Listed below are some natural techniques you could employ for use as Menopause Natural Remedies.
Natural Technique #1 - Essential Oils
Essential Oils Used Alone:
Single Oils: Bergamot, Clary Sage, Cypress, Peppermint, Roman Chamomile, Basil, Fennel, Geranium, Lavender, Thyme, Orange, Ylang Ylang
Possible Blends: Women's Monthly Blend, Grounding Blend, Calming Blend, Citrus Blend (See Generic Name Comparison Chart)
Use any of the oils mentioned on this page in a diffuser.
- 2 d. clary sage essential oil
- 1 d. geranium essential oil
- 1 d. ylang ylang essential oil
Apply to soles of feet or abdomen daily.
- 1 d. grounding blend
- 1 d. peppermint
Rub on back of neck or bottoms of feet.
Natural Technique #2 - Herbal Remedies
Food is medicine and there is incredible strength in plants and herbal remedies that have been known to prevent menopausal and peri-menopausal symptoms. It is amazing that many plants and herbs can adapt to the needs of your body. It is possible for them to do this because they share various molecular features with our own hormones, allowing them to support our hormone production, make it slower, or even mimic what our own hormones do depending on the body’s unique needs.
Some herbs that can help reduce menopause symptoms include black cohosh, passionflower, ginseng, chaste-berry, wild yam and ashwagandha.
Natural Technique #3 - Mindful Breathing
If you haven't already tried mindful breathing, now is a great time to start. Mindful deep breathing such as that practiced during yoga and meditation has a proven calming effect on the mind and can ease menopausal anxiety and hot flashes. As soon as you feel a hot flash coming on, get ready. Begin by inhaling through your nose to the count of four. Hold your breath for seven counts. Then exhale completely through your mouth to the count of eight. This is considered one breath. Try to complete this cycle two more times.
Natural Technique #4 - Vitamin D
Vitamin D is an essential building block for a healthy body. It promotes healthy bone renewal, normal cell growth and hormone balance, which are all important for menopausal women.
Vitamin D is often referred to as the sunshine vitamin, as your body produces it in response to sun exposure. As we age, our ability to absorb vitamin D decreases, putting us at higher risk for loss of bone density. It is important to get our sunshine vitamin, either naturally outside in the sun, or through a supplement.
Also, foods that contain vitamin D include sardines, tuna, wild salmon, fortified dairy products and eggs.
What is your favorite Natural Technique?
Have you tried one or more of the techniques on this page? Do you have something different that works for you? Share it!
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