Tag: menstrual cramps

Can Salve Help My Cramps?

Phew! Periods can be rough. We’re dealing with weight fluctuations, water retention, breast tenderness and the dreaded (yet often underestimated) menstrual cramp all while being expected to just carry on with life as though the red devil hasn’t set up camp in our uteruses. Ouch! Thankfully, as seasoned menstruators, we have grown to be adaptable…Read more

10 Ways to Soothe Menstrual Cramps

We polled our Facebook followers to find out their favorite tricks for beating the PMS blues. Here are our top ten picks from their suggestions to keep your period from cramping your style. 1. A naturopath told me to take extra magnesium (a large amount is in very dark chocolate!) 2. Rub lavender essential oil on…Read more