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Battling premenstrual symptoms

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It happens every month around the same time.  Days when you’re feeling extremely cranky and highly moody, irritable and anxious on top of having that splitting headache, or a bloated tummy with bad cramps.  It’s duh PMS and how we all hate those days. 

Well, if you’ve been haunted by PMS throughout your life, it’s time to seek remedy.  Tine of Beautyholics Anonymous just wrote a very good entry in her blog titled: A Woman’s Guide to Battling PMS.  In it, she discussed several strategies to deal with PMS besides the usual pain relievers, including:

Dang Gui: All purpose women’s herb

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In many multivitamins for women today, Dang Gui (当归) or Angelica Sinensis, features strongly as one of the key ingredients.  Also known as Chinese Angelica Root, Dong Quai, or Tang Kuei, Dang Gui is highly respected in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and is also called the female ginseng and is an excellent all purpose women’s herb. 

Commonly used to treat women’s reproductive health issues, Dang Gui is a blood revitalizing tonic which helps to improve blood circulation as well as recommended to help prevent and treat some forms of cardiovascular disease.

7-day gallbladder cleansing detox program recipe

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Have you heard of gallbladder cleansing or gallbladder flush?  It’s a detox program that actually help to flush out gallstones that have accumulated in our body over time. 

I have heard about it but have no idea on how it works until I learnt it from Doris of Live Life…Organics & Your Health who did a 7-day detox program five years ago to flush out more than 50 stones of different sizes from her gallbladder.

Flaxseed oil for beauty

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I have junked the collagen supplements in favour of the cheaper and more beneficial flaxseed oil capsules these days. 

Flaxseed oil is a natural source of omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs) which is good for maturing, dry skin as well as skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis and eczema. In fact, it is one of the most easily available healthy fats which I’ve wrote about.