23 Effective Home Remedies to Get Rid of Hot Flashes

Hot flashes seem to be a part of life for many women. While Seed Cycling normally will eliminate or at least reduce symptoms, sometimes something more and something faster is needed. The following have been shown to help with hot flashes.

Hot Flash Tea

For Hot Flashes and symptoms of Menopause


  • 1 tsp. Black Cohosh root, dried
  • 1 tsp. Donq Quai root, dried
  • 1 tsp. Fenugreek seeds
  • 1 tsp. Ho Shou Wu, dried
  • 1/2 tsp. Rose Petals (organic)
  • 3 – 3 1/2 cups water

Pour boiling water over the herbs in a pot. Cover and let the herbs steep for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove the herbs or strain liquid into a separate container. Drink 3- 4 cups per day.

Homeopathy For Hot Flashes

Match as best you can the symptoms you are experiencing with the best formula. More than one may be needed.

1. Amylenum Nitrosum: For Hot flashes with Excessive Sweat

Amylenum Nitrosum is a remedy for hot flashes when excessive perspiration is a symptom. It is one of the top remedies for addressing hot flashes. Hot flashes, especially if followed by an episode of soaking sweats. One may also experience headaches along with the hot flashes. There is a definite flushing of the face which are often followed by coldness and paleness. One may notice a whole-body throbbing sensation during the episodes. It is also, helpful in cases where there is a history of heart complaints along with the hot flashes.

2. Calcarea Carbonicum: For Hot flashes with Profuse Sweating

Calcarea Carb is best for women who are obese and experience hot flashes with profuse sweating. Sweat is mostly on the head and chest area during sleep. An overall tendency to sweat easily is also a sign, even from the slight physical activity. There is a sensation of burning in the top of the head with excessive perspiration which might be so intense it soaks one’s pillow and may be noticed along with palpitations.

3. Causticum: For Hot flashes with Reduced Sexual Desire

Causticum is indicated for hot flashes during menopause that are accompanied by heat along with sweat, especially during sleep. It is a well-indicated medicine for night sweats occurring especially in the early morning. A sensation of heat in the whole body is present, which is worse during late evening. A tendency to sweat easily with the slightest activity is another indication. Feelings of anxiety, sadness, and weakness accompany the flashes. There can be reduced (or absence of) sexual desire.

4. Lachesis Muta: For Hot flashes at Menopause

Lachesis is use for common menopausal ailments. It is well suited to females early and during menopause. It is helpful when hot flashes are accompanied by palpitation, headaches, and/or a feeling of fainting. A hot perspiration along with the hot flashes may also be noticed. Hot flashes felt on top of the head are also indicative of Lachesis. The hot flashes occur most when falling asleep or on waking up but are most often late at night. Congestion in the head causing congestive headaches are common. Those noticing palpitations feel worse in a warm room or during the morning hours after waking up. An intolerance of tight clothing is also common, and more so around the waist. Especially indicated in those who have high blood pressure.

5. Pulsatilla: For Hot Flashes followed by Chilliness

Pulsatilla is for cases where hot flashes are experienced with a chills following a hot flash. The flashes are worse from the warmth of air or in a closed room. Profuse sweating on the face and scalp are noticed especially at night, and flushes of heat with redness of the face, hot flashes accompanied with mood swings and depression during menopause. The individual irritable with a tendency to weep. Generally, open air is welcome.

6. Sanguinaria Canadensis: For Hot flashes with a Flushed Face

Sanguinaria Canadensis is a remdey indicated for hot flashes accompanied with burning in the face and head. There is a feeling of fullness or congestion noticed. One may also experience severe pain in the head with nausea. The hot flashes are accompanied by a flushed red face and hot hands. The face turns hot and red and is accompanied with weakness and a feeling of sickness may follow. The menses become profuse and dense around the menopausal period.

7. Sepia: For Hot Flashes with Weakness

Sepia is indicated for hot flashes in a female during the menopausal period. Sweat accompanies the hot flashes. Another indication for Sepia is a marked weakness with a tendency to faint (along with the hot flashes). There may be a lack of energy with exhaustion or fatigue. It is suitable for individuals who are emotionally sensitive and who get nervous easily.

8. Sulphur: For Hot Flashes with Night Sweats

Sulphur is a remedy use for frequent episodes of hot flashes where there is a sensation of heat in the whole body. Heat accompanies the hot flashes in the head, hands, and feet. One may also experience a sensation of empty feeling in the stomach during an episode. Another indication for the use of sulphur is profuse sweats at night, especially at the neck and back of the head or only experience heat in only one side of the body.

9. Sulphuric Acid: For Hot Flashes with Trembling

Sulphuric Acid is a indicated for hot flashes when one gets tremors all over the body. There is definite weakness and debility during menopause. Restlessness with a sense of wanting to do everything now is also common for this remedy. The symptoms may get worse from smelling coffee. There are palpitations without any anxiety or fear.

Written by Douglas K. Johnson – Life, Health and Wellness Coach, Herbalist, Nutritionist, and Author

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Published by Douglas Johnson

I am a Life, Health and Wellness Coach, Herbalist, Nutritionist, Author & Chef

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