8 Essential Oils for Menstrual Cramps

“A blend of essential oils of lavender, clove, cinnamon, and rose was studied as a topical oil applied to the abdomen for seven days prior to menstruation, and was found to reduce the amount of pain and duration of cramps and even the amount of menstrual bleeding when compared to a placebo group,” says Dr. Stagg. She suggests these essential oils for cramps because they may balance prostaglandin levels to ease pain. Try using this blend as an accompaniment to some of these other period pain busters.

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