Zoomveda.com Team

Periods are very exhausting and painful for every woman, but for some, it is even more exhausting because they bleed a lot. First, they have to be cautious of spotting, so they are always worried and anxious. Second,  they have to change their sanitary napkins again and again. This often leads to a lack of hemoglobin and being anaemic. What if I told you that just a few ingredients in your kitchen can soothe your excessive menstrual bleeding? I know you are interested. Just read the following list, take a trip to your kitchen, and you will find relief soon.

Orange Juice

Orange is a citrus fruit that is rich in vitamin C and very beneficial for health. Squeeze half a lemon in a glass of orange juice and drink it 4-5 times a day. This vitamin C rich citrus juice helps to reduce excessive menstrual bleeding. To learn more about orange juice, click here.

Gooseberry Juice

Gooseberry, or amla, is another vitamin C-rich fruit. It helps fight my health-related issues. Add 2-3 tablespoons of gooseberry juice to warm water and drink it. Drink this mixture 3-4 times a day. Adding a pinch of Himalayan pink salt to this mixture will also help to reduce your other period-related problems, like bloating and gas. To learn more about gooseberry juice, click here.



Fennel tea has proven to be very beneficial for excessive menstrual bleeding. Just grind one tablespoon of fennel seeds and add it to boiling water. Let it steep for 10 minutes, filter and drink this fennel tea. To learn more about fennel, click here.

Cold Compress

We know that applying ice to a bleeding wound instantly stops the bleeding. If you are thinking that I will ask you to apply ice to your pubic area to reduce the bleeding, you are wrong. Instead, use a cold compress and wrap it around your abdomen directly. Keep it there for half an hour. This will reduce your excessive bleeding. To learn more about cold compression, click here.


Coriander Seeds

We know coriander is a rich source of iron, but did you know it also helps to relieve excessive menstrual bleeding? Grind a tablespoon of coriander seeds in a glass of water and boil it. Let it steep for 10 minutes. Strain and drink. You can also make this tea using fresh coriander leaves. Boil fresh coriander leaves in water and let it steep. Strain after 10 minutes and drink. You can drink this tea for 3-4 times in a day. To learn more about coriander seeds, click here.

Cinnamon Tea

Cinnamon tea boosts our metabolism, aids digestion and helps to reduce weight. But it also helps to relieve excessive period bleeding. Boil a cup of water and add a teaspoon or a couple of shreds of cinnamon stick to it. Let it boil. Steep for 10 minutes, filter and drink this tea. You can also add a tablespoon of honey to this tea. You can also make this tea from the cinnamon extract. To learn more about cinnamon, click here.


Chamomile Tea

Drinking chamomile tea not only controls excessive menstrual bleeding it also soothes severe cramps, often experienced in periods. Just add a tablespoon of chamomile tea in boiling water and let it steep for 10 minutes. Strain and drink. To learn more about chamomile tea, click here.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is one of those rare natural gifts that is useful internally as well as externally. Mix two tablespoons of aloe vera juice in a glass of warm water and drink it. It will not only regulate your excessive menstrual bleeding it will also improve your immunity. You can drink this juice, all around the year. To learn more about aloe vera juice, click here.

Frequently asked questions

Can iron or vitamin C help manage heavy menstrual bleeding?

Iron supplements can be beneficial to address iron deficiency due to heavy bleeding, plus the vitamin C also helps with iron absorption.

Any specific exercises that can help reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

Regular exercise and especially aerobic activities, can very much help regulate the balance of hormones and in turn, reduce heavy menstrual bleeding over time.

Can lifestyle changes like weight loss help reduce heavy menstrual bleeding?

A healthy weight can contribute to hormone regulation, potentially reducing heavy menstrual bleeding.

What impact does age have on heavy menstrual bleeding, and is it treatable in older women?

Heavy menstrual bleeding can occur at any age, and treatment options are available. However, do note that they may vary based on individual health considerations.

So next time in your periods, instead of making repeated trips to the toilet, make a single trip to the kitchen and see the difference.


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