Review Research Citations – Menopause Hormone Support

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Nutrients. 2014 May 5;6(5):1874-85. PMID: 24803098

  • Lee JS, Ko EJ, Hwang HS, Lee YN, Kwon YM, Kim MC, Kang SM. Antiviral activity of ginseng extract against respiratory syncytial virus infection. Int J Mol Med. 2014 Jul;34(1):183-90. PMID: 24756136
  • Mohammad-Alizadeh-Charandabi S, Shahnazi M, Nahaee J, Bayatipayan S.

Efficacy of black cohosh (Cimicifuga racemosa L.) in treating early symptoms of menopause: a randomized clinical trial. Chin Med. 2013 Nov 1;8(1):20.  PMID:


  • Osmers R, Friede M, Liske E, Schnitker J, Freudenstein J, Henneicke-von Zepelin HH. Efficacy and safety of isopropanolic black cohosh extract for climacteric symptoms. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 May;105(5 Pt 1):1074-83. Erratum in: Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep;106(3):644. PMID:15863547
  • Lieberman S. A review of the effectiveness of Cimicifuga racemosa (black cohosh) for the symptoms of menopause. J WomensHealth. 1998 Jun;7(5):525-9. Review. PMID:


  • Amato P, Christophe S, Mellon PL. Estrogenic activity of herbs commonly used as remedies for menopausal symptoms. Menopause. 2002 Mar-Apr;9(2):145-50. PMID: 11875334
  • Saw CL, Wu Q, Su ZY, Wang H, Yang Y, Xu X, Huang Y, Khor TO, Kong AN. Effects of natural phytochemicals in Angelica sinensis (Danggui) on Nrf2-mediated gene expression of phase II drug metabolizing enzymes and anti-inflammation. Biopharm Drug Dispos. 2013 Sep;34(6):303-11. PMID: 23640758
  • Liu J, Burdette JE, Xu H, Gu C, van Breemen RB, Bhat KP, Booth N, Constantinou AI, Pezzuto JM, Fong HH, Farnsworth NR, Bolton JL. Evaluation of estrogenic activity of plant extracts for the potential treatment of menopausal symptoms. J Agric Food Chem. 2001 May;49(5):2472-9. PMID: 11368622
  • Park MK, Kwon HY, Ahn WS, Bae S, Rhyu MR, Lee Y. Estrogen activities and the cellular effects of natural progesterone from wild yam extract in mcf-7 human breast cancer cells. Am J Chin Med. 2009;37(1):159-67. PMID: 19222119
  • Cherdshewasart W, Traisup V, Picha P. Determination of the estrogenic activity of wild phytoestrogen-rich Pueraria mirifica by MCF-7 proliferation assay. J Reprod Dev. 2008 Feb;54(1):63-7. PMID: 18160771
  • Jungsukcharoen J, Dhiani BA, Cherdshewasart W, Vinayavekhin N, Sangvanich P, Boonchird C. Pueraria mirifica leaves, an alternative potential isoflavonoid source. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2014;78(6):917-26. PMID: 25036114
  • Kumar NB, Cantor A, Allen K, Riccardi D, Cox CE. The specific role of isoflavones on estrogen metabolism in premenopausal women. Cancer. 2002 Feb 15;94(4):1166-74. PMID: 11920488
  • Prasain JK, Peng N, Rajbhandari R, Wyss JM. The Chinese Pueraria root extract (Pueraria lobata) ameliorates impaired glucose and lipid metabolism in obese mice. Phytomedicine. 2012 Dec 15;20(1):17-23. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2012.09.017. Epub 2012 Nov 2. PMID: 23123226
  • Oh HY, Kim SS, Chung HY, Yoon S. Isoflavone supplements exert hormonal and antioxidant effects in postmenopausal Korean women with diabetic retinopathy. J Med Food. 2005 Spring;8(1):1-7. PMID: 15857201
  • Lea MA, Pourat J, Patel R, desBordes C Growth inhibition of coloncancer cells by compounds affecting AMPK activity. World J Gastrointest Oncol. 2014 Jul 15;6(7):244-52. PMID: 25024815
  • Currò M, Trovato-Salinaro A, Gugliandolo A, Koverech G, Lodato F, Caccamo D, Calabrese V, Ientile R. Resveratrol protects against homocysteine-induced cell damage via cell stress response in neuroblastoma cells. J Neurosci Res. 2015 Jan;93(1):149-56. PMID: 25042273
  • Naghii MR, Mofid M, Asgari AR, Hedayati M, Daneshpour MS. Comparative effects of daily and weekly boron supplementation on plasma steroid hormones and proinflammatory cytokines. J Trace Elem Med Biol. 2011 Jan;25(1):54-8. PMID: 21129941
  • Kucukkurt I, Akbel E, Karabag F, Ince S. The effects of dietaryboron compounds in supplemented diet on hormonal activity and some biochemical parameters in rats. Toxicol Ind Health. 2013 Jan 4. PMID: 23293135