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Home remedies for flushes
NATURAL REMEDIES FOR HOT FLUSHES OR FLASHES
PHYTOTHERAPY: Herbal remedies to reduce hot flashes
The role of phytotherapy in the treatment of hot flashes will focus on using those plants with the following properties:
- Plants rich in phytoestrogens.
- Plans to nullify or diminish the negative symptoms that the menopause period involves.
The main plants for the treatment of hot flashes or flushing are:
Blackthorn: (Prunus spinosa) An infusion of half a teaspoon of dried flowers per cup of water for about 3 minutes is useful in disorders caused by menopause, both physical and mental, such as hot flushes, palpitations, or chills among the first, or depression, insomnia or general disinterest among the latter.
Clover: (Trifolium pratense) Because of its content in formononetin, a phytoestrogen plant hormone that regulates the decompensation which occurs during menstruation and, especially in menopause, clover helps to alleviate the pains that normally accompany it, as well as other secondary factors that produce the loss of menstruation. It also appears to influence the process of decalcification and heart problems that accompany menopause, as has been demonstrated in studies on the use of extracts of this plant. (Infusion of a teaspoon of dried leaves per cup of water. A couple of cups a day.)
Maca (Lepidium meyenii) Maca has natural phytosterols that may help treat hot flushes and side effects during menopause (1.5 g. maca daily, divided into 3 doses of 0.5 g., during a period of 30 days)
Yarrow (Achilea millefolium) Very useful for alleviating anxiety and nervousness at menopause as well as many other side typical effects of premenstrual syndrome. (Infusion of half a teaspoon of this plant and and a half a teaspoon of chamomile. 3 cups per day)
Chasteberry (Vitex agnus-castus) It exerts a balancing role of estrogen which makes it suitable for the treatment of menopause. We have seen that his administration was very suitable to adjust menstruation, avoiding excessive or too much spaced menstruations. It also helps reduce hot flashes (The usual dose is 450 mg of extract per day divided into two doses. It can be taken as capsules or tablets) It is considered that the first noticeable improvement takes place after 2 months of being treated and that regulation of menstruation occurs after half a year of treatment.
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) Glycyrrhizin has the ability to regulate estrogen in women. Its use during the menopause may improve some symptoms during the period. (Take some pure standard preparation according to the terms of the patient's leaflet. See more details on its use and its toxicity in the general study of the plant)
Dong Quai (Angelica sinensis)
Passion flower (Caeurulea passiflora) Especially interesting to alleviate nerve problems associated with menopause or premenstrual syndrome which prevent from sleeping at night or cause body pain. (Infusion of a couple of tablespoons of dried plant per half a liter of water. Drink a couple of small cups a day) (Maceration of the desired amount of dry plant with the same amount of alcohol for a week. Strain and take about 25 drops per day)
Valerian (Valeriana officinalis) Like the previous one, it reduces the nervousness and allows to sleep better. (Infusion of about 15 grams of the root of the plant; let rest overnight.)
More information on hot flushes in the listing above.
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