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Archive for June, 2010

St. John’s Wort and Menopause

Several studies of St. John’s wort alone and St. John’s wort with black cohosh have been able to demonstrate that these products are good options for perimenopausal and menopausal women with hot flashes, mood issues, sleep problems and quality of life. In the newest of the St. John’s wort studies in perimenopausal/menopausal women, a total […]

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Chaste tree berry has been a very important plant for premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and premenstrual dysphoric disorder. There are numerous studies that demonstrate this, and I have reported previously on the use of chaste tree berry for PMS. A very specific PMS use for chaste tree is for cyclical mastalgia, also called premenstrual breast pain/tender/lumpiness. […]

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AHG 21st Annual Symposium – Oct 1-3 2010

The American Herbalists Guild 21st Annual Symposium is scheduled for October 1-3 (with preconference intensives on Sept 30th) in Austin TX. More information and registration online at You can also register by phone (203) 272-6731

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