Natural remedies

Helpful Hints to Make It Through Menopause and Perimenopause

In our culture, menopause is often considered a four letter word and instead of being discussed openly, many women suffer through the symptoms without much support. Medically, a woman is not considered to be in menopause until they have not had a period for 12 months. The process leading up to that milestone can be significant and can last anywhere from two to ten years starting as early as a woman’s mid-thirties. In the United States, it most commonly starts in the mid to late 40s with menopause in a woman’s early 50s. Perimenopause, as it is called, is when a women’s ovaries start decreasing hormone production. This fluctuation in estrogen and progesterone leads to a wide range of symptoms including: Yoni Oil, the Joy Juice Mood swings, extreme moods, […]

June 17, 20200 comments
Natural remedies

Our Garden’s Summer Oils

Summer is in full swing, and we have been enjoying the bounty! As an herbalist, I am busy in my garden and kitchen, harvesting, nurturing, and creating. In Chinese medicine, one of our ancient texts, the Nei Jing says this about summertime “luxuriant flowering, the time when the qi of heaven and earth mingle, when ten thousand things fruit and flower.” The Nei Jing also tells us to get outside in the summer and enjoy the earth. The mother earth is certainly glorious in the summertime, and we hope you are all getting outdoors, moving your qi, and finding ways to enjoy nature. At Benedictine Healing Products this is the season we harvest fresh flowers and aromatic leaves for making our luxurious line of healing oils and salve. Our topical […]

June 17, 20200 comments
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