Resorting to home remedies for dysfunctional uterine bleeding at the start of the problem can save from adversely affecting serious treatments like hormone therapy or surgery. Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding or DUB is caused due to hormonal imbalance and may lead to formation of thick layer in uterus. This gives rise to excessive bleeding during menstrual cycle or in mid days of two cycles.
Diet does not provide any home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding but shall be given proper attention to avoid further complicacies. Loss of blood may give rise to anemia, iron rich diet and intake of whole grains, fresh ripe fruits, fresh green vegetables, legumes and seeds will help in avoiding anemia.
There are many herbs which are easily available and are good home remedies for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Lady's mantle, an herb, commonly available is a good hormone balancer thus effective in regulating periods. Ginseng roots are very effective in avoiding bleeding due to blood stasis and are also helpful in improving immunity system. Golden seal has properties of anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and anti-biotic, reduces uterine bleeding and enhances central nervous system. Alfalfa leaves detoxify the body, ease inflammation and balance hormone, they are effective home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding.
Ginger is a very useful natural home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. It can be consumed raw, in diet or tea. Ginger is popular for its exceptional healing properties and contains enzymes that can rectify the disturbed ratio of hormones responsible for causing DUB.
Another very commonly recommended home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding is vitex agnus-castus or chaste tree berry. Vitex helps in elevating progesterone levels, regulating menstrual cycle and stop abnormal bleeding. It can be taken as a supplement or as tea.
Another recommendable home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding is an ayurvedic treatment, trusted by many. The bark of 'Ashoka' tree or saraca indica is trusted to be having curative properties for uterine infections, especially for menorrhagia (DUB during menstrual cycle). Four ounce bark of saraca indica mixed with 4 ounce of milk and 16 ounce of water. Boiled on a low flame till milk and water evaporates, the remaining part shall be divided in 2-3 doses and consumed in a day during whole course of menorrhagia.
Red raspberry tea is also very effective home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding. Red raspberry tea helps in strengthening the uterine wall and regulates the menstrual flow.
Another natural remedy that works as home remedy for dysfunctional uterine bleeding is application of natural progesterone cream. Findings have proved that application of this cream on upper arms and chest, quarter teaspoon to half teaspoon, before two days of menstrual period helps in controlling the flow effectively.
At the onset of the problem bed rest is advisable but in normal day yoga exercises and poses can be helpful. Pranayam like the 'poorak', 'kumbhak', rhythemic breathing, 'anulom-vilom' and 'rechak' done in equal tenure can be helpful. Yoga poses like matsya asana, badh konasana, yogmudra and shavasana are good for improving fitness.