What herbs help boost fertility in women

December 14, 2017

Fertility in women has drastically reduced over the century. With our very busy lifestyles, chemical-preserved foods, and dangerous gases released into the atmosphere, it isn't so difficult to understand why some couples experience infertility.

Well, an organization suggests that women experiencing infertility should try out some fertility herbs before visiting a hospital or a specialist. Some of these herbs help in boosting the fertility of women.

Red Clover: Also known as Trifoliumpratense, this herb is used as the anti-inflammatory and antidermatosis agent. It contains coumestrol {a phytoestrogen}. It can be used to boost fertility in women.

Mitchellarepens: Also known as Partridge Berry, this can also be used to boost fertility in women. It was used in North America as a medicine that promotes menstrual discharge, a substance that contracts the tissues or canal of the body thereby diminishing discharges such as mucus or blood, diuretic, parturient, and styptic. It was also used to ease menstrual cramps, labor pains and delivery of babies.

Liferoot: Also known as Cough weed, this herb has been effectively used to boost female fertility and also help to ease delivery pains. Small doses of liferoot can be used to increase libido and also help with irregular menses.

Vitex: It has been known that Vitex increases progesterone levels, inhibits follicle-stimulating hormone, lengthens a short luteal phase, and reduces advancement of mild endometriosis. It also helps to correct irregularities in menstruation. It has also been referred to as ChasteTree Berry.

Packera Aurea: Also known as Golden Ragwort, this herb is known to be prescribed in any case of an atonic condition of the ovaries. It is similar to liferoot and sometimes often mistaken for the other. It can be used by male or female with painful micturition.

Lady's Mantle: Also known as Alchemilla Vulgaris, this herb has been used traditionally for several feminine disorders. It makes the uterine walls stronger and eases labor pain. Also due to its anti-inflammatory tannins and estrogenic bioflavonoids, it repels infections and eases the pain in the female reproductive organs.

Shepard’s Purse: Also known as Capsella Bursa-Pastorisis, it is used in cases of excessive menstrual flow because of its hemostatic and astringent characteristic. Shepard’s purse is used to correct bleeding fibroids, and aids in strengthening the uterus thereby increasing the probabilities to get pregnant by repelling the uterine hemorrhages.

Licorice Root: Also known as Glycyrrhiza Glabra helps to increase and stimulate fertility because of its estrogen effect which repels the dangerous side effects of xenoestrogens we encounter every day.

Evening Primrose oil: Also known as Oenothera Biennis has a very good effect on fertility. It helps with the improvement of the cervix’s condition and creates a suitable environment for the fertilized egg.

Yarrow: Also known as Achillea Millefolium, this herb has been in use since hundreds of years ago. It helps to return the fertility back to its normal state. It is used to treat abnormal menstrual cramps. It also dilates the capillaries of the reproductive organs thereby increasing blood supply and also tones the uterine wall.

Red Raspberry Leaf Extract: If taken like tea, helps to strengthen the uterine lining which lengthens the luteal phase. Once the baby is conceived, it should only be taken as prescribed by medical personnel.

False Unicorn: It contains chemicals that help to stimulate the uterus and eliminate all intestinal worms. It has also been used as a tonic to treat amenorrhea.

Black Cohosh: It is an anti-spasmodic herb that reduces cramps that can lead to miscarriage. It has been known for its use in treating the symptoms of menopause.

Dong Quai: It’s a regulator use to tone the uterus. It is also known as Female Ginseng because of its advantages for women. Dong Quai balances estrogenic levels, treats iron deficiency and anemia, boosts male fertility, enhances female fertility.

Maca: It has been used for centuries to boost fertility in both the male and the female. It also helps to regulate the body hormones. Maca also helps to maintain healthy balance of progesterone and estrogen.

Dandelion: Also known as Taraxacum. It speeds up the waste clearing process from the human body. It has also been known to treat urinary disorder. They also help in the balancing of the body’s hormone.

Stinging Nettle: It is commonly used in the nourishment of the uterus. It is usually consumed as an herbal tea. It is also a very good uterine tonic with a great taste. But it has some side effects which include stomach upset, skin rashes and retention of fluid. Hence, it is wise to consult medical personnel before use.

Siberian Ginseng: This helps to stimulate conception. It also helps in relieving menstrual disorder.

Sweet Funnel: It’s a very good herbal fertility booster in women. It helps to regulate the menstrual cycle and reduction of PMS by decreasing the cravings and balancing fluid levels.

Pasque Flower: It helps to maintain balance of the hormones within the female reproductive organs.

Lemon Balm: It promotes emotional balance thereby averting premenstrual stress. It also optimizes thyroid hormone levels.

Motherwort: Also known as Lion Heart is known to be one of the best herbs for women. Motherwort prepares the uterus for childbirth by calming the stress and anxiety. It has been successfully used to treat amenorrhea, dysmenorrhea, uterine fibroids, ovarian cysts, endometriosis, and PMS.

Mugwort: It is commonly used to treat amenorrhea in women. It is a uterine stimulant that aids assimilation of minerals and vitamins thereby supporting healthy digestion.

Shatavari root: This herb has been used for hundreds of years traditionally as a female reproductive tonic and balancing of hormones by ayurvedic healers. Its adaptogenic actions support overall stress support. It also helps women with Immune-related fertility issues. It supports mucous membranes. It also helps to regulate menstruation. It can be used as a galactogogue{an herb which helps to increase the production of breast milk. It also help to reduce retention of fluid.

White Peony: It is commonly used in addition with Dong Quai to treat Iron deficient anemia. Traditionally, it has been used to ease menstrual pains.


  1. Great article. I love the idea of using natural options to help, versus some of the more aggressive pharm. drugs.

  2. Boy, I'm glad that, at my age, I'm past this stage. Still, I know this is a big issue with a lot of people, so this is good info to share!