Phytoestrogens, the plant-based hormone commonly found in estrogen rich foods such as soy and flax seeds, are still considered a controversial part of nutrition. Some studies believe it’s bad for you while others think they are potent antioxidants that can help fight certain cancers. Understanding the role of phytoestrogens in your health is the key to keeping balanced hormone levels throughout your life.
Japanese Knotweed is a herb traditionally used in oriental medicine in Japan and China as well as Korea. Often also used as an ornamental plant in gardens in the US and UK, a Japanese Knotweed supplement offers many health benefits. The most useful part of the plant is the root which is usually used dried in powder form in many Japanese knotweed supplements.