Hormone Balance Articles

How To Use Peppermint Oil For Hot Flashes

How To Use Peppermint Oil For Hot Flashes

As far as natural remedies for hot flashes go, peppermint oil is one you shouldn’t overlook. Not only is peppermint essential oil known for being cooling, but it’s also anti-inflammatory.  And those are two things you want in any hot flash remedy. In this...

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The 7 Best Balancing Herbs for Menopause Mood Swings

The 7 Best Balancing Herbs for Menopause Mood Swings

Of all the symptoms that come with menopause, mood swings - ranging from anxiety, irritability, sadness or profound anger - can be particularly troublesome.  Not only are these symptoms emotionally draining and destabilizing, but they often take a toll on close...

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A Complete Guide to Using Yarrow for Heavy Periods

A Complete Guide to Using Yarrow for Heavy Periods

If there’s one herb that herbalists have relied on for quick relief from bleeding, it’s yarrow. This herb has been used for external wounds, internal wounds (such as ulcers in the GI tract) and yes, heavy menstrual bleeding.  In fact, yarrow’s ability to curb...

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Exercise for Hormone Balance: A Complete Guide

Exercise for Hormone Balance: A Complete Guide

Although exercise is often looked at as a pathway to a slimmer body, science shows that it does so much more. Exercise - and really, all movement - supports the entire body at the physical, mental and emotional level. Most of these positive benefits come from the fact...

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The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar for PCOS

The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar for PCOS

Apple cider vinegar (aka ACV) is one of the most popular - and some would say, most overhyped - natural remedies for various health conditions. So, not surprisingly, there are some who also believe in using apple cider vinegar for PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome). Is...

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The Best Maca Supplements For Menopause (updated for 2023)

The Best Maca Supplements For Menopause (updated for 2023)

Maca is a cruciferous root that has traditionally been used in Peru to support women’s (and men's) hormones. Since it is classified as an adaptogen, maca's main benefit is that it supports our stress response system (aka the HPA axis). In addition, research suggests...

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