Herbal Medicine for Hot Flushes Induced by Endocrine Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. [Free Full-text]

Herbal Medicine for Hot Flushes Induced by Endocrine Therapy in Women with Breast Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2016;2016:1327251 Authors: Li Y, Zhu X, Bensussan A, Li P, Moylan E, Delaney G, McPherson L Abstract Objective. This systematic review was conducted to evaluate the clinical effectiveness and safety of…

Herbal Medicines in Idiopathic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Systematic Review.

Herbal Medicines in Idiopathic Heavy Menstrual Bleeding: A Systematic Review. Phytother Res. 2016 Jul 10; Authors: Javan R, Yousefi M, Nazari SM, Amiri P, Mosavi-Jarrahi A, Modiramani P, Naghedi-Baghdar H Abstract Idiopathic heavy menstrual bleeding (HMB; IHMB) is a common gynecological problem with no pelvic pathology or general bleeding disorder. Herbal remedies are commonly used…

A Systematic Review of the Uterine Relaxant Effect of Herbal Sources.

A Systematic Review of the Uterine Relaxant Effect of Herbal Sources. Curr Pharm Biotechnol. 2016 Jun 30; Authors: Rezaeizadeh G, Hantoushzadeh S, Ghiasi S, Nikfar S, Abdollahi M Abstract BACKGROUND: Preterm birth is a worldwide tragedy with a high incidence. Several medications are used to inhibit acute preterm labor, but tocolysis by these medicines do…

Comparison of the Effect of Vaginal Zataria multiflora Cream and Oral Metronidazole Pill on Results of Treatments for Vaginal Infections including Trichomoniasis and Bacterial Vaginosis in Women of Reproductive Age. [ Free Full-text ]

Comparison of the Effect of Vaginal Zataria multiflora Cream and Oral Metronidazole Pill on Results of Treatments for Vaginal Infections including Trichomoniasis and Bacterial Vaginosis in Women of Reproductive Age. Biomed Res Int. 2015;2015:683640 Authors: Abdali K, Jahed L, Amooee S, Zarshenas M, Tabatabaee H, Bekhradi R Abstract Effect of Zataria multiflora on bacterial vaginosis…

Comparison of the effect of aromatherapy with Jasminum officinale and Salvia officinale on pain severity and labor outcome in nulliparous women. [Free Full-text]

Comparison of the effect of aromatherapy with Jasminum officinale and Salvia officinale on pain severity and labor outcome in nulliparous women. Iran J Nurs Midwifery Res. 2014 Nov;19(6):666-72 Authors: Kaviani M, Maghbool S, Azima S, Tabaei MH Abstract BACKGROUND: Using non-pharmacological pain relief methods for reducing labor pain has always been one of the major…

Effects of Korean red ginseng (Panax Ginseng Meyer) on bisphenol A exposure and gynecologic complaints: single blind, randomized clinical trial of efficacy and safety. [ Free Full-text ]

Effects of Korean red ginseng (Panax Ginseng Meyer) on bisphenol A exposure and gynecologic complaints: single blind, randomized clinical trial of efficacy and safety. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2014;14:265 Authors: Yang M, Lee HS, Hwang MW, Jin M Abstract BACKGROUND: Korean red ginseng (KRG) is a processed ginseng from raw ginseng to enhance safety, preservation…

Medicinal plants used for menstrual disorders in Latin America, the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia and their uterine properties: a review.

Medicinal plants used for menstrual disorders in Latin America, the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa, South and Southeast Asia and their uterine properties: a review. J Ethnopharmacol. 2014 Sep 11;155(2):992-1000 Authors: van Andel T, de Boer HJ, Barnes J, Vandebroek I Abstract ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Menstrual disorders are generally not perceived as major health concerns by global health…

Effect of ginger (Zingiber officinale) on heavy menstrual bleeding: a placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial.

Effect of ginger (Zingiber officinale) on heavy menstrual bleeding: a placebo-controlled, randomized clinical trial. Phytother Res. 2015 Jan;29(1):114-9 Authors: Kashefi F, Khajehei M, Alavinia M, Golmakani E, Asili J Abstract OBJECTIVE: A wide range of herbal plants have been reported to treat various gynecological problems of women. This study was set out to investigate the…

Hormones, herbal preparations and nutriceuticals for a better life after the menopause: part II.

Hormones, herbal preparations and nutriceuticals for a better life after the menopause: part II. Climacteric. 2015 Feb 10:1-8. Authors: Comhaire FH1, Depypere HT. Abstract Long-term estrogen replacement therapy with estrogen has benefits for many postmenopausal women. However, some women prefer non-steroidal substitution with herbal preparations. The effectivity against vasomotor symptoms has been evidenced for the…