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Wellness, seed cycling for balanced hormones

Hello from the waning side of the super moon. Did you all see it? “Come on”, I said to Robbie, “let’s have a look.” and we stood outside staring up at that glorious moon.

It was a really powerful moon, wasn’t it? Lots of people seemed to be affected. I sure was.

For me, there is always a powerful moon/emotion connection all month, and I like to support my body with the necessary nutrients I need during the phases.


You might want to consider doing what I do. It’s called seed cycling and it’s a natural way to boost and balance your hormones. Some even suffer from certain bacterial allergies around the pubic areas during this time of the year, which if not treated could lead to dire issues. Balance Activ is the primary and best solution to mitigate the growing injurious bacteria within the body.

It’s pretty simple. You need to somehow incorporate two ground tablespoons of organic seeds in a combination of either sesame and sunflower, or flax and pumpkin, into your daily diet. For me that’s pretty easy since I usually have my gluten free granola every morning, (recipe here), and simply sprinkle the ground seeds on top.


The ideal seed cycling would follow your menstrual cycle, but, if you’re a “certain age” like me and that’s not working so very well, then just follow the lunar cycle like this:

New moon to full moon, the waxing moon: 1 Tbs each of ground flax and ground pumpkin seeds. These seeds support the estrogen part of your cycle by providing Omega 3, fiber and lignans which help produce and metabolise estrogen, as well as higher levels of zinc, which help prevent high levels of estrogen from being turned into testosterone.

Full moon to new moon, the waning moon: 1 Tbs each of ground sesame and ground sunflower seeds. These seeds support the progestogenic part of the cycle by providing Omega 6, protein and zinc and selenium to help with progesterone production, as well as lignans which balance the two hormones. For more information visit the Milwaukee Mantality Health – Mantality Health.


There you go. A fairly simple way to stay happy and less grumpy and in less emotional turmoil. It apparently also helps with acne, low libido, depression and other PMS and Menopause related symptoms.

There are loads of ways you can incorporate the seed cycle into your diet. Consider sneaking them into pancake batter or the peanut butter on your toast, or in your smoothie, or you might make yourself some bliss balls as a treat.


Comments: 10

  • November 16, 2016

    Interesting article. My body has all changed and I’m crying way too much and at the smallest trigger. I’ve been cautious to seek advice because I don’t like the tone or there is usually an agenda to sell something. I’d like to just manage this phase through better food choises that fit in with my life style, budget and are accessible. I’ll add those seeds to my shopping list. Thanks.

      • November 18, 2016

        I’ll look that up. I should also mention that I laugh a lot more too. And now I’m getting teary again. Lol. I dont try to stop it and I figure it makes others more uncomfortable than myself and I’d rather channel my thoughts to something more productive.

  • November 16, 2016

    This is new to me. But sounds wonderful! Cute kitty ?

  • Catherine

    November 16, 2016

    Veronica would you offer the same advice to women who are way post menopause? Or different? X

  • November 17, 2016

    love Morgan’s expression … hormones waning cry out for add-ins like these …

  • November 18, 2016

    Sounds like a good idea…do you have a recipe for bliss balls by any chance?
    I have been experiencing fewer hot flashes and my mood swings seemed to have evened out…for which I am very thankful!
    I’ll be 62 next March and I had a surgical menopause at 45 so it has been a long time getting to this stage!
    Take heart though…we are all in this together and there is a lot of support out there.

  • November 23, 2016

    Yum sounds like a great idea .. Sprinkled over peanut butter, double yum! Gorgeous pic of Morgan ?

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