Red clover and hops phytoestrogens also act as selective estrogen enzyme Ardha Navasana Yoga Posemodulators, have antioxidant activity and interact with transcription factors such as NF-kappaB. Animal Ardha Navasana Yoga Posestudies suggest that red clover isoflavones decrease bone loss induced by ovariectomy, probably by reducing the rate of bone turnover via inhibition of bone resorption Occhiuto, Pasquale, Guglielmo, Palumbo, Zangla et al., 2007.
Isoflavones in soy foods and red clover may have a modest positive health effect on plasma lipid concentrations, bone mass density, and cognitive function. Assessment of the risks and benefits of these herbs in women with breast cancer and breast cancer survivors remains controversial. Including soy in the diet of postmenopausal women may be beneficial, but without definitive data the optimal dose range remains unknown. Black cohosh Cimicifuga racemosa, used extensively in Europe for over 60 years, reduces LH levels and hot flashes.