The hormones in a woman’s body can make a huge difference to the way she feels and acts during the day. Some of us have PMS, some menopause, and some of us even suffer from infertility. Today we will consider hormonal imbalances caused in the endocrine system.
Don’t worry though ladies; you don’t need to do anything extreme to feel ‘normal’ again. Natural therapy is one of the best things you can turn to in order to start feeling wonderful again!
To help you to get started, here are 5 herbs that can help you to feel less hormonal:
Vitex has been used in hormone regulation for years. It helps to treat things like endometriosis, PMS, menopausal symptoms, and infertility. It’s a very powerful herb, and can also initiate periods in ladies who haven’t had one for a while.
This herb doesn’t contain hormones but helps to naturally balance them instead.
This herb can strengthen nerves, calm the body, strengthen the blood, stabilize moods, strengthen digestion, soothe your stomach, and balance out your endocrine system all at once. It has so many other benefits too, such as supporting healthy hair, skin, and nails. It can also lower cholesterol and improve heart health.
Oatstraw can be used alone or mixed with other herbs for great results.
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Red Raspberry leaf tastes nice as a tea, so it’s great if you enjoy tea and hot drinks. It’s packed with nutrients and vitamins and is a rich source of vitamin C.
It strengthens uterine function and can work to increase fertility in women. It can help men with fertility issues too.
You can also expect this herb to decrease heavy blood flow and painful cramps. It can even reduce the pain associated with labor.
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This is one of the best liver cleansing herbs, and we all know a healthy liver is crucial to balance out hormones. Keeping the liver healthy will make sure you have a regular cycle and that your moods are more regular too. As the liver is responsible for filtering out things like toxic chemicals, fungus, and heavy metals it’s important to getting balanced again!
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Maca Root can help your endurance, libido, hormone balance, and fertility. It’s great if you’re producing too much or too little of a hormone, as it adapts to the body’s individual needs and balances hormones that way. It’s somewhat of a ‘regulator herb’ and helps to keep your hormones in check whichever way they’re going.
Men can also benefit from taking this herb for libido and endurance purposes. Some say it’s a natural viagra, and it also improves sperm quality! If you and your partner are trying for a baby, maca root could assist you both in different ways.
If you know that your hormones aren’t quite right at the moment, taking one of these herbs could very well help you to regulate your endocrine system and feel amazing. Don’t just stop at these herbs, take a look at other herbs, such as Holy Basil and Chasteberry. Do your research and you’ll find something to help you!