Menovair Ingredient Research

Red Clover

Red Clover

"Compared with placebo, red clover isoflavone supplementation in postmenopausal women significantly decreased menopausal symptoms and had a positive effect on vaginal cytology and triglyceride levels."

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Hidalgo LA, Chedraui PA, Morocho N, Ross S, San Miguel G. Gynecol Endocrinol. 2005 Nov;21(5):257-64.

Ghazanfarpour M, Sadeghi R, Roudsari RL, Khorsand I, Khadivzadeh T, Muoio B.

J Obstet Gynaecol. 2016;36(3):301-11.

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Ghazanfarpour M, Sadeghi R, Latifnejad Roudsari R, Mirzaii Najmabadi K, Mousavi Bazaz M, Abdolahian S, Khadivzadeh T.

Avicenna J Phytomed. 2015 Nov-Dec;5(6):498-511.

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Kim MR, Kim HJ, Yu SH, Lee BS, Jeon SY, Lee JJ, Lee YC.

Evid Based Complement Alternat Med. 2020 May 23;2020:7941391.

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Lambert MNT, Thorup AC, Hansen ESS, Jeppesen PB.

PLoS One. 2017 Jun 7;12(6):e0176590.

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van de Weijer PH, Barentsen R.

Maturitas. 2002 Jul 25;42(3):187-93.

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Black Cohosh

Black Cohosh

"The [Greene climacteric scale (GCS)] total score in the treatment group was significantly lower than that in the control group. [...] The treatment group showed significantly more improvement than the control group in all GCS subscale scores (vasomotor, psychiatric, physical, and sexual symptoms; secondary outcomes). The differences between the treatment and control groups at week 8 were significantly higher [...] than those at week 4 in terms of the total scores and the vasomotor and psychiatric subscale scores."

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Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Shahnazi M, Nahaee J, Bayatipayan S. Chin Med. 2013 Nov 1;8(1):20.

Mehrpooya M, Rabiee S, Larki-Harchegani A, Fallahian AM, Moradi A, Ataei S, Javad MT.

J Educ Health Promot. 2018 Mar 1;7:36.

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Uebelhack R, Blohmer JU, Graubaum HJ, Busch R, Gruenwald J, Wernecke KD.

Obstet Gynecol. 2006 Feb;107(2 Pt 1):247-55.

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McKenna DJ, Jones K, Humphrey S, Hughes K.

Altern Ther Health Med. 2001 May-Jun;7(3):93-100.

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Ruhlen RL, Sun GY, Sauter ER.

Integr Med Insights. 2008;3:21-32.

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Shahnazi M, Nahaee J, Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Bayatipayan S.

J Caring Sci. 2013 Jun 1;2(2):105-13.

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Shayan A, Masoumi SZ, Kazemi F, Oshvandi K.

J Menopausal Med. 2020 Aug;26(2):135-142.

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Dong Quai

Dong Quai

"The estrogenic activity of a commercial standardized extract of the roots of Angelica sinensis, used to relieve climacteric symptoms was evaluated using in vivo tests [...] The results obtained have shown that the administration of a standardized ethanol extract [...] exhibited a stimulation of the uterine histoarchitecture, a significant cornification in the vaginal epithelium and a reduction of serum LH concentration showing the estrogenic nature of the extract."

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Circosta C, Pasquale RD, Palumbo DR, Samperi S, Occhiuto F. Phytother Res. 2006 Aug;20(8):665-9.

Hao Q, Wang J, Niu J, Zhao P, Cui Y, Sun L, Xue X.

Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi. 2009 Mar;34(5):620-4.

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Lim DW, Kim YT.

Nutrients. 2014 Oct 16;6(10):4362-72.

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Wu YC, Hsieh CL.

Chin Med. 2011 Aug 25;6:32.

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Du J, Bai B, Kuang X, Yu Y, Wang C, Ke Y, Xu Y, Tzang AH, Qian ZM.

J Ethnopharmacol. 2006 Nov 3;108(1):54-8.

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Chasteberry

Chasteberry

"Menopausal symptoms were assessed using the Greene Scale before and 8 weeks after the intervention. [...] After the intervention, the mean scores for total menopausal disorder, anxiety, and vasomotor dysfunction were significantly lower in the Vitex group than in the placebo group. "

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Naseri R, Farnia V, Yazdchi K, Alikhani M, Basanj B, Salemi S. Korean J Fam Med. 2019 Nov;40(6):362-367.

Ibrahim NA, Shalaby AS, Farag RS, Elbaroty GS, Nofal SM, Hassan EM.

Nat Prod Res. 2008 Apr 15;22(6):537-46.

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Toh MF, Sohn J, Chen SN, Yao P, Bolton JL, Burdette JE.

Steroids. 2012 Jun;77(7):765-73.

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Liu J, Burdette JE, Sun Y, Deng S, Schlecht SM, Zheng W, Nikolic D, Mahady G, van Breemen RB, Fong HH, Pezzuto JM, Bolton JL, Farnsworth NR.

Phytomedicine. 2004 Jan;11(1):18-23.

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Lucks BC, Sørensen J, Veal L.

Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2002 Aug;8(3):148-54.

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Chopin Lucks B.

Complement Ther Nurs Midwifery. 2003 Aug;9(3):157-60.

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Maca

Maca

"[Maca] treatment significantly [...] lowered total KMI and GMS, relieving symptoms responsible for negative physiological and psychological manifestations, frequency and severity of flushes and night sweating - in particular, which are recognized under [the] commonly-used term of "menopausal discomfort". In addition to hot flashes and profuse sweating, [maca] treatment significantly [...] alleviated such menopausal symptoms as, nervousness, mood swings, interrupted sleep pattern, fatigue, stress, headaches[,] depression, and decreased libido observed in early-postmenopausal women."

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Meissner HO, Mscisz A, Reich-Bilinska H, Mrozikiewicz P, Bobkiewicz-Kozlowska T, Kedzia B, Lowicka A, Barchia I. Int J Biomed Sci. 2006 Dec;2(4):375-94.

Brooks NA, Wilcox G, Walker KZ, Ashton JF, Cox MB, Stojanovska L.

Menopause. 2008 Nov-Dec;15(6):1157-62.

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Meissner HO, Kapczynski W, Mscisz A, Lutomski J.

Int J Biomed Sci. 2005 Jun;1(1):33-45.

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Meissner HO, Reich-Bilinska H, Mscisz A, Kedzia B.

Int J Biomed Sci. 2006 Jun;2(2):143-59.

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Meissner HO, Mrozikiewicz P, Bobkiewicz-Kozlowska T, Mscisz A, Kedzia B, Lowicka A, Reich-Bilinska H, Kapczynski W, Barchia I.

Int J Biomed Sci. 2006 Sep;2(3):260-72.

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Meissner HO, Mscisz A, Reich-Bilinska H, Kapczynski W, Mrozikiewicz P, Bobkiewicz-Kozlowska T, Kedzia B, Lowicka A, Barchia I.

Int J Biomed Sci. 2006 Dec;2(4):360-74.

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Meissner HO, Kapczynski W, Mscisz A, Lutomski J.

Int J Biomed Sci. 2005 Jun;1(1):33-45.

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Meissner HO, Mscisz A, Reich-Bilinska H, Mrozikiewicz P, Bobkiewicz-Kozlowska T, Kedzia B, Lowicka A, Barchia I.

Int J Biomed Sci. 2006 Dec;2(4):375-94.

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