Best Remedies for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding (Menorrhagia)

heavy menstrual bleeding

Menorrhagia  is the most common menstrual disorder, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding that lasts longer than one week with cramp in the lower abdomen. Blood flows heavy enough to clot and cannot be contained by tampons alone and you need to change your sanitary towel or pads after every two to three hours.

Menorrhagia (Heavy Bleeding) With or Without Pain

Doctors distinguish between painful and pain free heavy bleeding periods.

  • Painful heavy periods 

May be due to pelvic infections or endometriosis.

  • Pain free heavy periods

Especially in the older age group (over 40), are often due to the presence of excessive fibroid.


  • Changing sanitary pads repeatedly
  • Need to use double pad and wake up to change
  • Blood clots
  • Bleeding flow not reducing within the week
  •  Weakness, Laziness, Tiredness
  • Headache and Poor Connections


Heavy bleeding can be controlled with some useful and effective natural tips. These home remedies and tips may help to reduce excessive bleeding, prolonged menstrual cycle and imbalanced hormone level fast. If you did not found it effective and the problem remains consult your gynecologist immediately.

Best Remedies for Heavy Menstrual Bleeding  (Menorrhagia)

Coriander Seeds or Green Coriander Leaves

Boil 2 tablespoons of Coriander seeds in a glass of water. Cool it before drinking it is a very useful and fast, effective natural remedy for heavy bleeding. Or boil Fresh Green Coriander leaves in 1/2 kg water, when water evaporates into half off the flame and mix sugar candy in it and sip it like tea. After 3 to 4 doses at an interval of 4 hours in a day heavy bleeding will reduce positively and fast.

Snake Roots (Anjbar)

Another wonderful fast, effective herb for heavy bleeding periods. Soak 4-5 Snake Roots (anjbar herb) in a glass of water overnight. Boil this water for 5 minutes in the next morning and cool it before drinking. Or make a fine powder with snake roots, and daily take a half teaspoon with one glass sandal wood syrup.

Banana Flower with Yogurt

Eat roasted Banana Flower with yogurt daily in the morning is best to reduce heavy and longer bleeding. This will also increase progesterone production that reduces heavy menstrual bleeding naturally.

Quince Seeds/Bahi Dana

Soak in a pot two teaspoons of Quince seeds with 3 glass water overnight. Next morning blend it and take it with one teaspoon of honey or candy sugar. Or make a fine powder with quince seeds and keep it in a bottle. Daily take 1/2 teaspoon with sandal wood syrup for the whole month or until your next periods. Another wonderful home remedy to treat heavy bleeding periods.

Basil Seeds with Orange or Pineapple Juice

Another best trialed and tested remedy to stop heavy menstrual periods fast. Mix one tea spoon basil seeds in one cup fresh orange or pineapple juice and take it daily for one month regularly. In severe bleeding take it twice a day. Basil seeds and orange or pineapple juice are the best natural source for vitamin C, which is best to treat heavy bleeding periods. If you want to delay your periods due to a family function this can also be very helpful and effective remedy for all ages.

Licorice Roots Extract

Licorice roots extract is also best known as strongest female herb that increases cortisol and oestrogen. Also decreases excessive testosterone which causes PCOS, infertility, uterus infections and as well as heavy bleeding periods. It has been trialed and tested to reduce heavy blood flow in women. Make a fine powder with licorice roots and keep it in a bottle. Steep one teaspoon in one cup of boiling water and take it like tea daily 2 to 3 times. Within one month heavy bleeding periods problem will be treated naturally.

Banyan Tree Milk

Daily take 1 teaspoon of fresh banyan tree milk daily with one glass fresh milk on an empty stomach and before going to sleep for one week. Highly effective to treat heavy menstrual bleeding problem naturally.


Saw Palmetto Berries

Saw palmetto berries is an wonderful herb to stimulate female hormone level naturally. Also best to control excessive painful periods and heavy bleeding. Those women who are dealing with irregular menstrual cycle can treat their problem with this magical herb. Take 4-5 saw palmetto berries daily on an empty stomach and in severe condition or high bleeding you can take 8-10 berries two times a day. Within 2-3 days heavy bleeding problem will be controlled.

Red Raspberry Leaf, Yarrow, Burdock Root, Nettle, Mother Wort and Ginger

Mix all ingredients in equal quantity and grind in mortar. Now keep it in a jar. Daily take 1 teaspoon with one cup of water and make a tea. Start drinking this tea before one week of periods date. Not only control menstrual flow and bleeding disorder, also reduces horrible cramps.

Blackstrap Molasses

Blackstrap molasses is the best natural source to aid anemia and iron deficiency. It also help to produce new blood cells and help to maintain blood level which you have lost during heavy periods. Strengthen uterus walls and regulate hormone level naturally fast. Mix one tablespoon black-strap molasses in one glass lukewarm milk and drink it daily before going to sleep.

Dried Neem Fruits


Make a fine powder of 100 grams dried neem fruits. Steep half teaspoon in a cup of boiling water and take it daily on an empty stomach. Take it continuously for one month to cure and treat heavy bleeding periods.

Betel/Areca Nut (Supari)

Boil 5-6 Areca/betel nut (Supari) in 2 glasses of water, when water squeeze into 1 glass cools it and drink this water twice a day. It is also a very effective home remedy for heavy bleeding.

