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Natural Treatments for PCOS

Find natural remedies for symptoms related to polycystic ovarian syndrome.

| January 2019

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Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) affects 6-10 percent of women of reproductive age. Insulin resistance is often a factor, which in turn leads to an increase in male sex hormones (androgens), such as testosterone, and can cause irregular menstruation, increased body hair, acne, fertility problems, and future diabetes.


Herbs help regulate hormones and menstruation, improving symptoms such as acne and hirsutism. If there is insulin resistance, herbs help control insulin levels.

Saw palmetto is an anti-androgenic (blocks the action of male hormones), to regulate hirsutism and menstruation. Take 10-20 drops extract in a little water 3 times daily.

Licorice helps lower testosterone levels. Avoid in pregnancy, with hypertension, or large doses over long periods. Take 1/2 - 1-1/2 milliliters extract in a little water 3 times daily. 

White peony helps reduce testosterone production. Take 1-1/2 – 2-1/2 milliliters extract in a little water 3 times daily.

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