Are you a student, a mom, a grandma, an artist, a businesswoman, an athlete, or a super-woman…?
My guess is you can relate to one of those… or even a few and the truth is, busy lives don’t always come without a little wear.
Your body may endure much of the punishment, and this is why taking the time for self-care will not only benefit you but for all those around you as well.
The Most Common Issues Women are Facing Today
Trouble Sleeping and Restlessness
Energy Burnout and Fatigue
Lack of Patience & Tolerance
Frequent Common Cold
Mood Swings and More…
Athena women’s herbal formula was created with these in mind… we have your solution ladies!
An Ultimate Formula to SUPPORT Women’s Health at every stage in life.
100% natural herbs supplements in combination to support health, longevity, beauty and more.
“Become Like the Goddess Athena”
Athena, the powerful and wise Greek goddess, brings the strength of inner wisdom. Although a warrior and goddess of protection, Athena battles with her wit over weapons. Goddess of creative works, inspiration, civilization, philosophy, law, and justice, mathematics, and knowledge, Athena has much to offer!
Athena Woman’s Formula was created to support women of all ages and of all different passions.
Specifically formulated for women, this formula combines ancient wisdom and modern understanding to create optimum results.
In fact, this women’s herbal formula all began based on the idea of taking the #1 woman’s herb from Traditional Chinese Medicine (Dong Quai) and combining it with the #1 woman’s herb in Ayurveda (Shatavari).
Traditionally many herbs are combined in formulas for synergistic effects. In fact, Ayurvedic expert, Dr. Vasant Lad, says “As a tonic [Dong Quai] works best with Shatavari”
Use Athena Woman’s Formula for Optimal Support In:
Increased Energy*2 7 8 9 12
Mental Focus and Clarity* 9
Balanced Mood*2 9
Hormonal Balance* 2 8 9
Metabolic Functioning*2 8 9
Enhanced Immunity*2 9
Radiant Beauty*2 7 12
A Powerful Herbal Combination
Let’s explore the 7 natural herbs that create this formula for a deeper understanding of the potential of Athena Woman’s Formula.
Dong Quai- Considered the #1 Woman’s Herb of Chinese Medicine
Dong Quai, also known as “female ginseng,” has been appreciated for thousands of years. It is regarded as one of the most important blood tonics in Chinese medicine. 4 This refers to its ability to “move” the blood, which can help keep the skin maintain extremely healthy conditions. In Chinese medicine the blood is regarded as more than a material substance- it is the nourisher of life- providing for every cell and supplying warmth and consciousness to the body. It is believed that the blood houses the mind and spirit, so when the blood is disturbed the spirit becomes unsettled. Blood also nourishes the chi (vital energy), and in turn, the chi gives blood energy. 5
Dong Quai is specifically indicated for women who experience fatigue and low vitality. Traditionally, it has also been indicated for blood conditions. It can benefit woman’s health in a plethora of ways- everything from bone health to symptoms of menopause. 9
As a woman’s herb, it is most often used to help balance hormones. Studies show that it supports healthy inflammation response, normal blood sugar, and can even support well-being and mood. Oh, and it’s also good for your heart! Studies show that Dong Quaican be helpful in normalizing cholesterol and blood pressure. 9
When it comes to menopause, Dong Quai offers a natural alternative that can help support women with symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, hair loss, and shifts in mood. Along with having a positive impact on mood in menopause.
Dong Quai is regarded as a female tonic and can support women throughout life. The herb helps regulate menstruation and is therefore helpful with amenorrhea. 9
Shatavari- Considered the #1 Woman’s Herb of Ayurveda
Shatavari is a traditional Ayurvedic herb whose name translates to “she who has a hundred husbands.” No wonder it is considered the #1 woman’s herb of Ayurveda– it is an aphrodisiac after all! It is also considered the “Queen of Herbs” as it is believed to promote love and devotion.1
Regarded as promoting healthy fertility, it is traditionally used throughout a woman’s lifetime- supporting one in transitioning through the natural phases of life. In Ayurveda, it is considered a Rasayana, as it is a rejuvenating tonic. 1
Shatavari is a tonic adaptogen which has traditional use in promoting overall physical and mental health, improving immunity, and enhancing longevity. 13 As an adaptogen, Shatavari can help protect the body from stressors and can help alleviate nervousness. It can help aid digestion and has been used to relieve constipation. It can be particularly helpful with menopausal symptoms. Along with aiding in hormonal balance, Shatavari can help mothers with the production of breast milk. 9
Pine Pollen- A Superfood of the 21st Century
While it may get the rep of being great for men, it is supportive to women too! Used for thousands of years in China, pine pollen has long been considered a beauty tonic for women. It has traditionally been appreciated as a longevity tonic, hence it’s categorization as a 21st-century superfood.
