April 2

Natural Home Remedies For Infertility In Women

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Female Infertility is one of the prevailing problems in the society.

The good news is that you can get pregnant naturally without invitro fertilization and other Assisted Conception treatments by using natural and herbal remedies.

Just like Every other Diseases, Infertility in Women indicates a reproductive system problem that needs to be corrected. The body can often resolve the problem itself if given the necessary natural resources

What is Female Infertility

A woman is said to be infertile if for one reason or the other she is unable to get pregnant after a year of unprotected sexual intercourse.

Women who get pregnant BUT can’t stay pregnant probably due to miscarriages or other reasons may also be considered as infertile.

Getting pregnant is a process with the following stepsfemale infertility

  1. Ovulation: This is when the woman’s body releases egg from one of the ovaries
  2. The released egg will then move through the Fallopian tube towards the uterus or womb
  3. A sperm must swim up the cervix to fertilize the egg along the way
  4. Implantation: The fertilized egg will then adhere or attach itself to the inside of the uterus.

Infertility in women can occur if there are problems with any of the steps of this process

Furthermore, Infertility may be classified as Primary Infertility or Secondary Infertility Depending on previous pregnancy history.

Primary infertility is defined as a couple who has never been pregnant.

Secondary infertility describes a couple who are having trouble conceiving again, even though they have previously achieved pregnancy.

Causes Of Infertility In Women

Various factors are responsible for infertility in women. Here are some of them.

Ovulatory Disorder

Kinds of ovulatory disorder are Anovulation (no ovulation) and Oligovulation (irregular ovulation). Without ovulation, there are no egg to be fertilized. Ovulatary Disorder is a common cause of infertility in women which occurs in up to 40% infertile women. Ovulatory Disorder is often characterized by absent or irregular menstrual period

Causes of ovulatory disorder

  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome(PCOS): This is the most common cause of ovulatory disorder. PCOS is a condition marked by many cyst in the woman’s ovaries (ovarian cyst) It has to do with hormone imbalance problem.
  • Primary Ovarian Insufficiency or Premature Ovarian Insufficiency(POI): This is a situation in which the woman’s ovary stops working normally before she is 40
  • Hypothalamic Dysfunction: This is when the production of the two hormones that stimulates ovulation is affected by stress or substantially high or low body weight.

Blocked or Damaged Fallopian Tube

When this occurs, sperms are often prevented from reaching the egg or the fertilized egg is prevented from reaching the uterus.

Causes of blocked or damaged Fallopian Tube

  • Pelvic Infections (PID): A situation in which Fallopian tube and uterus are affected as a result of sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia, gonorrhea etc.
  • Endometriosis
  • Prior surgery in the pelvic region for ectopic pregnancy, or hysterectomy may lead to scar formation and fallopian tube damage.

 

Cervical Problems

This can also cause infertility in women by preventing the sperm from passing through the cervical canal towards the fallopian tube.

Causes of Cervical Problems

  • Abnormal mucus production preventing the sperm from swimming into the uterus
  • Cervical narrowing which is often caused by damage to the cervix or inherited malformation

 

Endometriosis

This is at times a painful condition in which the tissues that normally grows in the uterus starts growing in other locations outside the uterus. This tissue growth itself or the surgical removal can lead to scarring and adhesions which may cause blockage of the fallopian tube. Similarly, Endometriosis causes Endometriomas (Ovarian Cyst) which is often associated with fertility problems.

A woman with endometriosis MAY have painful periods, pain during or after sexual intercourse, pain with bowel movement.

 

Uterine Causes

These are often due to abnormal anatomy of the uterus (abnormal shape) and Presence of polyps and Fibroids.

However, many women with polyps and fibroids get pregnant but may not stay pregnant due to the high likelihood of miscarriage.

 

Unexplained Infertility

This is when the cause of the infertility cannot be determined using the currently available method of investigation. This problem may correct itself with time.

 

Symptoms of Infertility in Women

There aren’t any specific symptoms of infertility in women apart from the major symptom which is not getting pregnant. However, there may be symptoms which often depends on the underlying cause of the infertility. Here are some symptoms that may indicate infertility problem in women.

  1. Irregular Periods: When the number of days between each period varies monthly
  2. Absent or Suddenly stopped period.
  3. Too long menstrual cycle (35 days or more) or too short (less than 21 days)
  4. Very Painful Period
  5. Repeated miscarriages
  6. Pelvic Inflammatory diseases
  7. Milky white discharge from nipple which does not relate to pregnancy
  8. Skin changes which often includes more acne
  9. Change in libido
  10. Pains during or following intercourse

 

Factors that can increase the risk of infertility in women

  • Age: Women have finite number of eggs. Therefore as a female grow old, the quality and the quantity of the egg reduces. At mid 30s, getting pregnant becomes more challenging and there is increased risk of miscarriage.
  • Alcohol: Excess drinking has been associated with higher risk of ovulatory disorders and endometriosis
  • Smoking or being exposed to passive smoke: This increases the risk of miscarriage and ectopic pregnancy, damages the cervix and the fallopian tube. Smoking is also assumed to cause aging in the ovary, Hence depleting eggs prematurely.
  • Stress: Either emotional or physical stress both tend to increase the chance of ovulatory disorder and hormonal imbalance.
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections:  STIs such as chlamydia, gonorrhea etc can damage the fallopian tube. Having unprotected intercourse with multiple partners increases the risk of contacting a sexually transmitted disease.
  • Weight: Getting to a healthy Body Mass Index (BMI) has been proven to increase ovulation frequency and likelihood of pregnancy. Hence, normal ovulation may be prevented by being over weight (BMI more than 29) or being underweight (BMI less than 19)

 

Diagnostic Tests for Infertility in Women

Before natural or herbal home remedies are administered for female infertility, there is need for diagnostic tests so that the root cause of the infertility can be known and addressed Testing for infertility in women usually begins with a health care provider doing a physical examination and asking about your medical history. Fertility tests may include

  • Ovulation Tests: A woman may track the occurrence and pattern of ovulation by checking cervical mucus, recording of basal temperature, or using home ovulation prediction kit which are available over the counter. If you don’t have a positive home ovulation tests, then a blood test for progesterone (a hormone produced after ovulation) can prove that you’re ovulating. Other hormone levels, such as prolactin, may as well be checked.
  • Imaging Tests: A Pelvic ultrasound or other imaging tests to check for uterine or fallopian tube disease.
  • Hysterosalpingography: This is done to check if the fallopian tubes are free and normal. Either dye or saline and air are injected into the cervix and travel up through the fallopian tubes while the movement is monitored by X ray. In some women, Hysterosalpingography itself can improve fertility, possibly by flushing out and opening the fallopian tubes.
  • Laparoscopy: This is a minor surgical procedure involving the insertion of a slender tube fitted with a fiberoptic camera through a small incision just below the navel, giving the doctor a clear view of all pelvic organs. Laparoscopy may identify endometriosis, scarring, blockages or irregularities of the fallopian tubes, and problems with the ovaries and uterus.

