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Rachael HertogsAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Newsletters

Hello Sistars! I’m just landing back after a magical weekend away in Bristol holding ritual space with Suzi Edwards and a wonderful group of women having Sacred Scars! If you’re interested to know more…we will be gathering in Pembrokeshire early next year! See http://www.rachaelhertogs.co.uk/scar-sister/ Have you signed up for the Intuitive Woman Summit? The first couple of speakers have been awesome…and … Read More

Ask Aunt Flo….my daughter gets menstrual cramps

Rachael HertogsAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

Dear Aunt Flo, My daughter gets terrible cramps at her moon time, she wants to take paracetamol but I would prefer we find some naturopathic techniques. Do you have any advice? Thanks Janice. Hi Janice, I thought I would put your question to the women of our Red Tent group so you can have some different options to try 🙂 … Read More

Coping with Menstrual Migraines

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health, Musings

Menstrual migraines are mainly caused by hormones (of course!), often progesterone deficiency which means there isn’t enough relaxation for blood vessels and low adrenal function because the adrenals need progesterone to produce cortisol.   If menstrual migraine is plaguing you then perhaps some of the suggestions on this list might help. Hydration – Ok so I can hear you all … Read More

Ask Aunt Flo….I get thrush every month!

Rachael HertogsAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

Dear Aunt Flo, I often get a creamy discharge which I’ve been treating with canesten, but it only goes away for a few weeks and then comes back again. Can you offer any advice for me? Thanks Janie. Dear Janie, Since you have only mentioned a “creamy discharge” and no other symptoms (with thrush you get itchiness and soreness around … Read More

Tampons, what’s the alternative?

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Menstrual Health

So you like the convenience of tampons over pads, but you don’t like the chemicals?  So what’s the alternative? Well, actually there are three alternatives so there is bound to be something that will work for you. Menstrual Sponge Menstrual/moon sponges are natural sea sponges that can be inserted just like a tampon.  Women have been using sea sponges in … Read More

Sacred Words for your Moon Time

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Three women gifted us with beautiful poetry during the Aunt Flo party on Thursday night, they need to be shared.   Darkness fallingDarkness deepening Calling to my wombAncient WomanModern WomanListening to my womb Flowing, growing, bleeding,knowing Being in my womb ~ Caroline Dear moon How I’ve learnt to love you You’ve always been there Always consistent Pulling me back to … Read More

Top Tips for a Sacred Moon Time

MoonTimesAunt Flo Answers, Moon Lodge/Red Tent, Musings

Aunt Flo had an awesome time at her party on Thursday night and her friends came up with some amazing tips for how to make your moon time special, they were so good they deserve to be shared with as many women as possible…enjoy… ****** Have  a special, sacred bowl to bleed into during a meditation – so empowering! – … Read More