$3.00 for 10 individual tea bags
The physical and hormonal changes involved in menopause can bring about a variety of symptoms. Often emotional changes occur as well, affecting mood, sexuality and personal interactions. Bearberry Essentials has blended 9 herbs that have been used throughout the ages to support the body and alleviate symptoms associated with menopause. This unique blend of Alfalfa, Angelica, Black Cohosh, Holy Basil, Lemon Balm, Licorice Root, Red Clover, Sage and Wild Yam help to control the emotional roller coaster that can come along with menopause and boost the body’s ability to regulate out of control hormones. This in turn helps to alleviate hot flashes, night sweats and can even help with retaining bone density.
Not for use while pregnant or nursing.
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Information provided is based on historical and traditional use of herbs and is for educational purposes only
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This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
Also known as Black Snakeroot, Bugbane, Bugwort, and Squawroot
History: Black Cohosh is often planted in gardens for its pretty white blossoms; however, Its twisted, black roots are sought out for medicinal value. The Black Cohosh plant is native to eastern North American and was widely used by natives to promote kidney function and for addressing women's disorders, such as cramps. It is also used by Cherokee and other Native American tribes as a sedative.
ModernUses: diarrhoea, consumption, cough, fever, high heart rate, whooping-cough
Commission E approved the use of black cohosh root for premenstrual discomfort and dysmenorrhea or climacteric (menopausal) neurovegetative ailments. Acteina, a constituent in black cohosh, has been studied for use in treating peripheral arterial disease
Active Ingredients: Resin, bitter glycosides, ranunculin (changes to anemonin upon drying), salicylic acid, tannin, estrogenic principle
Actions: Antispasmodic, alterative, sedative, nervine, tonic, emmenagogue,Astringent, diuretic, expectorant
Complementary Herbs: Blue Cohosh, Bogbean
Warning: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. Overdoses produce nausea and vomiting.
Red Clover, Crushed
Also known as Beebread, Cow Clover, Meadow Clover, Purple Clover, and Trefoil
$3.50 per ounce
History: Red Clover is native to northwest Africa, Asia, and Europe and has been naturalized in many parts of the world, including North America. In ancient times, the flower was believed to have magical powers. Druids believed that it could ward off evil spells and witches and would carry a sprig of clover with them on long jour ies to protect themselves. Medieval Christians believed that the three lobed leaves were associated with the trinity and the four lobed leaves as a symbol of the cross. In fact, many people still consider a four leaf clover to be a symbol of luck. Historically, Red Clover was used to help coughs, colds, sore throats, and skin diseases. Native Americans would use a Red Clover salve for burns. Today, it is used as a herbal supplement and as a sedative.
Modern Uses: Today, it is used as a sedative and for womens issues, including premenstrual syndrome and menopause symptoms. Promising research suggests that red clover can help menopausal women. Studies suggest that red clover may reduce the number of hot flashes women experience and help with other menopausal symptoms. As a bonus, red clover may also boost mood and libido in women!
In modern times, scientific research has backed up its traditional uses, including supporting bone strength, blood health, hair growth, and mental wellness.
Active Ingredients: Isoflavones
Actions: alterative, antispasmodic, nervine
Complementary Herbs: Yellow Dock, Nettles
Also known as Garden Angelica and Root of the Holy Ghost
History: The Angelica Root herb is a tall, stout plant with large white flowers and can grow to a height of between four and six feet. There are two main species of the Angelica plant. Angelica archangelica is native to northern Europe, where it was anciently believed to protect against disease and evil spirits. Angelica atropurpurea is native to eastern North America. Native Americans used Angelica to enhance and improve energy especially for the elderly, hunters, and new mothers. Today Angelica is popular amongst organic herbs because it contains vitamins B12, fructose, glucose, magnesium, iron, potassium, thiamin, sucrose, zinc and trace minerals. It is generally used as a stimulating expectorant.
Modern Uses: The Commission E approved angelica for loss of appetite, peptic discomforts such as mild spasms of the gastrointestinal tract, feeling of fullness, and flatulence.
The German Standard License indicates the use of angelica root tea for treatment of complaints such as feeling of fullness, flatulence, and mild cramp-like gastrointestinal disturbances, as well as stomach conditions such as insufficient formation of gastric juice. In India, it is used to treat anorexia nervosa and flatulent dyspepsia
Wild Yam Root, Wild Crafted
Dioscorea villosa L.
Also known as Colicroot, Devil’s-bones
$3.00 per Ounce
History: Wild Yam Root was widely used in North American folk medicine. Native Americans often used Wild Yam Root to treat colic which is why it was given the nickname Colicroot. Traditionally, it has been used to treat inflammation, muscle spasms, and a range of disorders, including asthma. Several studies show Wild Yam Root has powerful antifungal properties and may help fight yeast and other fungal infections.
ModernUses: relieve intestinal colic, rheumatoid arthritis
Active Ingredients: steroidal, saponins including dioscine, phytosterols, alkaloids, tannins, much starch
Actions: antispasmodic, anti- inflammatory, anti- rheumatic, cholagogue, anti-bilious, heptic
Complementary Herbs: Calamus, Chamomile, Ginger, Black Cohosh