20 Natural and Safe Home Remedies for Abortion

18 Natural and Safe Home Remedies for Abortion

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Pregnancy is the most wonderful phase in every woman’s life but sometimes this beautiful dream may turn into a nightmare! This may happen if you have not been planning for a pregnancy. You may be in the prime of your career, too young to be a mommy, may have a health condition or any other reason that may want you to terminate your pregnancy. Though it may sound unethical but unwanted pregnancies can bring nothing but despair to you.

You may go in for medical or surgical procedures to terminate your unwanted pregnancy but these may have side effects on your health. However, going the natural way or using home remedies for abortion is not only effective and convenient but you can keep the entire abortion procedure hush-hush. Here we shall be discussing how to follow various home remedies effectively for an abortion.

Precautions to Take Before Abortion

Home remedial measures are always better for any medical condition. However, you need to exercise great caution while following these natural methods of abortion. Here are some of the things that you should keep in mind before adopting any home remedial measures for abortion:

  • You have to be extremely sure of your decision of terminating your pregnancy. Though it can be emotionally scarring for a mother, but it is advised to get on with the abortion procedure only if you are sure of your decision of termination.
  • Make sure you are in a healthy state before adopting any home remedial methods of abortion. Being not in pink of health may lead to more discomfort and may lead to complications.
  • You should not use any home remedy for abortion if you have crossed ten weeks of pregnancy. Using home remedial measures beyond this point in your pregnancy may cause severe complications.
  • Some home remedial methods may lead to complications. Therefore, it is recommended to seek expert advice. Improper methods of abortion may lead to serious side effects.
  • In case of unsuccessful efforts of abortion using home remedies, you should seek immediate medical assistance as it may lead to medical complications.
  • You may have to try one or more methods of abortion when using the natural methods. This is because what may work for one woman may not work for the other. It is recommended to try more than one method.

Once you take care of all the above mentioned precautions, you may make up your mind to follow any of the following home remedies for abortion. These home procedures are not only a safer option of terminating an unwanted pregnancy but these methods are also very extremely cost effective. If these home remedies are practiced in the correct way and at the right time, you may get the desired results.

Home Remedies to Abort Pregnancy Naturally

If you are wondering how to abort at home without any complicated methods, following home remedies will prove to be effective in solving your problem:

1. Papaya for Abortion


Papaya is best known for its great nutritive value. This wonder fruit is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, iron, magnesium, potassium, carotenes, riboflavin, dietary fibre and other vital nutrients. It is eaten around the world for its immense health benefits. However, once you get pregnant, this is amongst the few food items that you are strictly told to stay away from. Both ripe and unripe forms of papaya have abortion inducing properties. The milky white fluid in raw papaya is high in latex. The high levels of prostaglandin and oxytocin present in it are effective in boosting labour contractions. Along with this, the presence of papain enzyme in papaya hampers the production of progesterone and increases the production of oestrogens in the body. The reduced levels of progesterone in the body hinder the progress of pregnancy and results in abortion. Consuming copious amounts of papaya is an effective way to terminate or end an undesired pregnancy.

2. Pineapple for Abortion

Pineapple is best liked for its tangy and sweet flavour. This yummy fruit is loaded with immense health benefits. Pineapples are a rich source of Vitamin C, iron, folate and other important nutrients. This fruit is one of the most effective home remedies for unwanted pregnancy. If you want to try this home remedy for abortion, it is recommended that you opt for greener and unripe pineapples rather than the yellow ripe ones. Proteolytic enzyme or Bromelain in present in the greener pineapples. These enzymes are responsible for breaking down the protein. In initial stages of pregnancy the embryo mainly comprises of protein. Consuming ample amounts of pineapple in early stages of pregnancy (up to 10 weeks), causes bleeding by softening the cervix and this result in abortion. It is recommended to consume 2-3 green pineapples every day to spunk up the Bromelain and Vitamin C levels in your body, which will lead to miscarriage in a natural way.

