Used in Herbal Medicine as a hormone normaliser to help stabilize menstrual cycle irregularities. (2) Shepherd’s purse, wild geranium, and yarrow are used in traditional Western herbalism for menorrhagia (heavy menstruation).
Femance® - Capsella Combo is a formula for individuals who experience excessive menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) or excessive bleeding after miscarriage or childbirth. Those suffering from the bleeding associated with Crohn's disease or colitis may also benefit from this herbal combination. Also beneficial for diarrhea.
St. Francis Herb Farm's Capsella Combo ingredients are Wildcrafted/Certified Organically Grown.
Available sizes: 50ml, 100ml, 250ml and larger sizes for Health Professionals.
Medicinal Ingredients (per 1 ml):
Shepherd’s Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris, flowering top) 0.325 ml (1:4, QCE 81.25 mg dry OR 1:1, QCE 325 mg fresh)
Wild Geranium (Geranium maculatum, root) 0.325 ml (1:5, QCE 65 mg)
Yarrow (Achillea millefolium, flower) 0.2 ml (1:4, QCE 50 mg)
Chastetree (Vitex agnus-castus, berry) 0.15 ml (1:4, QCE 37.5 mg)
Certified Organic vegetable glycerine
Adults: Take 1-2 ml (30-60 drops) 3 times daily in a little water on an empty stomach. Start taking 10 days before beginning of menstrual flow. During menorrhagia, dose can be increased to 1-2 ml (30-60 drops) every 3 hours (3-7 times a day).
Duration of Use:
For hormone normalisation: use for a minimum of 3 months to see beneficial results.
Cautions and Warnings:
Consult a health care practitioner before use: if you are breastfeeding; if you are taking hormone-containing medications, such as progesterone preparations, oral contraceptives or hormone replacement therapy; if you have iron deficiency anemia; if you have inflamed or ulcerated conditions of the gastrointestinal tract. Consult a health care practitioner before use to exclude a diagnosis of uterine or cervical cancer or thyroid disease. Irritation of the gastrointestinal tract may occur, in which case discontinue use. Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms worsen or persist.
Do not use if you are pregnant or if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae (daisy) family. Do not use in conjunction with other high tannin-containing herbs or oral drugs.
Known Adverse Reactions:
Hypersensitivity (e.g. allergy) has been known to occur, in which case discontinue use.
Store away from children. Do not use if seal is broken. Store at room temperature.