For most couples, pregnancy can be a great source of joy, but only when it is planned. However, sometimes, a woman might not be expecting to get pregnant, in which case, early surgical abortion is the safest solution. Medical abortion is sometimes illegal and, in some cases, a woman might feel ashamed to seek medical help or she might not have access to an abortion clinic. For such women, there is hope in the form of home remedies that can help terminate the unwanted pregnancy. However, these home remedies should be strictly carried out under the advice of an expert. Also, if the below mentioned herbal abortion remedies do not work as expected, one must seek surgical abortion immediately as they could have caused irreversible damage to the fetus. Many herbs described below are actually toxic and could be fatal to the user. Therefore, they must be only taken under the supervision of an experienced herbalist.
This remedy has been used for decades to abort pregnancy in Asian countries. Both ripe and unripe papayas may be used for this task. Eat plenty of papayas as soon as you know you are pregnant. This remedy can bring about contractions in the uterus and help restart menstruation. In many women, papaya has caused miscarriages, so the fruit can be safely used if you wish to terminate your unwanted pregnancy naturally at home. This method of aborting pregnancy at home is effective in the early days of pregnancy (2-6 weeks).
Cinnamon supplements can also be used to abort pregnancy in the first week at home. You can add cinnamon spice in your food, but supplements work best. Start taking cinnamon supplements (6 grams daily for up to 6 weeks) to restart ovulation. Cinnamon is one of the safest, most effective natural foods that can induce menstruation in pregnancy and you can safely take it without affecting your chances of getting pregnant again in the future.
3. Goji berries
Eating 10grams of Goji berries daily in the first two weeks of pregnancy can help you get many health benefits and also induce a safe, natural abortion. Combine this pregnancy termination remedy with other herbal remedies give here for guaranteed results. Goji berries contain betaine compound which could increase your blood pressure, so do consult a herbalist before using this remedy.
4. Vitamin C
High doses of vitamin C could interfere with progesterone production and stimulate estrogen in early pregnancy to terminate it. You must start taking vitamin C as soon as you find out you are pregnant. This remedy is usually effective in early weeks of pregnancy (typically 2-4 weeks). Bleeding will generally start within 3 days starting ths remedy. You may combine this remedy with other natural herbs and foods that cause abortion, described in this guide.
Tansy is a natural abortifacient and contraceptive safely used to terminate unwanted pregnancy. Use only the herb and dried flowers and not tansy oil which is fatal. Also avoid tansy ragwort- a known toxin. You must seek help from a midwife or an herbalist to identify tansy when using this home remedy for abortion. You can safely take 10 drops of tansy tincture in warm water every 2-3 hours or until bleeding begins. If this herbal abortion remedy fails you must go to the hospital since the herb could cause unwanted side effects in the fetus.
6. Angelica root
This herb activates contraction to terminate the pregnancy. It is best used in the first week of pregnancy for it to be effective.Dosage of angelica for abortion: ¼ root steeped in a quart of hot water to be drunk several times a day until bleeding occurs.
7. Black and red cohosh
Black and red cohosh teas can abort pregnancy by inducing labor prematurely. Drink a cup of black cohosh followed by cup of red cohosh, in the first week of pregnancy. This remedy comes with some harmful side effects so it is best taken under the supervision of an experienced herbalist.
8. Sesame seeds
Any food that generates heat in the body can terminate pregnancy and sesame seeds are one of them. Eat sesame seeds daily in the morning (first soak them in warm water overnight). Do this for 2-3 weeks until pregnancy terminates.
There is a great deal of debate surrounding pineapple consumption during pregnancy. Many women have experienced miscarriage by eating pineapples in the early days of pregnancy. You can eat pineapple slices and also drink its fresh juice . You may use this natural abortion method with the other herbal remedies discussed in this guide.
10. Dong Quai (Chinese angelica)
Dong Quai relaxes the uterus and can restart periods in early days of pregnancy. It leads to strong uterine contractions when taken with high doses of Vitamin C. Dong quai dosage for abortion is: Start with 1000 mg as soon as you suspect pregnancy. Follow this with Vitamin C and black cohosh tea, then take second dose of 800 mg. This should lead to spotting, after which you can take a third or fourth dose of Dong Quai. This will help restart menstruation in just one day.
Parsley tea can lead to miscarriages in early pregnancy. Drink parsley tea every few hours and also take a high dose of vitamin C and Dong Quai to restart bleeding.
A study has found that women who consumed Aspirin and NSAIDs in their early pregnancy were more likely to miscarry than those who did not. You can take a dose of 2-4 pills every 2 hours. Maximum dose of aspirin per day is 8000 mg; do not exceed that. You can also take a hot bath and drink parsley tea to make this remedy more effective.
13. Hot shower
Hot showers help induce contractions and relax the uterine muscles to abort pregnancy naturally. Use this remedy with other herbal abortifacients described above.
14. Have sexual intercourse
Having an orgasm in the early weeks of pregnancy could sometimes cause miscarriage. Use this remedy with other remedies for natural abortion described above.
The above 14 home remedies to abort pregnancy are generally safe. However, if you have tried them for several days but are not seeing results, make sure you visit your doctor without further delay.