Get E-Book on COVID-19

Reproductive(Fertility) Health Data Verified

Fertility: Homeopathic & natural supplements that help you conceive

Written by
Dr. Theresa M. Gregory
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.

Published on Jul 30, 2014 and last reviewed on Sep 07, 2018   -  5 min read

Abstract

Abstract

This article discusses the homeopathic & natural supplements that help you conceive.

Fertility: Homeopathic & natural supplements that help you conceive

When there are difficulties with conceiving, people pursue fertility treatments. These treatments can be very costly and stressful. But natural remedies are extremely effective and helpful. There are natural supplements which greatly aid in conception (fertilization). In spite of advanced maternal age and various health issues contributing to the state of infertility, natural supplements are very helpful.

Before adding any new supplements to your health regimen, make sure that you consult with your doctor to check for any possible interactions.

Homeopathic Drainage:

Before trying to conceive, it is important to take homeopathic drainage remedies for 3 months. These are very gentle and safe plant and mineral based formulations which help to clear toxins from the cells, liver, kidneys and gastrointestinal system. Well known brands of homeopathic drainage remedies like Unda and Seroyal would be very helpful. Homeopathic drainage remedies go much deeper than herbal cleanses. It is a deep cellular detoxification that occurs which heals any physical impediment that has been holding you back from conceiving.

Supplements to Increase Libido:

Libido is the desire for the sexual activity.

Vitamin Supplements:

Of course, a good prenatal vitamin is crucial. Folic acid prevents neural tube defects in the foetus. Even if your partner does not have any problems with his sperm, he should take a multi-vitamin and mineral supplement daily.

Role of Red Clover in Fertility:

A very vital remedy for maximizing your chances of conception is red clover infusions. This herb can be very helpful in overcoming any female fertility issue such as blocked tubes. Red Clover, taken from day 10 after your period begins through ovulation, is a great fertility enhancer.

You make the infusion by boiling a litre or quarter of water and by adding red clover dried blossoms to the water, covering and steeping it for at least 4 hours. After this it should be refrigerated. Other forms of red clover do not work so well as the infusion.

Do not take red clover after ovulation occurs. I suggest taking 1-2 cups daily, morning and evening on an empty stomach. It is a lovely tea to drink, relaxing and soothing. It can be sweetened with a little honey if you like.

Benefits of Fish Oil:

Purified, molecularly distilled fish oil made from small fish such as herring and mackerel, is a good supplement for both partners when trying to conceive. It is an anti-inflammatory, and has similar effects of aspirin, which many fertility centers suggest. Both have slight blood thinning qualities, so aspirin and fish oil should not be consumed together.

Find fish oil that contains vitamin E to prevent it from oxidizing. Fish oil can be taken safely throughout pregnancy. Conventional medical studies show that children whose mothers took fish oil during pregnancy had better cognitive abilities at an earlier age.

Besides having great cardiovascular benefits, fish oil is wonderful for the skin, and has been found to have a positive effect on fertility for both men and women. In many problems of infertility such as blocked tubes, endometriosis, fibroids, etc., fish oil can be very beneficial by arresting any form of inflammation in the body. You can take 2 capsules daily before sleep with a light snack.

Supplements for Implantation:

Implantation is the adhesion of the foetus to the uterine wall. This occurs during the early stages of pregnancy.

To encourage successful implantation, taking vitamin B complex and eating some pineapple core at the most likely time of implantation (between 5-12 days following ovulation) will help. Pineapple core contains bromelain, which is an anti-inflammatory and aids in implantation. Fish oil or baby aspirin are crucial at this time.

Acupuncture, in addition to the mentioned supplements has been proven to improve the chances of implantation.

Supplement Summary for Women Trying to Conceive:

Supplement Summary for Men with Normal Sperm:

Supplement Protocol for Men with Sperm Abnormalities:

Take supplements mentioned above for men with normal sperm (without the daily multi-vitamin and mineral supplement) and in addition to this take:

Even if you are not able to take every supplement listed, just taking some of these can make a great difference in your ability to conceive. It is always beneficial to try a natural means of conception first. Many women have conceived healthy babies in the most difficult and unlikely circumstances.

Try to relax, get enough sleep and eat healthfully. Above all, do not lose hope.

 

This is a sponsored Ad. icliniq or icliniq doctors do not endorse the content in the Ad.

Last reviewed at:
07 Sep 2018  -  5 min read

RATING

15
Dr. Theresa M. Gregory

Dr. Theresa M. Gregory

, D.I. Hom. (Practitioner)

Consult by PhoneConsult by Phone Video ChatVideo Chat

Tags:

Comprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Related Questions & Answers


According to scan, the fetus growth is lagging. Kindly clarify it.

Query: Hi doctor, My wife is three months pregnant, and the doctor is telling that the baby is lagging in growth for about one month. The fetus heartbeat is good as per ultrasound, but the fetal growth is less. My wife's weight also dropped from 57 to 55 kg and recently, she is having stomach ache and back...  Read Full »

What could be the best medicine for allergic rhinitis?

Query: Hi, I am currently using Duonase nasal spray and Odimont LC for the allergic rhinitis. I am getting mild fever after taking Duonase. Is it safe to take Duonase? Can I take Paracetamol for fever while using Duonase? Is there any alternative for Duonase without steroids?  Read Full »

How much Folic acid is required during pregnancy in Crohn's patient?

Query: Hello doctor, I have Crohn's disease and am pregnant. The first day of my last period was before 40 days and I have been taking multivitamins which includes 400 micrograms of Folic acid for the past four months. I am now pregnant. The doctor said that I need 5 mg of Folic acid due to the Crohns whi...  Read Full »

Popular Articles Most Popular Articles

Do you have a question on ?

Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: All health articles published on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.