Tamarind and Dry Plum

Soak 8-10 Tamarind (Imli) Pcs and 5-6 Dry Plum (Aaloo Bukhara) Pcs. in 500 ml water over night. Next morning refined all seed in this water and grinds this mixture and adds 2-3 tablespoons of honey or you can use sugar in it. Drink it with an empty stomach for 4-5 days. Continued use of this juice before and during every cycle for 3-4 months will also reduce blood loss and treat this problem naturally.

Mustard Seeds with Boiled Rice Water

Make a fine powder with 20-30 grams of mustard seeds and use this powder 2-3 days prior. Take one gram along with one cup boiled rice water after every 4 hour to control heavy menstrual bleeding. This is another best natural tips to control and reduce heavy bleeding periods.


Steep one inch stick of Cinnamon in one cup boiled water for 10 to 15 minutes and take this 2 to 3 times a day. Or take 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon powder with water twice a day. Cinnamon is most effective in controlling heavy menstruation naturally.

Barley (jou) with Jaggery Syrup

Make a thick Jaggery syrup with 250 grams jaggery and one liter water. Add 2-3 tablespoons of barley (jou) flour in 1 glass of this syrup and drink it. Take it 4-5 times during the day to control heavy menstrual bleeding naturally.

Jamun Tree Bark

Rub 20 grams Jamun bark in 125 grams water, filter it and drink it. Daily use of 2-3 times during the day is very much effective and useful for heavy bleeding. Or a mixture prepared by adding 15 ml of liquid extract of Jamun bark in 150 ml of water is effective in arresting excessive periods. Take one teaspoon of this preparation every hour. Fresh jamun bark is an effective natural cure for heavy menstrual bleeding.

Spring Onion Soup with Vitamin K

Deficiency of Vitamin K can cause heavy bleeding periods. It is also known as the blood clotting vitamin because it helps your blood coagulate. Onion soup or stew of 100 g is the best source of vitamin K. Vitamin K is best to reduce heavy bleeding naturally. You can also take 1-2 vitamin K tablets daily to treat this problem effectively.

Dry Pumpkin Pulp

Dry Pumpkin Pulp in room temperature and crush it. Mix it with Natural Sugar. Daily eat it with Milk or Yogurt. It will must decrease heavy bleeding.

Pineapple with Yogurt

Put 20-25 grams pineapple pieces in one cup yogurt and take it twice a day especially before going to sleep. You will amazingly notice reduction in blood flow within one or two hour naturally. Protein digesting and absorption properties of pineapple are best to heal this problem. Lysine properties of yogurt are best source of protein food and also best to reduce heavy bleeding.

Banyan Tree Gum/Kamarkas with Cinnamon Tea

Make a fine powder with Banyan tree gum/kamarkas and keep it in a glass bottle with tight lid. Now prepare a cup of tea by steeping one cinnamon stick and take ¼ teaspoon of banyan tree gum/kamarkas powder 2 times in a day especially before going to sleep. It is very effective herbs to deal with Menorrhagia (heavy bleeding menses) naturally.

Guava Leaves Tea

Boil 2-3 fresh leaves of guava in half glass of water for 4-5 minutes. Filter it and a add few drops of lemon juice in it and drink it. Repeat it 3-4 times during the day to reduce and stop heavy menstrual periods.

Bamboo Leaves and Nodes

Bamboo (Baans) leaves and nodes are traditionally use to heal infections, infertility and other menstrual problems. It is also best to help with heavy and irregular bleeding during the menstrual cycle. Put 2 to 3 leaves with nodes in boiling water and steep it for about 15 minutes to make a tea. Drink it up to three times per day.

Ginger Tea with Honey

Ginger natural herb is very much effective, ginger tea with honey helps to reduce menstrual overflow. Use it after every meal. Neem Leaves to Reduce Heavy Bleeding Menses Boil leaves with parsley in 3 glasses of water. Drink it three times a day to cure heavy bleeding.

Broccoli and Fresh Apple Juice

Make a glass of juice with Broccoli and fresh apple. Best to produce folate, hemoglobin and myoglobin. It provides support to your immune system and improves your body’s stress tolerating capacity. Drink this juice daily 4-5 time for better results.

Avocado and Banana Smoothie

If you suffer from pre-menstrual tension, your body is high on sodium and low on phosphates. Two foods that will help to re-establish a natural balance of these substances are avocado and banana. For one glass, blend 1 banana with 150 ml skimmed milk, one tablespoon lemon juice and a pinch of nutmeg. Alternatively, blend half a peeled avocado with squeeze of lemon juice, one inch chunk peeled cucumber, half teaspoon fresh parsley, black pepper and 150 ml water.

Orange and Carrot Juice

Mix one Orange Juice in one glass of carrot juice and take it daily in the morning on an empty stomach. Vitamin C and vitamin A considered to reduce the symptoms of heavy bleeding. Vitamin A and C deficiency has been linked as a cause of heavy menstrual bleeding.

Grapefruit Juice

Daily drink grapefruit juice to reduce heavy bleeding periods problem naturally. One cup of grapefruit juice is enough to get your daily need of vitamin C.

Bael Seeds and Fruit Milk Shake

Make a fine powder with Bael seeds and keep it in a glass bottle. Daily take 1/4 teaspoon with water for one month. Or Add 2-3 tablespoons of bael fruit pulp in one glass milk and blend it. Take it daily for one week. Bael fruit milkshake is use to control fungal, heal internal body inflammation (swelling) and viral infections that causes heavy bleeding.