May 2022

8 Herbs for PCOS

By Parul Dube

We all know that diet is the answer to practically every health issue. Here are some herbs that you can include in your diet and effectively control PCOS symptoms. 


Cinnamon is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and anti-diabetic properties. It is a perfect food component for PCOS management.


Basil, also known as Tulsi, is anti-androgenic and helps in PCOS management by keeping the male hormones under control.


The herb is popular for its healing properties. Also, Turmeric regularizes the menstrual cycle and improves insulin resistance aiding people with PCOS.

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Ashwagandha, also known as Indian ginseng can alleviate PCOS symptoms. Thus, it can also help you manage your PCOS-related hair loss and regulate your blood sugar levels.


As per research, these seeds can benefit our body if consumed raw, or you can soak them overnight. Additionally, fenugreek manages insulin levels and improves insulin resistance.  


Shatavari is an effective herb in decreasing PCOS. It works on follicular development and ovulation. Additionally, it plays a crucial role in maintaining a proper menstrual cycle and regular blood flow.


Ginger is a common, yet powerful kitchen ingredient. It has anti-inflammatory components, gingerol and zingerone that helps treat PCOS naturally. In addition, ginger also relieves period pain and cramps.

Other Herbs

Liquorice roots and Maca roots are also essential in PCOS management and have anti-inflammatory properties. These herbs enhance fertility and regulate the hormones in the body. 


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