3. Goji Berry for Abortion

Goji berry is an effective home remedy to terminate pregnancy. These small berries are also known as wolfberries and they have been popular in Chinese medicine for a long time. Various parts of the goji plant, like the leaves, fruits and even the bark is used for various medicinal purposes. Goji berry is mostly had in its dried form and it is rich in proteins, omega 3 and 6, vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and C. These berries also have high levels of carotenoids (Lycopene Zeaxanthin, Lutein and beta-carotene) and it also contains 18 amino acids. The high level of Vitamin C in goji berries is what makes it effective in case abortion is desired. It is recommended to consume large amounts of goji berry (more than 10 grams a day) for abortion in a natural way.

4. Parsley for Abortion

Everyone loves the aromatic twist that parsley lends to most of the cuisines around the world. This wondrous herb is not only the most preferred medium of garnish but it is also loaded with volatile oils and Vitamin C. The ample amounts of Vitamin C make parsley one of the most effective natural remedies for abortion. Vitamin C in parsley increases the oestrogen levels in the body and these elevated hormones result in increased blood to the reproductive organs. Apart from this the volatile oils aid in thinning the uterine walls and softening the cervix and thus results in uterine spasms.

5. Vitamin C for Abortion

Vitamin C has ample health benefits and it is also one of the most sought after options, when it comes to home remedies for abortion. Vitamin C is in abundance in many fruits (Pineapple, papaya and many other fruits). You may also take Vitamin C supplements to terminate your pregnancy. However, if you wish to take supplements, it is recommended to get in touch with your doctor, before doing so. Consuming high levels of vitamin C can prove to be detrimental and may cause kidney problems. Consuming Vitamin C increases oestrogen and reduces the progesterone in the body. Low levels of progesterone leads to bleeding and eventually causes abortion.

6. Sesame Seeds for Abortion


Sesame seeds are power packed with proteins, iron, amino acids, calcium and vitamins (B, C and E). These miraculous seeds are effective in treating flu and cold. These seeds are also effective in keeping constipation at bay. Consuming sesame seeds causes abortion in a natural way. You may soak the seeds overnight and consume them in the morning for a few days or till the result is achieved. Though there is no recommended dosage for consuming sesame seeds, as these seeds do not pose any hazards to your health, consuming a handful a day should be good enough.

7. Cohush for Abortion

Cohush herbs are used as one of the most effective natural remedy for  abortion. These herbs are available in red, blue and black variety and all these varieties are known for their medicinal properties. Blue cohush is beneficial in regulating the hormonal imbalance in women and it is also effective in regulating the menstrual cycle. Black cohush is helpful in treating insomnia, hot flushes, mood swings and irritability that may arise in the menopausal stage. However, apart from this, blue and black cohushes, when taken together are very effective for inducing abortion. The caulosaponin and oxytocin present in them triggers the abortion process by causing the softening of the cervix and uterine contractions.

8. Acacia Pods and Banana Leaves for Abortion

Acacia pods and banana leave shoots are very effective in causing abortion. You may take equal amounts of acacia seeds and banana leave shoots and powder them after drying. Take this powder mixed with sugar and hot water until the menstruation begins. Though the exact scientific cause behind this process in not established, but this remedy has been known to be effective in termination of unwanted pregnancy.

9. Chamomile Tea for Abortion

Chamomile tea is a blessing for all the tea lovers. This fragrant tea is beneficial in treating insomnia, depression and spasms. However, many people may not know that consuming chamomile tea is also great way of terminating pregnancy naturally. The presence of thujone in chamomile induces uterine contractions leading to abortion. If you are aiming for abortion by consuming chamomile tea, you may have to increase the consumption of this tea for up to 2 to 3 cups a day for a week.

10. Evening Primrose Oil for Abortion

Evening primrose oil has immense health benefits for skin and bone ailments. However, if it is consumed in a form of pill or applied in substantial amounts on the cervix, it may result in abortion.

11. Mugwort Leaves for Abortion

Mugwort is a perennial plant that is primarily used to treat women’s reproductive ailments for centuries. Apart from this, this plant is very effective in treating various medical conditions such as, bronchitis, digestive problems, muscle stiffness and others. This herb is also effective in inducing abortion. Mugwort is rich in volatile oils, flavonoids, absinthin and tannin, which are known for stimulating the uterus and causes abortion.

