Remedy Details for care and relief of Menstrual Cramps
Eat basil for the care and relief of Menstrual Cramps
Effectiveness: 3.1 Popularity: 76
Why it works:
Basil contains caffeic acid which has an analgesic or pain-killing effect.
How it works:
Boil 2 tablespoons of basil leaves and a pint of boiling water. Stir well and steep for 5 minutes. Let it cool and drink.
The above-ground parts of basil and basil oil are possibly unsafe when taken by mouth as a medicine for long term use.
Do not take large amount of basil if you are pregnant or nursing.
Basil might slow blood clotting and lower blood pressure. Use caution if you have bleeding or blood pressure related conditions.
Stop using basil at least two weeks before a scheduled surgery.
The self cure remedy of Eat basil for the care and relief of Menstrual Cramps has an effectiveness score of 3.1 and a popularity score of 76 on the self-cure system.