Party Time and Hot Flushes

hot flushes Nov 10, 2022

It’s that time of the year again. It seems everyone has something to celebrate, whether it's Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year or all of the above and more. For a woman experiencing hot flushes, it can be a time of lowered self...

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St John's Wort provides relief for Menopausal Symptoms

One of the most successful herbs for use during the menopausal transition is Hypericum perforatum, commonly known as St John's Wort. St John’s wort is a traditional European herb, it flowers around June 24, on John the Baptist’s...

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What is the number one health complaint during the menopausal transition?

Would you like to know what the most common menopausal signs and symptoms are? 

There are so many different signs and symptoms of the menopausal transition, Andrea Donskey from Morphus has so far counted 84 of them, and her list is still...

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Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh has a long history of use both by Native Americans and European settlers.  For a herb with such as long history of use, it is certainly misunderstood. It is feared by some and loved by others. 

If we were to consider the...

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Shatavari is more than a libido herb.

Shatavari is the most popular Ayurvedic herb used for the menopausal transition. Ayurvedic medicine is possibly the oldest treatment system in the world, originating from India. The first recorded use of Shatavari dates back to 1500BC in the Rig...

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Feeling hot, hot, hot. Tips for hot flash relief.

hot flushes sleep Oct 24, 2021

I was recently asked “What’s the best natural product for hot flashes? My answer was well that all depends... I know this isn’t the answer that she wanted to hear and I do apologize for that but it’s the truth. Every woman...

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Top Menopause Podcasts 2021

Today is an exciting day. Exciting for me anyway, today is my podcast’s 100th episode and I really want to thank you for coming along on this ride with me.

It's hard to believe I started this project in May 2019 and almost 21/2 yrs later I...

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Electrolytes, Dehydration and Menopause

Water is the largest component of the human body, representing up to 70% of a healthy young woman, this percentage reduces with age, and a post-menopausal woman may be closer to 55% fluid. 

Independent of menopause, aging has important...

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Mycotherapy for Menopause

Mycotherapy is the use of medicinal mushrooms to improve your health, it plays a key role in Traditional Chinese Medicine but many functional practitioners like myself also use these mushrooms.

It is a factor to consider when looking at the...

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Sage "The Saviour"

We have long known about Sage's medicinal properties. Its Latin name is Salvia officinalis. The word Salvia means “to heal”.

Ancient Egyptian and Greek civilisations recognised Sage's healing powers.

During the middle ages, sage was...

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