As menopause is an obvious event for women, fortunately they have some options regarding this phase, which boosts their low estrogen and progesterone levels. As they look for a remedy, some menopause natural remedies are available, which can help them much by supplying estrogen.
A good option is “Don Quai”. It is one kind of herb, named Angelica. This herb contains plant estrogen naturally. Women’s menopausal hormones are balanced by natural plant estrogen. Chinese women are getting benefited by using this for menstrual and menopausal issues. This herb also helps women to get rid of some problems that appear as symptom of menopause. Night sweats, vaginal dryness, digestive problem and hot flashes are common example. It also helps to avoid non-menopausal symptom. It can prevent high blood pressure and osteoporosis. This herb is not uncommon in Europe and Asia.
Licorice root is also helpful in this case. Though it can cause hypertension, it helps to cure some problems like fatigue, irregular periods, vaginal dryness, depression, breast tenderness, headaches, constipation etc. If any woman is not pregnant or is not suffering from high blood pressure, this herbal remedy can be used. It helps to balance hormones because it contains the plant estrogen with anti-inflammatory effect. This herbal remedy is not new, rather it has been used by Chinese, Egyptians, Greeks and Hindus. Egyptians used this herbal remedy to make sweet drinks in the after world. They buried their kings with this root.
Another remedy is black Cohosh. It helps to cure night sweats, vaginal dryness, depressions, hot flashes and menstrual cramps. It supplies estrogens to the body. It should be used with caution. It is not appropriate for women who have breast cancer. Pregnant women are advised to avoid this. It is better to use it for six months, and then should have a break for a few months. This remedy is familiar to Native Americans and Chinese women.
Chaste berry helps the body to produce more progesterone and less estrogen. Thus it helps to balance the levels of estrogen and progesterone levels in body. It works for pre menopause phase when progesterone levels become low. For this purpose, it is useful. It also causes night sweats, depression, hot flashes and breast tenderness. However pregnant women should avoid this. It is very common to Chinese. It is interesting that we find the usage of this herbal in Homer’s “The Iliad” book, which was written many centuries ago. The then monks used this for cutting down their sex drive.
Feverfew is another plant which can treat only one ailment that is migraines. It means “drive away fever”. But it is not limited to remove fever; rather it can also help blood circulation because it contains parthenolide, which is an active ingredient. As mentioned earlier that it can prevent migraines, actually it also helps to stop progressing migraine.
Eventually it is clear that nature has gifted some remedies regarding menopause. Using these gifts any one can enjoy a happy life. It is better to solve natural events with natural remedies.