Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes and Moods


Natural Remedies for Hot Flashes and Moods

Women who are suffering from menopause symptoms are always looking for an alternative way to treat them. Women will have different symptoms, but the main ones are hot flashes and mood changes.

Here are natural remedies to treat menopause symptoms, but these should only be undertaken once you have discussed them with your doctor and are not a replacement for standard care.

Hot Flashes

One of the most common symptoms of menopause is hot flashes and night sweats.

Estrogen is effective in alleviating vasomotor symptoms there are also natural remedies that you might want to consider.

Black Cohosh

Black cohosh is a nutritional supplement that is derived from the buttercup plant family.

Black cohosh has been used for years in the treatment of menstrual and menopause has shown to be effective and safe to use in the treating of hot flashes.

Flaxseed Oil

Flaxseed and flaxseed oil contain plant estrogens and oils that can be used in the treatment of hot flashes and breast pain.


The studies on soy in the treatment of menopause symptoms has been mixed. However one study showed that women who produce the estrogen called equol could have their symptoms reduced with soy. Not all women produce this hormone, but if you do then soy can be used in the treatment of menopause symptoms.

Red Clover

Red clover is also an estrogen plant that can be effective in reducing hot flashes.

Mood Swings

During menopause many women complain about mood swings and changes. You are able to curb these mood swings with these natural remedies.

St. John’s Wort

St John’s Wort has been shown to help in moderate depression and to help with mood issues during menopause.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is able to help in a variety of body processes and has been linked in preventing heart disease, cancer and osteoporosis. Vitamin D can also in moderating moods.

Black Cohosh

black cohosh

Not only can black cohosh help with hot flashes it can also impact your moods.