Dong quai has been extensively studied as it reduces uterine contractions, inflammation, and pain. For those that struggle with painful periods due to menstrual cramps, this herb is true blessing.
Herbal Nerd Society Exclusive Article - Angelica is generally considered a warm, sweet or pungent, building herb that moves blood and opens pathways, allowing dampness and stuck or lingering pain to clear. In modern herbal tradition, A. archangelica and A. sinensis have become most popular as Women's Medicine.
Sage is a trusted herb for reducing hot flashes. Western herbalists add sage to menopausal formulas as part of a complete hormone balancing package.
HERBAL NERD SOCIETY Being a better herbalist requires constant education about the changing face of herbalism. There are many resources available to learn about new studies on herbs and much of it reaches into areas which tools of science and technology are exposing all the time.
This is an abbreviated version of "Menstrual Flooding: Surviving the Deluge." Read the full version at Candace Hunter: The Witch Next Door. Flooding can feel like adding insult to injury.…
We talked about how we're working with Rose this week, reflected on last week's show, and shared a couple of Rose-inspired culinary delights. We also answer an herbal 101 question.
Adding a baby to your life takes preparation. Herbs can increase fertility when combined with a healthy diet and exercise routine. The odds of success improve if you are as careful with your body before pregnancy as you will be after you get pregnant.