17 Causes Of Infertility In Women And 10 Wonderful Homemade Remedies To Cure Them Naturally. - The Herbs World


Sunday, March 3, 2019

17 Causes Of Infertility In Women And 10 Wonderful Homemade Remedies To Cure Them Naturally.

Infertility or fruitlessness in a woman is when she is unable to give birth or conceive after at least a year of having unprotected, constant, regular sexual intercourse.

This problem is common among women due to some factors that women tend to overlook or their act of negligence on some issues that may result in this problem.

The World Health Organization further describes the issue of fruitlessness or infertility as the incapability or incompetence of a woman to nurture a pregnancy or carry a baby in the womb to live birth.

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Female infertility or fruitlessness is estimated to affect over 48 million women in the world, according to The American Pregnancy Association, gave a rough estimate of one-third of the cases tackled or looked into are infertility or fruitlessness cases which are a whole lot. 

Fertility in women can be caused by several health issues such as

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and Candida


Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS)

Blocked fallopian tubes


Thyroid issues

Uterine fibroids

Pelvic inflammatory disease to mention a few

The risk of infertility or fruitlessness can be accelerated or increased due to some other factors such as

Eating a poor diet



Excessive stress

Age (older than 35)

Addicted to drinking

Having histories of painful or irregular periods

Undergoing energetic physical training

Women combating with infertility or fruitlessness issue are always disturbed emotionally which later result in the woman losing focus and concentration, being isolated, being depressed and anxious.

Science and technology discovered some techniques that helped some women tackle the issue of infertility or fruitlessness helping them to conceive a child such as surrogacy or vitro fertilization method.

Although, these methods were effective but were cost intensive making it hard for some women to afford whereby leaving the solution to this problem in favor of those who have the money power.

The good news today is that some homemade remedies have been said to help combat with the issue of infertility or fruitlessness naturally using herbal treatments which will help to fight the source of infertility or fruitlessness and increasing your chances of being a mother.

 These homemade treatments are listed below. Please, you can carry out thorough research on your own to ascertain these treatments and should be used under medical supervision.


Chasteberry also was known as vitex can serve as a remedy to infertility or fruitlessness if it is as a result of having a hormonal imbalance.

The herb helps to tackle PCOS and also helps to enhance your ovulation because it contains a high level of prolactin.


Place a cup of water on the heat

Add one teaspoon of fresh or dried chaste berries

Cover it and infuse or soak for 10 minutes

Strain it and drink once a day for weeks or months for best results.

Chasteberry supplements can be taken as capsules, tinctures or liquid extract but this as to be taken only by your doctor’s prescription.


This herb can affect certain hormone in your body depending on your body system, it is also not suitable for women who have a hormone-sensitive condition such as breast cancer or those placed on antipsychotic drugs.

Women who are undergoing vitro fertilization treatment are NOT advised to use this herb.


Pomegranate plant can help to boost fertility in women as it helps to thicken the uterine lining whereby reducing your chances of having a miscarriage and helps to improve blood flow to the uterus.

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Consuming it also helps to enhance healthy growth and development of the fetus. It is stated in a study published in Pharmacognosy Magazine in 2015 that consuming pomegranate as a supplement can help promote fertility, growth rate and longevity but the dose administered should be carefully reduced or monitored to prevent side effects.


Get pomegranate seeds and bark

Ground into a fine powder

Store in an airtight jar

Scoop ½ teaspoon of the powder into a glass of warm water

Drink this mixture twice a day for weeks.

You can also eat fresh pomegranate fruit or extract it and consume as a fruit juice for better results.

Banyan Tree Roots

Infertility in women can also be cured using the tender roots of the banyan tree. It is stated by Ayurveda that the roots of this tree can be used effectively to treat infertility in women.


Get the tender roots of a banyan tree

Sundry them for days

Ground the dried roots into a fine powder and store in an airtight container.

Get a glass of milk

Mix 1 or 2 tablespoons of the powder in the glass of milk

Drink this mixture on an empty stomach for three nights after observing your monthly period.

Do not eat anything for an hour after drinking this mixture

Continue this treatment for months for best results


This treatment is NOT to be taken during your menstrual cycle.


Cinnamon is a spice that is known for its awesome culinary functions but it can be used to cure some ailments such as infertility or fruitlessness in women.

This is possible because it helps your ovary to function properly, helps in the treatment of PCOS which is one of the root causes of infertility in most women. 

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A study published in the Fertility and Sterility journal in 2007 states that taking cinnamon supplements can help to enhance proper menstrual cycle in women affected by PCOS.

It is also stated that this spice can be used in the treatment of problems that can hinder women fertility like uterine fibroids, amenorrhea (absence of menstrual periods), and endometriosis and prevent you from yeast infections.


Get a cinnamon powder and a cup of hot water

Scoop a teaspoon of the powder into the cup

Drink the mixture once a day for months 

Or you can sprinkle cinnamon powder on your oatmeal, yogurt, and cereal before taking it.


You MUST NOT consume more than 2 teaspoons of this spice a day.



