Seed Cycling for Fertility and Hormone Balancing - Nurture Acupuncture Bundaberg

Seed Cycling for Fertility and Hormone Balancing

Diet - Seed Cycling

Seed cycling is a fantastic addition to the diet to help increase fertility.  According to Chinese Medicine Food Therapy seeds can help balance the menstrual cycle, hormones and the reproductive system.​

Flax and sesame seeds can help block excess estrogen, which is important for ovulation!

Sunflower seeds are high in selenium for liver detoxification.  We need a clean liver to have balanced hormones!

Pumpkin seeds supports progesterone release​!

Phase 1 (Follicular Phase)

Day 1-14 of Menstrual Cycle​

Every day take:​

  • 1 Tbsp ground flax seeds
  • 1 Tbsp ground pumpkin seeds

Phase 2 (Luteal Phase)

Day 15 - 28 of your Menstural Cycle

Every day take:​

  • 1 Tbsp ground sunflower seeds
  • 1 Tbsp ground sesame seeds

Add the seeds daily to your meals such as porridge, quinoa, stews, greens smoothies or just by itself.

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