Oldest Newest 24 Posts. We'll post here how it goes! They can also help with menstruation. Also does wonders for your complexion I hear! It is best to use them together, after 40 weeks of gestation, when mild or irregular contractions are already present. For others, it has no effect whatsoever. If you are already taking medications, some herbs may counteract their effects. But does drinking a cup of cumin tea really help kickstart labor? Recent research has revealed that eating dates during third trimester is one of the more effective natural ways to induce labor. Even healthcare specialists and midwives swear by Cumin Tea sometimes, but there has been no scientific data to support this knowledge. Induction is done by either stripping the membranes, breaking your water, or giving you hormones that stimulate contractions or ripen the cervix. The chances of cervical ripening increases when a full-term pregnant woman continues to have sex with her partner. Look for cumin seeds, which should be in the spice aisle at the grocer. January Babies. Be sure to speak with your health care practitioner before drinking black and blue cohosh. Jul 28, Also, there is plenty of evidence that bromelain reduces inflammation in pregnant women after childbirth, especially when breastfeeding.