The Science behind Meno Mist Ingredients

The Science behind our Meno Mist ingredients

meno Mist in white Arum Lily - the science behind meno Mist ingredients

Those of you suffering from the Symptoms of menopause know what they are, so I will not waste our time on explaining them. What I do want to very shortly point out is how essential oils and other ingredients can help to relieve those symptoms. There really is science behind our Meno Mist ingredients and why they can help to:

  • Balance your oestrogen levels

  • Cool your hot flashes and night sweats

  • Tone and refresh your skin

  • Decrease stress and depression

  • Induce deeper sleep

  • Reduce menstrual pain and discomfort

  • Minimize painful menstrual cramps and Pre Menstrual Syndrome

And for those of you who are scientifically minded, I have linked some of the studies – I could not do them all – there are too many…but if you are interested in the science behind our Meno Mist ingredients just Google for research papers on menopause & the ingredient’s name. 

Clary Sage Essential Oil

Inhaling Clary Sage:

Topical use of Clary Sage oil:

WARNING: Avoid using Clary Sage while drinking alcohol, and avoid while pregnant or nursing. It is also contraindicated in cases of oestrogen dependant cancers.

Peppermint Essential Oil

Inhaling peppermint essential oil:

Topical use of peppermint oil:

Lavender Essential Oil

Inhaling Lavender Oil:

Topical use of Lavender oil:

Geranium Essential Oil

Inhaling Geranium oil:

Topical use of Geranium oil:

Rose Essential Oil

Rose oil does not only smell divine, it is also estrogenic and has been used through the ages to treat menstrual problems.  

Inhaling Rose Oil:

Topical use of Rose Oil:

Ylang-Ylang Essential Oil

Ylang-ylang is best-known for its intoxicating fragrance, which calms and uplifts mind and body, but it does so much more!

Inhaling Ylang-Ylang:

Topical use of Ylang-Ylang:

 Basil Essential Oil

Inhaling and topical use of Basil Oil:

Basil increases oestrogen levels and improves mood as it contains an oestrogen-like component.

Thyme Essential Oil

Thyme balances progesterone. It has the highest antioxidant activity of all the essential oils, improving circulation, reducing scars and fine wrinkles. 

Fennel Seed Oil

Fennel stimulates the production of oestrogen by the adrenal glands after the ovaries have stopped functioning. It is a hormone balancer, and has been used for thousands of years for its effects on the female reproductive system. A new study confirms that it is also effective in the management of postmenopause symptoms such as hot flashes, sleeplessness, vaginal dryness, and anxiety. Fennel also reduces depression and anxiety. It relieves vasomotor symptoms, vaginal itching, dryness, dyspareunia, sexual function, sexual satisfaction, and sleep distribution.

Camphor Oil

Camphor Oil has cooling properties that can help to relieve hot flushes and night sweats. It is anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory, improves blood circulation and can be used topically to reduce pain and relieve skin irritation.

Flax Seed Oil

Flax seed oil acts like a skin conditioner, it improves the smoothness of skin and reduces irritation. The omega-3 fatty acids found in flaxseed oil help reduce the appearance of wrinkles by repairing skin cells and increase the speed of wound healing. It is helpful in treating conditions such as rosacea, dermatitis and psoriasis.

Hempseed Oil

Hempseed oil is perfect for most skin types as it moisturizes without clogging pores. One of the omega-6 fatty acids in hemp oil is gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), which acts as a powerful anti-inflammatory while simultaneously encouraging skin growth and new cell generation. This can help to calm inflammation and irritation in the skin. It can also reduce symptoms of premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and  menopause.

Soybean Oil

Soybean oil contains soy phytosterols, which have shown a positive effect on skin barrier recovery. It has also shown antioxidative activityOne study showed that it enhances the skin’s natural barrier to help retain moisture. Another study found that topically applying soybean oil helped protect against skin inflammation caused by ultraviolet radiation. Soybean oil is also rich in vitamin E, an anti-inflammatory nutrient that can support skin health through free-radical scavenging and protect against skin damage.

Witch Hazel

Topical use of Witch Hazel:

  • Tightens pores through astringent action due to tannins it contain.

  • Protects Against Skin Damage

             – powerful antioxidant properties help protect skin against damage.

             – tannins act as a barrier, preventing inflammation-causing substances from entering skin                    cells.

  • Protects against cancer

            – helps neutralize harmful free radicals and prevents the spread of skin cancer cells

            – slows skin tumor growth in mice exposed to radiation.

Aloe Ferox Liquid Gel

Aloe Vera is a well-known ingredient in beauty and health products. In this case we have used our own locally harvested Aloe Ferox instead of the American Aloe Vera. This is not only because we always try to buy and support local, but also because Aloe Ferox is sooooo much better than Aloe Vera!

So, here is the long list of reasons that Aloe Gel is so good for the skin:

Lastly – it has no dermal toxicity or side-effects 

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