6 Popular Herbs to Ease Menopausal Syndrome

Menopause is not simply a stage in a woman’s life when menstruation stops permanently. It is actually the start of many physical and physiological changes that a woman and the people around her may find hard to understand. Depression occurs because of dramatic changes in her hormones (progesterone and estrogen). With these, there are changes in the body which result in symptoms like being too emotional that causes personality changes, skin problems, frequency of pains in different parts of the body, sleeping disorder and many more.

Black CohoshAlthough not considered as a disease, menopausal symptoms should be treated to ease the patient’s aches and sufferings from changes in her body. Many herbal treatments are known to cure said symptoms.

Black Cohosh

This plant is popular in North America and the most popular herb to manage some menopausal symptoms like mood swings, depression, sleep disturbances, hot flashes and vaginal itching and dryness by controlling woman’s hormonal level. It is also known for its anti-inflammatory effect which helps in easing pains in different body parts of the patient.

 

 

St. John's wort

St. John’s Wort

This is one of the most common remedy for menopausal symptoms which are known not only as treatment to pains caused by premenstrual syndromes, but also known as antidepressant and can treat anxiety and other emotional instability.

 

 

Wild Yam

Wild YamWild Yam pills and creams are now available in the market. This is a known antispasmodic (treats spasms) herb which helps cure different menopausal pains and spasms.

 

 

Ginseng

This is herb that can be found in China and other parts of Asian countries. For centuries now, ginseng is believed to treat many health issues including menopausal symptoms. Our ancestors are using this herb to improve resistance and vitality. GinsengIt can also boost and immune system and helpful to our elder women to solve their discomfort like fatigue, hot flashes and insomnia. Ginseng is also known to help improve mental health.

 

 

Dong Quai

Just like Ginseng, Dong Quai can also be found in China.Dong quai This herb is known to promote balance of women’s hormones particularly estrogen. It can also help those who have iron deficiency by increasing the hemoglobin level in the blood. Because it helps in the improvement of the circulatory system, it is known to improve good skin and promotes glowing complexion.

 

 

Evening primrose

Evening primroseThis plant is more popular in North America and is known to benefit women at their menopausal stage by controlling the production of prostaglandin to prevent hot flashes or night sweats.

Studies show that herbal remedies can effectively help treat usual menopausal symptoms and they are generally safe. However, please note that these herbs did not undergo thorough clinical studies so it may still harmful components. Thus, it is still better to ask doctor’s advice to know the best remedy for a particular Menopause symptom.

Emily Peetlukes

Contributor: Emily Peetlukes (The Beauty Insiders)

This Article Has Been Published on December 28, 2012 and Last Modified on June 16, 2016

Emily is a dreamer who was born to run wild and free; a traveler who is always on the move collecting research and experiences from different people and cultures from all over the world. Her love of writing comes naturally, and she finds it a great way to share stories, advice and information from her life experiences. Emily is a certified life coach, a dating expert and has a wide range of knowledge from health and fitness, adventure and traveling, sex and relationships as well as beauty and culture. She hopes to continue to share her passion of writing with the world through future projects including books, novels, articles and blogs. Follow her on Instagram and Facebook.

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