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13 Natural Drinks To Get Rid Of Menstrual Cramps

One of the most painful and disturbing factors about menstruation is the menstrual cramps or the lower abdominal pain and the back pain. 

Are you wondering what causes menstrual cramps?


Menstrual cramps are caused due to the hormones released during this duration of time. This hormone like substance is called prostaglandin.
The severe menstrual cramps are a throbbing pain felt in the lower abdomen and the lower back area of the body.

If you are suffering from cramps every month then here are some awesome drinks for you which will help you to get rid of menstrual cramps.

1. Ginger, Honey and Lemon Juice
Ginger is known as one of the most miraculous of ingredients to treat any kind of fatigue. It is mainly used in treating the premenstrual syndrome which often is the main reason for periods being irregular. Adding ginger in this remedy makes it one of the most natural remedies for menstrual cramps.
Honey will help in calming the discomfort caused by the cramps and lemon juice will provide the much needed content of the vitamin C.
Try out this amazing remedy to get an instant relief from the bad menstrual cramps!
Things we need:
Ginger – small piece
Honey – 1 tablespoon 
Lemon juice – ½ tablespoon 
Grater
Water – 1 cup
Metal strainer

Process
1. Firstly grate the ginger using the grater.
2. Later allow the cup of water to boil over the heat.
3. Once the water reaches the boiling consistency add in the grated ginger and allow it to boil for another 2-3 mins.
4. Later take it off the flame and using the metal strainer strain this ginger solution.
5. Now to this ginger solution add in the honey and the lemon juice and stir it well.
6. Drink this menstrual cramps relief solution 2-3 times in a day.

2. Basil Leaves Drink
Basil is known as one of the most effective and healthiest herbs of all. It is a rich source of pain killer properties as it contains analgesic. It is especially known to relieve the menstrual pain and reduce the bad menstrual cramps.
Try this simple and effective remedy to get rid of the annoying lower abdominal pain!

Things we need
Basil leaves – 1 tbsp
Water – 1 cup
Metal strainer

Process
1. Firstly allow the cup of water to boil over the heat.
2. Once the water reaches the boiling state add the basil leaves to it and let it boil for another min or so.
3. Later cover the vessel and turn off the heat.
4. Once this basil leaves solution is cool enough strain it using the metal strainer and drink this solution at least twice in a day.
5. This is easily one of the most herbal menstrual cramps remedies which help in easing the lower abdominal pain.

3. Cinnamon Tea
Cinnamon apart from being one of the most popular spices it is even a rich source of anti inflammatory, anti clotting and antispasmodic properties. It is even one of the primary ingredients to be used in most of the home remedies for menstrual cramps.
Try this tasty and highly effective cinnamon tea today to get rid of the annoying discomfort during menstruation!

Things we need
Cinnamon powder – ¼ tsp
Water – 1 cup
Process
1. Firstly allow the cup of water to boil over the heat.
2. Now add the cinnamon powder into this boiling water and let it boil for another 4-5 mins.
3. Later turn off the heat and let it steep for about 5 mins.
4. Once the cinnamon tea feels warm enough to drink sip it slowly.
5. This process to treat the bad menstrual cramps can be consumed 2-3 times in a day.

4. Fennel Herbal Tea
Fennel seed is a rich source of antispasmodic and anti inflammatory properties. It is even known to relax the muscles therefore the perfect ingredient to get rid of the painful menstrual cramps.
Try this quick and completely herbal fennel tea remedy to reduce the lower abdominal pain.

Things we need
Fennel seeds – 1 tsp
Water – 1 cup
Organic honey – 1 tsp
Metal strainer

Process
1. Firstly let the cup of water boil over the heat.
2. Once it reaches the boiling consistency add the fennel seeds to it and let it boil for another 2-3 mins.
3. Later simmer this fennel seeds solution for another 5 mins on low heat.
4. Take this solution off the heat and add in the organic honey into this and mix it well.
5. Drink this fennel seeds herbal tea 2-3 times in a day as an instant menstrual cramps relief remedy.

