5 Remedies to Regulate Hormones Naturally

If you regulate hormones with natural ingredients, you won't experience the many side effects and possible problems produced by chemical supplements.
5 Remedies to Regulate Hormones Naturally

Last update: 11 June, 2022

It’s important to to regulate your hormones if you’re experiencing menstrual disorders, acne, fertility or libido problems, or menopause.

In this article, we’ll take a look at five natural remedies that regulate hormones and don’t cause any side effects. When trying these remedies, you’ll be able to see just how much your hormones can impact your quality of life.

Moreover, the advantage of consuming these natural products is you won’t experience the typical side effects of the drugs designed for these purposes.

It’s possible to regulate hormones naturally

regulate hormones naturally

Hormonal issues are genetically conditioned. However, this doesn’t mean that we can’t balance them with the help of food and supplements. Having said that, it’s important to understand that bad habits can alter them, too.

As a starting point, there are some things that we should avoid so as not to make matters worse:

  • Stress, which affects all the functions of the body
  • A diet rich in sugars and refined carbs
  • Leading a sedentary lifestyle. This investigation by the University of Granada established a link between obesity, hormones and breast cancer
  • Consuming drugs, particularly contraceptive medications
  • Alcoholic beverages, as confirmed by this study from The Carlos III Health Institute in Madrid

5 Remedies to Regulate Hormones Naturally

We’ll now tell you about five remedies that can help regulate your hormones.

1. Linseed oil

This vegetable oil is extracted from flaxseed or linseed by using cold pressure. It’s a type of food that must be protected from heat and light to keep it from oxidizing.

This oil is commercially available for cooking and a supplement and stands out for its high content of omega 3 essential fatty acids. In order for it to be effective, you must always consume it raw.

Linseed oil is great for treating health problems related to inflammation, as well as regulating hormones, thanks to its lignan (phytoestrogen) content. Similarly, this investigation carried out by the Balearic Islands University established a correlation between linseed and the prevention of breast cancer.

2. Maca

regulate hormones naturally

This Andean root vegetable is popular in Peru and considered a powerful estrogen regulator. However, there’s insufficient scientific evidence to support this claim, as noted in this study conducted by the Cayetano Heredia University in Peru.

3. Evening primrose oil

regulate hormones naturally

Over the past few decades, the famous evening primrose oil has been a common remedy for women who have suffered menstrual disorders, and symptoms of menopause in both men and women. It contains omega 6 essential fatty acids, which are essential for good hormonal health.

However, talk about it with your gynecologist first, as they are the best placed to give you all the advice and information you need. That said, when choosing an evening primrose oil supplement, we would recommend opting for one that also includes vitamin E, as it improves its conservation and absorption.

4. Brewer’s yeast

Brewer’s yeast is an essential supplement if you want your body to receive a good amount of vitamins and minerals, in order to to be in good health and to look good.

This supplement stands out for its zinc content. This is a very beneficial mineral when it comes to developing good hormone production and secretion, as confirmed in this study by the Middle East Technical University. 

5. Fennel

Fennel bulbs and seeds are a common ingredient in many supplements to regulate hormones in women. In fact, some believe these seeds can help raise estrogen levels naturally without added health risks.

However, investigations into this matter advise caution, as there’s still insufficient scientific evidence to conclusively prove these claims. You can use infusions, supplements or essential oils, as long as they’re safe for consumption.

Other recommendations to regulate hormones

In addition to the consumption of these natural products, you should take into account the following to correct hormonal imbalances:

  • Reduce stress levels
  • Also, exercise moderately
  • Furthermore, get enough rest
  • Reduce caffeine consumption
  • In addition, avoid products with parabens

Precautions with natural remedies to regulate hormones

As you can see, these remedies to regulate hormones naturally can be effective but not all have scientific endorsement.

The advantage of these remedies over supplements and drugs is they don’t usually have side effects. Thus, their use isn’t recommended during pregnancy.

Finally, always consult your doctor and take their recommendations into account before trying any of these natural remedies to regulate hormones and to clear any doubts you might have.

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