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There are many herbs and nourishing foods that are safe and helpful to use during the different phases of a woman's life including menopause. Several of our herbal extracts, teas, glycerites, oils and herbal powders specifically strengthen and support women through the menopausal passage.

Ashwagandha Powder
A highly restorative herb for any age person. Effective for post-partum support and for pre-menopause, menopause and post-menopausal women who find themselves tired, stressed, anxious and overworked. Helps to improve insomnia, clears the mind, strengthens the vital life force and tonifies the hormonal system. Works great for men too! * In Ayurvedic medicine, 1/2 tsp of Ashwagandha powder is traditionally mixed into 1 cup of warm milk. You can use rice, soy, oat, almond or cow´s milk sweetened with honey. Store powder in refrigerator or out of direct light. Comes in sturdy plastic reusable jar.

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Black Cohosh Root Liquid Extract
Used for many women´s conditions such as menstrual cramps and menopause (eases hot flashes, mild depression), ovarian and uterine spasms and for reducing post partum pain. Specific for muscular pain associated with rheumatoid and osteoarthritis and for relieving asthma.* An important Native American remedy. This herb needs to be organically cultivated as it is being over-harvested in the wild.

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Chasteberry Liquid Extract
Helpful for regulating hormones, easing pre-menstrual stress and breast tenderness and supporting early menopausal changes. *

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Dong Quai Root Liquid Extract
Commonly used in Chinese medicine for tonifying and revitalizing the blood. Helpful for constipation associated with menstruation or menopause as the root moistens the intestines. *

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Female Rejuvenation Formula
This formula contains a combination of herbs which are moistening and revitalizing to the skin and vaginal tissue and restorative to one´s overall energy. Especially useful for women to use for several months prior to, during and after menopause. The herbs help rehydrate the body, calm the nervous system, and enhance physical strength and vitality.*

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Into the Flow
This sweet tasting formula helps soften the edges of acute pre-menstrual and menopausal tension and irritability. Gently eases you into your menstrual flow or supports you during any stressful time, including pre-menopause and menopause.* Use as often as needed.

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Lady´s Mantle Liquid Extract
Eases menopausal mood swings. Its astringent qualities are useful for tonifying the uterus, reducing a heavy menstrual flow, or treating a woman with a prolapsed uterus or urinary incontinence associated with post partum or old age.* For more information, please refer to Herbalist Deb Soule's section of our website, to find her article on this herb.

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Memory Tonic
The herbs in this formula help restore and relax the nervous system, increase mental alertness and vitality, improve memory and mental/emotional stability, and enhance the circulation of oxygen to the brain.*

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Menopause Tonic
Many women during menopause need herbs which improve digestion and offer emotional support and stability. The roots in this formula are moistening, nourishing and tonifying to the digestive tract, hormonal system and adrenal glands.* Can be taken alone or with Wise Woman Tonic or Estrotone capsules.

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Rose Petal Elixir
Roses are exceptionally helpful for uplifting the spirit, opening the heart, calming the nerves, relieving insomnia and mild depression, dispelling mental and physical fatigue, and soothing irritability associated with PMS, post-partum stress, or menopause.* We hand pick the red Rosa rugosa petals on a secluded Maine island and in Avena's garden and combine them with Pure Kosher Vegetable Glycerin and Pure Grain Alcohol. This beautiful rose colored elixir makes a special gift.

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Rosewater SpritzerRefresh yourself on a hot day. Provide a sweet fresh feel and fragrance to your skin with a spritz of our lovely rose water! Rose water has many healing benefits. The smell of roses is calming and quieting to the nervous system-excellent for reducing PMS symptoms, menopausal hot flashes, anxiety, and overall stress. It can be used several times a day. It is also cooling and refreshing to the face and neck, and lessons red, hot and irritated skin rashes or burns. * We recommend using our rose water spritzer as a facial astringent before applying our Fairy Flower Creme or Elder Flower Creme to your face.

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Shatavari Powder
A rejuvenating Ayurvedic herb that tones the female reproductive system, balances hormonal changes, reduces hot flashes, enhances sexual energy, removes toxins from the blood, eases anxiety and stress and restores a feeling of calmness and compassion.*

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Strong Women, Strong Bones Vinegar
New and improved formula that now contains Opal Basil (Ocimum basilicum). Vinegar extracts the minerals from herbs more effectively than alcohol. The herbs in this formula are high in a variety of minerals, including calcium and iron. Minerals found in herbs and food are essential for building strong bones, preventing osteoporosis, nourishing the blood and supporting healthy functioning of the hormonal, immune and nervous systems.*

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Vaginal Dryness Oil
This herbal-infused oil is soothing and healing to dry and irritated vaginal tissue. The floral aroma of clary sage adds a relaxing and uplifting quality to the oil. Use regularly along with Avena´s Female Rejuvenation Formula and White Pond Lily extract. *

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Valerian Liquid Extract
Valerian helps to relax tight muscles. Eases menstrual cramps, restlessness, emotional stress, nervous irritation, and gastrointestinal cramping. Promotes sleep and reduces waking in the night. Combine with herbs such as chamomile, hops, skullcap, oats and lemon balm. *

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Wise Woman Tonic
Balances hormonal changes, and eases irritability, tension and hot flashes. Facilitates the transformation of hormonal function from the ovaries to the adrenal glands.* Can be used with Aswagandha and Shatavari powders.

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Yoni Crème
Many women find this thick, all-natural, creme to be beneficial as a moistening and lubricating creme for their labia and vagina. This rich and edible creme has a light almond flavor and is sweetened with Pure Kosher Vegetable Glycerin, which does not encourage yeast proliferation.* Hand-made in small batches to ensure freshness. As with all of our products, this creme is free of harsh chemicals and synthetic ingredients. Note: Oil-based lubricants are not latex-friendly.

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