Menstrual cramps and endometriosis are two of the most common gynecologic problems in reproductive aged women. There is a robust historical tradition of treating acute and chronic pelvic pain with plants. Modern research provides both some evidence, as well as a theoretical basis for using these plants in clinical practice. With the right botanical regimen, women can find much needed relief from painful symptoms without the harsh side-effects associated with more traditional medications. In this report, learn how ginger, turmeric, cramp bark, valerian and other herbs affect physiological health and how the right combinations can produce effective and long-lasting relief from common gynecologic issues.