PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome – Homeopathic treatment

PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

PCOS – Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome becomes more and more notable in OBGYN clinic nowaday. There are many women’s endocrine disorders and Polycystic Ovarian SyndromePCOSPCOS is one of them. The condition is mainly defined by the hormonal imbalance that results in the formation of ovarian cysts. The major symptoms of PCOS include delayed menses, irregular menses, prolonged menses, and absent menses for months. Women with this disorder may also have excessive hair growth on the face or other unusual body parts (chest, stomach, hips). Acne very often could also accompany Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Many women who are finding it hard to get pregnant suffer from PCOS that prevent them from creating an egg and conceive. And those females who experiencing hair fall could also develop cysts in their ovaries instead of producing eggs. These women often gain excessive weight which at some point leads to obesity. The compounding effects of PCOS are diabetes mellitus and hypertension.

Does homeopathic treatment for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome work?

There are several Homeopathic remedies for PCOS, which all are made from natural organic substances based on the philosophy “like cures like.” Hence they cause zero side effects and are sure heal PCOS. The various Homeopathic medicines are required to extract the disease from its roots depending on the case at hand. Before a treatment protocol prescribed, both the mental and physical spheres of the patient have to be thoroughly investigated. It takes a long time to cure Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome since homeopath will administer and adjust treatment on a cycle basis. Don’t expect all the symptoms to be gone in a flash. An examination of the changes in symptoms coupled with frequent clinical follow-ups is what will assure one of the total cure.

The following are some of the Homeopathic remedies for PCOS:

  • Sepia – one of the most common Homeopathic remedies for PCOS

Sepia is known to treat Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome that manifests itself in short, late, and scanty menses. The woman with this disorder feels a bearing down sensation in the pelvic region. By taking Sepia, one is able to have the menstrual cycle synchronized to appear at the proper and expected time. Women having infertility problems due to PCOS can also find a solution in Sepia. However, one of the major PCOS symptoms controlled by the Sepia homeopathic treatment is abnormal facial hair growth, especially between the upper lip and nose (mustaches). Before prescribing Sepia, other symptoms to be looked for include mental irritability, sensitivity to cold air, and indifferent behavior towards those close to you. The Very important symptom that makes homeopathic practitioner use Sepia is woman’s complain about sweating with the smell of fish.

  • Pulsatilla – treating PCOS with suppressed menses for a long duration

As a natural homeopathic treatment, Pulsatilla is used to treat PCOS cases in females suffering from suppressed periods for a prolonged duration. Of course, Pulsatilla will help restore periods in such women. However, they will initially appear scanty and extremely painful. With time, while the obstacles suppressing periods disappear and menstruation flow normally. As a homeopathic remedy for Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Pulsatilla is key in helping young girls at puberty suffering from irregular periods. Women who don’t ever feel thirsty and those who always desire cool open air are the ones in great need for Pulsatilla. Also, the physician should also look for symptoms that include a mild and sensitive mental nature with a tendency for weeping before prescribing Pulsatilla. These are women who weep at the slightest provocation and feel a little bit better when consoled.

  • Calcarea Carb – treating PCOS with prolonged and profuse periods

Calcarea Carb is a natural homeopathic medicine that is suited for treating PCOS in women suffering from profuse periods that are also prolonged beyond the usual. Women with weight gain and obesity resulting from PCOS are also best treated using Calcarea Carb. In fact, this homeopathic medicine has been shown to reduce the excessive weight gain very effectively. But you can’t just take Calcarea Carb without showing certain specific symptoms. Watch out if you have excessive sweating on the head or extreme sensitivity to cold air. Also if you have peculiar cravings like the desire for boiled eggs, chalk, and lime, then you should take Calcarea Carb to be treated.

  • Natrum Mur – treating PCOS with irregular and suppressed menses

Women seeking to regularize their menstrual cycles should take the homeopathic medicine Natrum Mur. This medicine should also benefit women who cannot conceive due to PCOS. Symptoms to look out for before taking Natrum Mur include aversion to heat from the sun, unusually hot sensation, and craving for extra salt in food. Patients with a reserved nature, weeping spells when alone, and worsening mental condition, when sympathized with should also take Natrum Mur.

  • Thuja Occidentalis – treating PCOS with retarded menstrual flow

Retarded menstrual flow due to ovarian cysts if best treated using Thuja Occidentalis. This homeopathic remedy has the ability to dissolve abnormal growth including cysts. If a woman has a more pronounced cystic growth in the left-side ovary, taking Thuja is the best remedy. In addition, Thuja also effectively treats extreme hair growth on unusual body parts due to PCOS-incused hormonal imbalance.

  • Pulsatilla, Kali Carb, and Senecio – treating PCOS for suppressed or absent menses

If you are looking to re-establish the menses that have been totally absent, you are better off taking Pulsatilla, Kali Curb, and Senecio. Of the three Homeopathic remedies, Pulsatilla is the most effective in bringing back the menstrual periods. If your menses have been completely absent for months due to PCOS, you are better off taking Kali Carb. Sometimes, women experiencing suppressed menses may feel as if the periods are just about to come back. The woman might be having complaints related to menses such as heaviness, nausea, and pelvic pain but without seeing the menses. That’s when Senecio becomes the most effective homeopathic remedy for PCOS.

  • Sulfur and Silicea – treating PCOS with acne or pimples

Women with PCOS who are also suffering from acne are best treated using Sulfur and Silicea. Anyone having acne will get the best results when they use Sulfur as their choice homeopathic remedy. Sulfur is best applied in cases where the acne is either itchy or painful. When the acne contains pus and is deep-rooted, then the best homeopathic remedy is Silicea.

  • Graphite, Ammonium Carb, and Calcarea Carb – treating PCOS with obesity

To treat PCOS with obesity, women are better off taking Calcarea Carb, Ammonium Carb, and Graphite. Each case will be looked at for unique symptoms before the specific homeopathic remedy is prescribed.


Of course, Homeopathic remedies for PCOS can be used to address various symptoms which include hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and infertility. However, the treatment provided will depend on the individual patient based on the unique symptoms they have. The aim of Homeopathy is not to provide a universal elixir but a solution that will serve the needs of each and every patient.