11 Probable Methods To Avoid Irregular Periods Naturally


Some of the women are most lucky as they get regular periods, but it rest with 30% of women who face irregular periods regularly. Irregular periods or irregular menstruation cycle is becoming common. It is not a serious health issue, but can become a serious health problem in the coming days.

What are irregular periods?

Irregular periods medically known as ‘oligomenorrhea’, are the irregular intervals of periods for more than 35 days. A normal period starts within 28 days and ends from 5 to 7 days. An irregular period starts after 35 days ends up to 10-15 days.

How  will you know you have irregular periods?

Start counting from the last day of your period till the day, your next period starts. It must be between 28-30 days. If it exceeds for more than 35 days or even 2 moths, then that is counted as irregular periods. Repeat the process of counting for 3 months, if it is irregular for more than 3 months, and then consult doctor.

What are the causes of irregular periods?

  • Anovulation: when the ovulation does not take place at the right time during menstruation cycle, mainly due to hormonal imbalance
  • Hormonal imbalances
  • Putting on lots of weight
  • Stress, anxiety and depression
  • Age and during menopause
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Using any birth control pills
  • Anaemia
  • Thyroid
  • Hectic exercises and workouts

What are the precautions for early periods?

  • Do regular yoga and exercises
  • Lose and maintain weight
  • Eat more food with ginger and cinnamon
  • Eat pine apple, papaya regularly

Perfect home remedies for irregular periods:

Unripe papaya: papaya contains fibre and papaya, which is referred to as heat production in the body. It helps in faster blood flow in urinary muscles and urine contractions, carotene in the papaya stimulates the production of estrogens in the body, helps in correct functioning of urinary muscles, and makes menstruation cycle regular.

How to take it?

  • Drink unripe papaya juice daily, until your periods becomes regular
  • Add in salads and recipes
  • Do not drink during periods and pregnancy


Ginger produces heat around the uterus and stimulates menstruation period. Ginger tea is effectively used for delayed or irregular periods.

How to take ginger?

  • Prepare ginger tea and drink it daily

How to prepare ginger tea?

  • Take 2 cups of water, add mashed 1 piece of ginger
  • Boil it and strain it
  • Let it lukewarm, add honey and drink it

Note: some of them may suffer from acidity or digestion problem. Drink for 1-2 days, check yourself and then continue it.


The bromelain present in pineapple, will soften the uterus lining and breaks it down. Pineapple is the grand ma tip which is often used.

Note: pregnant women are strictly prohibited from eating pineapple.

How to take?

  • You can eat it raw
  • Take it as juice
  • Add in the salads


Cinnamon contains hydroxyacholane, which increases insulin levels, increases blood flow and regulates ovulation and thus has regular periods. It has warming properties, which gives heating effects to the body, reduces menstrual cramps and pain.

How to take it?

  • Take warm milk
  • Add i/2 tsp of cinnamon powder and honey
  • Mix it and drink it daily


The ancient old technique of using parsley is still into existence. Parsley contains Apiol and Myristicin which stimulates urine contractions. Consult doctor regarding dosage and usage

How to take?

  • Take parsley in the form of parsley tea
  • Take 2 g of parsley, boil it in 150 ml of water
  • drink it lukewarm

coriander seeds:

Coriander contains emmenagogue properties, which urinary muscles, promoting regular intervals of periods.

How to take it:

  • Take 2 cups of water
  • Add 1 tsp of seeds and boil it until it becomes 1 cup
  • Strain the seeds
  • Let it get lukewarm, add honey for taste
  • Drink it daily

Fennel seeds:

Fennel seeds(saunf) contains antispasmodic properties, which helps from irregular periods, and rebalances females sex hormones as well. Fennel seeds balances estrogen and progesterone hormone levels.

How to take?

  • Chew it before and after meals
  • Soak fennel seeds overnight
  • Next day morning boil, strain and drink it
  • Do this regularly, until periods becomes regular.

Sesame seeds:

Sesame seeds contain lignans, which compresses hormones, essential fatty acids, will promote only optimal hormone production. Sesame with jiggery is the best way to eat sesame seeds. Jaggery gives warm effect to the body.

How to take?

  • Just make a fine paste of sesame seeds
  • Mix it powdered jiggery
  • And have it before 15 days of menstruation cycle
  • Do not consume it during periods.

Sugarcane juice:

Sugar cane balances the hormones and its functioning in the body. It is rich in iron, magnesium, calcium, which helps from irregular periods

How to take?

  • Daily drink twice sugar cane juice before 10 days of your period.


Saffron helps in maintaining hormonal imbalances and works good for female reproductive system.

How to use?

  • Daily drink a glass of milk with a pinch of saffron
  • Take a cup of water, boil it and add pinch of saffron and drink
  • Take it thrice a day

Cumin seeds:

Cumin seeds(jeera), unblocks the blood vessels, helps in regular flowing of blood and regular intervals of periods. It increases digestion, hunger and immune system

How to take it?

  • Take cumin seeds and make it powder
  • Add honey to it and have it


  • Just take few cumin seeds and boil it water
  • Strain and drink it daily
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