Medicinal Herb Chart
Over 499 Healing Herbs - Benefits, Side Effects and Uses
Use the alphabetical list or the herb property list to find information on the healing properties and actions of medicinal plants.
Estrogenic: Herbs That Have Estrogen-like Actions
Herbs that have traditionally been used to treat obesity have many different actions that help the body use and burn calories from food more effectively. Some like Oolong tea and fucus help to keep appetite in check
See Also: Plants do not contain estrogen, however many herbs do contain isoflavones like formononetin, which mimic hormonal activity. This makes these herbs useful for hot flashes, vaginal dryness, and even the depression sometimes associated with menopause. Dong Quai, is considered one of the premium herbs used as a female tonic because of its effectiveness and safety.