11 natural remedies for hot flashes & night sweats: home treatments

4. Sage

This is an old treatment for hot flashes. Sage tea could reduce the symptoms of hot flashes to a great extent. It consists of flavonoids, volatile oils and tannins which also enhance overall health. To get the benefit of sage for hot flashes, you can add one tablespoon of fresh sage leaves to one cup of boiling water. Let it steep for about 5 minutes before straining. You can add a little bit of lemon and honey to make it more delicious. Drink this 2-3 times per day. [Read: best foods to eat while on period]

5. Red Clover

According to a recent research, red clover is an efficient herbal treatment for hot flashes as well as night sweats associated with menopause. In fact, it includes plant isoflavones, having estrangen-like properties that can relieve hot flashes.

You can add 1 or 2 teaspoons of dried red clover to one cup of boiling water. Then, cover it and steep for about 30 minutes and strain. Consume 3 cups of red clover tea per day to get the good results.

However, remember that red clover might affect other medications; you should consult your doctor before using it.

6. Vitamin E

Vitamin E, basicall, has estrogen and could effectively eradicate or decrease the severity of hot flashes and night sweats in those menopausal women. Also, it replaces necessary electrolytes that the human body loses through sweating. A daily dose of 400 IUs of vitamin E capsule is good for reducing hot flashes. You should take a 200 IU capsule twice per day with meals. On the other hand, you can include leafy green, tropical nuts and fruits into your diet because they are also good sources of vitamin E.

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