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I first read about the benefits of schizandra in Ron Teaguarden’s book The Ancient Wisdom of the Chinese Tonic Herbs.
‘Schizandra is “the herb that does it all.” It develops and protects the primary energies of life. Schizandra, known as the “quintessence of Chinese tonic herbs,” supports vitality and beauty when used regularly for some time. It is said to promote beautiful skin. Schizandra is said to help purify the blood, support the mind, help maintain a strong memory, and help maintain sexual energy and sexual functions in both men and women.’
The Benefits of Schizandra
Schizandra has some of the following benefits:
She Who Has 100 Husbands
Shatavari is an ayurvedic herb in the asparagus family. In this traditional medicinal system, it is regarded as a prime women’s health tonic. The word shatavari translates as she who has 100 husbands. This gives you an idea of the properties this fertility herb can impart!
In this article I’ll talk about why shatavari is so good for fertility. However, you should know that shatavari can be utilized in all stages of life: when you’re lactating, during teenage years, menopause, and when balancing your menstrual cycle. Check in with your doctor; you may be able to take shatavari during pregnancy.
Here at Natural Hormone Healing we are committed to equipping women with the tools to help them balance their hormones naturally. One of these tools is making a daily hormone balancing elixir.
What Is An Elixir?
An elixir is a warm beverage made with a herbal tea base. Elixirs resemble the flavor of coffee shop lattes and are designed to be a delicious delivery system for your superfoods and herbal medicine.
Damiana, Otherwise Known As Turnera Aphrodisiaca
Damiana is one of the lesser known superstars of women’s health. It’s a shrub native to southern Texas and Mexico, and the leaves are harvested and dried to make herbal tea. From my personal experience, I find it to be very effective. It’s one of those herbs that you feel instantly after taking it. Read on to learn about the many benefits damiana can provide you! Read More
An Ancient Beauty Secret
Schizandra powder is a herb that was held in high regard by women in the imperial courts of China. These women, known as ‘jade girls’, carefully practiced the art of beauty, and schizandra was an essential part of their ‘beauty diet’ for its many beneficial effects.
In addition to its beautifying benefits, schizandra powder is a vitality herb that promotes abundant energy, a sharp mind and a calmness that’s invaluable in our busy modern world. This is my top recommended herb, both in my classes and to my clients because it promotes balanced hormones.
In this article I go in depth on the benefits of schizandra powder and you’ll learn the best, most beneficial ways to integrate it into your diet. My hope is that you will develop an appreciation and the same reverence that I have for schizandra. Read More
This peppermint matcha latte will get you in the spirit of the season as well as help you stay sane during the holiday craziness.
We know that our readers tend to experience low energy and burn out. The unfortunate thing is the combination of excess stress, sugar, and busyness during the holidays can compound the symptoms you currently experience. Read More
When it comes to balancing your hormones, the first step is to effectively manage your stress response.
One simple, yet powerful way to do this is to use hormone balancing herbs to make your daily tea.
This is an easy practice to add to your healthy routine; so many of you already drink tea (or coffee) on a regular basis. Simply switch it up to reap the benefits! Read More
My creamy, rose infused tonic is brimming beautifying herbs and superfoods!
This is one of my signature elixirs that has been popular in my classes and with my private clients for many years. I want to share it with you so that you can reap the feminine benefits of ancient beauty herbs.
First, pearl powder (yes, actual crushed up pearls) has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for thousands of years as a beauty tonic. Pearls contain the powerful anti-aging antioxidant SOD that will help to smooth wrinkles and heal blemishes.
In Chinese tonic herbalism, Schizandra berry is known as the five flavor fruit. It is used to bring moisture and a glow to the skin, brighten the eyes, sharpen the mind, and energize the body. In fact, Chinese healers believe that consuming schizandra for 100 days straight will change your life.