Monday, October 29, 2012
Alfalfa-reduces osteoporosis, gentle hormonal effects
Barberry- Cardiac alternative
Bee Pollen- Energy Enhancer
Black Cohosh- Contains estrogen, also helps with cramping
Black Haw Root- Relaxes ovarian and uterine spasms
Bladderwrack- reduces food cravings by reducing appetite
Blessed Thistle-for hormone imbalance
Blue Cohosh-Regulates periods
Burdock root- Contains estrogen precursors, reduces sugar cravings
Calms-Relaxes, calms, helps with sleep
Catnip-reduces headaches, calms you down.
Cayenne-produces energy, reduces spasms, reduces cramping, reduces bleeding
Chamomile- Relaxes and calms. Good for minor cramping, reduces bloating,
soothes upset stomach.
Chasteberry- Effective for endometriosis. Also helps balance hormone
Damiana-Helps stabilize hormones, also good for nerves.
Dong Quai-Has estrogen like effects and increases low estrogen, improves
circulation, builds blood, reduces cramps.
Echinacea- Fights microorganisms, increases natural resistance.
Evening Prim Rose-helps reduce hot flashes, prevents endometriosis, reduces
False Unicorn- Reduces cramping
Feverfew-Gradually strengthens blood vessels in the head reducing headaches.
Used often to reduce migraines.
Garlic-Natural antibiotic with helping vaginal infections. Used to fight
infections due to common illness as well.
Ginseng- Hormone balancer. Contains progesterone precursors, increases
energy, helps blood flow. Helps reduce stress.
Ginkgo- memory Enhancer, promotes circulation to the brain.
Gotu Kola-energy Enhancer
Hibiscus- Reducing inflammation, fever and sweats
Horsetail-Helps strengthen hair, tones skin, tones kidneys
Kelp- Helps reduce many menopausal symptoms, reduces stress and mood swings,
also aids in hair thinning or loss.
Lavender Flower-lifts spirits, cleansing and soothing. Antidepressant
Licorice Root- Contains estrogen precursors, helps moisten vaginal area,
Linden (lime blossom)- Used for nervous tension, reduces hardening of the
Motherwort- Helps with menopausal heart palpitations, also helps reduce hot
flashes, lowers blood pressure.
Nettle-used for rebuilding blood in anemic people
Partridge Berry- used for excessive bleeding, also relieves cramping
Passion Flower- Pain relieving, emotionally calming
Papaya Tabs-reduces ingestion
PennyRoyal- Helps cramp
Peppermint- Reduces bloating and gas.
Raspberry Leaf- Hormone substance
Red Root- anti-spasmodic, helps reduce sever cramps, also helps with
nervousness. Has a mild estrogen
Sage Leaf- Supports hormone balance, improves digestion.
Sarsaparilla- Supports hormone balance improves lymphatic flow.
Shepard's Purse- reduces heavy menstrual bleeding. Also reduces fibroids
Skull Cap-Reduces headaches, anxiety, and tension. Very good for PMS as well
St. John's Wort-Antidepressant
Suma- contains estrogen precursors, helps oxygen flow as well
Valerian Root- soothing, and calms nerves, helps with irritability.
Wild Oats-good for nervous exhaustion, balances hormones
Wild Yam-Lessens inflammation, balances hormones.
Yarrow Flower- Reduces bleeding, helps diarrhea