Herbal Remedies for Fertility

If you and your partner are have difficulty conceiving, you will be looking and may be considering possible fertility treatments.  There are a lot of fertility treatments which includes in vitro fertilization and artificial inseminations but these treatments are highly expensive.  Aside from the cost, these treatments are also associated with physical as well as emotional side effects.  For this reason, many are turning to alternative medicine such as herbal remedies.  Herbal remedies can work for both male and female infertility and help increase your chances for conception considerably.

Herbal remedies include the use of plants and plant extracts.  Herbal remedies are obtained from a wide variety of natural resources including plant leaves, bark, berries, flowers, and roots. They have long been used to address problems with fertility.  Herbal remedies work by increasing sex drive as well as having a positive effect on the reproductive organs as well as your hormones.  Herbal remedies can address different problems related to reproduction such as hormonal imbalance, irregular menstruation, erectile dysfunction, and sperm motility problems.

There are a lot of herbal remedies taken for fertility issues.  For women to increase fertility levels, common herbs that can be taken include red clover, raspberry leaves, lady’s mantle, false unicorn root, and stinging nettle.  Red clover is one of the most popular fertility remedies. It is high in vitamins, calcium, and magnesium which helps in nourishing the uterus and relax the nervous system, enabling conception. Red clover can be consumed by making it a tea.  Taking it daily could help you with your fertility issues. Raspberry leaf is high in calcium and also works to restore hormonal balance.  It is excellent when taken alongside red clover.  The lady’s mantle is a herb that assists in building up the uterine lining.  It also helps in regulating menstruation.  The lady’s mantle can be drunk as a tincture once daily.  False unicorn root not only restores hormonal balance in women, but it also helps to stimulate the ovaries and encourage ovulation.  The stinging nettle on the other hand, contains high levels of chlorophyll and minerals.  It helps to regulate hormones and it also aids in ovulation and menstruation.

There are also a few herbal remedies that are designed to target male fertility issues. Popular remedies include astralagus and panax ginseng (Chinese ginseng or Korean ginseng) Astralagus is thought to improve conception rates by improving sperm motility as well as concentration while panax ginseng is a popular infertility remedy that is believed to increase firmness and length of an erection.  It is also believed to increase testosterone levels, sperm count, and sperm motility.

However, herbal remedies should also be taken with caution as it can cause a number of changes in the body especially when taken with other herbs, prescription medications as well as over-the-counter medications. Natural herbal remedies have been known to cause serious side effects including heart attacks, strokes, and seizures.  This is the reason why before starting to take these herbal remedies, you should consult your doctor.  Additionally, you should follow the instructions and report to the doctor any side effects immediately once you experienced them.

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One Response to “Herbal Remedies for Fertility”

  1. leslie says:

    my period is absent since 05 i have had 4 phantom pregnacy for three years, twice in one. Is it possible to regain consistent periods? I have done several tests i was diagnosed with premature menopause. I am 40 can i get pregnant

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