This caffeine free healing tea is formulated to bring ease and comfort to ladies experiencing the difficulties of the menopause, premenstrual symptoms thought to be due to an imbalance of estrogens to progesterone. The symptoms I focus on to help alleviate are; night sweats, hot flashes, bloating, weight gain, and depression to name but a few.
Dandelion root - for Liver tonic, female system tonic -
Motherwort - for Female Tonic, nerve tonic, the Woman's herb -
Chaste Tree-Vitex - for Painful irregular menstruation
Red clover - for Menopause, Female tonic, cleansing -
Sage - for Hot flashes, Tonic, helpful for regulating body temperature
St Johns Wort- Helpful for irregular moods, depression, nervous tension or sleeplessness.
Peppermint- For cooling and easing heat, also refreshing, adds flavor, helps Ignore
The ingredients in my teas are all organic or wild-crafted, of the freshest and highest quality, and my menopause blend contains no preservatives and no additives.
For best results this tea can be made into a Cooling drink. Add lemon and natural sweeteners for flavor. The herbs can be mildly bitter please keep this in mind. To enhance the blend you can add fresh fruit, honey and sparkling water if preferred. I advise you to persevere with the tea and drink up t three cups per day as needed during extreme menopausal discomfort.
Tips! The tea is effective for hot flashes, sip it as needed, add a natural sweetener if preferred, no sugar. Here are a few basic guidelines that work with the tea (below) Try simple sage tea too, that is very beneficial when hot flashes are an issue. Buy an organic sage plant and just infused the leaves in cold water (you can drink as much as you need. Allow the leaves (a couple) to soak for about 2- 5 hours depending on how much you make. Alternatively, leave the leaves over night in the water in your fridge (a jugful) and drink throughout the next day. You can also make the BB menopause tea this way if cold suits you better. You can mix these if you like.
1. Eat well
Eating a balanced, healthy diet is vital in overcoming hot flashes and other symptoms. Try to incorporate all food groups, increase your intake of vitamins B, C, D, and E, and consume more soy, which will help to balance hormone levels.
2. Stay hydrated
Drink the equivalent of 8 - 10 glasses of water each day. This is the recommended amount in order to keep the body hydrated and functioning properly.
3 Avoid caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine
Excessive consumption of these substances can worsen menopause symptoms, so try to limit your intake, or stop completely. Try drinking herbal teas instead of coffee.
4. Exercise regularly
Try to exercise for at least half an hour a day, five days a week. Walking, swimming, yoga and cycling are all good options.
Stress can worsen all menopause symptoms. Take time for yourself to reduce stress, practice breathing exercises, try meditation, and consider joining a weekly yoga class.
6 .Get rest
Try to sleep for at least seven to eight hours each night. Your body recovers during rest, so getting enough during this time is vital.
Hot flashes can become more frequent or severe if little action is taken to avoid the things that cause them. There are various environmental and behavioral factors that contribute to hot flashes, so decreasing hot flash episodes can often be as simple as avoiding the triggers
Avoid spicy foods.
Avoid hot drinks.
Take cool showers, especially before bed.
Turn down the thermostat or run a fan.
Avoid things that create heat, like fireplaces, hair dryers, and furnaces.
Avoid warm environments, such as hot rooms and beds with heavy blankets.