Natural Remedies: Essential oils

Indulge in a massage

In particular, massage with essential oils. Amy says that some oils – particularly Marjoram and Clary Sage oil – are great for easing period cramps as they help the muscles to relax. Ideally you’d get hubby to help, but you can massage yourself around key areas like lower abdomen and back to stimulate blood flow, reduce pressure and decrease inflammation. ‘Alternatively, aromatherapy has many further interesting benefits, such as reducing anxiety and stress, Other essential oils such as peppermint, rosemary and eucalyptus also help to balance hormone levels, encourage healthy sleep habits and may help a headache.