July 17, 2018

Jasmine (Jasminum grandiflorum) Research

Latin Name: Jasminum grandiflorum Family: Oleaceae Jasmine has been used as a folk remedy for skin and stomach ulcers, to help reduce lactation and increase menstruation, as an aphrodisiac, to improve mood, and as a topical antifungal (Tomar, 2018).  It has shown in vitro to have antimicrobial actions, with potential […]
July 18, 2018

Rose (Rosa damascena) Research

Latin Name: Rosa damascena Family: Rosaceae A few dozen research articles were found on R. damascena.  Multiple human studies found the aroma to help reduce both anxiety, pain, and possibly migraine headache pain.  Additional studies attributed the intake of extracts with reduced menstrual pain.  A mouthwash with the extract may […]
August 7, 2018

Red Clover Citrusade for Hot Flashes

Help reduce hot flashes; pour a cool glass of Red Clover Citrusade!  This recipe is great to make a batch of, and keep in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.  This is because red clover and its isoflavone component has been researched to help reduce menopausal symptoms, especially hot flashes.  Some […]