CategoriesSystem Remedy

Female, Ovaries

Ovary Support Remedy

This Remedy helps with all Ovary, Fallopian Tube and egg/follicle cells (fertility). The ovaries are a pair of female reproductive organs. Each ovary is about the size and shape of an almond. They are located in the pelvis, one on each side of the uterus. The ovaries are connected to each other by the Fallopian tubes. The fallopian tubes are two thin tubes, one on each side of the uterus, which help lead the mature egg from the ovaries to the uterus. Some form of blockage, swelling, scar tissue or other conditions of the fallopian tube are a major cause of infertility.

The ovaries have two functions: they produce eggs (also called ova) and female hormones. Each month, when ovulation occurs, an egg is released from one of the ovaries. The egg travels from the ovary, through the tubes, and into the uterus. The sperm also need to swim their way from the cervix, through the uterus, and through the fallopian tubes to get the egg. Fertilization usually takes place while the egg is traveling through the tube.

The ovaries produce the main source of female hormones, estrogen and progesterone. These hormones control the development of female body characteristics such as the breasts, body shape, and body hair. The ovaries also regulate the menstrual cycle and pregnancy.

Fun Facts

  • Girls are born with about 2 million eggs, by puberty they have about 400,000, but Only about 400-500 will ripen during their lifetime.

Health Conditions

  • Egg 'Ripening' can be a problem because it requires a complex hormone cascade to occur.
  • Blocked fallopian tube, also known as tubal factor infertility, is the cause of infertility in 40% of infertile women.
  • Hydrosalpinx is when a blockage causes the tube to dilate (increase in diameter) and fill with fluid.
  • Tubal, or ectopic pregnancy, occurs when the fallopian tube is partially blocked, the egg becomes fertilized inside the tube and does not move down to the uterus.
  • Estrogen & Progesterone are complex hormones which must remain in perfect balance for both pregnancy and female health (including emotional).
  • Ovarian cysts can form in or on the ovaries. The two common cysts are Follicle cysts and Corpus luteum cysts, which generally self correct. Other cysts include Endometriomas, Cystadenomas, Dermoid cysts, and Polycystic ovaries.

Suggestions To Strengthen

  • Keep the thyroid and pituitary healthy.
  • Regular exercise and healthy foods are important.
  • Eating hormone free meats, eggs and dairy keep the body's natural hormone signals working more efficiently.