Ginseng Tea
Black Cohosh Ginkgo Biloba Dong Quai Ginseng Red Clover Soy Vitex Macafem
Black Cohosh
Black cohosh grows in the woods of eastern North America
Ginkgo Biloba
Traditionally used in Chinese medicine for thousands of years
Dong Quai
Dong Quai is often referred to as "the female ginseng"
Ginseng
The Chinese word "rénshén" means "man root" in English
Red Clover
Originates from Asia, parts of Northern Africa, and Central Europe
Soy
Traditionally used in the Orient as a source of protein and medicine
Vitex
Vitex agnus-castus is also called chaste tree
Macafem
Originates from the Andean mountains of Perú

Ginseng Tea

Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) has been used for thousands of years by cultures such as the Native Americans, Koreans and Chinese.

The root from which ginseng tea derives from imbues the taker with a variety of health benefits which have been keenly sought after by millions.

Menopause
Menopause symptoms occur as a result of a drop in estrogen in women's bodies. Such an effect is a natural part of a woman of advancing years. As women grow older their hormone receptors lose the ability to sufficiently reproduce estrogen. As estrogen is a key part of the body's function is can often lead to severe complications.

The unique human like shape of the ginseng root, meant that many believed that it conferred the life and vitality of it to the person taking it.

What is ginseng tea?

Ginseng tea is one form of the ginseng root, which grows in various parts of the world. Ginseng tea is made by adding some of the extract of ginseng into hot water. The resulting effect is the benefits of the ginseng root in a form that is easier to consume for some, in comparison to capsules or supplements.

How does ginseng tea work?

Ginseng TeaThe ginseng root that ginseng tea comes from contains a property known as: Phytoestrogens. Phytoestrogens are a chemical that have a similar chemical structure to human estrogen. Such a unique trait means that they are well equipped to cure people who are suffering from the effects of a deficiency in hormones. One of such people is women who are suffering from menopause symptoms as a result of a drop in the hormone known as estrogen.

What is ginseng tea used for?

Korean red ginseng and other phytoestrogenic herbs
Korean red ginseng isn't the only phytoestrogenic herb which is used to counteract many of the symptoms cause by a hormone deficiency in the human body. Other phytoestrogenic herbs such as: Red clover, black cohosh and don quai are also widely used to treat a variety of menopause symptoms.

Ginseng tea is used by many people who want to make use of its revitalizing and stamina building effects. Ginseng Tea is also used by women who are suffering from the effects of a hormone imbalance. Such an imbalance is usually attributed to menopause and the phytoestrogens in ginseng tea are well equipped for this endeavor.

What are the pros and cons of using ginseng tea?

Pros:
-Is a cheaper alternative to HRT
-Provides fast effective relief from many menopause symptoms
-Can relieve many other illnesses in addition to menopause symptoms (agitations and difficulty sleeping).

Cons:
-The effects of ginseng tea are known to not be long lasting
-Phytoestrogens in ginseng tea can cause side effects, such as increasing the number and ferocity of breast cancer cells.

Due to the obvious benefits of ginseng tea many women choose this as an option in order to curb the harsher effects of their menopause symptoms. Some of these risks are negligible, but often times ginseng tea side effects do not make its benefits worthwhile. Due to the side effect of such herbs, it is highly recommended that other options such as non-estrogenic herbs are considered in the treatment of menopause symptoms.

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Macafem
Is an Andean plant regarded as one of the best treatments for menopause symptoms because of it boosts the endocrine system.
Dong Quai
Is an Asian plant that has been used for thousands of years to treat gynecological problems, blood disorders, and as a sedative.
Ginkgo Biloba
Is a popular and ancient Chinese herbal remedy used to improve circulation, mental performance, and menopause symptoms.
Ginseng
Is a root widely used by Chinese, Koreans and Native Americans as a preventative treatment and to increase vitality.
Soy
Is a healthy, low-fat source of protein and is used as treat menopause because of its high amount of phytoestrogens.
Red Clover
Is a variety of Clover with a high nutritional value and it's widely used as an immune-booster and menopause relief, but it has some side effects.
Black Cohosh
Is a phytoestrogenic herb from eastern North America and it is used as a supplement to treat several illnesses, including menopause symptoms.
Vitex
Used since roman times to help women with hormonal imbalances, but pregnant women should avoid it.
Which herb should women try? Today women are looking for relief from their menopause symptoms with herbs. Phytoestrogenic herbs and non-estrogenic herbs are good in relieving menopause symptoms, but recent studies show that non-estrogenic herbs have no side effects because they help the body to produce its own hormones instead of introducing hormones like the phytoestrogenic ones. Learn more about non-estrogenic herbs for menopause.
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