Herbs and Women’s Health
At the risk of being sexist, may we say, It’s great to be a woman! We believe that every woman should understand and embrace her own beauty and strength. Women are beautiful and strong, yet have a nurturing nature rarely found in men. Most of us can think of at least one woman who has left her mark on the world, even changing the course of history. Yet, more often than not, her influence is greatest in the small but significant spheres of life.
Be that as it may, being a woman comes with challenges unique to her sex. One of those challenges centers around her health, physically, emotionally and spiritually. For a woman to unlock her own amazing strength and capacity within to be a blessing to others, she must take care of herself.
To help you feel strong and empowered through good health, we suggest you make whole herbs a part of your daily health routine. Where there are whole books written about herbal remedies for women’s concerns, we will only scratch the surface.
Female Balance Formula
Western Botanicals Female Balance Formula contains several herbs that have been used for centuries to relieve and support female health related issues.
Dong Quai root and Angelica root are used to strengthen and energize the reproductive organs as well as the digestive, circulatory and endocrine systems. In China, Dong Quai is thought of as a supreme female tonic, used by healers to help regulate menstruation, relieve cramping and balance hormones. Motherwort, another balancing herb, helps restore emotional calm when feeling stressed and tense. For those women experiencing the blessings and woes of menopause, it can help with hot flashes and mood swings and support a healthy heart. Overall, the combination of herbs in Female Balance Formula can be helpful for women at all stages from puberty to menopause.
Nerve Calm Formula
Help alleviate the symptoms of an upset nervous system the natural way. Our Nerve Calm Formula combines the best herbs for relaxing the body. The herbs in this formula are both sedative and anti-spasmodic. Valerian is well known for its sedative qualities and its ability to relax the central nervous system and the smooth muscle groups. It has been used as a sleeping aid for hundreds of years. Lobelia also calms the nerves and acts as a natural sedative, mild laxative, and powerful antispasmodic. Most herb tea drinkers are familiar with the relaxing effects of Passion Flower and Chamomile. These herbs in potent tincture form are included in our Nerve Calm Formula.
Earth’s Nutrition Formula
As part of any health-building regimen, include Earth’s Nutrition Formula. This naturally balanced blend from organically grown whole foods is specifically formulated to supply you with natural foods sources of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, enzymes, and essential trace nutrients. Use this powerful greens drink as you seek to increase energy, vitality, lose weight or build better health. High in B vitamins, it can provide excellent support for women’s health.
Where we would encourage you to promote a positive self-image no matter your shape or size, weight loss is generally a concern for many females. If you feel your weight is holding you back from being your best self, try our Weightloss Formula. This combination of herbs that support healthy glands and organs as you adjust your lifestyle choices to approach and maintain a healthy weight. Burdock root contains numerous compounds that are known to have been anti-oxidant, disease preventing, and health promoting properties. Gymnema leaf lowers blood sugar levels and reduces sugar cravings. Experts agree reducing sugar intake is one of the best things you can do for your health. Hawthorn Leaf & Flower are important supports for a healthy heart and circulatory system. Fennel seeds have a scent and taste similar to that of anise and a long history as a slimming aid. They act as a diuretic and can relieve bloating and aid digestion.
Feel Well Formula
The Fell Well Formula is packed with anti oxidant rich berries for a nutritional boost. Traditional feel good herbs such as Maca root and Suma root for an overwhelming sense of well being. We have included herbs that are great for supporting healthy blood sugar levels (Gymnema leaf, Bitter melon, Yacan root). And of course Chia seed, an excellent source of Essential fatty acids, it is the highest plant source of omega 3. Chia seed, high in protein, is said to help stabilize blood sugar and is just a wonderful energy source. We have also included the powerful weightloss herb Hoodia which suppresses appetite. So not only are you packing your body with nutrients, you are also helping yourself to lose weight.
Whatever your health challenges are remember that it is in the midst of your challenges that you find your inner strength. Whatever your health goals are remember that knowledge of and the power of whole herbs can be one of your best allies.