There’s a beauty to the way women’s bodies change over their lives – but that doesn’t mean these changes are always easy! 

Hormonal health issues can arise from imbalances in the body – leading to inconvenient and sometimes painful symptoms. But traditional plant medicines can help to restore, balance, and soothe the irritation and discomfort many women experience from common issues like PMS, menopause, and urinary tract infections. 

Our complete line of tinctures, capsules, and topical formulas effectively addresses the symptoms and underlying issues of women’s common health concerns.

Targeted formulas to support hormonal health and address common issues that arise in each stage of a woman’s life.

All Stages of life

Every woman is unique – and the seasons of life are a distinct experience for each one. But there are specific health issues that are a common experience for many women and can arise at any time in life! Our herbal formulas created with women in mind can support them on every step of their journey.

UTI Clear

Holistic, Herbal Relief for Urinary Tract Infections 

  • Helps relieve symptoms of benign urinary infections.
  • Contains herbal urinary tract antiseptics.
  • Helps support urinary health. 

Regular Flow

Ease Heavy Periods  

  • Helps to stabilize menstrual cycle irregularities.
  • Blends traditional herbs that help to treat menorrhagia (heavy menstruation).
  • Features Shepard’s Purse, a uterine tonic that also eases menstrual pain. 

Breast Oil

Treat Mastitis Naturally

  • Helps to treat mastitis and breast abscesses.
  • Combines herbs traditionally used as topical treatment for breast issues.
  • Complemented by essential oils. 

Phytothyro®

Natural Thyroid Support

  • Assists functioning of the thyroid.
  • Daily tonic tincture made with organic herbs.
  • Featuring bladderwrack, a traditional alterative for the thyroid gland.
Reproductive Years

During the “childbearing years” stress, genetics and other lifestyle factors can influence the menstrual cycle, and common issues like heavy, irregular or painful periods can arise. Our time-honoured, targeted herbal blends can help support a healthier, more comfortable cycle!

Reproductive Years

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The menstrual cycle is governed by an amazing series of biological processes. Even those who have experienced one for many years, may not completely understand exactly how the body performs each phase of a cycle, or what happens during each cycle! This is neither uncommon nor is it any reason

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Menstrual Tonic

Complete Menstrual Cycle Support  

  • Helps to effectively treat painful periods.
  • Acts as a uterine tonic.
  • Supports a more comfortable menstrual cycle. 

Chastetree  Capsules

Herbal Hormonal Support  

  • Provides hormone normalizing effects.
  • Stabilizes menstrual cycle irregularities.
  • Helps relieve premenstrual symptoms (PMS).

Chastetree Tincture

Herbal Hormonal Support  

  • Provides hormone normalizing effects.
  • Stabilizes menstrual cycle irregularities.
  • Helps relieve premenstrual symptoms (PMS).

Crampbark

Herbal Relief for Menstrual Cramps

  • Helps ease muscle spasms and menstrual cramps.
  • Made from wildcrafted crampbark. 
Perimenopause/menopause

In midlife, a woman’s menstrual cycles become shorter and/or irregular as she moves towards menopause. This is a natural transition in life, but symptoms like brain fog, hot flashes, and heavy periods can disrupt sleep and day-to-day as bodies navigate this hormonal change. Fortunately, herbs can ease discomfort and soothe common symptoms throughout this time of change.

Menopause Support

Herbal Support for a Smoother Transition

  • Helps relieve uncomfortable symptoms associated with menopause.
  • Black Cohosh relieves menopausal symptoms.
  • Sage helps reduce hot flashes.

Sage

Ease Hot Flashes – Naturally!

  • Helps reduce hot flashes associated with menopause.
  • Reduces excess perspiration and night sweats.
  • Made from certified organic sage leaves.

Cala-Gel

Relieve Vaginal Dryness and Discomfort  

  • Natural vaginal lubricant and moisturizer.
  • Helps to replenish natural feeling moisture to vaginal tissue.
  • Made from Certified Organic or wildcrafted ingredients. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Women’s Health

Here is a summary of the benefits of each product in our Women’s Health line:   

Menopause Supporta daily tonic for easing the uncomfortable symptoms of menopause.  

