Top 10 Ingredients for PMS Relief

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Top 10 Ingredients for PMS Relief

Three in four women will experience PMS as some point in their lifetime. PMS can have a massive impact on our lives, especially if we experience it with every period. Thankfully our abundant planet is home to many natural ingredients that support wellness and decrease PMS. We put together a list of the Top 10 Ingredients for PMS Relief found in Holief products so you can discover their benefits and experience relief yourself.

HEMP EXTRACT

BENEFITS: Hemp has shown to have a wide range of therapeutic benefits including antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties that may assist in easing symptoms related to dysmenorrhea or painful period cramps. It may also help with mood swings, fatigue, emotional overwhelm, anxiety, and depression.

Studies have shown hemp also has sleep-regulating and mood-stabilizing effects, as well as relieving symptoms of stress due to an overstimulated central nervous system. Hemp extract may assist in easing symptoms related to migraines, pain, and muscle tension, as well as assist with relieving stress and promoting relaxation, and even benefits the skin.

PRODUCTS: HOLI-MOOD DROPS, PMS GUMMIES, CRAMP ROLL-ON, HOLI-CRAMP MENSTRUAL RELIEF CREAM (+MENTHOL)

MENTHOL

BENEFITS: Menthol acts as a topical analgesic, stimulating nerve receptors to override the pain response, creating a cooling sensation and instant pain relief. It can also decrease inflammation, as well as support blood flow releasing muscle tension and easing cramps. Menthol provides a powerful, targeted cooling sensation and muscle relaxation for rapid relief from cramps, joint and muscle discomfort.

PRODUCTS: HOLI-CRAMP MENSTRUAL RELIEF CREAM +MENTHOL

EVENING PRIMROSE OIL

BENEFITS: Evening Primrose Oil is believed to have therapeutic benefits and assist in relieving symptoms related to PMS such as breast tenderness, pain from cramps, inflammation, mood swings, irritability, depression, and hormone imbalance. When consumed orally, Evening Primrose Oil restores the balance of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids in your body. Anti-inflammatory properties help relieve pain and soothe itchy skin. It also assists in improving sleep.

PRODUCTS: HOLI-MOOD DROPS, PMS GUMMIES, CRAMP ROLL-ON

ASHWAGANDHA

BENEFITS: Ashwagandha has been used to relieve nerves, anxiety, exhaustion, insomnia, and memory impairment. Studies have shown it has antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, anti-tumor, anti-stress, anti-diabetic, immunoprotective, neuroprotective, cardioprotective, and analgesic effects. Specific to women’s health, Ashwagandha may provide powerful relief from PMS symptoms including anxiety, cramps, inflammation, and swelling.

PRODUCTS: PMS GUMMIES

CHASTEBERRY

BENEFITS: Chasteberry has shown potential in addressing various ailments associated with PMS. It is believed to help ease breast pain, as well as menstrual cramps and overall period discomfort.

PRODUCTS: PMS GUMMIES

DONG QUAI

BENEFITS: Dong Quai has been used to treat menstrual cramps among a variety of health issues and cardiovascular diseases. It is believed to have a variety of therapeutic effects, including neuroprotective, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory activities, in addition to positive effects on the immune system.

PRODUCTS: PMS GUMMIES

MACA ROOT

BENEFITS: Maca Root has shown to have neuroprotective effects, provide memory enhancement, and act as an antidepressant, antioxidant, and anti-cancer. It provides a large number of essential amino acids, fatty acids, and mineral content including iron and calcium.

PRODUCTS: PMS GUMMIES

PEPPERMINT

BENEFITS: Peppermint is believed to support relaxation, sleep, overall brain function, and improve memory. Peppermint oil compounds may support the onset of sleep, as well as emphasize alertness and invigorate mood. Topically, peppermint provides a powerful, targeted cooling sensation and muscle relaxation for rapid relief.

By acting on the central nervous system (CNS), peppermint allows muscles to relax, promoting REM sleep and may calm anxiety. Peppermint Oil has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immunomodulating, and relaxing properties.

PRODUCTS: HOLI-MOOD DROPS, CRAMP ROLL-ON

CHOCOLATE

BENEFITS: Chocolate may assist in boosting mood, cognition, and memory. It has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, as well as shown potential as an antidepressant and antianxiety treatment. It is also known to have benefits for cardiovascular health.

PRODUCTS: HOLI-MOOD DROPS

VITAMIN B-6

BENEFITS: Vitamin B6 has shown in studies to reduce the occurrence and severity of PMS symptoms. It acts as a coenzyme in the biosynthesis of dopamine and serotonin, thus providing benefits to mood.

PRODUCTS: PMS GUMMIES

We hope this article has provided insight into the potential of plant-based, natural period relief. In addition to those listed above, there are many powerful plant-based ingredients found in Holief products. Explore our Ingredients Index to learn more.

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