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Herbal Remedies for Menopause

Posted on Nov 18, 2014

Menopause is a period through which every woman goes at some point in life. It is a natural process that some women find unpleasant and combined with other existing problems, such as stress or fatigue can be quite difficult to manage. Luckily, there are some great herbal remedies for menopause.
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Soy

Concerning herbal remedies for menopause, non-GMO (genetically modified) soy has been proven to be very effective in reducing hot flushes.
Drink a cup of soy milk every day to restore a normal level of estrogen in the body. Also, the consumption of non-GM soy improves the calcium intake and assimilation in the body.

Licorice

Licorice is one of the richest sources of phytoestrogens(plant derived compounds) in the world, phytoestrogens having the same effect on women as estrogen secreted by the ovaries.
A teaspoon of licorice tincture diluted in 100 ml of water for 3-4 times a day helps eliminate hot flashes, sweating, the state of irritation and also prevents osteoporosis and vaginal dryness.

Valerian

Valerian is especially recommended in cases where we are dealing with insomnia or anxiety and severe anxiety.
It is use as a tincture: 1 teaspoon in a glass of water before bedtime. The treatment with valerian may lead to drowsiness, so it should not be taken during the day when we do certain actions that require a good level of attention and focus.

Yarrow

When it comes to herbal remedies for menopause, Achillea millefolium, known commonly as yarrow, is the remedy recommended by most phytotherapeutics to combat the effects of menopause.
Drink two cups of yarrow tea (1 teaspoon of herb in a cup of water). It can be in the form of a tincture, a teaspoon diluted in a glass of water, 3-4 times per day.

Sage

Sage is an excellent remedy against hot flashes with immediate effect, whereas it regulates the temperature of the body and has the effect of antiperspirants because it normalizes the endocrine gland. Sage is recommended for menopause and prevents fluid accumulation in the body and having detoxifying role, reduce excessive appetite.
Drink 1 or 2 cups of sage tea daily.

Lady’s mantle

Like sage, lady’s mantle is a highly beneficial herb for curing various diseases. The symptoms of menopause can be significantly improved by using this treatment.
It is administered the same as sage, as tea. Another method is the following: keep the the finely ground powder (one teaspoon 4 times a day) under the tongue for 10-15 minutes, then swallow with water.

Lemon balm

Lemon balm is an universal remedy among herbal remedies for menopause. It keeps the stress under control with its calming and relaxing effects.
It is used as tea, 1-2 cups a day. It can be used in aromatherapy by adding a few drops of essential oil in the tub when we take a bath.