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Home Remedies for PCOD

With the deteriorating lifestyle, the problems of polycystic ovary disease are increasing in women. This is due to hormonal imbalance, which is heavily linked to poor lifestyle, diet, and stress. In this disease, there are unhealthy changes in hormones, due to which small cysts become lumps in the ovaries. Due to these cysts, hormonal changes occur on a large scale in women. These cysts start disturbing both periods and pregnancy. But it has always been believed that if you correct your lifestyle in the problem of PCOD, then you can avoid this problem. 

When women have PCOD, its symptoms become severe with problems. But it is more important that you know some facts about your periods. Most people think that pain during or before periods is a common thing. But actually, this is not common. Secondly, there should be no headaches, bloating problems, acidity and mood swings, etc. in periods. We should not need any medicine to bring and stop periods and this process should be completely natural. If these problems come and your weight is increasing and mood swings have increased, then these can be symptoms of PCOD. In such a situation, you can make some healthy changes in your lifestyle to prevent all these symptoms of PCOD. Also, you can include some habits in your lifestyle.

The problem of hormone imbalance is increasing rapidly in women, due to which they are facing many diseases. Due to changing lifestyles, eating habits, and lack of sleep, hormones fluctuate due to which women are facing the problem of Polycystic Ovary Disorder (PCOD). According to statistics, 1 out of every 10 women in our country is a victim of PCOD. PCOD is a disease related to the ovaries in which lumps ie cysts are formed in the ovaries.

If hormones are not balanced on time, then along with the problem of weight gain, diabetes, heart attack, high cholesterol, high BP, and depression at an early age, there may also be problems in pregnancy. If you are also suffering from this disease, then instead of traditional medicine, treat it with the Ayurvedic method.

Natural home remedies for PCOD

Eat soaked raisins and saffron

The first thing you have to do in PCOD is to keep 5 to 6 raisins and 1 or 2 saffron soaked in water every night while sleeping. Then wake up in the morning and eat it. This will help in reducing the symptoms of PCOD. This will reduce the pain of periods as well as help you reduce bloating. The image tells that he has also researched this use. The people to whom he gave these tips and ate soaked raisins and saffron for 3 consecutive months, got to see very good results. This means that if you have pain in periods, bloating, or any kind of symptoms of PCOD, then you must do this work. If you have a habit of eating something else as soon as you wake up in the morning, then start eating soaked raisins and saffron 10 days before your period.

Consume milk and dairy products

Many women feel that milk and dairy products are harmful to PCOD. But it is not like that at all. You should take milk and milk products. If you do not like to drink milk, then you should take paneer, buttermilk, curd, and butter. All of them are very beneficial for gut bacteria. They support the growth of good bacteria, promote their growth, and help keep the gut biome healthy. Keep in mind that milk contains vitamin B1, which helps in reducing inflammation in the brain. Therefore, girls who have migraine, headaches, heavy head, dullness, and confusion should drink milk daily. Just keep in mind that do not drink market or packaged milk. Drink fresh cow or buffalo milk. Apart from this, avoid taking soy milk, almond milk, and oat milk. They can increase estrogen. Therefore, you have to take care that drinks such milk or eats curd which is completely natural and does not cause hormonal imbalance.

Eat cashew nuts and jaggery once a day

Most people do not eat cashew and jaggery. But you would not know that taking cashew and jaggery is very beneficial for women. Actually, by eating cashew and jaggery once every day, you will never complain of low hemoglobin. Low hemoglobin is linked to low fertility, due to which you may have trouble getting pregnant. You can eat cashew and jaggery once a day or in the evening. Cashew also acts as a mood-boosting food. So, if you have mood swings and irritation before your period, then you should consume cashew nuts. Sometimes it also helps in reducing joint pain. Apart from this, it is also beneficial for those women who are troubled by leg pain and back pain during periods.

Add seeds to your chutneys and meals

Seed cycling for PCOD has always been in the news. But you should know that it would be better to make these seeds a part of your diet than direct seed cycling in PCOD. Eat them in the form of chutney and dal. Seeds act as anti-nutrients. Believe that it absorbs the nutrients that become more in your body. They absorb iron and calcium. This can lead to their deficiency in the body. Therefore, it is better to take sesame, fenugreek, and pumpkin seeds directly than to consume them.

Peppermint Beneficial in PCOD

Heat a glass of water in a vessel, now add 7-8 mint leaves and boil it for ten minutes. Strain it and drink it like tea, consuming it for a few weeks reduces the level of testosterone hormone and reduces the growth of excess hair in the body.

Fenugreek gives relief from PCOD along with reducing weight

There is a rapid increase in weight in polycystic ovary syndrome. So take fenugreek. Fenugreek helps in glucose metabolism in the body and also prevents insulin release in the body. Take fenugreek seeds and soak them overnight and take one spoon with honey early morning with an empty stomach. Take it before lunch and dinner also.

Liquorice beneficial in PCOD

Boil a spoonful of liquorice powder in a cup of water. One can use its decoction of it as tea. Its consumption for a few days reduces the level of testosterone and according to research, it has been found that the powder of liquorice root promotes the process of ovulation.


Cinnamon is rich in thiamine, phosphorus, protein, sodium, vitamins, calcium, manganese, potassium, niacin, carbohydrates, etc., which help control weight. According to research, cinnamon prevents the increase of insulin levels and reduces obesity. For this, mixing a spoonful of cinnamon powder in a glass of warm water and drinking it for 2-3 months, will get the benefit.


Tulsi, rich in medicinal properties, not only strengthens immunity but also treats many diseases. Tulsi has anti-androgenic properties, which help in reducing the level of testosterone in the body. Make a decoction by putting 8-10 basil leaves in a pan and consuming it.


If you are not getting relief from these home remedies, then contact your doctor immediately. So that your problems do not increase too much. Also, follow all the instructions of the doctor thoroughly. So that problems can be controlled in time. At Life Aveda, we provide personalized consultation. In this, a doctor discusses the medical history of patients, does the root analysis on causes. After the deep analysis doctor suggest the necessary medication to the patient. To book a Consultation call on us at +91-7743002520

About Dr. Ranjana Kaushal

Dr. Ranjana Kaushal (MD Ayurveda) has 11 years of experience in the field of Ayurveda. Right now she is working as an Ayurveda consultant with Life Aveda. She has immense knowledge about herbs, their uses, and formulations. She has published articles related to many herbs and diseases in an international journal. She is also a degree holder in yoga and naturopathy. Read More..

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