Science / Biology / Menstruation: The process in which the uterine endometrium breaks down and sheds cells, resulting in bleeding; occurs approximately once a month. The first day marks the beginning of the menstrual and ovarian cycles.


Entertainment / Literature / Miasma: Literally referring to a stench or bad smell, the Greek term also metaphorically indicates a sort of ceremonial taint or spiritual stain that can result from various sorts of impurity. The ancient Gre MORE

Angelica (Angelica sinensis)

Health / Herbs / Angelica (Angelica sinensis): Helps regulate menstruation, diaphoretic, diuretic, expectorant for coughs, bronchitis and pleurisy, particularly when symptoms are accompanied by fever, colds, or influenza, relieves gas, can help st MORE

Squaw vine (Mitchella repens)

Health / Herbs / Squaw vine (Mitchella repens): Relieves painful menstruation, helps prevent miscarriage, used during the last few weeks of pregnancy to aid childbirth. MORE

False unicorn (Chamaelirium luteum)

Health / Herbs / False unicorn (Chamaelirium luteum): Balances hormones, diuretic, aids in delayed or absent menstruation, also helps threatened miscarriage, in small dosages it eases vomiting associated with pregnancy. MORE


Health / Acupuncture / Menstrual: Pertaining to menstruation (the menses), as in last menstrual period, menstrual cramps, menstrual cycle, and premenstrual syndrome. From the Latin menstrualis, from mensis meaning month. MORE