Description: Herbal Symptom Relief Tincture made from Chamomile, Chaste tree berries and Black Cohosh. Comes in 100ml amber dropper bottle.

Use: Relieve menopause symptoms, hot flushes, headaches associated with periods, painful periods and alleviates stress. Relieves bloating and discomfort associated with premenstrual syndrome. Emotional problems arising during the menopause.

Ingredients: Chamomile, Chastetree berries, Black Cohosh, Sage, Vervain and St Johns Wort; in Triple Distilled Vodka Base

Cautions: Keep out of reach of children. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding. Contains alcohol. Do not use if you have a known allergy to any of the ingredients. If allergic reaction occurs discontinue use. Sage may interfere with hypoglycaemic and anticonvulsant therapy. Do not use if you have an allergy to any other of the members of the Asteraceae family (e.g. daisies, chrysanthemums, echinacea). Excessive use of chasteberry preparations may affect the nervous system, causing a pickling sensation. Do not use at the same time as the oral contraceptive pill, hormone replacement therapy or progesterone medications, or while undergoing in vitro fertilization. Do not use chasteberries at the same time as antipsychotics that block or boost the action of the neurotransmitter dopamine. Should not be taken by women who have a history of breast cancer and oestrogen-related cancers should also avoid it. Should not be taken with agents that lower blood pressure or anticoagulants. May interfere with hormonal medication. May cause gastro-intestinal upsets, if taken on an empty stomach. Take with meals. Take at least 2 hours apart from any medication containing iron. Do not take if allergic to aspirin. It is not advisable to use vervain when taking medications that raise or lower blood pressure or with any form of hormonal therapy. Do not take with the medication levodopa (L-dopa). Do not take in excessive doses as high doses of vervain can cause central nervous system paralysis. St John’s wort is known to interact with a large number of medications (anticonvulsants, ciclosporin, digoxin, HIV medication, MAOIs, SSRIs, antifungals, theophylline, anticoagulants and the triptans). If you are taking any other medications, including an oral contraceptive, take to your doctor before taking this preparation. St Johns Wort can cause photosensitivity, other occasional side effects include gastro-intestinal upset, fatigue, restlessness, dry mouth and dizziness. 

Price: R99.48 including VAT (R86.50 excluding VAT)