It is believed that the phyto-androgens that are contained in pine pollen work similarly to the body’s own hormones. Thus, it can be helpful in hormone balancing. Experts believe these phytochemicals can work with the body in an adaptogenic way. Yes, women need testosterone too! Testosterone levels are important for building muscle tone, maintaining a healthy weight, retaining bone density, optimum energy levels and more! Due to its hormone balancing potential, pine pollen can also serve in liver support and detoxification. Plus, it is high in phytonutrients and antioxidants- providing nourishment to the body. 8
Sea Buckthorn Berry- The Ancient Tibetan “Holy Fruit of the Himalayas”
Given it’s healing reputation, Sea Buckthorn berries are also referred to as “liquid gold” in Tibet, China and Mongolia. It has been used for thousands of years and was even known as a great healer for horses that had been in battle during the times of Ancient Greece. Sea buckthorn berries have traditionally been used as both a food and medicine. Like other berries, it is high in antioxidants and phytonutrients- including vitamin A, B1, B2, C, D, E, K, P and many trace minerals. In fact, it may be the only plant food that contains all four omega fatty acids- omega-3, omega-6, omega-7 and omega-9. It is believed that the omega-7 fatty acid may prove helpful in reducing symptoms of adrenal fatigue. 7
Sea buckthorn berries are wonderful for the skin and hair and can even be used externally to help soothe sunburn, soothe acne, and may help in the prevention of dry skin. 7
In TCM Sea buckthorn berry is respected as a yin-yang balancing plant. In TCM philosophy, everything in life contains it’s opposite- yin and yang do not oppose each other, rather they are necessary for the expression of one another. Through balancing yin and yang, a person is bought back into balance. 5
Schisandra Berry- The Five-Flavored-Fruit
Referred to in TCM as wu wei zi, or five-flavored fruit, Schisandra is said to possess all five flavors of TCM. In TCM and other traditional medicinal systems, taste is an important indication of healing properties. Because of this, Schisandra has traditionally been classified as a superior medicine. Schisandra is an all-in-one tonic, working on all five elements and supplying all three treasures. In TCM it is believed that we each are composed of all five elements. The three treasures refer to Qi (vital force), Jing (essence), and Shen (spirit); all are essential to sustaining life. 5
Studies have demonstrated that Schisandra can help protect the liver and cardiovascular system, is an anti-oxidant and has anti-microbial effects. There is also some research that shows schisandra can be helpful in moderating amenorrheaof amenorrhea. 9
Schisandra is an adaptogen that has been well-studied for its effects of enhancing concentration and increasing endurance. It can support those who suffer from fatigue. It is a tonic which can help the body deal with stress. Some studies also display the ability of schisandra to serve as an mood-enhancer. 9 It certainly is a well-rounded herb, which helps bring balance to the body and mind!
Goji Berry: In Support of Well-Being
Many experts consider Goji a superfood. In TCM it has been used for at least 2,000 years, with some legends proposing that ancient monks of the Himalayan Mountains steeped goji berry in tea to help aid in meditation and to receive support in greater health, longevity, and stamina. 2
Studies display Goji’s ability to increase energy levels, enhance athletic performance, deepen focus, and increase feelings of contentment. Goji berry can help to reduce fatigue and stress. It has wide-spreading effects- from improving gastrointestinal health and function to improving cardiovascular health- Goji is a good go to! It has also been shown to aid in bodies natural ability to balance blood sugar. 2
Nutritionally, Goji berries also have much to offer. They are high in protein, which is rare for a fruit- they supply the body with 11 types of essential amino acids! They also offer a good dose of fiber and a plethora of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. 2
The deep nutrition of Goji goes a long way! Goji can help promote healthy skin, protect eye health, enhance immunity, help normalize blood sugar, detoxify the liver, and enhance your mood! In TCM it is considered a yin herb and aids in the hydration of tissues in the body. Proper hydration lends to optimal functioning. 2
Longan Fruit- “Dragon Eyes”
The Chinese name long yan rou translates to “Dragon eyes”- the fruit actually looks like an eye and is said to bring radiance to the eyes of those who eat it! 12 In TCM it is known for building the blood and nourishing Shen. Shen can roughly be translated as “spirit.” As a Shen tonic, Longan fruit can help bring calm to the mind. 5Shen is believed to be housed in the heart, so it is not surprising that Longan fruit has a longstanding history of being used as a heart and blood tonic.
Research shows that it can be particularly helpful to the elderly, as the fruit contains flavonoids which can help protect blood vessels and prevent the hardening of arteries. 12
Longan berry is substantially high in iron, something many women are deficient in (especially during menstruation.) Iron is necessary for the transportation of oxygen from the lungs to the rest of the body. Without enough iron, one will experience fatigue. The high nutrient and antioxidant content in Longan berry have anti-aging properties that also enhance skin health. 12