Lemon Balm & PMS

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) is one of the most common complaints of women during their reproductive years. It affects 75% of women and a higher rate has been seen in younger women.

Symptoms can include:

  • Irritability
  • Moodiness
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Acne
  • Forgetfulness
  • Food cravings
  • Water retention

A study of 100 school girls aged 14-17 years investigated the effectiveness of Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis) in alleviating symptoms. Lemon Balm demonstrated to be effective in reducing the intensity of physical, psychological and social symptoms including stress, anxiety, depression and also proved to be effective in balancing the brains normal function.

Our Naturopath Kim is passionate in supporting women to feel calm and balanced and can prescribe natural supplements to balance hormones, improve mood and support other systems and organs in the body that may be imbalanced.

Call 3491 6533 to book an appointment with Kim or online www.embracelife.au


Source: Bioconcepts: The Bulletin June 2019