Regular Flowherbal support to reduce heavy menstrual flow.  

Menstrual Tonican herbal uterine tonic and helps ease painful periods. 

Chastetree (capsules and tincture) – a hormone supportive herb that helps stabilize menstrual cycle irregularities in cases of both PMS and menopause.   

UTI Clearsupports urinary tract health and fights benign urinary tract infections – in women and men!

SageAcute help to reduce hot flashes associated with menopause, including excess perspiration and night sweats.

Black Cohoshhelps alleviate menopausal symptoms, eases nervous tension relaxes skeletal muscle, and helps relieve premenstrual symptoms.

Crampbarkhelps to ease menstrual cramps and muscle spasms.

Phytothyro – assists functioning of the thyroid with bladderwrack, a traditional alterative for the thyroid gland.

Fenugreek-Blessed Thistle Capsuleshelps support milk supply in breastfeeding mothers. 

Cala Gela gentle, herbal gel that helps to replenish natural feeling moisture to vaginal tissue.

Breast Oilhelps to treat mastitis and breast abscesses.

Menopause Support is our go-to formula for the daily management and relief of menopause symptoms. It features black cohosh, a hormone-regulating herb along with sage to help reduce hot flashes and night sweats, as well as dong quai, also known as “female ginseng.”   

Single herb products that may complement and reinforce Menopause Support, include Sage, Chastetree and Black Cohosh.

Learn more about herbal treatment for symptoms during his phase of life: Smooth Transitions – How Herbs Can Ease Symptoms of Menopause and Perimenopause 

Menstrual cramps are very common, and typically caused by higher levels of inflammatory chemicals called prostaglandins. Menstrual Tonic was formulated to effectively treat painful periods with 7 targeted herbs that work in synergy to help tonify the uterus and ease pain associated with menstruation. 

The formula features dong quai – also known as “female ginseng,” that has a regulating effect on menstruation in combination with rehmannia – an adaptogen traditionally valued for treating hormonal disorders that helps to balance irregular, light, or long cycles.  

Antispasmodic and warming herbs blue cohosh, black cohosh, wild yam, and ginger help ease cramps and painful menstruation and lady’s mantle, acts as uterine tonic herb. 

ND Tip: Take Menstrual Tonic daily to improve pelvic blood flow and hormone production. If you experience heavy periods, avoid during menstruation, then resume use for the rest of the menstrual cycle.

Read more: Common Menstrual Issues and Herbs That Can Help

Yes! Shepard’s purse is an exceptional herb for helping to regulate heavy periods, as it exhibits targeted “tissue specificity” with its astringent qualities, that can aid in drying and toning the uterus – and can also help to ease menstrual pain.  

Regular Flow tincture was formulated around the benefits of Shepard’s purse! This tincture can help to ease heavy period flow and stabilize menstrual cycle irregularities by blending Shepard’s purse with other traditional herbs that work to balance and stabilize hormones and tone the uterus, resulting in reduced menstrual flow.

Read more: Common Menstrual Issues and Herbs That Can Help

Yes! While our UTI Clear tincture is a part of our Women’s Health line, the herbs included in the formula are not specific to female anatomy—rather to the health of the urinary tract. This means it can be used safely by men for effective relief from symptoms of benign urinary infections and to help support urinary health!  

PRO TIP: Take at the first sign of urinary irritation or symptoms of infection. 

Learn More: Herbs – Powerful Allies in Battling UTIs 

Learn More About Women's Health

Woman with hot water bottle for menstrual pain relief
St Francis Herb Farm

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Menstruation, or “periods” are a natural part of the menstrual cycle women experience during the reproductive years of their lives. However, that does not mean they always arrive without their problems. Irregular periods, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), painful periods, and heavy flow are common issues that many women navigate every month.

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