Herbs to Help With Endometriosis

Herbs to Help With Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 190 million, approximately 10% of all women who are in their reproductive years. It is a condition where endometrium tissue grows outside of the uterus, causing pain and reproductive issues. Herbs and essential oils have been shown to improve symptoms, and even prevent the growth of endometrial tissue.

Herbs To Help With Endometriosis


Turmeric is revered as an antioxidant and for its anti-inflammatory properties, which has been shown to help with endometriosis symptoms. Curcumin, the primary active ingredient in turmeric, was shown to migration of the uterus lining. You can find turmeric and other powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients in Anti-Inflame Tincture, or try Anti-Inflame Tea.

Maca Root

Maca root has addresses irregularities of the menstrual cycle, while improving hormonal imbalance.

Raspberry Leaf

Raspberry leaf relaxes the uterus, easing menstrual cramps. The longer you use raspberry leaf, the better it works! You can find raspberry leaf in Women's Brew Tea.

Vitex (Chaste Tree Berry)

Reducing estrogen excess is key when it comes to improving symptoms for endometriosis, perimenopause, fibroids, and PMS. Vitex is often used to treat hormonal imbalances by acting on the pituitary to increase luteinizing hormone, which stimulates progesterone production. The exact, as found in, Harvest Moon Tincture, and Endo Calm Tincture, was shown to reduce the endometrial cyst size.

Nettle Leaf

Nettle has many medicinal benefits. It has been shown to reduce inflammation, support hormone levels, and promote a remarkable difference in the symptoms of PCOS.  You can find nettle along with other powerful anti-inflammatory ingredients in Anti-Inflame Tincture, or try Anti-Inflame Tea.


Women with advanced endometriosis have significantly higher levels of cortisol, a hormone related to stress response. Ashwagandha has been shown to balance cortisol levels. You can find ashwaganda in Endo Calm Tincture.


Drinking chamomile tea can help with endometriosis symptoms, thanks to chrysin, a compound found in chamomile, which has been shown to prevent the growth of endometrial cells.

Peppermint and Spearmint

Try drinking mint tea! Peppermint and spearmint can reduce the severity of pain from menstrual cramps.

Essential Oils To Help With Endometriosis

Essential Oils can be very effected in combatting the symptoms of endometriosis. Try diluting these oils in your favorite carrier and massage into the abdominal area. Apply a warm compress or warm hot water better for deeper absorption on days that things are especially rough.

Harmony Essential Oil Blend

Harmony Essential Oil Blend includes a number of the ingredients suggested here, and even more of the suggested properties for endometriosis relief.


When massaged into the abdominal area, lavender essential oil might help with severe cramping triggered by endometriosis.


Endometriosis is worsened by poor circulation. Ginger essential oil is my favorite essential oil for promoting circulation. Ginger is also known to reduce pain related to both menstruation and endometriosis.

Clary Sage

Hormonal balance is key when it comes to improving endometriosis symptoms, and clary sage essential oil has been used for doing just that! It also helps with PMS cramps and mood swings, and relaxes the nervous system.


Rosemary essential oil is another great estrogen balancing essential oil, and is another great oil for improving circulation.


Chamomile essential oil is a well loved herbal analgesic, a pain reliever, and can be used to reduce abdominal, back, and leg pain caused by endometriosis.

Frankincense and Myrrh

Frankincense essential oil is wonderful for pain relief. Try Frank and Myrrh Blend for an even stronger effect.


Geranium essential oil helps to balance hormones while providing a positive effect on mood.

Note: Always check with your doctor before adding anything to your healthcare regimen. Your doctor may have important recommendations, including information about potential interaction with other medications and supplements you’re currently taking.

19th Jun 2023 THT Steph

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