I have been in the menopausal stage of my life for the past 18 months or so. I do not believe in hormone replacement therapy and so looked for other ways to help relieve the symptoms that I was feeling (night sweats, hot flushes, sleeplessness, mood swings… the list feels endless). I tried this herbal tea, and I am sold on it. I am still menopausal, please don’t misunderstand me, but the symptoms are lessened and made more bearable by drinking this tea every day. (A word of caution though: As with any herbal remedy, do not take continuously as ones body becomes immune to the benefits.) The general guide is to take every day for three weeks or so, give your body a break for a week or two and then take for another three or so weeks, and so on. Below I have listed the herbs that can be found in this blend. We sell 50g for R51.00. This is well worth it.
Women’s Own Herbal Tea Blend: –
Salvia officinalis (Sage)
General tonic, rejuvenative, estrogenic (Caution: Avoid taking during pregnancy and when breast-feeding)
Melissa officinalis: (Lemon balm)
Carminative, antispasmodic, sedative
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry leaf)
Antispasmodic, calminative, tones reproductive system. (Caution: Avoid during first seven months of pregnancy.)
Lavandula officinalis (Lavender)
Relaxant, analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory.
Achillea millefolium (Yarrow)
Hormone regulating (Caution: Avoid taking during pregnancy.)
Valeriana officinalis (Valerian)