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These are the best herbal remedies for perimenopause and menopause symptoms

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There’s plenty of change happening in our bodies during perimenopause and menopause. Some women experience only mild symptoms, but most find they’re grabbling with pretty unpleasant side-effects. And no matter how you choose to manage this stage of your life, there is no doubt that diet has a big role to play.

At Key, we’ve conducted meticulous research to find some really powerful herbals, which can help fight symptoms of perimenopause and menopause. But just how do sage leaves work for hot flashes and why does ginseng ease fatigue?

Is there a natural way to help fight perimenopause & menopause symptoms?

We’re here to demystify all the traditionally-used herbals included in our Key for Peri+Menopause supplements! Some of them have been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years. Take a look! 

Get to grips with hot flashes and night sweats with…

Sage Leaves

Sage is a herb with a long history of use for supporting excessive sweating, a symptom common during perimenopause. It’s loaded with antioxidants linked to several health benefits, including improved brain function and a lower risk of cancer. Sage may also help reduce the intensity and frequency of menopause symptoms, such as hot flashes and irritability.

Red Clover

A powerhouse of isoflavones, red clover is a herb with a long history of traditional use in women’s health and is a phytoestrogen. It may help maintain healthy LDL cholesterols.

Soy Isoflavones

Soy isoflavones are a popular choice with women approaching or going through menopause if they’re experiencing hot flashes and night sweats. In fact, fermented soy appears to reduce a whole host of negative menopausal symptoms. Soy isoflavones also work well in combination with vitamin D3 and may help to protect bone health.

Balance your hormones and manage your periods with…


An adaptogenic herb, Shatavari has a long history of traditional use in women’s health in Ayurvedic medicine (one of the world’s oldest holistic healing systems). It may help to balance the vaginal PH levels and support healthy and balanced hormone levels.


A traditionally used nutrient-dense adaptogenic herb tried and tested to help balance and relieve symptoms of menopause including hot flashes, vaginal dryness, mood swings, irritability, and disturbed sleep.


Hops contain a natural phytoestrogen which may help women cope with symptoms associated with menopause, such as hot flushes, sweating, restlessness, and irritability. Hops may also have a soothing effect on the nervous system and may promote restful sleep during the transition.

Beat fatigue with…


Supports energy metabolism in the body and thereby supports energy production.


Has an extensive traditional use to support those experiencing tiredness and fatigue, and for those who feel like they need more physical and mental energy. It may also contribute to improved cognitive and mental performance and supports the immune system. It enhances physical endurance by reducing damage caused by oxidative stress, as well as increasing energy production in cells.


Helps to burn accumulated fat to use as a source of energy. Arginine helps with blood flow and is sometimes taken to help with migraines and hypertension and to enhance heart health and immunity.

Get on top of mood changes and stress with…

Ashwagandha Root

An Ayurvedic adaptogen that has been used for many centuries to help relieve anxiety and stress. Promotes restful sleep. May help regulate hormones, studies have demonstrated its role as a nootropic, immunostimulant, anti-inflammatory and cortisol regulator.


It’s a very important mineral, involved in hundreds of enzymatic reactions in the body. It is known as ‘nature’s tranquiliser’ as it has a calming effect on muscles and nerves. It also may help with headaches.

Tackle brain fog, poor concentration, and memory with…

Choline Bitartrate

Supports liver function and healthy brain function. Helps to support the normal metabolism or breakdown of fats. It helps to prevent the build-up of fats in the liver by transporting them for other uses in the body.


Anti-inflammatory and supports the detoxification process. A strong antioxidant, Curcumin has anti-ageing properties. May help ease arthritis, the potential health benefits of turmeric, and curcumin, in particular, include better regulation of inflammation in the body.

Manage disrupted sleep and relaxation with…

Lemon Balm

Lemon balm is a herb traditionally used for its sleep and relaxation properties, but it’s now also used to help reduce symptoms of anxiety, such as nervousness and excitability.


Chamomile has a long traditional use for its gentle, soothing properties which support relaxation.


This supports restful sleep, relaxation, and the nervous system.

Making your hair shine and skin radiate with…


Horsetail which contains silica has multiple potential health benefits including bone, skin, nail, and hair health.


Biotin is a B vitamin known to support healthy hair, skin, and nails. Biotin acts as an essential cofactor, which allows enzymes to work efficiently, these are critical for cell growth, and metabolism.

Keep on top of cravings and manage your weight with…

Alpha Lipoic Acid

Helps reduce insulin and blood sugar levels, helping in the reduction of cravings. Alpha-lipoic acid is also considered an antioxidant, meaning that it can neutralise harmful compounds called free radicals that may damage cells.

Chromium Picolinate

May lower glucose levels and improve glucose sensitivity. Traditionally used to help with cravings.

Tackle vaginal dryness, low libido, and urinary changes with…

Stinging nettle root

With a longstanding traditional use, nettle may help with vaginal dryness and discomfort.

French maritime pine bark

Many studies have linked French maritime pine bark to help with the loss of libido.


Traditionally used to help prevent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s)


It may help to balance the vaginal pH level and reduce vaginal dryness.


The good news? All of the above are included in your Key for Peri+Menopause solution. Our two-step supplement includes two unique blends to support your daily wellness and help alleviate the symptoms associated with perimenopause and menopause.

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