Remedies to cool you down.
Hot flush, night sweats, power surges. Call them what you will, they can be extremely uncomfortable and disconcerting when they hit.
Here’s a couple of hot flush remedies you may find helpful.
A cooling slushy drink for hot flushes –
- Lemon juice (1-2 lemons),
- Fresh mint,
- Sage – you can make a sage tea and cool it down
- Chilled cucumber to serve
- A little water
- Stevia (or other sweetener)
Sage and Raspberry Leaf tea
- ½ tbsp fresh sage leaves (if dried use half the amount)
- ½ tbsp fresh raspberry leaves (if dried use half the amount)
- 200mL freshly boiled water
Pour the water over the washed sage and raspberry leaves and leave to infuse for 8-10 minutes.
Sip a small wine glassful every 3 hours. Chin-chin.
Maca is known as Peruvian Ginseng and is grown in the high Andes in Peru.
It was traditionally used as an aphrodisiac and to improve stamina.
These days it appears to benefit Dames going through menopause.
One of my client’s swears by Maca Gold for her power surges. She takes the capsules. You may like to buy the powdered form and add a desert-spoon full to your smoothies.
***Warning: may also enhance libido. Woot!
And remember, this is your time to feel fresh and be great.
P.S. Are hot flushes new in your world? Not sure what other gems are coming your way? Download your free Survivors Guide explaining the top five symptoms of menopause. Let’s ‘embrace the change’ together (one hot flush at a time).