PLEASE NOTE: These six herbal supplements each contain a single herbal tincture in a 20% ethanol solution. The properties of these herbs and their general uses for hormonal conditions are listed below. All this information is based on recent research, undertaken by experts in their field. We make no claims about our supplements but they are each made out of these wonderful herbs. We do not undertake the diagnosis or treatment of any medical conditions. More information about HORMONES and the MENOPAUSE is available elsewhere on this web. Consult your doctor.
BLACK COHOSH Action: No estrogenic effects or danger to endometrium, no contra-indications. Non toxic. Anti - mutagenic. For menopausal symptoms where normal HRT with estrogen and progesterone is not suitable due to cancer, high blood pressure or circulatory disorders. A selective estrogen receptor modulator (SERM) acts as an estrogen antagonist or blocker. (Boosts Tamoxifen) Helps to stimulate the action of osteoblasts to assist bone reconstruction. Symptoms: Hot flushes, night sweats, sore, lumpy breasts, weight gain and bloating, headaches, irritability osteoporosis, menstrual disorders, blood clotting and an "uncooperative" uterus! Adverse effects: No reports of anything adverse even at levels of 10 drops, twice a day.
RED CLOVER Action: Isoflavone supplement with: FORMONETIN, BIOCHANIN, GENISTEIN, DAIDZEIN. Causes selective estrogen receptor modulation (SERM) Blocks the mutagenic potential of estrogen and testosterone. Suitable for males and females with hormonally related cancer or who have high cancer risks. For quick relief from menopausal hot flushes, night sweats, headaches, sore breasts and bad moods. For menstrual disorders, blood clotting and discomfort. For males with benign prostrate hypertrophy (BPH). Can be combined with Saw Palmetto and zinc. Suitable for menopausal women for whom HRT and progesterone is not recommended: heart and cancer risks. Has lipid lowering properties to help combat high triglyceride levels caused by too much estrogen. Adverse effects: None: no weight gain, breakthrough bleeding, endometrial thickening or changes in FSH level.
RED SWEET POTATO Action: Acts on the pituitary gland to stimulate the release of gonadotropic hormones.(Male & female) 1) Doses of 5 drops, one to three times daily, absorbed directly in the mouth. Anti-spasmodic: helps to ease menstrual cramping or a colicky abdomen. To activate menstruation in cases of anorexia or ladies who exercise excessively. (low body fat ratio) The easing of most hot flushes and night sweats, especially when complicated by stress. To help strengthen the immune system and stimulate the release of stress hormones like DHEA. For alleviating premenstrual headaches and feelings of insecurity or depression. To help restore confidence, well being and sexuality in males and females who wish to conceive. 2) Doses of over 20 drops: once or twice daily, absorbed directly in the mouth. To interrupt the menstrual cycle. High doses can result in suppression of FSH. For patients who do not wish to menstruate temporarily or for religious reasons. Periods begin again normally, the month after stopping the herbal supplement with no adverse side effects. This product is non toxic and made from a local vegetable. Adverse effects: In some cases: slight weight gain or bloating due to higher levels of estrogen, progesterone and stress hormones. These characteristics are typical of anabolic steroid hormones.
AGNUS CASTUS Action: A natural hormone balancer, working on the pituitary gland. Enhances LH and progesterone and inhibits FSH and prolactin. Actives: glycosides, flavonoids and micronutrients. Has a broad-spectrum activity. For menstrual disorders: irregular, absent or prolific in young women up to menopause. For polycystic ovarian syndrome (POS) with related acne and bad skin, weight gain and menstrual problems. For bloating, breast tenderness, irritability, headaches, vaginal discomfort and depression. FEMALES:To boost an absent or declining libido, due an increase in dopamine levels. Helps encourage milk flow. MALES : Modifies excessive libido and aggression due to a modified testosterone effect. Can be tried for hyperactive young boys if the mother may have had a hormonal disturbance during pregnancy. (Research is welcome.) Adverse effects: No dangerous or unwanted side effects have been reported.
HOW TO GET THE BEST RESULTS FROM THESE HERBAL SUPPLEMENTS: Shake out the required dose of 5 - 10 drops in your hand and lick it into the mouth for direct absorption making the immediate effect evident within a few minutes or hours. Long term benefits are accumulative and chronic conditions may take a few weeks longer to balance out. Take minerals like calcium, magnesium and especially boron and adequate vitamins daily, like vitamin C, cod liver oil, flaxseed oil and multivitamins. Substitute sugar and white flour with molasses, fresh fruit and veg. and lots of