Category Archives for "Herbs for Womens’ Health"

How to fight fibroids naturally & without side effects

Common Signs & Symptoms of Fibroids, And do the Quiz To Check!Dear Dr. Susan, QUESTION During a routine pelvic exam, I learned that I have a uterine fibroid tumor. It’s about the size of a lemon, but thankfully, it’s benign. My doctor is recommending that I have a hysterectomy.  I’m 42. What should I do? —Cynthia Dear Cynthia,  I’m glad […]

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Menopause: natural alternatives to conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT)

Typical menopausal symptoms and what you can do to help eradicate themDear Friend,  This month, I will be discussing natural alternatives to conventional hormone replacement therapy (HRT), a topic I constantly get asked about by my readers and patients.  Typical menopausal symptoms include hot flashes, night sweats, insomnia, mood swings, loss of libido, and vaginal dryness. Even […]

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2 Herbs for Healthy Hearts and Circulation: Garlic

Garlic is a delicious and pungent culinary herb, used throughout the world! It is renowned for its strong aroma and flavor. Besides being an important component of American and European cooking, garlic is also commonly used in the cuisines of the Middle East, Asia, northern Africa, and parts of South and Central America. Its use […]

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1 Herbs for Healthy Hearts and Circulation: Turmeric

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Turmeric has been used for thousands of years in Indian cooking and in India’s traditional Ayurvedic medicine. The turmeric plant, grown from India to Indonesia, is related to ginger and has pulpy, orange, tuberous roots that grow to about two feet in length. It is an indispensable […]

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Herbs for Healthy Detoxification: Dandelion

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Dandelion, which can grow rampant in your lawn, is a low-growing perennial plant used medicinally for over a thousand years. Arab physicians in the tenth century prescribed dandelion as a diuretic, and by the seventeenth century the English herbalist, Nicholas Culpepper incorporated dandelion as the foundation of […]

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Herbs with estrogen-like effects: Royal Jelly

Excerpt from Dr. Susan Lark’s Healing Herbs for Women Royal jelly—the food of the queen bee—has been used for centuries to promote reproductive health and longevity and ease menopausal symptoms. Doctors from France have reported that women who ate royal jelly during menopause had a complete remission of symptoms, and some were even able to conceive […]

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