A HAPPIER AND HEALTHIER MENOPAUSE
Going through the menopause is part of life’s natural rhythm. It marks the beginning of a new chapter in a woman’s life and can be a time for renewed self-confidence. But for many women, these hormonal changes can create an unwanted challenge; with both emotional and physical symptoms to deal with, such as hot flushes, night sweats, loss of sex drive, weight gain and mood changes. Read more on Pukka’s Womankind range
The average age of menopause is around 50 years, but hormone levels can start to change several years before this, typically from around age 45. This is the peri-menopause and is when women can start to experience the first signs and symptoms.
For women that want to support their body naturally, Mother Nature has provided a natural solution: medicinal plants, which have a long tradition of use for supporting women’s health and vitality.
Pukka’s new organic ‘women’s’ range has been formulated by herbalist and Ayurvedic Practitioner Sebastian Pole to help take care of women’s everyday wellbeing, hormonal balance and natural rhythms.
The supplements in the ‘women’s’ range are made with only the highest-quality organic medicinal grade plants that work with nature to nourish and protect the female body. Like all of Pukka’s products, these supplements are free of additives and fillers and other unnatural ingredients.
“A woman’s life is guided by hormonal cycles from adolescence right through to peri-menopause. Herbs help bring balance, stability and strength in times of turbulence, helping the body adapt and thrive in both new and challenging environments.” Sebastian Pole, medical herbalist.
Pukka’s Womankind Menopause and Womankind Cranberry Cool
Womankind Menopause capsules
Womankind Menopause is a blend of traditional botanicals and whole food extracts expertly formulated to support women’s health during and after the perimenopause and menopause. It provides natural phytoestrogens and nutrients to support hormonal balance, help manage stress and protect bone health. Womankind Menopause can be used to help manage symptoms but is also a nourishing formula to protect and maintain wellbeing throughout the transition.
Pukka’s Womankind Menopause formulation includes:
• Shatavari root – a renowned ‘female’ herb providing natural phytoestrogens; traditionally used as a tonic to the female reproductive system.
• Ashwagandha to help nourish the nervous system and manage stress and anxiety.
• Sage leaf extract – traditionally used for managing hot flushes and sweats.
• Aloe vera juice concentrate – with natural cooling properties.
• Organic B vitamins to help regulate hormonal activity.
• Vitamin D from organic mushroom powder to support bone strength.
• Pomegranates are a natural source of oestrone helping to balance women’s hormones and improve libido.
Womankind Cranberry Cool capsules
The drop in oestrogen levels around menopause can also increase the likelihood of urinary infections in women. And as many women know, UTIs can be extremely painful, distressing and stressful… especially when added to the everyday challenges of menopause.
Pukka’s Womankind Cranberry Cool is formulated to help address urinary infections and irritations. More than just cranberry, Womankind Cranberry Cool contains a balanced combination of natural plants to soothe, cool, relieve inflammation, fight infection and encourage healthy urine flow. It can be the perfect partner to Womankind Menopause capsules or can be used alone as and when needed.
Pukka’s Womankind Cranberry Cool formulation includes:
• Organic food-state cranberry – when in its natural state a traditional urinary antiseptic to help prevent adhesion of bacteria to the bladder. This formula provides therapeutic amounts compared to regular juice and contains no sugar
• Aloe vera juice concentrate and Shatavari – soothing and cooling, to help ease irritation.
• Fennel seed – with strong anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties.
• Dandelion root extract and celery seed powder – natural diuretics that encourage urine flow to ‘wash away’ bacteria.
• Amla fruit concentrate – providing natural vitamin C to support the immune system.
We have a wide range of Pukka Herb products, ask us for some guidance if you are unsure of the best products to suit your health and lifestyle.