Normally every woman has to face problems like cramps during periods. During this, there is severe pain in the stomach. This situation becomes uncomfortable for every woman. Although many types of over-the-counter medicines are available in the market to reduce this spasm and the pain caused by it, these medicines also have side effects. Therefore, women should try to reduce this problem in natural ways instead of taking any medicine. Consuming herbal tea is also such a natural way. Therefore, any woman can consume green tea, ginger tea, or chamomile tea during menstruation.

Today, in this article, you will know which teas can be consumed when there is a problem like cramps during menstruation -

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  1. 5 Best Herbal Teas for Menstrual Cramps
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Doctors for Tea for menstrual cramps

Cramping is normal during periods, but some women face severe cramps and pain. In such a situation, drinking herbal tea can be beneficial. Come, let's know in detail which tea should be drunk during this time -

Ginger tea for period cramps

Ginger is considered a medicine in Ayurveda. Many types of health problems can be cured by this. Similarly, it is also a famous natural remedy for menstrual cramps, as it has anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. A report published on the site of the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine has found that ginger can be effective in reducing menstrual pain in women.

Research done on more than 600 women found that taking 750-2,000 mg of powdered ginger for the first 3-4 days of the period can help reduce pain. Put ginger in hot water for 10-15 minutes or boil it after putting it in water and then filter it and drink it.

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Chamomile tea for period cramps

Chamomile is also a medicine. The tea made from it is considered a herbal tea, which can help reduce menstrual cramps. Chamomile has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties, which may help reduce the pain and discomfort associated with cramps. Short research conducted on 118 women found that taking 250 mg of chamomile per day 3 times a week from the start of menstruation until the start of the next period can be beneficial. This not only reduces the problem of pain and cramps but also reduces bleeding. To make chamomile tea, soak dried chamomile flowers in hot water for 5-10 minutes and drink it after filtering.

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Cinnamon tea for period cramps

Cinnamon tea is also an herbal tea, which can help in reducing menstrual cramps. Cinnamon has anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties, which can help reduce pain and swelling. Some research suggests that cinnamon may help reduce inflammation. Along with this, it can also reduce the problem of bloating and cramps during menstruation. To make cinnamon tea, put a cinnamon stick or cinnamon powder in hot water and drink it.

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Green tea for period cramps

Green tea is known for its antioxidant properties, which can help reduce inflammation and ease pain. Green tea also contains a compound called L-theanine, and studies have shown that this compound can reduce inflammation and provide relief. Research conducted on 1,183 women also proves that drinking green tea can reduce menstrual pain compared to drinking other types of tea.

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Oolong Tea for period cramps

Oolong tea is a mix between green tea and black tea, it has the health benefits of both types of tea. The leaves are only slightly fermented to make Oolong tea, due to which it gets a different color and aroma. It can be seen in light yellow to orange color. Some studies suggest that oolong tea, like green tea, can also reduce menstrual pain to some extent.

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Menstrual cramps are a painful experience for women, but natural remedies are the best to help ease the problem. In this situation, drinking herbal teas like ginger tea, chamomile tea, and green tea can reduce menstrual pain. On the other hand, if there is no relief even by drinking tea, then a doctor's advice must be taken once.

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