 

Natural Tips to Boost Fertility and Likelihood of Pregnancy

 

For thousands of years natural and holistic treatments have been used to enhance fertility in women.

Treatments such as herbal and homeopathic remedies have a proven effectiveness Once infertility has been diagnosed and the root cause of the problem is known

For Women trying to get pregnant, Here are some nutritional and life style changes to be made.

  • Avoid the risk factors
  • Eat healthy: Eat more of natural foods, healthy fats, organic diary and proteins.
    As much as possible, avoid processed foods, Sugar and Starches from diet
  •  Drink Plenty of water daily. Avoid Alcohol and carbonated drinks
  • Find time to relax well on daily basis so that you can get rid of both emotional and physical stress.
  • Get adequate exercise: Minimal to Moderate exercise is required for fertility. Creating few hours a week for recreational activities such as swimming, dancing, walking, and other fun activities tends to improve fertility.

 

 

Fertility Herbs and Supplements

[sociallocker id=”963″]Enhanced fertility and high chance of getting pregnant can be achieved with the aid of fertility herbs and supplements.

Here are common ones with proven and outstanding effects.

Vitex (Vitex agnus-castus):Vitex

Also known as chasteberry or chaste tree. Its a very important herb that is used in infertility treatments in women.

Vitex works to maintain the hormonal balance by lowering prolactin and raising progesterone, promote ovulation and improves timing of the menstrual cycles. Nourishes the pituitary gland and helps lengthen the luteal phase.

For some women, Vitex alone will increase fertility and the likelihood of pregnancy.

 

Tribulus (Tribulus terrestris):Tribulus

Aerial parts and fruits have the potentials of normalizing ovulation in infertile women when used prior to ovulation.

One study performed on 36 women who were not ovulating, showed that that 67% realized normal ovulation after  2-3 months of consistent use.

Tribulus has also been found to be a nourishing tonic for the female reproductive system as a whole, especially as regards the ovaries health.

Maca (Lepidium meyenii):Maca root

A herb well known for its vitality and fertility.

The root of Maca is a nourishing food for the endocrine system it aids the pituitary, adrenal, and thyroid glands (all involved in hormonal balance.)

Generally, maca roots supports hormonal balance by keeping the right estrogen/progesterone levels, for overall menstrual cycle support.

Red Raspberry leaf  (Rubus idaeus):red-raspberry-leaf

Raspberry leaf works to tone the uterine muscles and normalize blood flow during menses.

This fertility herb has been proven to be essential during pregnancy.

This is one of the best normalizing herbs for the female reproductive organs. Raspberry leaf is astringent, contracting and shrinking internal and external body tissues. May help prevent hemorrhage excessive bleeding. Helps to reduce bleeding of endometrial tissues

 

Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis):dong-quai root

The root of Dong Quai is essential for infertility treatment in women by helping with proper circulation. This is achieved by bringing  in fresh healthy blood to remove excess tissue growth, heal tissue damage, limit scar tissue and adhesion formation.

Proper and healthy circulation ensures natural cleansing of the body by getting rid of toxins, dead tissue, diseased tissue, metabolic waste from our bodies.

This fertility herb is very important for women with uterine fibroids or polyps.

Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale):dandelion

Rich in vitamins and minerals. Dandelion is a bitter herb stimulating to mucous membrane secretion

The leaves are slightly diuretic, helping to get rid  of toxins from the body.

The roots supports liver health for hormonal balance.

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa):BlackCohosh Root fertility

The root of black cohosh enhances regulation of the entire menstrual cycle, reduces spasm and pains.

Black cohosh also has an Anti-inflammatory effects which makes it essential for women with a uterus that feels inflamed or irritated.

 

Red Clover (Trifolium pratense):red clover

A nourishing food herb that is very rich in vitamins and trace minerals. It is one of the best blood purifying herbs.

High in both calcium and magnesium which are necessary for proper smooth muscle function and general health of the uterus

Red clover increases cervical mucous hence aiding vagina dryness

Nettles (Urtica dioica):nettle leaf

Very rich in minerals, vitamins and chlorophyll content. Enhances gentle cleansing of the liver, lungs, intestines and kidneys.

Essential before and during pregnancy because it supports proper blood formation through its high iron content.

 

Herbal Treatment For Common Causes of Infertility In Women

Ovarian Cyst

Types of Ovarian cysts include endometriomas (chocolate cyst) and  Cystadenomas. They often lead to polycystic ovaries

Ingredients:

  1. 20 leaves of Vernonia (Bitter Leaf, Iron weed)
  2. 20 leaves of Newbouldia laevis (fertility plant)
  3. 20 leaves of Gmelina Arborea (Beechwood, Kashmir tree, Gamhar)
  4. 5 glass of water
  5. 1 bottle or jar of honey.

Equipments: Blender and a sieve

Instructions: Blend 1, 2, 3, 4 together and sieve off unblended  particles to get your juice. Add 5 to taste.

Dosage: Take a glass 2 times daily for about 2 months.

 

Fibroid and polyps

Ingredients:

  1. 30 pieces of palm kernel nuts
  2. stem bark of spondias mombin (Hog plum) OR 30 pieces of the seed
  3. 7 litres of water
  4. 1 bottle or jar of honey

Instructions: Macerate 1 and 2 by boiling in 3. After which you allow to cool for about 12 hours after which the decoction can be extracted by sieving. Add 4 to taste.