12. Cotton Root Bark for Abortion

This biennial shrub has been known for centuries to have abortifacient properties. Cotton root bark was used to treat fertility issues, menstrual cramps and labia tumours. Cotton root bark is an effective natural remedy for abortion. However, it is very important that you have access to a cotton plant that is free of harmful chemicals and pesticides. You may make a decoction by infusing this plant in water boiling water. You may keep taking tea made with cotton root bark till your menstruation commences.

13. Pennyroyal for Abortion

Pennyroyal is an effective herb in dealing with unwanted pregnancies. These herbs come in two forms, European pennyroyal and American pennyroyal. Extra caution must be exercised when dealing with this herb as negligent handling may lead to fatal consequences and even death. You may take this herb in fresh as well as dried form and boil it in water to make tea. You may drink 4 to 5 cups a day for a few days or till the bleeding starts.

14. Cinnamon for Abortion


Cinnamon is one of the most loved and popular spices all over the world. This intensely fragrant spice is widely used in food, beverages, desserts and even medicines.  If taken in initial stages of pregnancy, it may lead to uterine contractions and bleeding resulting in abortion. The complexity of its components makes it difficult to establish the exact cause that results in abortion. But this spice has been in practice for terminating unwanted pregnancies since ages. You may consume cinnamon in powdered form or may take cinnamon in the form of supplements. However, it is recommended not to go overboard with consumption of this spice as it may lead to side effects.

15. Acupuncture for Abortion

Acupuncture is an ancient practice that has been in practice for over centuries. Acupuncture is based on the principal that ailments result from the disrupted flow of energy in the body. In order to be hale and hearty this disrupted energy has to start flowing in the body. Thus certain areas or spots in the body are stimulated for the energy to flow. For aborting an unwanted pregnancy, acupuncture has certain points that could be stimulated . When these points are stimulated, it may result in miscarriage. These points are SP6 and L14; however, it is strongly recommended that you take help of an acupuncture expert if you wish to terminate your pregnancy through this method.

16. Sexual Intercourse for Abortion

As weird as it may sound, but having sex may also lead to abortion in a natural way. Having sex and orgasm multiple times in a day in the initial stages of pregnancy may lead to abortions. Therefore, if you wish to end your pregnancy, you may practice regular sex as orgasms cause abortions in a natural manner.

17. Hot Water Showers for Abortion

hot water shower

You may wonder how the regular hot water showers can terminate your undesired pregnancy. This occurs due to the fact that when you expose your body to extreme temperatures (102 degrees or more) in initial stages of pregnancy, your body’s basal temperature rises resulting in your body going in a crisis mode. Your body acts vigorously to regulate your rising temperature rather than focusing on the foetus. Taking hot water showers is recommended for a longer duration for up to two weeks or till you achieve your desired outcome.

18. Massage for Abortion

Massage is an excellent way to relax tired muscles. However, this method of relaxation is not recommended in early stages of pregnancy as it may lead to abortion. But if you are considering gettingrunning an abortion then massage is a great way. You may take any massage oil and use it to massage around your belly area. The main focus should be to keep the strokes downwards and keep applying pressure on the pelvic region. The pressure and strokes will result in releasing the foetus.

19. Taking Aspirin for Abortion

If you are pregnant, aspirin is amongst the first few medicines that you will be told not to take. However, if unwanted pregnancy is what is bothering you, then taking aspirin may provide you with a solution. You may take an aspirin 5 to 6 times a day for a few days or till the termination of pregnancy. You may include other food items such as figs, ginger and cinnamon, which are effective in generating body heat and thus helpful in aiding abortion. It is recommended to take your doctor’s advice on taking aspirin for abortion.

20. Exercise for Abortion

Exercising is a great way of keeping our body and mind healthy. In the early stages of pregnancy, you may be advised against following a strenuous exercising regime. However, if you wish to get rid of your unwanted pregnancy then exercise your way for an abortion. High intensity works outs such as, sit ups, crunches, squats, running, jogging or even weight training may be done till you achieve the desired outcome.

Disclaimer: The above mentioned methods are effective in terminating an undesired or unwanted pregnancy. However, it is strongly recommended that you should consult your doctor before adopting any of the above mentioned methods of abortion to avoid complications.

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