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Archive for May, 2010

The results of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial using St. John’s Wort for PMS sufferers were recently published. 36 women with regular menstrual cycles who were diagnosed with mild PMS were randomly assigned to receive St. John’s Wort tablets (900 mg/day and standardized to 0.18% hypericin and 3.38% hyperforin) or placebo for two menstrual […]

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Combination Botanical for Menopause Symptoms

A proprietary product called Nutrafem is a combination of botanical extracts derived from Vigna radiate (mung beans) and Eucommia ulmoides bark. This phase II, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical study was conducted in 159 postmenopausal women who had at least 21 hot flashes per week. 131 women completed the study. One group received the product […]

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