Sometimes the natural process of trying to conceive needs a little extra boost. If you have exhibit no clinical problems as to why you are having trouble conceiving these herbs may help you achieve the dream of becoming a parent. It’s important to check with your medical care provider before attempting to take any herbs to ensure there is no interaction with any medications you may be on and to make certain you are taking the correct dose.
Nettle Leaves: contain a high level of chlorophyll and minerals which boost the hormonal system. Nettle leaves are also good for the uterus.
Raspberry Leaf: probably the most widely known fertility herbs. Raspberry leaf is very high in calcium and a widely used uterine tonic.
Astragalus: improves the motility of sperm.
False Unicorn Root: improves ones reproductive health over all and stimulates the ovaries. Taking too much can also cause irritation to the kidneys and stomach.
Red Clover: calms the nerves and its high nutrients content stimulates uterine health.
Lady’s Mantle: helps regulate menstruation which can help women who struggle with irregular periods. Lady’s mantle also stimulates uterine growth which can aid in implantation of the egg.
Ginseng: offers an increase in sperm count and testosterone.
Herbal infusions are not meant to replace the care of your medical care provider and should only be used once you discussed it with your doctor. Many herbal infusions can interfere with health disorders you may have already. For example if you have high blood pressure you will not want to take ginseng as it’s known to raise blood pressure. If you suffer from any type of heart condition ginseng should be avoided.
If you are trying to conceive and you currently taken herbal supplements you may want to take check the bottle to ensure your herbal supplements do not contain Echinacea, St. Johns Word, or Ginkgo Biloba, as these herbs can actually aid in you not becoming pregnant.
Prior to taking any herbal supplement you must find out the correct dosage to insure you are taking the proper amount, taking too much can lead to health problems or even death.
Mayo Clinic: Fertility Herbs
Webmd: Herbs and Fertility Don’t Mix
How Conceive: Herbs for Fertility