• Warm sesame oil massage on the lower abdominal area to improve blood circulation and relieve cramps.
• Drink warm water mixed with ginger and/or cinnamon to reduce inflammation and provide comfort.
• Take a warm bath with Epsom salt to relax the muscles and soothe discomfort.
• Include warming spices such as coriander, cumin, and fennel in your diet.
• Avoid cold, raw, and heavy foods during your period.
• Practice gentle yoga poses and deep breathing exercises to reduce stress and improve overall well-being.
• Get adequate rest and avoid over-exertion.
• Consult an Ayurvedic practitioner for personalized recommendations and herbal remedies to ease menstrual discomfort

– Written by Dr. Manju Prasad M K, B.A.M.S., M.D. (Ayurveda), for AyuRythm