7 Effective Home Remedies for Female Sterility or Infertility

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Some of the home remedies for female sterility or infertility include the use of banyan roots, blackberry leaves, vitamin C, vitamin E, and zinc in different forms. Exercises, yoga, and warm water are also useful and prove to be easy home remedies for female sterility or infertility. The inability to reproduce or implant an egg in the uterus is called female infertility, which can often be due to ovulation disorder. One of the other primary causes is pelvic inflammatory disease. Women with pelvic inflammatory disease are easily prone to problems of infertility. Age can also be considered as one of the strongest reasons for infertility in women. Smoking also affects the internal system badly and can lead to infertility in women. Apart from this, hormonal imbalances can also account for fertility issues.

As per the American Pregnancy Association, men are equally responsible for infertility and both the partners need to undergo certain medical and physical tests for proper diagnosis of the problem of infertility. Infertility can also lead to miscarriages and it becomes increasingly difficult for a woman to face the emotions of infertility. It can lead to depression and isolation, which can be very harmful for any human being, and can also lead to other diseases, both physical and mental.

Symptoms of Femaile Sterility or Infertility

Some of the symptoms of infertility in a woman can be anxiety, loss of interest, isolation, extended periods of depression, the inability to accomplish things, alcoholism, inability to concentrate on daily tasks, and changes in sleeping patterns. According to the Mayoclinic, abnormal menstruation is another manifestation of female infertility. It is important for one’s partner to be supportive and to help improve any mental imbalance. At times, the medical treatments can be very intrusive, and might not help your mental balance or emotions, thus leaving you feeling helpless and disheartened. However, there is no reason for one to feel isolated or embarrassed; infertility is a common problem


Home Remedies for Female Sterility or Infertility

There are a number of home remedies that can certainly help, if followed diligently. It is better not to use any drugs without consulting a gynecologist as they can often result in unwanted side effects. Some of the home remedies explained below can be very useful and effective to increase the fertility of women. It is a very good idea to try and maintain a consistent body weight while trying any of these home remedies.

Banyan Roots

Banyan tree roots are considered to be one of the most effective home remedies for female infertility. The use of these roots is considered to be one of the oldest traditional medicines and has been used for generations. Mix banyan root powder into the milk and drink it three times a week. Make sure not to eat anything for at least 3 hours after having this drink and also be sure not to have this mixture during your menstrual cycle.


Exercise can be very helpful for people who are overweight. Being overweight reduces the chances of fertility, so exercise can be very beneficial if it is done on a regular basis in a healthy way. One can also use a personal trainer or coach to learn appropriate exercises that can help reduce your weight or lose the flab around your stomach, lower back, and thighs.


Yoga can help one maintain mental balance, which increases the chances of fertility. Meditation can also help to a great extent. Yoga and meditation are always advisable as they keep one balanced, calm, and soothed.

Winter Cherry

The herbal treatment of winter cherry can be very useful for treating this unfortunate condition as well. Make a powder of winter cherry and mix it with milk. Have this milk for at least a week after your menstrual period.

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Mud Pack

A black mud pack can be used on and around the vaginal part. Make sure not to practice this remedy while your period is occurring.

Blackberry Leaves

This is also considered to be very effective and works exactly same as banyan root powder. Boil some blackberry leaves in water, but make sure not to use too many leaves. The amount of water should be exactly 5 times that of the leaves. Let the water return to the room temperature and then drink it. You can use this remedy three times per week.

Warm Water

Always drink warm water, as it helps to clean the intestines, thus improving the reproductive organs. This remedy can be extremely effective. Make sure to use it on a daily basis, because it also helps improve blood circulation.

Things to be avoided and kept in mind to get rid of infertility:

-Avoid excessive smoking and a high intake of alcohol

-Avoid caffeine products like tea and coffee

-Keep an eye on your weight, because it is best not to be overweight or underweight. Eat Healthy!

Reference: American Pregnancy Association and Mayoclinic

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Meenakshi Nagdeve, Co-Founder, Organic Facts is a health and wellness enthusiast and is responsible for managing it. She has completed the Nutrition And Healthy Living Cornell Certificate Program, Cornell University, US. She holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM Bangalore and B. Tech in Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science from IIT Bombay. Prior to this, she worked for a few years in IT and Financial services. An ardent follower of naturopathy, she believes in healing with foods. In her free time, she loves to travel and taste different types of teas.

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