Hormone balance is something that is important for men and women alike, and it is especially important especially for those of us who have a family history of imbalance.
I wrote an article a while back called How to Improve your Hormone Balance Naturally, which covered a specific type of herbal supplement that I LOVE. Because that post was so popular, I wanted to do a follow up post on other ways to achieve female hormonal balance in a completely natural way.
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Maca is a super herb grown in the harsh climate of the Andes mountains. It has been said to have many amazing effects, including stamina, as well as vitality and endurance.
I have personally used Maca root before exercise, and taken it in capsule form for hormone balance.
As well as helping women keep their hormones in check. Maca is also amazing for men’s health as well.
Benefits of Maca Root:
- Increases Libido
- Boosts energy and endurance
- Can normalize Menopause symptoms
- Helps support mood
- Can support female sexual function
And those are just the women’s health benefits.
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Vitex berry or Chaste Tree is an herb that helps women’s emotional and physical well-being.
This herb is known to help with a number of women’s health conditions including PMS, Infertility, Heavy flow, and Menopausal symptoms… the list goes on.
According to an article on verywellhealth.com, Vitex also carries the name “Chaste Tree” because it has been thought to be able to suppress libido.
Vitex can also play a part in reproductive health, including the healthy production of breast milk, and can also help with post-partum hemorrhage.
Vitex Berry benefits:
- Relief for PMS symptoms
- Improves female fertility
- Can help clear acne
- May reduce Menopause symptoms
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Shatavari is an herb often used in Ayurvedic medicine. This amazing herb helps to support a healthy reproductive system.
This herb is said to be beneficial for “recharging” the female reproductive system in women of all ages, and can even help ease the hardships of menopause.
Other benefits of Shatavari include:
- Balance hormones
- Ease Menstrual Pain
- Increase breast milk production
- Promotes healthy energy levels
- Natural Antioxidant
Refereed to as “Female Ginseng”, the Dong Quai root is a great remedy for helping women to balance their hormones (though men can also benefit from this root as well).
Dong Quai is good for:
- Maintaining Hormone balance
- Menstrual regularity
- Detox agent
- Can help reduce mood swings
As well as many other things! For a longer list of all of Dong Quai’s benefits. check out this article about the 16 Suprising Benefits of Dong Quai.
Black Cohosh is a plant that is typically used for menopause symptoms.
This plant contains estrogen-like qualities and can relieve symptoms of menopause, because women begin to go through a decline in estrogen as they age.
Black Cohosh can help with menopause by:
- Reduce severity of Hot Flashes
- Improves mood swings
- Can help relive night sweats
- Menstrual Irregularities
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