Everyone should be taking Calcium/Magnesium supplements, especially pregnant and breastfeeding women, as well as menopausal women and children. In pregnant and breastfeeding women, the body will rob from itself to provide enough of these nutrients for the growing baby. This is why many women come out of pregnancy and breastfeeding with teeth problems and thinning bones, muscle cramps and backaches.
This article contains a large list of things that can trigger hot flashes (learn what to avoid), herbs that help with menopausal symptoms (hot flashes in particular), and even emotional considerations surrounding woman's time of menopause. (To read the entire article, please Login or Subscribe.)
The thyroid is a gland located in the base of the neck. It secretes a hormone that controls metabolic activity in the body - it acts as the body's thermostat and regulator. It is one of the glands that make up the endocrine system, along with the adrenals, the ovaries, the pituitary and the thymus. When one gland becomes stressed or compromised, it can affect or "drag down" the others along with it.
Sage Tea (or Tincture) is the best herb used to decrease breastmilk production, which is helpful for weaning or when over-production, chronic or frequent engorgement, or plugged ducts is a problem, or in cases of fetal demise.
Helps to balance the female hormone system, helping to alleviate PMS symptoms, menopausal symptoms, and helping aid fertility.
Used to dry up or decrease breastmilk. Also helps alleviate hot flashes in menopausal women.
I just wanted to say thanks! This tincture has been a God-send, and my iron levels are better now (at 38.5 weeks pregnant) than they've EVER been! (And I've tried other methods of getting iron into my system.) Thank you!! J.S.