Dosage: Take half a glass 3 times daily for 2 months.

Also read this important post on natural remedies for fibroids

 

Anovulation and ovulatory disorder

Ingredients:

  1. Stem bark of Newbouldia laevis (fertility plant)
  2. Powdered Zingiber officinale (Ginger)

Instructions: 

Dry the stem bark of (1) and grind into powder. Pour one teaspoon into a teacup of hot water, then add half teaspoon of (2) and allow to infuse for 10 to 15 minutes.

Dosage: Take one teacup two times daily for a period of five (5) weeks.

 

Irregular and Painful Menstruation

Ingredients:

  1. 5 bulbs of Garlic
  2. 5 fingers of Ginger
  3. 2 bulbs of onions
  4. 10 pieces of capiscum frutescens (African red devil pepper)
  5. 50cl of water
  6. 1 bottle or jar of honey

Instructions: Blend all (1), (2), (3), (4), (5) together. Add (6) to taste.

Dosage: Take 2 desert spoon 3 times daily for 1 month.

 

Unexplained Infertility

Ingredients:

  1. Leaves of Mistletoe
  2. 1 bottle or jar of honey

Instructions:

  1. Collect fresh leaves of mistletoe, rinse in water and dry in a shady but airy place for about 8 days.
  2. Soak 3 desert spoons of dried and powdered leaves into a glass of hot water and allow to infuse for 14 to 15 minutes.
  3. Add honey to taste.

Dosage: Take 2 cups daily for 2 months.
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About the author 

Ife Oluwatuyi

Ife is a Public Health Analyst and a blogger that gives educative information on how to maximize and maintain healthy life styles


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  • Please what is Hog plum in yoruba and how does one get d stem bark. Is this remedy to relieve symptoms of fibroid or to shrink it.

    • Just boil them together (30 pieces of palm kernel nut with the same quantity of stem bark of hog plum) You don’t need to crush. You should also start taking the treatment for unexplained infertility for faster results.

  • I tried to buy the palm kernel seed but d woman selling dosnt evn know if its the unripe one. And she sells for 100 naira per seed.dint knw its dat expensive. Pls do u know how to use aligator pepper or mustard seed too to shrink fibroid. What is the combination of each with other herbs.

    • Tokunbo, You can always get very cheap palm kernel in places or villages where palm oil is being produced.

      Furthermore, A blend of Alligator pepper, ginger, coconut and african red pepper and castor oil seed will also shrink fibroid. But it has to be prepared rightly.

      Also, Taking mistletoe alone can solve the fibroid problem.

      PLEASE, Send me mails for personal issues like this instead of comments.

  • HI IFE
    My name is Jane from Johannesburg South Africa,
    I was at Dolly hams health website when i came accross your
    blog.please help. my fallopian tubes are blocked, the doctors
    here perfomed something (MSG) TWICE to try and reopen them
    the 1st time they opened half way but by the 2nd time they had blocked completely. this was done in DECEMBER 2013 AND FEB 2014. I CANT UNDERSTAND WHY THEY ARE BLOCKRD as in 1994 i had been able to conceive naturally without any effort.but for 2yrs now i cant conceive. also i discovedred i ve 3 fibroids measuring 2.8 x 2.8 cm, doctor who did MSG says there’s DIRT in the fallopian tubes What can i take to REOPEN THEM? in the mean time ive taken note of all the herbs u suggested.iam 45yrs old.
    i will be very grateful for your input
    God bless.

    • Hello Jane,
      What the doctors did for you is called hysterosalpingography (HSG).
      I have sent you an email on what procedures to follow. Please let me know if you have further questions.
      Also send an email when next you wanna discuss a personal issue.

      • hello Ife, mine is almost the same as Janes’.
        But for me i have remove the fibroid in 2007, even today i am still struggling, my son is now 18yrs, myself i am 44yrs. i have checked for blocked tube in 2015 but the Dr said they are just ok. now i think i have problem of unstable periods, sometimes it takes 28days some 30days

  • Hi Ife,
    God bless u real good for this info, I hv been praying that one day I could get the right natural remedy to melt fibroid without surgery. I have sent you mail already but pls Pls I’ll like to speak with you kindly drop your number via mail.
    Thanks

    • Hey nifemi,
      There are herbs for male infertility too. For weak erection (erectile dysfunction), Low sperm count and low sperm motility.
      Would soon write on that. You can mail me if you have specific question

  • What is mistletoe called in yoruba language. Is Combining a blend in capsule and other means good for fibroid shrinking

    • Hello lizzy,
      Mistletoe in yoruba language is Afomo. I don’t understand what you mean by “combining a blend in capsule and other means” do explain in details.

      • I just got mistletoe growing on a lemon tree. My mum dried and blended the leaves for me. Can I take mistletoe along with vitex (I am making the tincture myself) sir?

  • PlS what is the yoruba name for the fertility plant?I’m having problem with ovulation
    I don’t think I’m ovulating
    Pls help me

    • Hi Biola, I don’t think vitex has yoruba name since it is not a plant native to nigeria.
      For high prolactin cases, fertility plant and ginger works perfectly fine

      • Vit ex is available in nigeria. It’s called ata iyere. U can buy it from local herb shops operated by yorubas. I know cos I just bought it in kaduna for that matter.

  • Hi Ife, My name is funmi, i am in portharcourt, Nigeria. Wonderful writeup. Please i want to know if you can help me make herbs for a certain infertility issue.

  • Hi I had an abortion of 3 months old since 2002 after that I ve not gotten pregnant I ve tried to but no avail. Don’t know wat to do I realy want to get pregnant. Pls I need ur help.

      • Ife, i am an ardent reader of your stuff you are doing a very good job, Gods blessings, i have been married for quite some time and in my mid thirties, i have done all the test and has taken all the fertility treatment you can think of but to no avail, last year i conceived for the first time after many years of TTC but unfortunatly for me it was ectopic pregnancy, i am left with a tube, pls i need natural herbs for me and my hubby cos we dont know what the problem is, i will be glad if you can reply and tell me what to do.

    • Hello maureen,
      Most of those herbs are not indigenous to nigeria. Since they are international herbs you can get them as supplements (pills, syrup and powder form).
      Nevertheless, you can send me mail concerning your specific situation so that i can advice appropriately.

