Traditional Chinese Herbs That Support Fertility 🌿🌿🌿

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Traditional Chinese Herbs That Support Fertility

If you’re looking for natural ways to support your fertility, there’s no place more abundant than Mother Earth. Traditional Chinese Medicine uses herbs strategically to support “Qi,” which is the body’s vital energy.

A few fertility-supportive Chinese herbs that Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners use frequently include:

FRESH GINGER (Sheng Jiang)
*Gentle, warming

⚬ Reduces PMS cramps/dysmenorrhea

⚬ Reduces hot flashes

⚬ Promotes cool & calm

⚬ Supports liver function

⚬ Supports digestion

⚬ Reduces morning sickness

REISHI (Lingzhi)

⚬ Supports blood balance

⚬ Supports heart emotions

⚬ Reduces androgen excess

⚬ Reduces inflammation

⚬ Increases energy

⚬ Improves sense of well-being

Neutral, balanced

⚬ Supports Yin (feminine energy)

⚬ Supports blood rebuilding post-menstruation (follicular phase)

⚬ Encourages healthy uterine lining

⚬ Promotes balance between hot & cold

*Generally speaking, these herbs can be taken before, during, and after pregnancy.

Learn more about fertility-supportive herbs by tuning into Episode 2 of The Innate Wisdom Podcast with @dr.grace.tcm . And feel free to sign up for the wait list to my eCourse, Conscious Conception, where you'll learn how to take herbs like these and more to support your fertility and pregnancy journey. 

Have you tried any of these herbs? Which one is your favorite?


Not medical advice.


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