Genistein Soy Isoflavones
Helps to balance your body’s hormone levels
Avlimil provides potent soy isoflavones. If estrogen levels are low, these isoflavones are structurally similar to estrogen and help balance your body’s hormone levels. Soy isoflavones have been widely studied for their positive effects on menopausal health, including hot flashes, excessive sweating, bone health, and cardiovascular function.
Black Cohosh Root
Native American remidy for addressing women’s gynecological issues
Originally found growing profusely in the Ohio River Valley, Black Cohosh Root was boiled by Native Americans to address women’s gynecological issues and used after childbirth. 19th Century American Eclectic Physicians (what we would today call naturopaths) believed Black Cohosh was the most useful solution to menstrual cramps.
Black cohosh root contains a natural estrogen that is similar to human estrogen and has been used for stress, menstruation and menstrual cramps, and to support healthy estrogen levels in women. Black cohosh root is the most popular herbal supplement in Europe for women experiencing premenopause symptoms. It provides isoflavones and other constituents that help support a woman’s health during this phase of her life.
Organic Sage Leaf
Contains estrogenic substances
A primary component in Avlimil, sage leaf has a long history for its use as a medicinal herb. Sage leaf may help relieve mental exhaustion and enhance the ability to concentrate. Refreshed and alert, women are better able to enjoy the physical and emotional pleasures of an active lifestyle.
Sage also contains estrogenic substances and contains an aromatic oil that makes it a powerful natural antiperspirant. This is especially useful in menopausal women plagued with excessive sweating and hot flashes.
Organic Red Raspberry Leaf
Widely known for its normalizing effect on the uterus
Red raspberry has been dubbed the “Vine of Female Vitality.” The leaf of the vine is the part that is most often used as herbal medicine. Red raspberry leaf is widely known for its normalizing effect on the uterus. Traditionally, midwives and herbalists claim that it also helps tone the ligaments of the uterus to ease childbirth and regulate menstrual flow.
Organic Cayenne Pepper
Long been hailed for promoting circulation and vitality
A staple in spicy cuisine, the capsaicin in the fruit of cayenne peppers pack a hot taste, along with carotenoids, flavonoids, essential oils, and Vitamin C. Because of its high nutrient content and its warming properties, cayenne has long been hailed for promoting circulation and vitality, and for relieving hot flashes.
Organic Damiana Leaf
Dubbed an aphrodisiac by herbalists. Source of lkaloids, flavonoids, and tannins.
Damiana leaf contains an essential oil, alkaloids, flavonoids, and tannins and has been dubbed an aphrodisiac by herbalists. It’s been used traditionally as a tonic for hormonal health, often infused in hot teas.
Organic Ginger Root
Ginger has long played a lead role in cooking and healing in every corner of the world
An old Indian proverb says, “Every good quality is contained in ginger.” Ginger has long played a lead role in cooking and healing in every corner of the world. It’s an antispasmodic that soothes smooth muscles, including the uterus – this explains why it’s been used by herbalists for menstrual cramps.
Organic Licorice Root
Traditional Chinese Medicine used as a harmonizer that helped other ingredients work better in unison
Traditional Chinese Medicine believed licorice root was a harmonizer that helped other ingredients work well together. It was used by American folk herbalists to address “female hysteria”, which is what they called menstruation and menopause.
Organic Valerian Root
Commonly used today for its relaxing properties to combat irritability
According to some early German folklore, the Pied Piper was not only an accomplished flute player, but also an herbalist. They say he used hypnotic music along with valerian root to charm children to sleep. Valerian root is commonly used today for its relaxing properties to combat irritability, and as a natural sleep aid.