  • Hi Ife,please what is the treatment for a woman who is married for two years now without any issue yet,ultrasound tests say the uterus,ovaries are in good shape,no cysts,fibroids. But the lenght of the cycle varies from month to month,and can’t really identify that egg-like mucus that signifies Ovulation.

    • Hey Onyinye,
      Varying cycle length can be caused by a lot of things such as hormonal imbalance, abnormal thyroid or pituitary function etc. but you may still be ovulating.
      The first thing is to confirm if you are ovulating or not before we move to the next stage.

      • I stumbled on your blog and find it interesting as I have been trying for a child. Please can one combine the supplements like vitex with the concortions you advised for the various ailments?

    • Thanks Ife,yes I do think I ovulate too because sometimes towards the middle of my cycle I do feel wet and slight stomach pain and have targeted intercourse at that time,yet haven’t conceived.
      Another thing Ife,my doctor who suggested hormonal imbalance or insufficient thyroid as you said and he placed me on clomid which I’ve taken for 2 cycles now,but that clomid seems to increase my weight. Now my weight is 74kg from 68.

      • Hey onyinye,
        I guess your doctor placed you on clomid probably because he felt you are not ovulating.
        You can try an ovulation test so as to be sure.
        However, have you considered the possibility of the fact that the problem may not actually be coming from you?
        Please send me a mail so that we can make the chat more private.

  • Good evening. I am so glad to have stumbled on your article on infertility which is quite educative and also very helpful for me. My challenge is that most of the herbs mentioned cannot be gotten in the local market with the english names you gave. I was actually searching for yoruba names of some herbs when I saw your blog and decided to check it out. May I have the yoruba translations of the herbs mentioned so I can easily purchase them in the market? I am eagerly awaiting your response. Thanks so much for your help.

    • Hello Tope,
      Thanks for the compliment.
      Some of the herbs mentioned are not local herbs e.g vitex, tribulus etc, so they don’t have yoruba names. But the ones I gave its mode of preparation are local herbs so they have nigerian names. Kindly specify the ones you want so that i can supply the names.

  • i’m from benin republic and i’m a medical doctor. i also use the alternative medecine. i’m interested by your development. i want to know: could we find all these plants and roots in our environment? thanks

    • Hello Aziza,
      Thanks for your Interest.
      These plants are readily available in the western part of Africa. The challenge might be knowing the local names.

  • Pls I ve stop menstrate since 2007 nd I am 34ys old new try conceive but not possible I v been diagnose of low projesterone which is homo imbalance pls what herbs ll I use nd were can I get it

  • hi Ife i truly appreciate this forum you created to educate someone like me on troubling issue i have concerning infertility. my name is Oluwaseun, i am 30yrs old and i have been finding it difficult to get pregnant since the past 6yrs. i was actually pregnant in 2009 and i had an abortion which has left me a big scar.The truth is i have been discharging milk form my breast for the past one year if am not mistaken but it looked like this problem has been there since i was a teenager but i did not notice it.So please what herbs can you recommend for me to take so as to get rid of this abnormal milk discharge. Secondly i also need you to recommend herbs to boost sperm. i will truly appreciate if i can get a reply soon. Please do note that i have seen doctors concerning this and nothing seems to be working.

    • Hi Oluwaseun,
      Sorry about the situation. Did you have complications after the abortion? Please mail me with details.
      However, i’ve been having a lot of complaints recently on galactorrhea (breast milk discharge) and infertility due to high prolactin levels, i’ll hopefully publish a post before weekend that will expressly address the issue.
      Talking about boosting sperm count, please get vitamin c, vitamin E, Zinc and buy this special 3 in one herb for your hubby.

    • Hello lfe, u re truly a blessing to dis generation nd be it known to u dat u re blessed nd highly lifted. I was one does u advised on the issue of galactorrea, praise God I will soon be a mum. D miraculous ting is dat I was still lactating milk wen I discovered dat I was pregnant, I just give God all d praise nd tanks to u. But I hv a friend who is having issues wit fallopian blockage she has done all she can to no avail. Pls wat re the herbal remedies for this infertility problem. She is 50yrs of age nd has stopped mensurating. Regards

  • Hi lfe thanks for the good work you are doing to help some of the women in this horrible situations God bless you. I never know l was pregnant because l was menstruating at thd same time so it was giving me complications so l was taking medicine to let my period flow well so the pregnancy got spoil without me knowing so my doctor ask me to go for dnc which is abortion since then l hv been trying to conceive for the past 6 year it is not happening l hv bn experiencing some symptoms of fibroid n l took ultra scan l was told l hv fibroid l hv used all saving to soul this problem but it seems otherwise pls help me b4 l loose my husband am 33 year from Ghana help me

  • Good day Mr Ife. The Lord will bless and continually grant you un- ending wisdom.
    Please, I have been trying to conceive since May, 2014 but to no avail. Though, I was was pregnant Sept. 2013 but i had a D&C due to some pressure and when i finally wanted to be pregnant again, its not forthcoming.
    i went to the hospital and was diagnosed of hyperprolactine and low progesterone. Brocomotine ws prescribed and i used it for almost a month or so but i havent taken anything again since then. I didnt go back to the hospital cos my husband said nothing is wrong with my that i should not but i know i am not okay at all as i am faced with irregular mensturation and i dont think i am ovulating again. althrough late last month and early this month till now, i have been having pains on my breasts and i know its d homornal imbalance. please, is there a way you can help me cos i am actually anxious to try a home remedy but i dont know which to go for. Thanks.

  • Pls am 28yrs and I hav stop menstruation since may 2013 and any time I take drugs it wll come am tryng to get preg buh no luck yet pls help
    Am waitng for reply

    • Hello Rachael,
      A lot of factors could be responsible for the situation you are going through. To advice appropriately i need details on the kind of drugs you are taking to induce the menstruation and i also need to know if you have been on birth control pills before. Please mail with details.

      • pls sir, I need your help to unblock my tube and shrink fibroid, thanks for your help. akindeolubusayo@gmail. com

  • Hi Ife
    This is a great piece and very informative.Thanx for the good work and may the Lord continue to uphold you and grant you more wisdom.
    I will send you my scan result tomorrow after check up cos its being long since i did one cos i really got tired of unending issues.
    I really appreciate you.
    God bless you real good.

