Herbs for Women

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Herbs for women provide relief for many common ailments and conditions that affect women from young adulthood through middle age. Women naturally gravitate towards using herbs for healing, perhaps intuitively understanding that working in harmony with nature often leads to longer-lasting cures. Herbs for women include herbs of particular interest for women's health concerns, as well as herbs used to strengthen the female system.

Herbs for Life's Transitions

Young Adulthood and Adulthood

During a woman's childbearing years, she may be prone to several conditions due to hormonal fluctuations. These include sore ovaries, swollen feet, and others. Simple herbal teas and tinctures along with dietary changes can alleviate all of these conditions and many more.

Menopause

Women troubled with hot flashes, night sweats and mood swings during menopause often seek help from herbalists and naturopaths. Herbal remedies are excellent for rebalancing hormones and easing women through menopause. Herbs such as black cohosh, dandelion root, dong quai, nettle and others rebalance hormonal fluctuations. The goal is to rebalance the system to make the transition through menopause smooth and simple, as nature intended it to be.

Incorporating Herbs into Daily Life

It's easy to incorporate herbal remedies into your daily life. Sip herbal teas throughout the day, enjoy a soothing lavender-infused bath, or cook with herbs for taste and pleasure. Once you begin to study and use herbs, you will find many ways to incorporate them into your daily life and routines for a healthier, happier you.

Herbs for Women