Avoiding pregnancy is not a problem especially for married people. Most couples now our days involve themselves in family planning, deciding on how many children to have.

But at times and at some moments, pregnancies appear when the couple is not ready for it. It is there for this reason why, some couples use the Calendar method, temperature method, Condom, having sex during your safe period and practice the Start-Stop Method. Which are good methods to use.

Apart from the upgraded preventive measures, there are also Natural methods that can be used to prevent pregnancy;


Grater ginger and boil if for five minutes in a cup of water. When ready, strain it and consume this two times a day. It is believed that ginger can induce your period and also can prevent pregnancy.


From the day you have sex start eating unripe pineapple for three days straight. Do not eat it in excess.

It is believe that, the acid found in the pineapple will kill the sperm and prevent pregnancy.

Citrus fruits

Pure vitamin C is recommended to those trying to avoid pregnancy.

Therefore citrus fruits like Lemon are rich in pure vitamin C and should be taken for three days after having unprotected sex.

Note that, in case you suspect to be pregnant or tested positive, then do not take this.


Dried apricot is also helpful for birth control and should be taken immediately after intercourse. This is one of the effective, easy and quick way to avoid unwanted pregnancy.

Mix dried apricots with 2 tablespoons honey in a cup of water, blend it into a mixture and boil. Consume one cup of this mixture to prevent pregnancy.

Queen Anne’s Lace

Queen Anne ’s lace or wild carrot seed, prevents the implantation of eggs. By disrupting progesterone synthesis.

Consume its seeds soon after intercourse. You consume this seeds for seven days.

You can equally drink it as tea. But note that, while taking this, you will have mild constipation.

Other natural things you can use are Papaya, parsley, Cinnamon, Neem, and Wild Yam.


After one week of intercourse, if you had not taken these natural remedies, then do not take it again.

Also pregnant women should not try to take this.

Do not exaggerate your intake of this fruit, because excess of it can bring negative side effects.

If you experience any abnormal health effects after taking the remedy, stop taking it.

Make sure you eat healthily while taking any birth control measures.

These remedies might not work for everyone because systems are different.