Homeopathy Treatment for Menstruation, discomfort before (premenstrual syndrome)

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS for short) is the name given to the symptoms that occur in every monthly cycle. These symptoms before menstruation can last from four days to two weeks. In most cases, these symptoms disappear with the onset of menopause. Almost half of all women of childbearing age suffer from premenstrual syndrome. Taking homeopathic remedies has proven effective in relieving symptoms before menstruation. 

Which homeopathic remedies help?

Physical symptoms are described below. Choose a homeopathic remedy for menstruation, discomfort before (premenstrual syndrome) that best suits your situation.

Calcium carbonicum

sensitive and swollen breasts before the period, often also heavy sweating and discharge. There are also feelings of exhaustion. Patient has clammy feet.

Sodium chloride

the breasts are tender to the touch, the abdomen is distended and the vagienal mucosa is dry. Frequently irregular cycles. Patient is irritable or depressed but has an aversion to sympathy.


irregular menstruation, often whitish, burning and sour-smelling discharge. Patient has changeable moods and is tearful.


Irregular cycle, the period is often late and rather light, often accompanied by headaches, morning sickness and hot flashes. The patient is often tired, sensitive and sad to depressed.


with abdominal pain, but also headache, back and / or muscle pain. The cycle is irregular. Patient is irritable and anxious, restless and trembles frequently.

Conium maculatum

Painfully swollen breasts, profusely foul-smelling, acrid white discharge, partially streaked with blood.


Severe acne with itching in young patients. The complexion improves when the menstrual period begins. Strong feeling of tension in the breasts, possibly associated with secretion.

Metallic Platinum

headache and numbness. Strong mood swings with melancholy and short temper. Slow, sticky stools like clay. Increased white discharge, this is lumpy. Itching of the vagiena and labia. Ovulation is painful. The uterus and intestines seem to descend and come out through the vagiena or rectum. The libido is elevated, bordering on nymphomania. Sexual intercourse is painful; frequent vagienal cramps.

Causes of PMS

The exact causes of premenstrual syndrome are still unclear. There is evidence that the symptoms are caused by a disruption in the relationship between the hormones estrogen and progesterone. It is possible that psychological conflicts promote the occurrence of symptoms before menstruation. 

Symptoms of PMS

The symptoms that occur are varied and vary from woman to woman.

  • Weight gain due to water retention in the tissue (edema)
  • skin changes
  • fatigue
  • Diarrhea
  • circulatory problems
  • Abdominal cramps in abdomen
  • back pain
  • headache
  • Swollen and painful breasts
  • mood swings
  • listlessness
  • restlessness
  • depressive moods
  • fears

Further tips and information on treatment

The symptoms generally appear one to two days before the menstrual period begins, but can also appear up to 14 days before. The extent to which the symptoms caused by hormonal medication require treatment by the doctor depends on the severity of the symptoms. 

Warm applications such as a heating pad and rest have a soothing effect on abdominal cramps. Relaxation exercises can improve inner restlessness, fears and bad moods.


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