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Menstrual cycle

'Tracie at The Wellness Company has completely changed my life and moods. PMS made me tired, bloated, grumpy and not fun to be around. Tracie’s herbs totally re-balanced me inside and out. I noticed a huge change in my mood, energy and general wellbeing and I no longer suffer every month'. Jules, interior designer

Your monthly cycle is said to tell the story of your whole health. So what is a normal cycle? In a perfect world, your cycle lasts between 28–30 days. Your bleed should last around four to seven days, have a strong flow and be cranberry coloured from start to finish. There should be no clots, no brown blood and definitely no pain.

About half way through your cycle you ovulate and this is when you’re most fertile. You may notice some egg white looking, fluid discharge – this tells you that you are ovulating. The fluid is the sticky glue that helps sperm travel to the cervix to wait for an egg to be released and for conception to occur.

If conception does not occur you release the lining of the uterus, which thickens in preparation every month, and you bleed. After your bleed you should notice an increase in energy and, in the second half of your cycle, you have a more focused, determined energy to get things done.

We all know that it doesn’t always work out that way though, don’t we? That’s where herbal medicine can come to the rescue. From the absence of periods (amenorrhoea), to painful periods (dysmenorrhoea), and heavy periods (menorrhagia) herbal medicine can help.

By treating you as the unique individual that you are, rather than treating the medically named dis-ease state, herbal medicine helps to balance your hormones and improve your menstrual cycle.

In a nutshell:

your period is said to tell the story of your whole health

disordered hormones can leave you snappy and irritable

you may be suffering from irregular periods, no periods or heavy periods

you can harmonise your cycle with herbal medicine

select Your Remedy No.1 to find out what can help you feel better

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A cup of chamomile tea can help ease painful periods due to the perfect proportions of calcium phosphate, magnesium phosphate and potassium phosphate to relax the cramping.

Daily Wellness Tonic

Blended specially for you during a consultation, containing plant medicines and flower essences to

increase your energy

help regulate your periods

ease bloating, cramping and sore breasts

help relieve PMS and to enhance your mood

harmonise your endocrine system

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Are you fed up with PMS or irregular periods?

For more information on this health issue, please email tracie@thewellnesscompany.com.au to find out how herbal medicine can help you.

If you'd like to make an appointment, please call the clinic at Sydney Essential Health on 9389-6955.