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Here's a new herb program for Canadian Belle. There are positive results. Regular updates.
Adjustment to proliferative phase, to limit herb dose containing fenugreek to once. This suggestion was in a recent past herb schedule. The results have been inconsistent as proliferative phase requires more precise use of herbs, and it is more difficult to find a suitable herb combination than for other phases.
For making herbal tea, the water just has to reach boiling, which means the temperature is 212°F or 100°C. Once water boils, its temperature cannot go higher in conventional settings, so boiling the water for a longer duration does not serve a purpose. Then, the herbs can be added and stirred in as it cools. Herbs in these programs don't need to be steeped in boiling water for a set duration of time.
A portable induction cooktop with an induction capable saucepan or teakettle to boil water is convenient. This boils water quickly (in under two minutes), and it can be set to automatically turn off. Some induction cooktop interfaces are easier to set cooking time than others. Conventional electric and gas stoves take longer to heat, and they must be watched.
If using a microwave to boil water, be sure the ceramic cupware is labeled as microwave safe.
Using the hot water dispenser from a coffee maker is another alternative to preparing herb combinations. The water from a hot water dispenser used for making tea doesn't have to be at boiling temperature. If the tea is made the same way as the coffee is made, the coffee remains can have an effect on the herbal tea. Coffee has slightly androgenic properties.
Use a tea or coffee cup for preparing or drinking, because the handle lets you hold it while it's hot. Ice cubes or additional room temperature water can be added to cool the tea down. Adding cold water can crack the ceramic cup, which consuming the contents from is a hazard to health.
Profile on Fennel.
High levels of anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) is associated with high LH and high androgens for those with PCOS. AMH levels are measured to indicate fertility. Lowered fertility likely has to do with reduced FSH and estrogen sensitivity.
Many known stilbenes are estrogen receptor antagonists. Stilbenes and their polymers include: anethole, dianethole, estragole, tamoxifen, stilbene and stilbestrol.
Spearmint[, peppermint, basil] and fennel contain stilbenes as active hormonal constituents. Based on anecdotal information from spearmint's and fennel's actions, anethole, dianethole and estragole are likely ERα selective.
Isoestragole and transanethole are other names for anethole, and Stilbene is another term for transtilbene. Estragole and anethole are isomers. Dianethole and photoanethole are polymers of anethole.
Anise (Pimpenella), Black seed (Nigella) and Dill (Anethum) also contain varying amounts of anethole, estragole or its analogs. High amounts of these phytohormones are unsafe.
New entry on Fenugreek.
Evening primrose has been removed from suggestions for proliferative phase. There are more bodily hormones that can balance its actions during mid secretory phase. Evening primrose still requires additional herbs for balance. It shouldn't be a problem, and it has caused breast growth at that time, but this is an attempt to err on the side of caution.
This is reposted for all to see.
Update for proliferative phase. Fenugreek was used in a herb combination, and evening primrose was not used this time.
Breast and hip tissue should increase the ability for estrogen conversion from androgens.
The term hormone receptor blockers is inaccurate to describe hormones' effects according to this research. Phytohormones can multiply, act directly on or cause an inverse action of hormone effects or of other phytohormones. A phytohormone's basic actions are agonize, antagonize and influence bodily hormones. These actions desensitize or sensitize receptors, and increase a bodily response. The ultimate effect depends on the presence of other phytohormones and bodily hormones.
Caffeine, for instance, can cause an inverse effect of shrinking tissue size, when added to a herb combination that would otherwise cause growth. Update in schedule: sunflower must not be used in the presence of when negative symptoms occur.
Use the timestamps at /sitemap for most recent updates, because not all [major] updates are mentioned in this blog.
Papaya seeds kill intestinal parasites. Black walnut (Juglans nigra) hull as extract or powder also kills worms. Juglans can cause a hormone imbalance with excessive or extended use, so a small amount is recommended. You may feel an improvement after taking papaya seed or a minimal amount of black walnut.
There are other herbs that can get rid of intestinal parasites, but papaya seeds and black walnut hulls are safer and highly effective. Pineapple also breaks down worms. Pumpkin seed only works against certain species of intestinal worms, and it doesn't completely destroy them. Wormwood kills intestinal worms, but it is easily toxic in high doses.
Free peer-reviewed textbook on physiology published by Rice University: https://openstax.org/details/books/anatomy-and-physiology. Some images are available at /appendix/diagrams.
Other subject textbooks available: https://openstax.org/subjects.
Breast Development and Endocrinology 3rd edition is released as volume 1, which can stand on its own. Contains expanded and clarified details.
Future releases of Super Bazongas will be separate as volume 2, and it will require volume 1. Herb schedule will be edited, but same herb combinations will be used as basis.
There has been recent controversy about vitamin supplementation. From now on, suggestions will be limited.
