menstruation

What menstrual blood is really made of

Periods… yes we know all about them… at least we think so! Yes, you’re obviously aware that every month you loose blood… but do you know that women are on average menstruated for 42 years. With 13 periods per year, that makes up 520 periods… Maybe it’d be a good idea to find out what really goes on. As a woman, our menstrual cycle prepares us every month for a potential pregnancy. Thanks to our ho...

What can your menstrual period tell you about your health?

Did you know that the features of your monthly period can actually tell you a lot about your state of health? No? Well, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) recognizes this release of bodily fluids as a tremendous source of information as to what is going on in your body and energy systems. By keeping track of the cycle, as well as noting what the blood is actually like, a woman can find out a whole...

The Secret Power Of Your Period Revealed

The menstrual cycle is about women’s energy and power; the power to be, to restore, to receive & to create. Throughout history different cultures attitudes towards menstruation and menstrual blood have varied. This has ranged from menstrual blood being viewed as sacred, healing and powerful, to being feared as dangerous and unclean. This is the basis upon which the Jewish tradition deems...

How To Ease Period Pain Naturally

Many women experience pain just before and /or with the onset of their period (dysmenorrhea). The pain can range from mild discomfort to debilitating pain. This could be felt as an ache and dullness in the lower abdomen and also in the lower back region. The aching and heaviness may also extend down into the groin and thighs. This can be accompanied with episodes of spasmodic cramping and for some...

Is There A Connection Between The Moon And Your Hormones?

Many myths and legends attribute magical powers to the moon. And, I think that you would have to agree that, the sight of the beautiful luminous moon in our sky at night is indeed “magical”. Also, for thousands of years and throughout many cultures and nations, the moon has been linked to fertility, reproduction and growth. Consequently, the planting of seeds and harvesting of crops we...

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