10 Effective Home Remedies To Fight With PCOS Problem

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), is the hormonal imbalance, in women. This has become the common disease, seen in 70% of women between the age of 15 to 45. Why PCOS is caused is not known till date.

But doctors say, it is due to the over production of male hormones(androgen) in the female reproductive system, which leads to PCOS. There are many problems caused due to PCOS like.

  • Infertility,
  • obesity,
  • heart diseases,
  • irregular menstrual periods,
  • diabetes,
  • acne,
  • hair fall and
  • unwanted hair growth.

PCOS can be treated medically, but it also takes time. With some home treatments and change in diet PCOS can be reduced to some extent.

Home Remedies For PCOS:

Apple cider vinegar

The one home ingredient which tops the chart is apple cider vinegar. ACV regulates insulin resistance. If the insulin is low, then automatically the androgen production will be lower. The higher production of androgen level is main cause to get PCOS.  

How to take?

  • Take 1 glass of warm water
  • Add 2 tsp of ACV
  • Have it on empty stomach daily for 2 times
  • You can see the desired results change

Basil leaves:

Basil leaves also known as tulsi leaves is the queen of herbs. It lowers the androgen and insulin levels as it is ant-androgenic in nature. It makes proper functioning of ovulation, prevents obesity and controls blood sugar levels.

How to use?

  • Daily eat 10-12 basil leaves on empty stomach
  • Boil basil leaves in water
  • Drink that water for the whole day

Cinnamon :

It is the ultimate spice is the all rounder for all the diseases right from weight loss to PCOS. It  helps in insulin resistance, losing weight. It controls irregular periods balances menstrual cycle and keeps PCOS low.

How to take?

  • Cinnamon can be taken either as tea or can be taken as powder
  • Its better to take tea
  • Take 1 glass of warm water and dip cinnamon stick in it
  • Place it for 5 min, let the juice insert in the water
  • Add 1 tsp of honey and drink while luke warm

Bitter gourd:

Bitter gourd like its name tastes bitter, but has many medicinal effects in the body. It drops the insulin levels, a great food to regulate blood sugar levels. It helps the pancreas in insulin production process, suppresses glucose producing enzymes.

How to take?

  • It can be taken raw
  • But due its bitter taste, it can be cooked as curries
  • Eat at least 1 bitter gourd a day

Fenugreek seeds:

During insulin secretion process by pancreas, excessive testosterone is produced, which is a major barrier for irregular menstrual cycle and infertility. It regulates insulin and glucose resistance levels.

How to take?

  • Soak 3 tsp of fenugreek seeds in a glass of water overnight
  • Drink next day morning on empty stomach
  • Eat some seeds as well
  • Drink 3 times a day with seeds

Green tea:

Green tea has the capability of lowering the fasting glucose and insulin levels. Which means it lowers the testosterone production, thereby keeping PCOS at stake. Due to high inflammation also one gets affected with PCOS, green tea contains anti-inflammatory properties, which lowers the cellular damage and androgen hormones as well.

How to take?

  • Drink green tea 3 times a day.


Chromium boosts metabolic action of insulin and insulin sensitivity. It lowers the male hormone(androgen) production, which means lesser the chances of PCOS.

How to take?

  • Chromium is rich in foods like broccoli, spinach, oats, tomatoes, barley and green beans.
  • This can be taken raw, as salads, as curry

Spearmint tea:

It has anti-androgenic properties, which lowers the androgen hormone levels. It also helps from hirustism, unwanted hair growth.

How to take?

  • Take spearmint tea 2-4 times a day

Flax seeds(avisa):

Flax seeds is known to fight any type of hormonal imbalances. It binds the testosterone hormone from excretion and lowers the blood sugar levels. It removes the problem from the root and makes PCOS to normal mostly.

How to take?

  • This can be eaten raw.
  • Take 2 table spoons of flax seeds as raw
  • Mix in smoothies  or cookies and have it.
  • This can be sprinkled on desserts.

Change your life style:

Start a healthy life style. Have breakfast before 8 and dinner before 8 in the night. Sleep well and wake up early in the morning. Stay away from junk, oily food and have exercise every day.

Bottom line:

The first step is to rush to the doctor, when you face problems like irregular menstrual periods, weight gain and hair fall. Diagnose and get the right treatment.


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