Herbs for Menopause !


Menopause can be a trying time for a woman. It affects daily activities, mental clarity and mood. In previous articles, I have discussed the basics of menopause and also include some natural suggestions for dealing with the most common symptoms. Most women find relief from menopausal symptoms disrupt the use of plants as these tools typically provide a number of side effects compared to hormone replacement therapy (HRT). Here are five of the most effective herbs for menopause.

1. Black Cohosh
The use of Black cohosh to relieve menopausal symptoms is not new. For centuries, women have sworn by the herb as a powerful tool for reducing hot flashes. Fortunately for us, science has advanced to validate the use of these for centuries. One review of clinical thirty-two studies confirmed that, while the mechanism remains unclear, Black cohosh can effectively reduce the occurrence of hot flashes, intensity, and duration.Some researchers believe that the herb acts as a modulator of estrogen, with other theories stating that compounds in black cohosh affects dopaminergic system.

2. Wild Yam
wild yam, also known as Dioscorea villosa Latin, not to be confused with sweet potatoes that you may have in your kitchen. Wild yam is a different species known for the active ingredient diosgenin, which is a phytoestrogen. Diosgenin contains ingredients similar to DHEA, a precursor to human sex hormones.

East Indian traditional herb, wild yam has a long history of use for hormonal problems. Many menopausal women will use a cream containing wild yam; However, these studies were inconclusive as to whether or not any visible topical application provides benefit.Typically, only root that is used when preparing creams, tinctures and extracts.

3. skullcap
Two of the most serious problems for women going through menopause are mood swings and depression. Some herbs can help, but the American skullcap (Scutellaria lateriflora) is probably one of the best. Fez is specifically noted in several studies to support a state of quiet research mind.Further certainly needed to determine the direct effect skullcap on mood in postmenopausal women.

4. Ginseng
Ginseng may be the best general-purpose herb for menopause. This is often referred to by the full botanical name Panax ginseng, but is often referred to as red ginseng and Asian, Chinese, Korean, or Siberian ginseng. Its main benefits of menopause is its ability to support the vitality and ease stress.Women entering menopause will often feel physically lower because some of the symptoms, such as hot flashes, zap energy. Sleep is often disrupted as a result of menopause, especially hot flashes thanks. Ginseng can come to the rescue on this front, it may support a healthy sleep cycle with the help of relaxation.

5. Red Clover
red clover, Trifolium pratense, is a common variety of red clover flowers. It has several uses, but many menopausal women who suffer from hot flashes found that it is effective to provide some level of interest relief.The contains isoflavones that mimic estrogen in the body. This action can help reduce the incidence and intensity of hot flashes; However, the evidence on this remains inconclusive.

Encourages hormonal balance
The imbalance of hormone activity, in both directions, which is common during menopause. There are a number of natural remedies to promote hormonal balance; methods are not invasive at all, such as exercise and stress reduction. In addition, there are a number of herbs like tongkat ali and Tribulus terrestris, which promotes hormonal balance. For an easy solution supplements, I recommend Women Fuzion. I recently had a webinar on promoting hormonal balance, which also covers this topic in depth. If you click the link you can watch the video footage for free.

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