Supplements worth trying for digestive issues
These supplements may help with production of oestrogen, which could improve efficiency of your gastrointestinal function.
- Black cohosh
- Dong Quai*
- Evening Primrose oil
- Liquorice root (though not if you have high blood pressure)
- Red Clover
- Siberian Ginseng
- Wild Yam
- Omega-3 if you’re not getting it from your diet (rich in DHAs, check the label)
Natural supplements can have side effects, impact on any medications you are taking and shouldn’t be taken long term. *Dong quai may affect blood clotting. Discuss with your doctor, especially if you have any form of surgery coming up.