  • Hi Ife,

    I came across your website while contemplating starting the use of herbal products for my endometriosis. I intend buying one from Dollyham health called endocure. With this product should I be covered concerning my maternal age of 42yrs. I would like some advice from you. Thank you

    M

  • Hello sir,
    Thank so much for these informations. Please i would like to have your email address and your phone number.I will really appreciate it because i need your help. Thanks Tina

  • Good morning Mr Ife. I sent you a mail, I would really appreciate it if I get a response soon. Thanks and God bless you real good.

  • Hi ife pls am not ovulating and i hav high prolactin dat is am having milk discharge from my breast and its making it hard for me to concieve pls wat do i do thanx

  • Hi ife I truly appreciate this forum you created to educate someone pls I have troubling issue concerning infertility. I am 36 years old and I have been finding it difficult to get pregnant since past 1 year pls can u tell herbs that I can use tanks

  • how can one open blocked fallopian tubes with herbal medicine.how can one treat adnexal mass with herbs.tx and GOD bless u

  • Dear sir pls help me i went and did insertion to remove fibroid and the end i still have the fibriod and came home with viginal bleeding and my cervix is closed
    I only bleed when i make love and i don’t enjoy sex any more.

    Await ur reply

    Thanks

    Soso

  • Pls , help me o. Pls I need a child like kilode. Help me with herbal drugs for PCOS. Pls I beg you in the name of God. U can email me pls. Thank u

  • Hello Mr ife,
    Am so glad I came across this but the problem I have is am 27 I have been diagnosed of submicron fibroid 3.8mm and intramural fibroid 6.5mm and I have been trying to get pregnant it not forthcoming,i also have whitish discharge to the extent that I don’t even know when am ovulating please what can I do. I need your number.

  • am 35,married BT no child, I want to hospital ,den scan dey see fibroid, I be surgery last yr Nov.since den am nt ovulating. my doc gave me clomid BT ntn happened. I want to be a child pls tell me wat to do?

    • Hello Mary,
      Sorry about the fibroid and the non ovulation. Were you ovulating before the surgery?, Please send me a mail so that we can discuss your issue at length.

  • Thanks for this writeup on infertility it is really educative,pls what is the yoruba name for item 2 and 3 of the ovarian cyst cure.pls send your phone via my email, I would really want to speak to you.

  • Sir,I am 35 years and I have ovarian cysts in ovary and its big. It pain me and holding my back and even leg but Doctor said that I have to go for operation to remove it and I don’t want to do that. Is there any herbs or drug to get ride this,either bursting? Thanks

    • Hello Bola,
      Please use the herbs listed here for ovarian cyst treatment. I’m positive you will start seeing improvement as soon as you start the treatment.

      • Hello sir,dint hear from you against my HSG test came back ok,nothing is wrong with my
        tubes but am still not pregnant old war next. Thanks.
        Will expect ur reply.tnks

      • Hello sir,dint hear from you again my HSG test came back ok,nothing is wrong with my
        tubes but am still not pregnant old war next. Thanks.
        Will expect ur reply.tnks

  • I was diagnosed with blockage of fallopian tubes, and has not been easy for me to conceive naturally. Is there any natural herbs that can help me to flush the two blockages? And if yes, what are they? How do I mix them, thank you

  • Thank you for this educative publication. My own story is that last month I had a miscarriage due to stress and was russhed to a nearby hospital and d doctor suggested injection so that the pregnancy can come down itself he said it’s still Lee than 2 months. But I only saw spots of blood after 3rd to 4th day then the pregnancy symptoms still shows till another 3wks data av taken the injection. My problem now is that I have been seeing some thick off white secretions. And another period have refused to come. I have done scan and it shows no pregnancy again. So I want u to advice me. Because am thinking d blood has not fully come out.

  • Good evening IFE, what job you’re here… And may God reward you bountifully…
    Please what is the yoruba name for Ovarian Cyst?
    Thanks you pls

  • Hi Nice one.pls i hot dôme issues.i bave bin bleedin.for weeks nos nda dont knw what To do pls is ther any herb that can help.pls wer du i get vitex nda mistletoe.tnk.help save à soul.08067396742/08033782747

  • Gudday sir I must commend d gud work u’re doing
    sir may God continue to equip u with is divine wisdom. I’ve been married now it’s getting to 3yrs without any issue
    of which my test of hormonal assay reads LH=4.0,FSH=30.2,PROL=12.1 and PROG=5.1.I was given some injection including drugs like clomid, bromocriptine etc still my menses is irregular (sometimes 32,35,36,37,38,&even45days length) and so can’t even predict my ovulation. Please enlighten me on what I should do. Thanks am grateful.

  • Hi Ife, thanks for the info. May the Lord bless and renew ur strength. I have been sending message to ur email since yesterday bur i have nott seen any feedback.

  • Hello sir,

    Just stumbled across your blog site tonite. Nice work. I’m really impressed about the timely way you responded to each of your reader’s comment. Please, I’ve been having issues conceiving now for close to two years. Had a surgery to remove uterine fibroid because the gyn said perharps that was what was blocking my tubes. After the surgery, I had an HSG done and the result said “no free peritoneal and no spillage of dye” and that my tubes are not well outlined. Please what does this mean and what can I use or do to solve this challenge? Plus I tried sending you a mail just now but it bounced back. Kindly send me an email and pls drop your phone number for contacts.
    Thank you.
    Regards.

  • pls i need your help sir. since this year my period just stop flowing.but i use to have pain on my breast.two year ago i heard a childbut last year i lost two preganacy and after the second miscarrage. october last year my period started jumping. now it does not comeout at all.

  • Ife may God bless u. plz is there any phone num to reach you as some of the roots and herbs u talk about I can’t seem to get them and I don’t know there local names. And I also want to have a discussion with you because i was scanned of fibroid. Thank you sir.

  • mr ife,goodmorning sir,please my wife is been diagonized of ovarian cyst,and without curing it there can’t be pregnancy,please help me out.

