Written by Allen Walker
Reviewed by Womenrx.org
Allen Walker

Reviewed by Womenrx.org

Written by Allen Walker

Well, there are times when one finds the need to delay the cycles. When it comes to delaying, women are recommended to choose some remedies that assist them during the cycles.

Delaying them naturally is possible, but there are no studies that back up those remedies.

Here are some of the natural foods that can help to delay the periods naturally.

Lemon Juice

Lemon juice consists of highly acidic food items. It is the richest and oldest method to delay the menstruations without experiencing any side effects. Though it is a natural remedy, one is recommended to consume it in moderate level to avoid the effects such as vomit, nausea, and gastroesophageal reflux. Excessive consumption is likely to irritate your teeth, mouth, intestines, and stomach. Yet, one needs to consider using 2-3 spoons of lemon juice in a glass of water and consume it.

Gram lentil soup

One can simply roast the gram lentils and grind them into fine powder. This powder is to be stored in a cool and dry place. Consume one serving of gram lentil soup each day. Also, women are recommended to consume it atleast 10 days before the expected date of their menstruation cycle. In case any female experience symptoms like stomach ache or bloating, discontinue the consumption of this remedy.

Cinnamon tea

Not only it is popular, but is a relevant and genuine remedy that can help to push back the period to a few days. This tea is tasty, aromatic, healthy, and consists of various benefits.

Not only does it pushes back, but helps to manage heavy menstruations and reduce the menstrual cramps and inflammation occurred.

Mango bark

Consumption of mango promotes heat in your body and is likely to provoke cycles. But the mango bark has different properties that can be used to delay your menstruations. Add 10ml of mango bark extract to a cap of water and store it in the refrigerator. Consuming 1 tablespoon of chilled mixture 3-4 times a day can prove to be effective and visible results can be seen.


The consumption of these red fruit leaves is likely to assist you to get your cycle delayed. One needs to simply take 5-6 dried leaves of raspberry and boil them with water. Consume it atleast a week before your expected menstrual date. Raspberry tea not only helps you to delay the cycles, but you can use it during the periods to feel relieved from the cramps.


Gelatin too is one of the magical remedies that can be consumed by females to let their periods wait from showing up. Dissolve the gelatin in lukewarm water and consume it to delay the onset of periods. The intake of this remedy is likely to delay it for 4-6 hours. If you’re looking for more delay, you should consider other remedies. Excessive consumption of gelatin is likely to affect your digestion process.

Unless needed, delaying the cycle is not recommended. Hence, women need to consider seeking assistance before choosing any such remedy.