The onset of menopause might start innocently enough…
You break out in a sweat in the middle of the day for seemingly no reason… and you wake up with the sheets soaking wet.
Next thing you know, you’re feeling flush A DOZEN times a day.
It’s the surefire sign that “the change” is coming…
And given the MISERY of those symptoms, it couldn’t come soon enough!
Your doc will recommend hormone replacement therapy…
But you’re not doing ANYTHING that could increase your risk of cancer.
Fortunately, there’s a safe, natural way to COOL and CALM DOWN – and it comes from a special kind of root.
Germans have been treating menopausal symptoms with this root extract for nearly THREE DECADES…
Yet we’re only JUST getting around to making it available to menopausal Americans!
Here’s how you can get relief… in as little as one month.
10 fewer hot flashes per day!
It grows in the wild only in the highest mountain range of Bulgaria and the Balkans…
And it’s been cultivated in other European countries like Sweden and the Netherlands, at least since the 18th century.
It’s called rhapontic (Rheum rhaponticum) – and although it’s nicknamed “false rhubarb,” it’s actually an ancestor of the modern rhubarb we use today for cooking and baking.
Its medicinal use in the West dates back to the Roman Empire.
The Romans got the idea from the East, where rhubarb has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine for AGES.
It wasn’t until the 1950s that “modern” medicine finally got around to using it to alleviate women’s menopausal complaints.
According to a 2009 study out of Germany, false rhubarb extract can make your frequency of hot flashes take a NOSEDIVE.
In a clinical setting, the number went down from 12 per day… to just TWO.
In a 2010 study, German researchers found that false rhubarb extract reduced both the number and severity of perimenopausal women’s hot flashes.
If you’ve already gone through “the change” yourself, you know that the stage BEFORE your last period is the WORST when it comes to those feelings of intense heat.
Thanks to the extract, the women in the study cooled off… within just four weeks!
By the three-month mark, the women reported a significantly improved quality of life.
And follow-ups after 12 and 24 months PROVED the long-term safety of the herbal treatment.
In fact, the extract shows ZERO affinity for the types of estrogen receptors found in breast and endometrial tissues.
Which means taking false rhubarb extract carries NO heightened risk for estrogen-dependent cancers.
But wait, there’s more…
Because false rhubarb has also shown to reduce anxiety in perimenopausal women.
If anything can make you anxious, it’s hot flashes… and worrying about cancer!
An extract with a standardized content of mild estrogenic compounds (rhaponticin and desoxyrhaponticin) has been commercially available in Germany since 1993.
First available only by prescription, it proved its safety and effectiveness… and Germans can now get it as an over-the-counter drug (as Phytoestrol N and Phyto-Strol).
It’s worth noting that the German government’s oversight of medicine is incredibly transparent.
If something had already gone wrong in German women, we’d know.
German regulations require marketers to REGULARLY submit periodic safety update reports on medicinal products to the Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices.
Here in the U.S., reporting adverse events is OPTIONAL.
And we’re STILL waiting for post–marketing studies to come out on some of Big Pharma’s fast-tracked drugs!
Fortunately, that same PROVEN standardized extract from Germany can be found in dietary supplements in this country… including a product called Estrovera by Metagenics.
Look for “ERr731” on the ingredient list, sometimes referred to as “Siberian rhubarb.”
You can also try other rhubarb varieties used widely in Traditional Chinese Medicine, including ornamental rhubarb (Rheum tanguticum), Chinese rhubarb (Rheum officinale), and Korean rhubarb (Rheum coreanum).