  • Hi I have blocke fallupian tubes I did unlocked them 2012 but nothing happened and 2015 I found that my tubes are fully block and the Dr says I have only option invitro please from south Africa

  • What is Mistletoe in Igbo or Yoruba Language? Also Newbouldia and Gmehna Arborea( beechwood) in Yoruba or Igbo language

    • Mistletoe is Afomo in yoruba, Newbouldia is Akoko and ogirishi in igbo while Gmelina Arborea is called Igi kashmir in yoruba

  • Dysfunctional uterus. Please help me with this problem, at the moment the bleeding stop and I’m on pharmaceutical drug, need natural remedies and planning on having another baby after six years having our daughter.

    • Hi shellon,
      I empathize with your discomfort. To advice appropriately, I will need your age, other symptoms you are experiencing and the pharmaceutical drug you are using at the moment.

  • Gudday sir. I gave birth to my son in 2012 and I have been trying to conceiv again since 2014 but uptil now no sign of pregnancy. Pls help me on what to do

    • Hi Vida,
      Sorry about the situation. Please send me a mail (info @ naturalhealthbag.com) stating your age, problems, the symptoms you are experiencing and when it started.

  • help pls am a 32years old lady , my period ceased 7months ago .if I have sex with my fiancee and he released inside me , I noticed the sperm comes out again. am so concern want to get pregnant

    • Hi Alicia,
      Sperm coming out is not an issue. The major issue here is the fact that your period ceased. Please send me a mail so that we can work something out

  • Hi ife,
    Giving us all these info for free means a lot to us.may the living God perfect all that concerns u too.my probs are hormone imbalance; prolactin is high,irregular period.5 mths ago some1 told me to blend garlic and ginger but I didn’t bother to ask about the dosage,guessed I took too much of it so my period av bin irregular and longer than normal.pls,kindly reply.

    • Hi Oluranti,
      Thanks for the kind words. I will prefer to talk to you via mail. Do send me a mail with full details of what you think is wrong, tests you have done and the kind of drugs and herbs you’ve taken before now

  • Hi ife,
    May the living God continue to perfect all that concerns you.pls,what herbs can I use to regulate my hormones,prolactin is high and am having irregular periods .

  • Hi Ife..God bless u for this informative piece.. pls I sent u an email in regards to unblocking Fallopian tubes…pls kindly help me with regimes I can use to unblock them..thanks a lot.

  • Sir, a job well done. It’s two days now since I sent a message to the second email address that I noticed you provided, but still there hasn’t been any acknowledgment of its received. Pls could you kindly go through my message? Thanks

    • Hi Hussi,
      Thanks for the compliments. I reply most mails within 48hrs after receiving. If i didn’t reply yours, that means i didn’t get it. Do kindly resend.

  • Hi, i av been sending messages since August both on your blog and email but no reponse from u. I used the therapy for pcos[akoko, gmelina, bitter leaf and honey]. And since then no period and hpt is negative. What else should i do. I will be so glad if u can respond to my message. Thanks and God bless

    • Hi maggie,
      Sorry about that, Those remedies are not for pcos but they are for ovarian cyst. Kindly resend me a mail stating the full details of your fertility situation and history so that i can advice appropriately.

      • Hi IFE,
        There’s dis offensive odour dat comes up during intercourse. Have  tried all I cud to get it off but to no avail. As it comes nd goes. Had being trying to take in,Pls help me.
        2: sometimes I feel pain during nd after sex. With a swollen vigina. Ife Pls help as my marriage is……………….

        • Hello Uche,
          It is most likely you are suffering from pelvic inflammatory disease. Do call me on 09057152775 for appropriate solution

  • Hello
    Please I saw your email online and I decided to contact you personal. I have been pregnant before but lost the pregnancy through incomplete cervix. But from that I have tried for almost seven months now to conceive again but no results. I just visited the doctor and some test was run but it came out that I have infection and ovarian cyst. Please can you help me to treat this as soon as possible and get pregnant again . am in Ghana.Thank.
    Hope to hear from you as soon as possible
    RegardsEunice

  • Goodday. I just stumbled upon ds thread n feel blessed by d piece. I want 2 knw if d remedy for irregular menstruation be used to clear adhesion? Or is dr a separate remedy for that? pls let me knw.

  • Hi Ife good pm, I was diagnosed of mass of ovarian cyst and had an operation two months ago, I have seen my period last months but no Ovulation and I am still feeling the internal heat what do I do.

    • Hi ngozi,
      Pound and squeeze bitter leaf in water, sieve the water and mix with coconut water then add original honey to taste. take 1 glass twice daily for 5days

      • Hello Ife,pls I will appreciate if we discuss or chat privately as I might need your supplement deal with my situation

  • hello bro , please kindly help with the Yoruba names of this botanicals ,
    LONG JACK (Eurycoma longifolia)
    MACA (Lepidium meyenii, L. Peruvianum)
    HORNY GOAT WEED (Epimedium sagittatum, E. grandiflorum)
    DAMIANA (Turnera aphrodisiaca, var. T. diffusa)
    CATUABA (Erythroxylum catuaba and Trichilia catigua)
    SARSAPARILLA (Smilax ornata)
    YOHIMBE (Pausinystalia yohimba)
    Muira Puama (Ptychopetalum olacoides/potency)

    I would so much appreciate your response to my request , i look forward to hearing from you
    Regards

  • Hi ife, i used ur therapy for pcos. The first month i saw a light period that lasted for 4 days. Ever since then i have not seen my period and pregnancy test was negative. Pls what should i do. I need help as i really want to conceive. Thanks and God bless

  • My period stopped august this year is redclover good for delayed period my name is pam in south africa I also have hotflushes how long must I use redclover

  • I am 41yrs I have hotflushes also my period stopped august 2015 iwanted to get pregnant am married no child can I use redclover herbs

    • Hi Pam,
      Yes pam.. You can use redclover. However, you need to stick within the recommended dose to avoid complication.

  • Hi Ife,i really aprecaite ur good works.I noticed my tommy vibrates and i feel a kick like in my lower tommy for months.i did altrasound bt notin was found.I did test that ditated Follicular cyst.bt i was askd not to worrya about the cyst.i hv been tryin to get pregnant.although i had an abortion 2yrs back plz is the problm with me.

