Femaren - Oriental Botanicals
Femaren
Femaren
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Description
With black cohosh used traditionally in Western herbal medicine for the relief of menopausal symptoms plus dong quai, vitex and other herbs.

Features and benefits

  • Contains black cohosh and vitex, traditionally used in Western herbal medicine to relieve menopausal symptoms
  • Black cohosh traditionally relieves many common menopausal symptoms, including hot flushes, disturbed sleep, irritability, mood swings and mild rheumatic aches and pains in Western herbal medicine
  • Dong quai is traditionally used in Chinese medicine to relieve menopausal symptoms and to enhance blood health, and therefore to nourish Jing, a form of life force energy that declines with age
  • Also contains other Chinese herbs including horny goat weed, anemarrhena and curculigo plus the Indian herb shatavari

How it works

Most women experience menopause between 45 and 55 years of age.

It’s a gradual process that leads to the end of the monthly period, and in turn the reproductive years. The hormones oestrogen and progesterone fluctuate during this time and periods become lighter until they eventually stop.1

Many women experience menopausal symptoms, some of which may include:

  • Hot flushes
  • Poor sleep
  • Irritability
  • Aches and pains1

Black cohosh: traditionally used to relieve menopausal symptoms

Black cohosh relieves a wide range of menopausal symptoms including hot flushes, irritability, mood swingsdisturbed sleep and mild rheumatic aches and pains based on its traditional use in Western herbal medicine.

Dong quai: traditionally used to enhance blood health

As well as being used in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to reduce menopausal symptoms, dong quai is a blood tonic that’s traditionally used to invigorate Jing (also known as kidney essence).

According to TCM philosophy, Jing is a form of life force energy that’s stored in the kidneys and declines with age. This is one of the reasons that a healthy kidney organ-meridian system is considered the foundation of good health in Chinese medicine, especially during times of transition between life stages, including menopause.

Vitex: traditionally used to maintain healthy reproductive hormones

Vitex is a herb used in traditional Western herbal medicine during menopause to maintain healthy reproductive hormones.

References
1. Victoria State Government. Last updated Nov 2019 and accessed May 2020 from betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/menopause

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly talk to you health professional.

Ingredients

Each vegetable capsule contains extracts dry concentrate:

Anemarrhena (Anemarrhena asphodeloides) root and rhizome 85mg, dry equiv. 850mg
Shatavari (Asparagus racemosus) root 133.33mg, dry equiv. 800mg
Dong quai (Angelica polymorpha) root 50mg, dry equiv. 750mg
Horny goat weed (Epimedium sagittatum) leaf 43.33mg, dry equiv. 650mg
Curculigo (Curculigo orchioides) root 71.43mg, dry equiv. 500mg
Black cohosh (Actaea racemosa) rhizome 100mg, dry equiv. 400mg
Vitex (Vitex agnus-castus) fruit 25mg, dry equiv. 250mg

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

No added artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, nuts, dairy or animal products.

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly talk to you health professional.

Directions

Directions for use

Recommended dosage:

  • Adults: Take 2 capsules one to two times a day, or as professionally prescribed.
  • This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly talk to you health professional.
Cautions

Cautions

Do not use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. Vitex may affect hormones and medicines such as oral contraceptives. Consult your health professional before use. Warning: in very rare cases black cohosh has been associated with liver failure. If you are experiencing yellowing of the skin or whites of the eyes, dark urine, nausea, vomiting, unusual tiredness, weakness, stomach or abdominal pain and/or loss of appetite you should stop using this product and see your doctor.

This medicine may not be right for you. Read the label before purchase. Follow the directions for use. If symptoms persist, worsen or change unexpectedly talk to you health professional.

Suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

No added artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners or preservatives, yeast, gluten, wheat, nuts, dairy or animal products.

Testimonials
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I have been going through menopause for the last 3 years. I had been experiencing bad mood swings and feeling very agitated and crying for no apparent reason, my hot flushes were out of control and night sweats were keeping my awake with a lot of broken sleep, I never felt refreshed and always tired. I walked into a pharmacy about six weeks ago and had spoken to the Naturopath and she swore that Femaren would help me, of coarse I was sceptical but I have not had a hot flush since and I’m sleeping through the night and feeling great. Absolutely awesome product and so happy that I have quality of life again.

5
S.Hopper from NSW

I am 48 years of age. I started to have issues with my skin, mood swings, vaginal dryness and breakthrough bleeding from fibroids. I started to take Femaren and it has been amazing. My skin cleared up, my bleeding stopped and my moods stabilised. I would highly recommend trying this product and have told my friends and family about the product.

5
Vicki from Shoalwater
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