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Black cohosh effective in hot flashes

By | July 25th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Black cohosh is one of the most well researched herbs for menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flashes. In fact, several clinical studies indicate that black cohosh is as effective as hormone therapy for relief of this symptom. The herb was shown to be as effective as low-dose hormone therapy within a month. At the University of [...]

Black Cohosh Helps Menopause Symptoms: Herb science organization says latest negative study flawed

By | July 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

The popular herb black cohosh reduces hot flashes and other symptoms associated with menopause in most published clinical trials, said the American Botanical Council (ABC), a leading nonprofit herbal science organization. ABC was responding to a press release summarizing an unpublished double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial on 132 women conducted by researchers at the Mayo Clinic. [...]

Soy isoflavones: a menopause must?

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

In the last decade, soy has received tremendous attention as an alternative to hormone replacement therapy because of its rich supply of isoflavones — compounds that can positively affect both menopausal symptoms and bone loss. A research review by scientists at the Department of Nutrition, Loma Linda University in California indicated that soy foods and [...]

Menopause herb safe and effective

By | June 26th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Black cohosh is one of the most promising natural remedies for relief of menopausal symptoms, particularly hot flashes. It contains triterpene glycosides, which researchers believe may interact with receptors in the brain to block some estrogenic activity. Since it has become so popular, many researchers are now investigating its long-term safety. At the Department of [...]

How Black Cohosh Works: Herb safe and effective for hot flashes

By | June 13th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Black cohosh, an herb increasingly used by women as an alternative to estrogen replacement therapy, may reduce hot flashes by targeting serotonin receptors, according to a team of researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago. The finding, the first to show a likely mechanism of action for the herb other than estrogen, increases the [...]

Red clover: four benefits for menopause

By | May 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Cultures around the world use herbs for the natural treatment of menopause. Black cohosh, chaste tree berry (vitex) and red clover are a few of the most common herbs for this purpose. Red clover contains four plant-based estrogens, called phytoestrogens. These bind to estrogen receptors in the body and help control symptoms of menopause, such [...]