Red sweet potato was added to our range of hormone-balancing tinctures that included red clover, black cohosh and agnus castus
. As a completely safe and natural way of skipping a menstrual cycle or two, the sweet potato tincture at twice the normal dose of 10 drops a day (or chewing a golf-ball size of the sweet potato) helped many ladies take part in religious or sporting events that they would otherwise have missed out on.
Fix it: Again, try agnus castus
to balance the hormones.
This is also in agreement with the close recommendation of the Agnus castus
monograph provided by the European Scientific Cooperative on Phytotherapy (E/S/C/O/P 2003) and the Committee on Herbal Medicinal Products of the European Medicine Agency (HMPC 2010).
[A double-blind placebo-controlled evaluation of Vitex agnus castus
in premenstrual syndrome].
helps to normalise the function of the pituitary gland, which controls and balances the hormones in our body.
For this beauty campaign, Frutarom will present the marine extract, Collactive, a green tea extract (EFLA 942), LinumLife flax lignans, SoyLife soy isoflavones and extracts of Superberry 6000, birch leaf and Agnus castus
. Furthermore, visitors to the Frutarom stand will be able to gain in-depth insights into the company's scientifically backed weight management ingredients.
None of us has taken any antibiotics for years." Annabel, aged 41, also credits homeopathy for regulating her menstrual cycle, as she takes agnus castus
daily to balance her hormones in preparation for the menopause.
(Chastberry) extract, which is available from health food shops, has been shown to lessen the psychological symptoms for some women.
Most of the phytooestrogens-based preparations freely available on the market are proposed as legal and non-toxic anti-oestrogenic compounds (to counterbalance the side effects of anabolic steroids, mainly based on methoxyflafones (Usui, 2006)), as fat lowering products or sexual enhancing compounds based mainly on plant extracts from Commiphora Mukul (Guggulsterone), Eurycoma Longifolia (methoxyflavone), Vitex Agnus Castus
and Astragalus Root (isoflavones).
Linda Woolven, author of The Smart Woman's Guide to PMS and Pain-Free Periods, is a keen advocate of the herb, chaste tree berry (Agnus Castus
Or you may prefer to try herbal remedies like agnus castus
or evening primrose oil lorem.
The role of the self-sown shrubs Vitex agnus castus
and Euphorbia characias ssp.