Menopause Herbal Treatment

Your menopause herbal treatment is something that can save your sanity and perhaps your marriage : ) There is so much you can do for your natural menopause treatment.

Hormone replacement therapy comes with huge risks, so try a natural treatment for menopause herbal first.

There are many natural herbs that can help hormonal imbalance in women. Many have heard of using black cohash as a natural treatment for menopause. it does work wonders.

I always thought that by living a very healthy lifestyle and eating a healthy diet that I would never suffer from any menopause symptoms. However I did start having hot flashes, especially at night which disturbed my sleep a few times per night. I was not a happy camper. I was used to sleeping straight through the night, now I was waking up, sometimes having a hard time falling back to sleep and feeling tired when I woke up and during the day. This would never do!

I was used to being up and full of energy from morning until night.

menopause herbal treatment

I took a menopause herbal treatment of time released black cohash combined with dong quai. The hot flashes stopped right away and I slept like baby, never to experience any more hot flashes!

This is an amazing product called F.E. Formula, for Flash Ease Formula. I have used it to help so many of my clients as well. The key is, that the black cohash is time released so it helps alleviate symptoms for 8 hours, unlike other supplements that don't work or work only very short term.

If you are suffering from menopause and night sweats, this is the perfect product for you. It is easily available in the United States, Canada and many other countries, feel free to

contact me to learn how to order it and receive 30 to 40% off the normal retail price.

If your liver is overworked or you are suffering from adrenal exhaustion you may need more than one supplement for your menopause herbal treatment. Everybody is different. You need to figure out the cause of your symptoms of menopause in order to find the right remedy for you.

Usually you are not getting hot flashes because estrogen is high or low it’s because estrogen fluctuates. Everyone reacts differently when it comes to hormonal imbalance. Black cohash works so well because it balances out these fluctuations.

Herbal menopause relief

The following are some of the most effective herbs for a natural treatment for menopause. Please note that this list is far from comprehensive. In working with my clients as a Naturopath we go in depth to find the best remedies that work for each person.

Black Cohosh (cimicifuga racemosa)

Black cohash extract is sold in Europe under the name of remifemin. It is one of the most widely used herbs in Europe. It is a well documented alternative to hormone replacement therapy.¹

  • Has a balancing effect on estrogen. (If you have too much estrogen, black cohash lowers it and if estrogen is too low it enhances its affects)
  • Helps when menstrual cycles are short
  • Has a direct effect on the hypothalamus to decrease hot flashes
  • Relaxant, sedative, helps emotional liability,
  • anti-spasmotic, helps menstrual cramps, anti-inflammatory

Dong Quai (Angelica archangelica)

  • Contains phytoestrogens
  • Acts as a blood tonic for anemia
  • Helps with breast tenderness
  • Headaches, of a vaso constrictive type, not vaso dilated. If you have headaches that coffee seems to help this may not be good for you
  • Antispasmotic
  • Interacts with anti-coagulants

Chasteberry (vitex angus castus)

  • Decreases LH and prolactin
  • Raises progesterone and facilitates progesterone function
  • Acts as a diuretic
  • Has no known drug interactions 

Wild Yam & Chaste Tree

  • Balances hormones
  • Helps with water retention
  • Calms hot flashes
  • Works with inflammation (gastrointestinal)
  • Helps with infertility by regulating progesterone
  • Works on anterior pituitary
  • Balances Pg/E2 ratio
  • Reduces elevated androgens
  • Helps with anxiety, insomnia and mood swings

Flax Seed Oil

  • Helps with breast pain and tenderness
  • Helps with glycerol combustion of hormones
  • Contains lignans as a cancer preventative
  • Has a slight estrogenic effect
  • Can help balance hot flashes
  • Helps with mood swings (via liver)

Please note that flax seed oil can go rancid quickly. Always buy good quality, make sure it is a fresh as possible and keep it in the fridge.

More menopause herbal relief:

Anise, fennel, licorice root, raspberry, sage, unicorn root, are natural estrogen promoters. Note, do not take licorice for more than seven days in a row and do not take it if you have high blood pressure.

Gotu kola and red clover as well as black cohash, and dong quai relieve hot flashes, vaginal dryness and depression.

Damiana enhances sexual desire and pleasure. ²

I can not believe it when I talk to women who tell me they suffered for years with hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings, depression, bloating and more. I know first hand through my own experience and in working with my clients as a Naturopath, almost all symptoms can be alleviated using a menopause herbal treatment. 

Please do not suffer any longer.

Contact me to find some balance and live your life free of any menopausal symptoms.

References:
1. Northrup, Christiane, M.D. The Wisdom of Menopause(New York, New York Bantom Dell 2006) 186

2. Balch, A. Phyllis. CNC Prescription for Nutritional Healing, Fourth Edition (New York: Penguin Group, 2006) 36.

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