Can Lemon Balm Enhances Your Fertility Naturally

 

 

Herbal Remedies and Fertility

In year 2013, the statistic on the general fertility rate of American women aged 15 – 44 hit a record low at 6%. 11 out of 100 women are struggled with infertility. Infertility can be defined as having difficulty to get pregnant or unable to carry a pregnancy.

Herbal remedies are one of the popular choices for American. Nearly 60 million of Americans prefer herbal remedies. If we have chosen the right herbal remedies, it may boost the possibility of becoming pregnant and increase ovarian function. However, not all the herbal supplements are fertility boosting herbs. For instance, herbs like ginkgo biloba and echinacea may impede fertility and reduce sperm production. The couples who try to conceive should consult with fertility specialists or healthcare provider before resort to any herbal supplements.

Is Lemon Balm Fertility-friendly Herb?

Lemon balm is one of the fertility-friendly herbs. Dr. Amos Grunebaum, medical doctor from New York Presbyterian Hospital (Departments of obstetrics, gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine), has confirmed that lemon balm is known to be safe.

Lemon Balm Optimizes Thyroid Hormone Levels

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One of the lemon balm valuable properties is to optimum thyroid functioning. If woman’s body produce too little or excessive thyroid hormone, her menstrual cycle and ability to ovulate may be badly affected. Thus, it may impede her ability to conceive and to maintain a pregnancy. According to Dr James A Duke, Ph.D. the author of“The Green Pharmacy”, lemon balm possesses the ability to optimize thyroid hormone levels. It is also known for its ability to delayed menstruation and to increasing menstrual flow.

Lemon Balm Promote an Environment for Healthy Eggs

There are insufficient scientific data to prove stress could directly causing infertility. However, more and more doctors and reproduction specialists get to believe that stress may contribute to up to 30% of all infertility problems. The Journal Human Reproduction has published a research on stress and pregnancy rates. The results indicated that the couples with low stress level have much higher fertility rates.

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When we suffer high levels of stress, our body will release a hormone known as adrenalin. Adrenalin will prevent the production of progesterone hormone, which is very important for fertility. It will also cause the release higher levels of prolactin, which contribute to infertility.

At the same time, our body will reduce gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH). As a result, the woman may ovulate less regularly and more difficult to conceive. On the other hand, stress may affect man’s sperm production, sexual desire and testosterone levels.

Lemon Balm is one of the popular choices of fertility herbalists to promote mental and emotional balance. Lemon balm is natural nervines herb. It contains Terpenes, a valuable property that produce the calming effects. Terpenes can effectively treating stress related symptoms such as anti-anxiety relief, reducing tension, improving insomnia, restoring the nervous system and soothing menstrual cramps. It also capable to help alleviate irritability related to premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Good mental and emotional health is crucial prior to conception. It helps to promote an environment for healthy eggs and boost your chances to get pregnant.

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