If You’re Suffering From Painful Menstrual Cramps, Sip On This

The best teas … period.

by Natalia Lusinski
Dandelions are more than just weeds found in your yard — they can also help lessen period pain. Dandelion Tea by SuperHerb Teas is caffeine-free and contains organic ground roasted dandelion root to produce an effective, calming tea.Superherb Teas/Republic of Teas
Ginger helps alleviate period cramps since it’s long been known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It can naturally reduce pain — and tastes good to boot. FGO’s Ginger Tea Bags contain 100% raw ginger tea from India that’s naturally harvested from organic farms.FGO
Did you know that matcha can help reduce cramps? It promotes blood flow and also contains L-Theanine, an amino acid that enables your muscles to relax. Organic Ceremonial Matcha by Jade Leaf Matcha, can help — and you can make it hot or iced.jade leaf matcha
Studies have found that peppermint tea can not only help alleviate period pain, but also the duration of the pain. Twinings Pure Peppermint Herbal Tea is a solid choice, whether you have it plain, with agave, or with some milk and sugar — it’s as flavorful as it is helpful.Twinings
Pukka’s Three Cinnamon Organic Herbal Tea is not only delicious, and almost naturally sweet, but also good at combatting your cramps. And it’s ethically sourced and made from organic cinnamon from Indonesia, Vietnam, and India, so you know exactly where it’s coming from.Pukka
Research has found that chamomile tea helps reduce inflammation, so it can lessen period-related cramps. Plus, the herb helps you relax, like this Comforting Chamomile Tea from Yogi Tea. Bonus: Its soothing effects can help you sleep, too!Yogi Tea
Fennel has been found to be effective toward menstrual cramps. Organic Fennel Seed Tea by Buddha is made in Egypt and creates a flavorful cup that doubles as a cramp remedy.Buddha teas
You may know that green tea is full of health benefits, from aiding with digestion to being rich in antioxidants — but it can help with menstrual cramps, too. Tazo’s Regenerative Organic Zen Green Tea also contains lemongrass, lemon verbena, and spearmint, too, which add more flavor to each cup.Tazo

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