Ground flaxseed, but not flaxseed oil, potentially helps with menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes and night sweats, says WebMD. There is evidence that consuming 40 grams of ground flaxseed per day eases mild symptoms... More »

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One study on menopausal women and flaxseed reported a decrease in hot flashes when 2 tablespoons of flaxseed oil was combined into cereal or yogurt, notes WebMD. Another study reported no significant reduction in hot fla... More »

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Flaxseed oil decreases inflammation, and it is used to treat rheumatoid arthritis as well, as other diseases involving inflammation, states WebMD. It may be used topically to soften rough skin and soothe irritated skin. ... More »

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Although some studies reveal that flaxseed does not significantly reduce hot flashes, one study in 2007 reported that menopausal women decreased the frequency and intensity of their hot flashes after consuming 2 tablespo... More »

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Black cohosh relieves hot flashes, heart palpitations, sleep problems and night sweats in some menopausal women. Black cohosh supplements are prescribed for hormonal therapy in Germany. Studies done on black cohosh resul... More »

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The main purported benefits of wild yam cream include relief of menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes or night sweats, although it has not been proven clinically effective for these symptoms, according to WebMD. In add... More »

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Taking a flaxseed oil 1000mg dosage is less beneficial than consuming raw flaxseed because the former is a concentrated source of alpha-linoleic acid, which has been linked to increased risk of prostate cancer. Moreover,... More »

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