5. Blackstrap Molasses and Milk
Blackstrap molasses is rich in iron, potassium, magnesium, selenium, calcium, Vitamin B6 and many others. This makes it a potent ingredient to treat the bad menstrual cramps as it helps in soothing the discomfort of the lower abdomen.
Milk is rich in calcium and this quality makes it apt for treating the menstrual cramps.
Try this amazing remedy to get rid of the severe menstrual cramps!

Things we need
Blackstrap molasses – 2 tsp
Lukewarm milk – 1 cup

Process
1. Add the blackstrap molasses to a cup of warm milk and stir it well.
2. Now drink this twice in a day to get an instant relief from the painful menstrual cramps.

6.Chamomile Tea
Apart from the several health benefits that the chamomile tea is renowned for there is yet another major benefit of consuming this tea and it is to relieve the severe menstrual cramps during menstruation.
Wondering how to cure menstrual cramps with chamomile tea remedy? Then let us first get introduced to the main benefits of chamomile tea.
Chamomile tea is a rich source of anti inflammatory properties and antispasmodic properties. These qualities of the chamomile tea will help in reducing the cramps during menstruation.
Try this awesome remedy now to treat the bad menstrual cramps!

Things we need
Chamomile tea bag – 1
Water – 1 cup
Lemon juice – ½ tsp
Organic honey – 1 tsp

Process
1. Firstly allow the cup of water to boil over the heat.
2. Once the water starts to boil take it off the flame.
3. Now pour this water into a cup.
4. Add the chamomile tea bag into this cup and allow it to steep for about 3-4 mins.
5. Then add in the organic honey and the lemon juice into this and mix it well.
6. Remove the tea bag from the cup.
7. Here is one of the most amazing remedies for menstrual cramps ready to be consumed.
8. This chamomile, honey and lemon juice tea can be consumed twice in a day for immediate relief from the cramps.

7. Parsley Herbal Tea
Parsley contains compounds that are highly effective in relieving the painful menstrual cramps. Parsley contains apiol and myristicin that are known to stimulate the menstruation and this result in less cramps.
So try this awesome remedy today to get rid of the abdominal pain during menstruation!

Things we need
Fresh parsley – ½ cup
Water – 1 cup
Organic honey – 1 tsp
Metal strainer

Process
1. Firstly let the water boil over the heat.
2. Then pour this boiling water into a mug.
3. To this mug add in the parsley leaves and the organic honey and let it steep for 2-3 mins.
4. Later using the metal strainer strain this parsley solution and drink it immediately.
5. This process can be repeated twice in a day to reduce the severe menstrual cramps.

8. Carrot Juice
Looking for natural remedies for menstrual cramps? Then this is the one for you as it includes just one ingredient which is carrots.
Carrots are mainly known for their qualities that are extremely beneficial for the eyes. But little do people know that carrots even help in regulating the menstrual cycle. This means lesser abdominal discomfort during menstruation.
So try this awesome and delicious carrot juice remedy for an immediate menstrual cramps relief!

Things we need
Carrots – 4-5
Grater
Vegetable peeler
Clean muslin cloth
Glass

Process
1. Firstly peel the carrots using the vegetable peeler.
2. Next grate these peeled carrots with a grater.
3. Transfer the grated carrot onto a clean muslin cloth.
4. Now squeeze the muslin cloth extracting as much juice as possible from the carrots.
5. Later transfer the extracted carrot juice into a glass and drink this.
6. This process can be repeated 3-4 times in a day to reduce the painful menstrual cramps.

9. Aloe Vera Juice and Organic Honey
Aloe vera juice contains anti inflammatory properties which helps in reducing the lower abdominal pain during menstruation. Organic honey is a rich source of healing properties which eases out the bad menstrual cramps.
This is one of the quickest and healthiest remedies for menstrual cramps!
Try this today!

