A powerful antioxidant that is known as a natural anti-aging nutrient. Vitamin E can protect cells in the body from free radicals and is required for the proper functioning of hormone-producing organs. This vitamin strengthens capillaries in the skin, thereby improving moisture and elasticity. Vitamin E also helps to reduce cramping, anxiety, and cravings that are associated with PMS, while regulating the menstrual cycle and significantly improving immune function.
Vitamin B6 – As a vitamin in the B complex family, vitamin B6 plays a major role in maintaining a healthy nervous system and metabolism. It is also essential for normal liver function as well as skin and eye health. B6 plays a role in most major functions of the body by carrying oxygen in red blood cells, balancing blood sugar levels, and creating antibodies for proper immune function.
Another B vitamin, Folate is also known as folic acid. Folate is a water-soluble vitamin that is responsible for supporting nerve and immune function, and synthesizing DNA. Those without enough Folate can become anemic. Folate supports a healthy pregnancy, heart health, brain function, and healthy glandular tissue.
A type of metal that is an essential trace mineral. This metal is needed in small amounts every day in order to maintain many necessary functions of the body. Zinc supports healthy hormone production, strong immune function, normal liver function, and healthy digestion.
A trace mineral that plays an important role in the human body. Selenium increases the availability and capabilities of all antioxidants. Without selenium, antioxidants would not be able to scavenge free radicals and inflammation would be uncontrollable. Selenium boosts immunity, improves blood flow, and regulates thyroid function.
Used for centuries as a female tonic, Dong Quai also known as “female ginseng,” is a natural herb that produces a relaxing effect on the muscles of the uterus, thereby promoting comfortable menstruation. Dong Quai is also used to lessen anxiety and stress, balance hormones, boost energy, support cardiovascular function, and improve sex drive.
Indigenous people in Central and South America traditionally used the leaves of the Damiana plant to make a relaxing/aphrodisiac tea. Damiana is still widely used as an herbal tonic and body cleanser. The active chemical in this herb, known as Damianin, has been shown to balance hormones as an aromatase inhibitor, as well as a potent herb for lowering blood sugar. This powerful and natural herb is recognized in the Physician’s Desk Reference as an herbal medicine for promoting relaxation, weight loss, and for boosting libido.
Sourced from a low growing palm tree, Saw Palmetto is typically used for men with enlarged prostates. However, research has shown that Saw Palmetto can be very effective for women for hormone balance. It promotes beautiful skin by normalizing oil production. As women age, vaginal and uterine tissue can become weak; Saw Palmetto helps strengthen vaginal and uterine tissue to keep them from being stretched or torn.
An annual herb known as Greek hay, Fenugreek is in the pea family (Fabaceae). Cultivated in North Africa, the Middle East, Egypt and India, it has a long history as an ingredient in traditional medicine as it possesses antioxidant, balanced blood sugar, and long term digestive health capabilities. By promoting digestive comfort and normal inflammatory response, Fenugreek is an excellent supportive ingredient for relieving discomfort associated with the menstrual cycle.
This plant has been used in herbal medicine since the middle ages. Blessed Thistle is a supportive supplement for healthy liver, gallbladder, and intestinal function. It is also known for its ability to improve mood especially for women during menstruation and/or menopause.
As one of the most widely used herbs to support women’s health, Fennel is a natural plant compound with antioxidant properties that act as a gentle female hormone. Because of this, Fennel is an effective remedy for regulating menstruation and relieving menopausal symptoms. This herb is also rich in nutrients, supplying everything from vitamins, minerals, and dietary fiber.
Pueraria Mirifica, also known as White Kwao Krua, has been traditionally used as a vitality enhancer for older women and is the key nutrient that makes Femesse an effective product. This herb is a powerful phytoestrogen that supports the body’s ability to maintain healthy amounts of female hormones. Healthy hormone levels are responsible for supporting normal elasticity and hydration of skin and firm breast tissue.
Native Americans have used Wild Yam to support normal function of the female body. This plant is often used to relieve menstrual cramps and discomfort for those suffering from endometriosis. Wild Yam safely supports healthy blood sugar levels and normal digestive function. It is also known for relieving menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, and mood changes.
Sourced from the Marshmallow root, this herb was used by King Tut to support a healthy immune system as well as for digestive complaints. We have included this natural herb for its ability to support skin health and lower fluid retention for those experiencing PMS and/or menopause.
Known throughout history as a healing herb and mood stabilizer, Violet promotes liver health. This herb supports normal digestion and eliminates constipation. Violet has also been known to reduce menstrual pain in women.
An extremely popular spice in India, Mexico, and the Middle East, Cumin has antioxidant properties and helps promote normal digestion, blood sugar, and sleep. Cumin is also an excellent supportive nutrient for normal weight maintenance as it boosts metabolism as well as assists in reducing cravings for sweets.
This aromatic flower is known for its presence in beer. Many experts agree that Hops have an anti-anxiety effect, which may be why many feel less tense after drinking a beer. Additionally, hops have hormone-balancing effects for women. In one study, 100 postmenopausal women using a vaginal gel containing hops experienced reduced vaginal dryness, itching, and burning, as well as less pain during intercourse.
Scientifically known as Grifola frondosa, Maitake Mushrooms are native to Japan. Maitake Mushrooms contain a special type of fiber that has been shown to boost immune function, balance blood sugar levels, promote heart health, and maintain healthy weight. This medicinal food also supports normal glandular function and lymph drainage.
A vegan-sourced fatty extract that is naturally produced by the body’s cells and is the main component of brain tissue. Lecithin supports proper cell function, as well as normal liver, gall bladder, and cardiovascular function. Lecithin is also essential for the regeneration of skin and breast tissue.
Gamma Linoleic Acid
Also known as GLA, Gamma Linoleic Acid is an Omega-6 fatty acid sourced from the evening primrose plant. GLA supports a normal inflammatory response and promotes skin health.