Tea Blend Recipes for Dysmenorrhea

Dysmenorrhea is characterized by a painful period. The pain ca usually range from a violent cramp to a dull ache and it’s even more severe when you suffer from a fragile emotional state. A warm bath can usually help you get relief from the pain, but if this doesn’t work, then you must call on various herbal teas that can help you relax and destress. 

Tea Blend Recipes for Dysmenorrhea

Tea Blend Recipes for Dysmenorrhea

The herbs mentioned below are antispasmodic and can ease the pain and relax the uterus and stomach muscles. The following home remedies are extremely easy to use and they have very simple recipes.

1. Blue Cohosh tea recipe

This tea is bitter and dark, so its taste is not its best advantage. Still, it is an extremely useful remedy for those suffering from dysmenorrhea, cramping periods and menstrual disorders. At the same time, it can be used as a remedy for arthritis pain and menopause disorders.


  • Blue cohosh root – 1 teaspoon
  • Boiling water – 1 cup

Chop the roots and use 1 teaspoon to add to a cup of boiling water. Let the tea steep for 10 minutes and after that let it cool a little bit so that you can drink it. Consume it several times per day during your period so as to ease the pain.

2. Cramp Bark Blend

When it’s combined with california poppy or valerian, the cramp bark acts like a sedative and relieves and relaxes the painful periods and the uterine cramps. Drink this blend while it’s still warm so as to get rid of the cramps.


  • Skullcap – 1 part
  • Dried cramp bark – 2 parts
  • Valerian – 1 part
  • Motherwort – 1 part
  • California poppy – 1 part
  • Wild yam root – 1 part
  • Chamomile – 1 part
  • Stevia or licorice

Combine all the herbs and use 1 teaspoon of the mixture to add to boiling water (1 cup). Let the blend simmer and then let it steep. Consume it every time you have a painful period. Be aware of the fact that it can cause drowsiness, so it would be better if you wouldn’t consume it in the morning.

3. Raspberry Tea

For this special tea, you must use the raspberry leaves. They are rich in tannin and and have antispasmodic and analgesic properties. They offer relief for nausea and cramping and can also treat diarrhea.


  • Dried raspberry leaves – 2 teaspoons
  • Boiling water – 1 cup

Boil the water and then pour it over the dried raspberry leaves. Cover the cup and let the tea infuse for about 15 minutes. After that, you can consume it. You can leave it even more than 15 minutes so that the tannin can be fully extracted from the leaves. This will make the tea more effective. Consume it when needed.

4. Simple Cramp Bark Tea

As already mentioned, the cramp bark eases the stomach and uterine cramps and it is a great remedy for dysmenorrhea.


  • Cramp bark – 1 teaspoon
  • Boiling water – 1 cup

Make a decoction with water and cramp bark, let it steep and then drink it while it’s still warm. You can add cinnamon or ginger to make the tea tastier.

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