bark
- Bupleurum Root
- Corn Silk
- Cramp Bark
- Dong Quai
- Ginkgo Biloba
- Ginko Biloba
- Horny Goat Weed
- Maca Root
- Passion Flower
- Red Raspberry
- St. Johns Wort
- Valerian Root
- Wild Yam
Natural Cures and Remedies for PMS
Is carbohydrate craving during the premenstrual phase another instance of self-medication? Of all the neurotransmitters studied to date, Serotonin appears to be the most important in the development of PMS. Indeed, PMS shares many of the features of other mood and anxiety disorders.
I treated a 28-year-old mother of one who had significant irritability 7 to 10 days prior to her menstrual cycle and who refused to take prescription medication. She was treated with 5-HTP-a standing dose of 30 mg twice a day, with “as needed” doses of 15-20 mg throughout the days of her PMS. That made a total of 50-70 mg day. She was able to control her irritability and emotionalism during her menstrual phase without the use of prescription medications.
Black Haw Bark, Bupleurum Root, Chasteberry, Corn Silk, Cramp Bark, Dandelion, Dong Quai, Feverfew, Ginkgo Biloba, Ginko Biloba, Grapenol, Hops, Horny Goat Weed, Maca Root, Muirapauma, Passion Flower, Red Raspberry, St. Johns Wort, Valerian Root, Wild Yam, Yarrow
Nowadays, most doctors and medical scientists accept that PMS exists as a disease process, although there is still much disagreement about its causes and methods of treatment. Sadly, though, a few doctors still tell PMS sufferers, “Just pull yourself together, it isn’t that bad!” Obviously, those are not doctors who have had PMS.
is considered the house of the emotions. When emotions run high, a person feels constrained or internalized, which creates a physical burden on the liver. Blue vervain is also helpful for head-aches and neck pain caused by extreme tension. Eases hot flashes and PMS Blue vervain has been used for centuries as an excellent women’s herb. ose su?ering from hot flashes will benefit from its cooling astringent properties. It can help balance progesterone levels, which typically drive PMS-C (premenstrual syndrome cravings disorder).
Indications (Borage) Alactea (f; APA; CAN); Alcoholism (1; LAF); Arthrosis (1; APA; PHR; PH2); Bladder Stone (f; CRC); Bronchosis (f; APA; CRC; PHR; PH2); Cancer, breast (f; CRC); Cancer, face (f; CRC); Cardiopathy (1; APA; CRC; JFM; LAF; PHR); Catarrh (f; CRC); Cholecystosis (f; PHR); Cold (1; APA); Conjunctivosis (f; CRC; JFM); Constipation (f; CRC; EFS; WO2); Corn (f; APA; CRC; JLH); Cough (f; CAN; CRC; HHB; JFM; PH2); Cramp (f; CRC; EFS); Cut (f; CRC); Cystosis (f; PH2); Dehydration (f; PH2); Depression (f; CAN); Dermatosis (1; APA; PH2); Diabetes (1; LAF); Diarrhea (1; APA; CRC; JFM); Eczema (f; CRC; LAF); Edema (f; CRC; JFM); Fever (f; CAN; CRC; EFS; FAD; JFM; PHR; PH2; WO2); Gas (f; JFM); Hepatosis (f; JFM); High Blood Pressure (1; CAN); Inflammation (1; APA; CAN; FAD; LAF; PH2); Insomnia (f; EFS; PHR; PH2); Itch (f; CRC); Jaundice (f; CRC; FAD); Kidney Stone (f; APA; CRC); Lethargy (f; CAN); Menopause (1; PHR; PH2); Nephrosis (f; CRC; PHR; PH2); Nervousness (f; PHR; PH2); Neurodermatosis (f; APA; PHR; PH2); Pain (f; CRC; PHR; PH2); Peritonosis (f; PH2); Pharyngosis (f; PH2); Phlebitis (f; PHR; PH2); PMS (1; APA; JAD; LAF; PHR); Pulmonosis (f; PH2); Rheumatism (1; APA; FAD; PHR; PH2); Ringworm (f; CRC); Sclerosis (f; CRC; JLH); Snakebite (f; CRC); Sore Throat (f; CRC; HHB; PHR; PH2); Stress (1; CAN); Stroke (1; LAF); Swelling (f; CRC; HHB); Syndrome-X (1; SYN); Tuberculosis (f; CRC); Tumor (f; CRC); Ulcer, mouth (f; CRC); Ulcer, throat (f; CRC); Water Retention (1; APA; FAD; PNC); Wound (f; FAD).
There is no one treatment for PMS because the symptoms are very individual and the exact cause of this condition is not known. Treatments that may help include vitamin supplements, dietary changes, and drug therapy. Learning to recognize the symptoms is an important step. Psychological counseling to increase a woman’s coping skills, in conjunction with medical treatment, may help. PMS support groups can be extremely beneficial.