Female herbal form of estrogen

If you are thinking of a herbal formula as an equivalent for estrogen to use as an alternative hormone replacement therapy, then it is best to consult your doctor. Although we view herbs as being ‘natural’, they may not be safe and better. Some herbal products could interact with drugs and cause problems. It is important to realize that herbs are not tested or approved by any government body. Hence the content of each herbal medication can vary between companies and also between two similarly named products. Also, it is difficult to set a standard dose due to the variety available.

Some herbs which may act like estrogen are:
Black cohosh, St. John's Wort, Dong Quai, Valerian Root, Ginseng and so on.

Women who intend to use herbal products for relief of menopause symptoms should consult their doctors.
Consuming soya products may help as soya has estrogen-like activity and helps to reduce some symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flushes and vaginal dryness.

Read more about Menopausal disorders: http://www.home-remedies-for-you.com/remedy/Menopausal-Disorders.html

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