TITLE

Honest Herbalist

AUTHOR(S)
Tyler, Varro E.
PUB. DATE
March 1999
SOURCE
Prevention;Mar99, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p94
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suggests five herbs that may ease menopause symptoms. Black cohosh to banish hot flashes; Health benefits of soy products; Valerian to regain emotional stability; St. John's-wort and Kava for depression and anxiety. INSET: Herbs--It's Time for a Test.
ACCESSION #
1502716

 

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