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      How long has it been,maybe a year or two or even more
      you been trying to have a baby,the doctor have said so much
      that you are loosing hope,all you thinking now is to go adopt
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    • Hi Favour,
      You may actually not need to worry about the cyst. You may need to get hormonal assay especially if you have been trying to get pregnant for about 2years.

  • Hi Ife, I have been TTC for 7months now. I am 29 my menses is irregular like 32,35,41 even 23 and 25 once. I ve not seen a doctor yet. Some times my urine has this strong ammonia smell. I need an advice, if u can inbox me I will appreciate it

    • Hi Nana,
      Please see a doctor first. This is important for the confirmation of infection. If all is well, we can then work on regulating your menstrual cycle.

  • I WENT FOR TEXT,IT SAYS THAT MY WOMB IS DIRTY AND WORMS MY LAST BABY IS 6YRS.TRYING TO CONCIEVE. WHAT CAN I USE.IGBO NAMES PLS.

    • Hi Chinasa,
      I don’t really know any local herb that can help with that. If you are interested, I can help you get nafdac approved chinese herbs for your situation. You can mail if you are still interested

  • Please can you help with herbal concoction
    – staphlococcus aerus
    – quick ejaculation,watery sperm and
    – azoospermia
    I was diagnosed of these in a laboratory test,pls help me

  • hello,have been experiencing ceased period for five months now.have had history of PID before,I have used lots of antibiotics. but it keep coming back.please how can I treat this naturally?

    • Hi Bunmi,
      A very good herb for PID is Ganoderma lucidum, and olive leaf. As for your ceased period, I will need to know some things about you. Do send me a mail for private discussion. ifelarry AT gmail.com

  • I really do appreciate your publications on health. It is quite revealing and educating.

    Can you tell me how prostate cancer can be handled using herbs most especially the one that has been operated on has now resulted in ED (erectile dysfunction). How can this ED be treated with herbs.

    Thank you.

    • Hello Boo,
      Sorry about how you feel, Research on our local herbs are kinda limited on that (the one i know is adaptogenic). However, if you don’t mind I can get you a chinese herb to reinvigorate you.

  • Hello am New ere been trying to get pregnant for 4years did hsg of tube blocked I layer got pregnant 2wice n had a miscarriage at, the weeks and 12weeks respectively and now my doc has placed me on clomid fsh n hcg injection it’s been 6months after my last miscarriage and am not pregnant and have been trying pls I need solutions

  • Hi,thks a big lot for the info. It’s great having our own traditional solution and someone will to share the knowledge.God bless u.pls i need ur correct email address,cos d one a sent an email to was sent back,so how can i get u?

  • Am a mother of one ,i gave birth 6year ago.but now i been confirmed that i cant give birth again plz help me out…..

  • ujunwa

    pls I want to know herbs that can cure stsphyloccus naturally I av tried many over the counter drugs all to no avail thank u very much

    • Hi UJUNWA,
      Simply cut some plantain root into pieces, pound it a mortar, press out the juice and throw the chaff away.
      Mix (1 bottle) of the juice with (half bottle) of honey and take (3 desert spoonfuls) daily. Eat more of garlic too. You can mail me if you want a prepared chinese remedy for staph

  • Good day Sir,

    I just sent you an email now, with (ife@naturalhealthbag.com) but it came back.

    I will appreciate it if you will send me another email id or your number so that I can reach you.

    Thanks.

    Joy

  • Sir,

    I sent you an mail today, but it came back. I will appreciate it if you will send me your number or another of your email id if you have.

    Thanks.

  • well done Mr Ife for this great work. thanks a million
    pls I have bilateral blocked tube and did flushing once which is hydrotubation
    my doctor ask me to wait for two cycles before another tube flushing. pls I want to know if their is Yoruba herbs that can help to open my tube. your response will be appreciated thanks

    • Hi Titilayo,
      I don’t actually subscribe to hydrotubation. Most times i see it as a waste of time. However, some women might get pregnant after the process but it is not actually because of the flushing. Fallopian tubes are more sophisticated that pipes that need to be flushed. There are herbs that may help you.

  • u are really doing a Gud job.pls what are d natural remedies for scanty menstrual flow.my period is regular and I do it for three days but for months now I do it for a day plus.my name is funmilayo

    • Hi Temitope,
      Send me a mail ma so that we can work around your problem together. ifelarry AT gmail.com or call 09057152775

  • good morning Mr ife, pls I need ur help, I’ve stopped taking injection to avoid pregnancy about 1& half years ago, till now period is not regular, d doctor ask me to do hormonal profile and d result is: LH 38, FSH 10 , prolactin 13, progesterone 4, E2 203. what can I do solve ds

  • over six years of my marriage I have been looking a child but there were no result of a child. so I went to my Friend house were she told her she got pregnant and have a child so I contact dr aze who help me with his root and herbs medicine. is a few months later I got permanent thanks to dr aze if you need the herber doctor contact him at dr.azerootandherb@gmail.com
    or +2348116711344
    dr aze all cure following disease
    HIV/aid
    cancer
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  • Hello ife,
    Thank you for the good job you are doing .
    Please I need your help.this is my second year of marriage and i’ve never been pregnant for once.i’ve done all the necessary infertility test and I realised that my main problem is that I don’t produce egg in my ovaries and my period is very regular . I’ve tried using clomid for almost 7 months but doesn’t work for me.
    My question is that is there any herbs in Nigerian that can correct the defect?
    I’m expecting your response.
    Thank you.

    • Hi Oyeronke,
      We have a serious issue here. Can you please mail me so that we can talk more and your case. As per the POF, i will recommend a herb to take but the effectiveness depends on ur age. ifelarry AT gmail.com

  • Sir good morning I bein trying to drop a post but is not droping sir I need an other mail sir am in need of it because i need your help sir to called a mum in my life my hopes is center around you and God sir pls I need your mail am well over 40 years and bein going from piller to post for the pass five year sir after having a fiberod operation six years ago sir. My 07033307830

  • Hi nife,
    I was tested of pelvic inflammatory diseases and i’ve been finding it difficult to conceive pls wat should I do

  • hi Ife Oluwatuyi

    am Kwasi from Ghana my wife is 25yrs but she has a fertility problems, the doctor reported high prolactin so she was given a Dostinex and also has a blockage of the Fallopian tubes so she went in for HSG. but there is no sign of pregnancy for three yrs of marriage, is there any help. can get the herbs here in Ghana thanks.

