Red Clover Herb
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

Red Clover Herb

Red Clover Herb

Red clover herb or Trifolium Partense as it is known by its scientific name is a perennial herb that is native to parts of Europe and Asia. Red clover herb has also been artificially cultivated in parts of North America. The main health benefits of red clover herb come from the flowers that grow atop the plant.

How does Red Clover Herb Work?

Red clover herb contains phytoestrogens, which a powerful plant chemical with a structure similar to that of human estrogen. The similarity imbues them with potentially very powerful curative abilities.

What is red clover herb used for?

Due to its unique component: phytoestrogens. Red clover herb is used to treat menopause symptoms in middle aged women. Menopause symptoms are the result of falling estrogen levels in women's bodies. The result of such a noticeable shift in biological makeup can have drastic effects on a woman's body. Menopause symptoms range from: depression, mood swings and after more years' osteoporosis. Red clover herb has been proven capable of counteracting the effects of many of these symptoms.

Red Clover HerbRed clover herb is also used to counter other menopause symptoms such as:

. Skin Inflammations.
. Spasmodic coughing.
. Asthma.
. Bronchitis.

Advantages of red clover herb for menopausal women

Red clover is a cheaper alternative to Hormone replacement therapy: As a phytoestrogenic herb red clover herb has been proven as a legitimate alternative to hormone replacement therapy. HRT is the artificial means of introducing hormones into the body and is costly. Red clover herb initiates the same healing purpose naturally at a far reduced cost.

Red clover her as an efficient treatment for menopause symptoms: Red clover herb is said to be able to treat several menopause symptoms quickly and effectively and for this reason is often used a short relief measure.

Red clover herb and its other healing benefits: Red clover has been proven capable of treating other conditions such as: High blood pressure, PMS and arthritis.

Disadvantages of red clover herb for menopausal women

Red clover and its complications with other medication: Complications with using red clover herb can occur in conjunction with using oral contraceptives and HRT. Women who are allergic to aspirin should also avoid using red clover herb.

Red Clover HerbRed Clover herb and its links to cancer and stokes: Testing has shown that red clover can stimulate the spread of uterine and breast cancer cells. It has also been found responsible for provoking liver disease and strokes.

Red clover and infertility: Testing has proven links between the use of red clover and infertility when consumed over long periods of time.

What other options for women are there? Because of some of the dangerous effects of phytoestrogenic herbs such as red clover herb, many women consider the other alternatives before using the herb in order to treat their menopause symptoms. HRT is one option but others have begun to use non-estrogenic herbs as an alternative means of treatment.

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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.
Red Clover Herb