Menopause is a natural process so women should not be afraid of it. Most of the women face this problem in between 47 and 51 years of age. But sometimes it happens at 55 years of age or prematurely in as less as 40 years of age. The symptoms of menopause causes less and irregular mensturation, hot flashes at night time, decreased volume and tone of the breasts, vaginal dryness, vulvar changes, irritability, anxiety, depression, tension, headache, fatigue, numbness, backaches, diminished interest in sex, increasing scarcity of pubic and auxiliary hair and obesity. According to census the average age of menopause is 47.5 years in Indian women with an average life expectancy of 71years. These all symptoms of menopause can be avoided with some natural home remedies:
1. Use Linseed
The linseeds contain lignans which act as a natural estrogen. It has antioxidant property. It is a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids and essential fatty acids. Presence of all these properties make linseed an effective and one of the best home remedy. Use 2gm of linseeds daily on an empty stomach in morning and in the night before food. You can also use linseed oil added to water twice daily. Daily consumption of these seeds helps for menopausal disorders like hot flashes, dizziness, palpitation, mental tension, general weakness, fatigue, irritability, soothing or calming of the mind and nervous system. Apply paste of linseeds to vagina as it compensate lack of estrogens and relieve the symptoms of menopause.
2. Use Milk
A woman requires 800-1200mg of calcium daily. During menopause weakening of bones is one of the major problem. So to counter the weakening of bones consume three glass of milk during menopause period as milk contains very essential nutrients like calcium and vitamin D.
3. Use Garlic
Add few crushed garlic cloves to boiling water. Strain it after cooling down drink this mixture twice to get relief from pain and avoid symptoms of menopause. This remedy helps to improve blood circulation in the body and dilate blood vessels in the body.
4. Use Ashwagandha
Ashwagandha also known as Indian ginseng. Use ashwagandha powder in milk and drink it twice daily for better results. This is a very effective home remedy for patient having menopausal disorders like depression, fatigue, insomnia and anxiety.
5. Use Liquorice Powder
Consume one teaspoon of Liquorice powder daily as it contains estrogen which compensates the loss of hormonal imbalance during menopausal disorders.
6. Use Soya Milk products like Tofu
Consume 200-250gm of tofu every day. Tofu contain phytoestrogens called isoflavones. This helps to ease vaginal dryness and hot flashes during menopause.
7. Consume Carrot Seeds
Consume one teaspoon of carrot seeds by boiling it to cow’s milk. This can be consumed once. As this preparation relieves anxiety, depression, irritability, headache and changes in mood swings during menopause.
8. Use Beetroot Juice
Consume juice of beetroot daily as it is rich in minerals which helps in balancing female hormones. This juice is very effective for menopausal disorders like irritability, hot flashes.
9. Use Olive Oil
Consume olive oil by adding few drops of olive oil to a glass of water or milk. Drink this preparation daily. This home remedy provides relief from menopausal disorders.
10. Use Almond Oil
Apply almond oil externally if menopause is accompanied by mood swings, fatigue and general irritability. This oil has anti-inflammatory properties.
11. Use Primrose Oil
The oil can be used internally as well as externally. You can consume few drops of primrose oil orally. You can massage your body parts to compensate osteoporosis condition during menopause.
12 .Use Sunflower Seeds
You can use these seeds internally and externally. You can make paste of sunflower seeds apply it to vagina.
Sunflower seeds contain plant estrogen which is an excellent home remedy for menopausal disorders.
13. Use Pumpkin seeds and Sesame Seeds
Make a paste of pumpkin seeds and sesame seeds. Consume this paste twice daily in the morning and evening. The pumpkin seeds contain L-tryptophan which is effective in depression, mood swings and irritability. Pumpkin seeds contains zinc in it which prevents osteoporosis during menopause. These seeds are a rich source of magnesium which balances menopausal related symptoms.
14. Consume Cabbage Juice
Consume cabbage juice as it is a rich source of sulforaphane and phytonutrients. This juice increase the production of hormones and enzymes which help in detoxification of the body and restore hormonal imbalance during menopause.
Follow these home remedies to avoid symptoms of menopause as it is an obstacle in your life and you have to strengthen yourself to continue your journey.