Menopause in women and herbal treatment
Menopause indicates end of fertility and it happens when a women stops ovulating and menstruation ceases. Usually years before a woman stops ovulating, the production of progesterone, estrogen and testosterone slows down. The changes in hormonal levels in female body can cause menopausal symptoms including hot or cold flashes, night sweats, mood swings, fatigue, hair loss, sleeping disorder, dizziness, headaches, weight gain, increase in allergies, bloating, vaginal dryness, reduction in sexual desire, depression and anxiety, breast pains, digestive problems, sore joints and itchiness. Over a period of time, lack of estrogen can increase the chances of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, vaginal atrophy and osteoporosis.
However, not all women experience menopausal symptoms, but about 70% of women do. As an example, 80% of 250,000 hip fractures that happen in the US alone are to do with osteoporosis.
Include these herbals in your daily diet:
Amaranth, nettle, seaweed, chickweed, dandelion greens and watercress rich in calcium can prevent osteoporosis. Herbal Calcium is a blend of organic herbs rich in plant-based calcium that help with maintaining strong bones and joints.
Progesterone Cream (Menopause): This cream is a mixture of great herbs for easing discomfort during menopause. The blend of herbs in this cream can improve concentration and boost energy.
Anise, fennel, licorice, wild yam, sage, squawvine, sarsaparilla and unicorn root have natural estrogen.
Note: Do not use licorice root everyday and avoid using it if you have high blood pressure or have suffered from a seizure.
Whole Body & Colon Cleanse: It’s important to keep digestive tract clean for dealing with digestive problems during menopause. The whole body and colon cleanse is rated number 1 by Natural Health Magazine and has the mixture of some of best herbals for highly effective cleanse.
Gotu kola and dong quia help to reduce vaginal dryness, depression and hot flashes.
Valerian root and chamomile can also help calm body and promote a peaceful night for sleep.
Note: Do not use chamomile everyday and avoid it if you have allergies.
CHAGNE YOUR DIET
Eat a balanced diet and include at least 50% raw organic food in your diet including kale, kelp, wild salmon, broccoli, celery, seaweed, green superfoods and herbs. Avoid consuming animal products and dairy including low and non-fat yogurt or skimmed milk. Dairy products and meat promote hot flashes and loss of calcium in bones.
Avoid alcohol, genetically modified foods, foods that have pesticide, chemicals and herbicides, toxic additives or preservatives, sugary drinks and caffeine. The best drink is the organic herbal tea which has antioxidants and reduces accumulation of free radicals. Here is the list of some of the best organic herbal teas.
Get regular exercise and avoid stress or anxiety.
Drink plenty of spring or filtered water free of fluoride and other contaminates (fluoride promotes osteoporosis).
Stress & Sleep: Avoid stress and get plenty of sleep. Stress & Sleep is a mixture of calming herbs including organic passionflower and organic Eleuthero Root that help you deal with stress and anxiety. The organic passionflower promotes a deep night sleep and the Organic Eleuthero Root boosts immune system.
To lubricate vagina, use vitamin E oil or aloe vera gel that have no fragrance.
Get plenty of sleep and rest. The Bed-Time Drops is a blend of herbals that helps to promote relaxation and a good night sleep.