Femme was designed it to be a support namely for women throughout the month and more specifically during a wombans moon time. This blend of herbs has numerous other benefits as well, both for hormone regulating in both men and woman.
My Tincture is made without alcohol so they are safe for children 6m+ and adults whom may choose to avoid anything containing alcohol. It also makes it sweet and thick opposed to strong and watery. It can be taken sublingually and will not burn if you swallow it. It can be added to any homemade skin or hair mask, shampoo, hand creams etc. its a very versatile product, and I have even added it to a liquid vape device to help deal with anxiety.
General Wellbeing, Periods/Pregnancy/Postpartum, PMS, Menopause, Breast Milk Production, Diarrhea, Sore Throat, Digestive aid, Nausea, Cold, Flu Stomach cramps, Aches and Pain, Headaches, Anti-inflammatory, Calming, Insomnia, Stress, Anxiety, Acne, Eczema, Rosacea, Sexdrive/Libido, Antihistamine +more.
Below I have broken down each herb and some of its additional benefits:
Red raspberry leaves are rich in vitamins and minerals. They provide B vitamins, vitamin C and a number of minerals, including potassium, magnesium, zinc, phosphorus, and iron. Red raspberry leaves contain a number of antioxidants which can help protect cells from damage. It also contains small amounts of ellagic acid, which have been shown to neutralize carcinogens.
This is typically used during pregnancy and for treating various womanly problems such as heavy periods, painful periods, childbirth, post labor healing. It can be used to help strengthen the muscles of the uterus reducing pain and heavy bleeding.
Red raspberry leaf is also great for sore throats, mouth ulcers, gum disease or sensitivity, and diarrhea, especially for children. It contains Astringent, tonic, antispasmodic and uterine tonic qualities as well.
Known to lower blood pressure, supporting healthy cholesterol, and triglycerides. Hibiscus is full of antioxidants that fight free radical damage caused by poor diet and constant exposure to dangerous chemicals and thus can help maintain a healthy gut microbiome. It has also been used to naturally treat depression and related symptoms such as fatigue, feelings of hopelessness, loss of interest in hobbies and more.
Hibiscus also helps to regulate menstrual flow and natural cycle. There are some concerns regarding its use for pregnant and nursing moms, but this is generally in regards to drinking a lot of hibiscus tea which can, but rarely, cause emmenagogue effects aka menstruation. Use with caution and moderation in this regard.
Marjoram is a perennial herb, similar to oregano, and more often used in cooking. They are sometimes used interchangeably but marjoram has a finer texture and a milder flavor profile. The use of marjoram can help to improve your digestion as well as digestive problems like nausea, flatulence, stomach cramps, diarrhea or constipation. This herb can help reduce the pain that often comes with muscle tightness or muscle spasms as well as tension headaches. It contains anti-inflammatory and calming properties which can be felt in both body and mind.
Marjoram is a great herb for women’s issues and hormonal imbalances. This herb is used as a traditional used to restore hormonal balance and regulate the menstrual cycle, provide relief of PMS or menopausal symptoms. Like hibiscus, it’s considered an “emmenagogue“. It’s also been used traditionally by nursing moms to promote breast milk production. Studies have also shown it to help with PCOS and related symptoms.
Lavender is most commonly known for its sedative effects, but that is hardly scratching the surface on this truly versatile herb. Lavender also has Nervine, analgesic, antispasmodic, digestive, antidepressant, diaphoretic, expectorant, and antimicrobial properties. Because of its calming effects, its great for helping to treat respiratory issues, it helps to soothe chest muscles tired from coughing. Its antimicrobial properties make it a good natural alternative for treating diarrheas, nausea pain, and colic symptoms. Lavender is also very soothing for skin related information, such as acne, eczema, and rosacea, as well as scars.
You may not be able to tell by looking at this common flower, but Rose contains properties which are great for treating anxiety, grief, PMS, menopausal related anxiety, cold, flu, sore throat, diarrhea, skin issues and sore/inflamed joints. Who knew this gem was hiding in your own garden. Rose contains several therapeutic compounds known to promote healing in the body, which give it the ability to act as: an insect repellant, antimicrobial, digestive aid, calm inflammatory skin conditions, antioxidant, a natural pesticide, antiseptic, anesthetic, antibiotic.
Because it has anti-anxiety properties, Rose can greatly help men, and women with sexual dysfunction related to performance anxiety and stress. It has also been reported that it helps balance sex hormones, which can contribute to an increased sex drive.
Another common flower herb known for its calming effects, this little flower is a powerhouse. Chamomile can be used as a mild sedative to calm nerves and reduce anxiety by promoting relaxation, which makes it great for helping to get a handle on anxiety and depression. Chamomile possesses antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, and it’s commonly used for hay fever. It has the power to relieve mucus congestion, irritations, swelling and skin conditions that are associated with seasonal allergy symptoms.
Its antispasmodic properties allow it to soothe menstrual cramps and body aches that are commonly associated with PMS, such as headaches and back pain. Chamomile can even help clear up acne that may appear as a result of hormone fluctuations, and thus help to regulate related hormones. Chamomile promotes smooth, healthy skin and relieves irritations because of its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties. It has been used as a natural remedy for eczema, wounds, ulcers, gout, skin irritations, bruises, burns, canker cores, and even skin conditions like cracked nipples, chicken pox, ear and eye infections, poison ivy, and diaper rash.
Arnica (Not always included)*
One of my favorite go-tos in regards to natural pain relief. Arnica contains a powerful anti-inflammatory, which makes it a great addition to any first-aid related slaves. Arnica is great to use in helping to heal bruises, aches, sprains, and even arthritis flare-ups. It can even be applied to insect bites to reduce irritation and inflammation. Arnica can also be used to relieve areas of stiffness, and joint pain.
Its ability to help reduce pain makes it great for any PMS, Menstrual-related pains and inflammations. Arnica also helps to promote hair growth, adding it to your shampoo or hair products can help reduce hair loss, and promote healthy re-growth.
If pregnant or breastfeeding use arnica with caution.
*My blend contains a small yet effective amount of arnica and is generally safe for a variety of homeopathic usage.