Many herbs, foods and spices have estrogens activity and are called phytoestrogens. These compounds are generally weak estrogens, but again, in a body that is already experiencing too much estrogen, adding more may not be a good idea.
The following are some of the strongest phytoestrogen containing products, along with recommendations:
- Avoid Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, and Beer
- Avoid Sunflower Seeds, Red Clover Tea, Camomille Tea, Alfalfa Sprouts, Queen Anne's lace (wild carrot), Pomegranate, Fennel, Licorice, Red Clover, Yucca, Hops (Beer) and Motherwort.
- Avoid Phytoestrogens that block and interfere with the action of Natural Progesterone: Bloodroot, Ocotillo, Mandrake, Oregano, Damiana, Pennyroyal, Verbanna, Nutmeg, Tumeric, Yucca, Thyme, Calamus rt., Red Clover, Goldenseal, Licorice, Mistletoe, Cumin, Fennel, Camomille, Cloves. \
- No Sunflower Oil and No Cotton Seed
- No Soy