Menopause

Post image for St John’s Wort – for nerves and depression

St John’s Wort has been used since the middle ages as a valuable relaxing herb. It also has long-lasting tonic effects on the whole Nervous System.
Its main properties are for mild depression and for menopause. Most people have heard of it with regard to depression. There are some well-proven benefits for this.
This is what most people know St John’s Wort for – it has become the product of choice for mild to moderate depression. We examine this in the article.

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Post image for 10 tips for women with PMS

Water retention, mood swings, sore breasts, and indigestion are problems experienced by many women in the week preceding menstruation. Here are a few tips from Susun Weed’s best-selling book, Menopausal Years the Wise Woman Way (Alternatives for Women 30-90) to help ease these discomforts.

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Post image for Agnus castus – best known menopause herb

The herb is mainly known as a remedy used by women. I will concentrate on its effects for PMT and menopause – its main uses today.
The effect it has on female hormones is largely a balancing effect. This ‘normalising’ influence makes it useful in a wide range of situations. And it can be helpful for a large proportion of the time – some studies indicate improvements in symptoms for 90% of sufferers from PMT.

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There are literally hundreds of different species of Sage. The one most often found in your back yard, Salvia officinalis & common sage, better known as a culinary herb, has impressive therapeutic properties – especially for female hormones and menopause.

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Post image for 5 treatments for menopause

For treatment of menopause natural remedies would be the first choice of many women – before deciding to fall back on using drugs. The natural approaches very often relieve symptoms – if they don’t eliminate them altogether.

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Post image for Dong quai for periods, fertility and menopause

In its native country, China, dong quai is the next best selling herb to licorice, where millions of women are reputed to take it every day as an invigorating and blood purifying tonic. The term ‘female ginseng’ is often used by herbalists when referring to dong quai and its tonifying properties.

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Post image for Conquer menopause naturally

Menopause symptoms start to affect about 8,000 western women each day, as they enter the menopause. Menopause symptoms can raise a variety of concerns and fears.
Uncertainty and misinformation about menopause abound. Emotional strains are heightened by the all too apparent physical and mental symptoms a woman can experience.

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