Ashwagandha is an Indian herb which is popularly known as Indian ginseng. It is said to have many awesome functions such as helping to stabilize the hormone. 

It enhances the normal function of the reproductive organs, helps women who have infertility or difficulties in conceiving, and also helps women who have series of recurrent miscarriages by toning their uterus and controls your stress level.


Get ashwagandha powder and a glass of warm water

Scoop 1 tablespoon of the powder into the glass

Drink the mixture twice a day for best results.


This herb may have possible side effects, so it is advisable to be taken under medical supervision.


Dates are a plant that is said to contain various nutrients which can help in cases of infertility as it will boost your fertility. It is said to be a rich source of vitamins A, E, and B.

It also contains iron and some vital minerals that are needed to help improve the fertility level of a woman and also help the woman through all the pregnancy stages.

 Consuming the plant helps to treat constipation and the movement of bowel.

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Get some amount of dates and coriander root

Grind 12 dates without seeds with 2 tablespoons of chopped coriander root

Grind to form a smooth paste

Add ¾ cup of cow milk

Boil for some minutes

Remove from heat and allow it to cool

Drink this mixture once a day from the date of your last menstrual period (LMP)
Or you can eat 6 – 8 dates every day as a snack and also add chopped dates to yogurt, smoothies, and milk.

Maca Root

Maca root is an amazing herb that combats the issue of infertility effectively in both men and women. This is because this root is embodied with some awesome nutrients that will help boost fertility.

It also helps to boosts regular production of the hormone in the body and works excellently well for women who are suffering from hypothyroidism by assisting the proper function of their thyroid.  


Get maca root powder and a cup of warm milk or water

Add ¼ - ½ teaspoon of the powder to it

Drink this mixture once every day for months

Or add maca root powder to your breakfast cereal or smoothies

Or you can take maca root supplement but only with a doctor’s prescription or under medical supervision.


DO NOT take this herb during pregnancy.

By Eating a Well-Balanced Diet

Maintain a proper and well-balanced diet is another effective way to improve your fertility level. When you maintain a proper and healthy balanced diet, it will help protect you from diseases that may result in infertility or fruitlessness and increase your chances of becoming a mother.

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Eat foods that are rich in iron which will protect you from having ovulation issues such as leafy green vegetables, beans, apricots, dates, beetroot, lean meats, raisins, and prunes.

Stay away from foods like white flour, fried foods, strong tea, white sugar, refined cereals, spicy foods and kinds of seafood that possess a high level of mercury which may adversely affect fertility in women.

Eat foods that contain vitamin D such as eggs as they play a major role in enhancing fertility.

Consume carbohydrate foods that have a low glycemic index like whole wheat bread and brown rice.

Consume vegetables and fruits that are embodied with antioxidants.

Boost your fertility level by including healthy fats in your diet such as monounsaturated, polyunsaturated and omega – 3 – fatty acids in your diet. These fats can be seen in foods like nuts, seeds, fatty fish and avocados.

Eat foods that are rich in protein like lentils, beans, chickpeas, spinach, and peas.

For best results, you can visit a gynecologist to help plan your diet for proper and healthy nutrition.


Yoga can be of great help for women who are faced with fertility issues as yoga helps to manage your body weight, relax your body and soul whereby curbing stress which is a factor that triggers infertility and increases your chances of becoming a mother. 

Some yoga postures that enhance fertility are listed below

Badha Konasana (Butterfly Pose)

Yoga Nidra (Yogic Sleep).

Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend)

Nadi Shodhan Pranayama (Alternate Nostril Breathing)

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Hastapadasana (Standing Forward Bend)

Janu Sirasana (Head-to-Knee Pose)

Bhramari Pranayama (Bee Breath) and

Viparita Karani (Legs-up-the-Wall Pose)

For best results register for a yoga class or get assistance from a yoga expert to master these pose having it in your mind that yoga needs to be carried out well to enjoy its benefits.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a vitamin that is needed especially during pregnancy and when trying to become a mom because the lack of this vitamin can result in miscarriage and infertility in most cases.

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology in 2014, it is stated that vitamin D is one of the major factors that trigger fertility in women and IVF results.


Eat foods that are rich sources of vitamin D like cheese, salmon, egg yolk etc.

Take a walk in the early morning sun for at least 10 minutes every day to assist your body in the production of vitamin D.

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You can also try taking vitamin D supplements but should be on doctor’s prescription.

Other Helpful Tips

Drink lots of water at room temperature which will help to keep your reproductive organs active and healthy.

Quit smoking and stay away from second-hand smoke.

Endeavor to have sexual intercourse every day or regularly when you are in your fertile period or window as this gives you a higher chance of becoming a mom.

Maintain a normal and healthy body weight because being underweight or overweight can encourage infertility.

Reduce or manage stress by practicing meditation, deep breathing and other relaxation methods.

Keep adequate records of your basal body temperature to help track your ovulation periods and plan sexual activities towards these days.

Stop the intake of alcohol and caffeinated beverages as these drinks can reduce your fertility level.

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