Things we need
Aloe vera juice – 1 tbsp
Organic honey – 1 tsp
Water – 1 cup

Process
1. Add the organic honey to a glass of water and mix it well.
2. Now to this add the aloe vera juice and stir it well again.
3. Drink this aloe vera and honey juice 2-3 times in a day as an ideal solution to stop menstrual cramps.
4. This remedy will reduce the pain in the back and the lower abdominal area as well as regulates the menstruation.

10. Curd and Banana Leaves
Banana leaves contains several healing properties and even helps in fighting free radicals. Curd is also known to be an excellent ingredient in this remedy as it helps in reducing the bad menstrual cramps.
Try out this awesomely simple and effective remedy to treat the menstrual cramps!

Things we need
Banana leaves – 1
Oil – (For cooking the leaves)
Curd – 1 cup

Process
1. Firstly fry the banana leaves in cooking oil for 4-5 mins.
2. Then take them off the flame and add them these cooked banana leaves to a cup of curd and mix it well.
3. Now eat this banana and curd remedy as a quick menstrual cramps relief for about 2-3 times in a day.

11. Chasteberry Decoction
Chasteberry is one of the most preferred ingredients to be used in many home remedies to treat several gynaecological problems including menopause and bad menstrual cramps.
Try this easy remedy to keep the annoying abdominal pain at bay during menstruation.

Things we need
Dried chasteberries – 1-2 tsp
Water – 1 cup

Process
1. Take a cup of water and allow it to boil over the heat for 5-10 mins.
2. Now into this add in the dried chasteberries and let it boil for another 2 mins.
3. Later take it off the flame and let it steep for about 10-15 mins more.
4. Drink this dried chasteberry decoction as an immediate menstrual cramps relief remedy.
5. Repeat this process 2-3 times in a day for a complete relief from the lower abdominal pain during menstruation.

12. Cinnamon Tea
Cinnamon is an extremely aromatic spice and even contains anti inflammatory properties which helps in reducing the discomfort and the bad menstrual cramps during menstruation.
Try this simple and one of the most affordable home remedies for menstrual cramps today!

Things we need
Cinnamon sticks – 1-2
Water – 1 cup
Honey – 1 tsp

Process
1. Allow a cup of water to boil over the heat for 5-10 mins.
2. Now to this boiling water add the cinnamon sticks and let it boil for another min or so.
3. Later take this cinnamon solution off the heat and let it steep for another 5-10 mins.
4. Once the cinnamon solution becomes a little warm add in the honey and stir it well.
5. Drink this cinnamon and honey tea as an effective menstrual cramps relief remedy.
6. This process can be repeated twice in a day.

13. Carrot and Coriander Juice
Carrot and coriander juice contain a rich source of anti inflammatory properties which helps in relieving any kind of pain or inflammation in the body.
So try this delicious juice remedy as an effective menstrual cramps relief solution!

Things we need
Carrot juice – ½ cup
Coriander juice – ½ cup

Process
1. Mix both the carrot juice and coriander juice well in a glass and drink this delicious remedy to treat the painful menstrual cramps.
2. This process can be repeated 2-3 times in a day as it helps in relaxing the lower abdominal area as well as reduces the painful cramps.

Additional Tips
Here are some additional tips which will help you to prevent the menstrual cramps:
1. Always prefer consuming more warm drinks like tea and warm water throughout the day. It helps in the regulating the menstruation as well as reduces the severe menstrual cramps.
2. Prefer consuming foods that are rich in nutrients and minerals like brown rice, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, almonds, food cooked with olive oil, chicken, fish, green leafy vegetables and so on.
3. These foods will help in reducing the bloating as well as tackle the issue of bad menstrual cramps.
4. Always keep in mind that if the painful menstrual cramps gets excessively severe then it is best suggested to consult specialist as it could be an underlying serious concern.

So, start enjoying the drink which you like from above posted list and say good bye to menstrual cramps.



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