  • Please sir I have been trying to reach you on infertility issue caused by staphilococcus. Please send me your correct email or how I can reach you

  • Hood afternoon sir, just saw this article and reaslized it was posted 80 days ago. Nevertheless, pls I would like to have your email address as there are so many things I want to explain to you and hoping you would help me find a solution through natural means

  • I enjoy your teaching , thank you very much ,but pls is it good for somebody that is looking for a way to conceive to be taken ginger & garlic every money.

  • Gus day to u sir. pls I really need ur help on fertility issue. I will like to send u a personal mail. tnx &God bless

  • You are doing a good job. The information you provide are quite helpful; thanks a lot. However, help us get the local names of the plants, where possible. Thanks once again.

  • Dear sir, i am married for 23yrs now, i’ve been pregnant 3times but the last time the baby in my womb and my doctor suggested DandC, then after doing it i had a womb failure and since then i’ve been trying to no avail. p/s can u tell me something to help me get pregnant fast. my doctor told me that i have tube blockage and fibroid

  • Gudmorning sir,u just saw ur site,i dnt ve email address, hw do I reach u privately, I can’t even give d details my case here,my name is laura fun warri,can I ve ur number or ur office address, pls is urgent sir,tanx

  • Hi Im from the United States, and looking to concieve naturally. I just married a Nigerian and we want to have a baby. In 1995 I was pregnant once but ended up with etopic pregnancy which ended up as a result of partial tubual removal. I have not beeen able to concieve since. Upon everything else is ok. What to do?

  • please sir, what is the igbo name for the ovarian cysts treatment and where can i get it pls? Also pls help me with ur contact number.

  • ife well done for the nice work ur doing in this forum, pls help me I do experience hotness of the body for a long time and my ovulation is no more in it form be4, no sign of healty moucous and I can’t evrn tell if am ovulating or not but I normally experience pain on both side of my abdomen and I ge been trying to conceive for 3 yrs plus now

  • Hi Mr Ife I went for text last two month and came out with moderate staph in me and I have been treating it now for long pls can you help me out so I can be free from thus deadly and sturbon infection thank you Mr name is Gabriel

  • I just saw this online wow this is educating God bless you. I read your comment where akoko and ginger is good for high prolactin. What is the cure for hot womb that causes sperm leakage. What root will I take to cool my womb? Thank you so much

  • Thank you so much for this site. Pls what is the cure for hot womb? What herb can I pls take to cool womb? I want to treat high prolactin too . God bless you

  • Hello mr ife, my name is ruth,i have blocked fallopian tubes,dont the hsg scan,what can i use to unblock them sir,pls i really need your help.thanks

  • Good afternoon sir, so happy about your articles, its quiet helpful God bless you. Sir am Reyna B, I had aborted 3 mnths pregnancy in 2012, Nov. Since then have never missed my period after countless time of unprotected intercourse and an trying to take in but it hard, have been seeing my period normally but one other salient thing I always experienced at intercourse is pains inside and mild Itch before menses
    Pls what’s your advice and whats the natural remedy I should emback on.

  • Hi Ife. Please I am diagnosed of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) which is said to have been d reason for my infertility. Please what herb can I use so as to be fertile. My lenses has been irregular since I started menstruating n when regular there is an interval of any 40-45 days, but for d last 3months my flow has reduced frastically more like spotting each time i am seeing my period and it lasts for any 10-14days as opposed to 5- 7 days before.
    Pls what’s the way forward so I can concieve

  • MILADE
    Hi Ife. Please I am diagnosed of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) which is said to have been d reason for my infertility. Please what herb can I use so as to be fertile. My lenses has been irregular since I started menstruating n when regular there is an interval of any 40-45 days, but for d last 3months my flow has reduced frastically more like spotting each time i am seeing my period and it lasts for any 10-14days as opposed to 5- 7 days before.
    Pls what’s the way forward so I can concieve

  • Please I need the fertility plant. After my baby of 6years old. I am finding it difficult to conceive and age is not on my side. Where can I get the plant or the supplement.
    Thanks
    I noticed that my menses is also not regular.

  • Didn’t know that one can get treated by herbs and in natural way. Thanks for sharing this. My friend was planning to get her treatment for IVF at Bournhall Clinic in Dubai. Will let her know about this.

  • pls I have 2 infertility problem being diagnosed by a Doctor, pls I want to get pregnant again help me, and pls how can I get those medicines

  • This is awesome. Never knew that this much can be accomplished using our natural herbs. The problem here is that some of the herbs mentioned here are not known to many. Is there any way you could post their local names. Pls, can I get your email address.

  • Help me guys. Im mattied 2 dis wonderful n varryinh husband. We hav been trying 4 baby for 3years now bt nathing seems to hapen. We hv tryed traditionaly nd church bt . So i dnt knw wat 2do im stressing alot. I sometimes hav pain after sex n sometimes its like i dnt hb feeling. I dnt know wat to do im loosing mi mind

  • I was diagnosed of PCOS through pelvic and endometriosis through laparoscopy. In line with doctor’s prescription, I took DMPA every fortnight for six months (twice in a month for 6 months). I finished the treatment March. However, I noticed that I do not have normal vaginal secretions e.g. to depict ovulation) again and the period was irregular with lots of spotting. After the DMPA treatment, my doctor placed me on clomid for three months but I did not get pregnant. I have resolved to go for natural treatment. Please help me out.

    Note: I mistakenly came across my laparoscopy reports. One thing I was able to get is that fallopian tubes posteriously by adhesions. Please what does that means? If it is a fertility problem, how can it be solved using natural or herbal methods of treatments?

  • pls i want to bring back my menses, for 6 months now , I have not been having my menses, and I have gone to hospital several times but it has been corrected pls help me l WANT TO CONCEIVE PLS.

  • waooo a wonderful and educative write up….pls sir what’s the solution for abnormal mucus production as a cause of infertility

  • Humm great write up,pls I hope fertility plant,ginger,garlic can work for hydrosalpin?,cause natural cure for it is not mention.

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