The cervix is the narrow necklike passage forming the lower end of the uterus. During childbirth the small opening on the cervix becomes bigger. Through this opening the body cleanses from menstrual blood. Cervical area can be affected by different health problems and conditions. It is advisable to perform Pap- test regularly so you can find out on time whether there are suspicious changes in the cells.
• Cervical cysts and polyps – abnormal growths.
• Cervical cancer
• Cervicitis –Cervix inflammation, usually caused by an infection.
• Cervical insufficiency – is a medical condition in which pregnant woman’s cervix begins to dilate much sooner than the pregnancy’s term.
If you have any of above mentioned health issues, you may want to try some natural remedies rather than conventional ones. Here you can read about 10 herbs that boost your immune system and help in preserving the cervix health.
1. Green Tea/ECGC
Green tea contains anti- cancerous polyphenols which are proven to help against precancerous cells in the cervix so in that way they prevent cancer development. Consume green tea every day.
Curcumin is found in Turmeric and is able to destroy cancer cells. Researches have confirmed that curcumin is extraordinary and affects cancer cells. You can add turmeric in meals or as a supplement.
3. Astragalus root
Astragalus root has the same effect as chemotherapy, together with inhibition of the PI3K/Akt pathway which controls the cycle of cells and it also improves the immune system. Astragalus root can be taken as a pill or liquid herbal extract.
4. Holy basil
Holy basil commonly known as Tulsi has many polyphenols as anthocyanin and flavonoids. This herb also has many phenolic compounds and ursolic acid as well. Those with cervical spinal stenosis can feel the beneficial effects of Tulsi. This herb is especially used for preparing Thai food. But if you don’t prefer this type of food it can be found as a pill.
Resveratrol is a nutritional polyphenol which is extracted from berries, grapes peanuts and some other plants. This herb is proven to reduce the spreading of human tumor cells. Grape is rich in resveratrol and other anti-cancerous compounds.It can be found in dark chocolate and in cocoa as well.
Rosemary contains carnosic and rosmarinic acid which are proven to reduce the production of some human tumor cell. You can use it when preparing meals but it is mostly beneficial when consumed fresh. It can be found as an essential oil. If you try to regularly use rosemary you can reduce the risk of getting cancer.
7. Snow Fungus
Snow fungus with white color and glowing, are shown to have anti-cancerous properties. It helps in preparing the uterus and cervix for radiation and also increases the effect from the treatment. Snow Fungus is often used for preparing Asian soups.
Oregano has anti-bacterial and anti- inflammatory properties. It also helps in destroying cancer cells which makes it an ideal herb in the fight against cervical cancer. It is easily available as a spice used in meals or as a pill.
9. Sophora Root
This root powder in lab studies is proven to have anti-cancerous effects and if applied directly to the cervix reduces cervical erosion. It can be found as a supplement.
10. Red Clover
Red clover is rich in antioxidants and has anti-cancerous properties. Herbalists recommend consuming three or four cups of red clover tea to prevent cancer development.
Cervical cancer belongs to the group of most curable types of cancer and recent studies have shown that it is a preventable disease. With using these herbs that are mentioned above people could reduce the risk from getting cancer as to prevent the tumor from spreading in people who already have it.