Incredible Herbs For PCOS


M.Sc. Nutrition & Dietetics

Navneet Kaur


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PCOS refers to Poly Cystic Ovarian Syndrome. It is an endocrine hormonal disorder that occurs among women in which multiple cysts develop in the ovaries.  

What is PCOS? 

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Women with PCOS can exhibit various symptoms, which can be managed by dietary and lifestyle modifications. Let's get to know some herbs that may help manage PCOS naturally. 

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PCOS usually results in insulin resistance. Cinnamon has been shown to exert a positive impact on restoring insulin balance.  

1. Cinnamon 

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Turmeric may help manage PCOS by improving insulin sensitivity, regularizing the menstrual cycle, reducing inflammation and acne. 

2. Turmeric 

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Also known as Vitex Agnus-Castus, studies support that Chasteberry has the potential to restore hormonal balance during PCOS. 

3. Chasteberry 

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The high antioxidant level of green tea helps lose weight, boost metabolism, and reduce insulin resistance. 

4. Green Tea 

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Shatavari may help reduce PCOS by improving follicular growth, development, and ovulation. 

5. Shatavari 

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Tulsi or Holy Basil may help prevent excess facial hair growth and acne and lower blood sugar levels through its anti-androgenic ability. 

6. Tulsi