Vitamin C [supplementation] will be suggested, as it preserves fat soluble vitamin E, and possibly other fat soluble vitamins and antioxidants. Vitamin E [supplementation] may be used, but use it sparingly and with foods with fiber. If you take vitamin D, be sure it is in a complex with calcium, magnesium and [if available] zinc. Vitamin B12 supplementation (with B vitamins complex) is only for those who don't eat meat, dairy or eggs.
See /appendix/nutrition for vitamin amounts and for information on nutritious foods.
Acne is caused by androgens, glucocorticoids, corticotropin and insulin. Androgens trigger the production of sebum from sebaceus glands, which causes acne. Insulin affects the size of sebaceus glands. Unfortunately, hair follicles transform mild androgens into DHT, which hirsutism symptoms often show up after acne symptoms go away.
When there's acne, there's potential to use herbs with an estrogen analog to cause breast growth. The problem is, acne caused by herbs has seemed to antagonize one of two estrogen receptors before. If the estrogen simile targets the wrong receptor, the herb won't work, and there's potential for increased negative effects. It is much better to use the right herb combination, than to try to react by adding herbs later. If the correct herb compliment is taken moments late, that can potentially increase androgenic results.
Older articles on aromatase and anti-dht herbs redirect to /appendix/estrogen-imbalance.
Basic symptoms of estrogen deficiency.
Low estrogen contributes to hot-flashes in women. Hot-flashes are common when estrogen sensitivity or estrogen production is low.
Evening primrose (Oenothera biennis) oil increases FSH and has been proven in studies to lower hot-flashes. Oenothera biennis is useful during secretory phase to increase estrogen for breast enhancement. During other times, evening primrose by itself may not provide the right balance.
Treating Hirsutism Blog Updates
/programs/hirsutism is a herbal program blog to treat estrogen deficiency. It is an attempt to correct female body hair excess and reduce female hair loss, and to promote breast enlargement despite it.
This program blog is split off from the hirsutism blog.
Herbs that sensitize estrogen, androgen and progesterone receptors cause different effects depending on the presence of bodily hormones or other herbs.
Herbs that upregulate estrogen receptors include: hops, ginseng, lavender and schizandra. Thistle and clover probably upregulate estrogen receptors too. The best time to take these herbs is during mid-secretory phase and early premenstrual phase, after testing if evening primrose oil causes growth. Prolactin increasing herbs like clover, thistle and hops can't be taken during proliferative phase. Lavender and ginseng can be taken during mid-proliferative phase, only if primrose works first for that day.
Hormones work better when there is antagonism or a combination of desired hormone effects on a receptor. When there is a lack of antagonism, desensitization is a problem, and effects can quickly cause the opposite of the intended effect. Receptor subtype matters for hormone response. Because of this, phytochemical selectivity of a hormone analog can have different effects. Antagonisms that work on the same receptor type or in the presence of normal body hormones usually produce a synergistic response.
Hops often requies mint. Clover often requires fenugreek. Hops, however, does not work consistently with fenugreek. Lavender was removed as a potential co-herb. The efficacy of herb combinations also often depends on phase and part of a phase. There are times when some of the above herbs can be used alone, but it has often been difficult to time their use.
Theory on herbs that regulate ovarian health during different phases
Estrogenic herbs such as ginseng, fennel, schizandra and sage regulate ovarian size and function. My theory is that whether estrogenic [upregulating] herbs diminish or nourish the ovaries depends on whether they are taken during the proliferative and ovulation phases, and in the presence of other present hormones.
Estrogen is naturally the dominant hormone during proliferative phase. When breast growth is caused primarily by progesterone, that is not representative of ovarian growth. The sensitization and function of androgen receptors (AR), estrogen receptors (ER) and aromatase enzymes in the ovaries are equally important for health. When there is a lack of stimulus of androgen or estrogen effects, the ovaries shrink. When either progesterone, androgen or estrogen effects are primarily present, ovarian function diminishes. Estrogen production relies on the presence of androgens, and likewise, when both estrogenic and androgenic circumstances are present, the ovaries perform functionally.
During mid-proliferative phase and ovulation phase, ginseng, fennel and lavender by themselves cause breast growth, which may be a representation of ovarian growth. During other phases, ginseng and fennel taken by themselves cause breast shrinking, which may be associated with ovarian shrinking. Lavender taken outside of proliferative phase requires the use of mint, fenugreek or another androgenic herb for breast growth.
Studies on different species of sage (Salvia) manifest different results of diminishing or improving function of the ovaries. This could be perhaps, because of variations of phytohormones present in different species of sage or by methods of extract. Studies show that fennel, schizandra and ginseng improve ovarian function, but this may be circumstantial, based on the phase of the menstrual cycle and in the presence of other bodily hormones.