Hormone Balancing Tonic

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Hormone balancing tonic

This is a post I wrote for my friend Faith at Nourishing Herbalist, where I give the recipe for my hormone balancing tonic, a tonic that did wonders for my health.  Keep reading for an excerpt.

Some time ago my health was not in an optimal state. My body had taken a toll.

I had given birth, I was nursing, and sleeping no more than 2 hours at a time.

If you are are a mom you know exactly how much pregnancy and breastfeeding effects a woman’s body. I knew there was more going on than new-mother exhaustion. I was always cold, moody, had absolutely no energy, was 15 pounds under my normal pre-pregnancy weight, and my skin was very dry.

After two fruitless trip to my physician I decided to do a little research on my own.

Turns out, I had a stressed metabolism.

Your metabolism does more than “burn calories”, it regulates vital organ behavior such as liver, digestive, and thyroid functions.

The stress hormones further play a role in the balance of your sex hormones: estrogen and progesterone. When there is an imbalance of sex hormones it effects the ways your body utilizes your thyroid hormones! Once things get going, it’s a chain reaction!

Well, needless to say, I had to get to work and balance my hormones, naturally.

…click here to read the full article and get the recipe.

About Stephanie

Stephanie is a stay-at-home mom to her curly-haired two year old son, a nursing student, dog lover, and yoga enthusiast. She loves to share her tips on making green and healthy living attainable to families getting
started in the wonderful world of eco-consciousness. She believes in
real food and living as natural as possible…and why not, leaving behind a
better planet for our children.


  1. Interesting information to Balance Hormones.

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