In 2011, Swiss researchers discovered that sage reduced hot flashes by 50% in four weeks in menopausal women.Sage contains high levels of antioxidants which has a cooling effect for hot flashes. It also has anti-inflammatory properties which help reduce unwanted weight gain.
Licorices has been clinically proven to reduce the occurrence and severity of hot flashes. It works as a phytoestrogen (a compound that has estrogen-like effects) which helps alleviate various menopausal symptoms like- weight gain, bloating, mood swings, fatigue and many more.
A cup of peppermint tea can help you curb your cravings and help you feel “full” for a longer period- resulting in weight loss. Additionally, it has various properties that help reduce your body temperature and provide a cooling effect during your hot flash episode.
A report published in the Journal of Agricultural & Food chemistry in 2013 states that Ziziphus helps reduce inflammation, fight obesity, stimulate the immune system, improve gastrointestinal health, and boost antioxidant capacity.
This is used primarily to treat hot flashes and night sweats in women with menopause. It’s known to contain phytoestrogens, a plant-based form of estrogen, which helps to improve hormonal imbalances caused by menopause.
Adding these delicious teas to your daily routine could help you alleviate hot flashes, night sweats and reduce unwanted menopausal weight gain in the long run.
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