Two Women Embracing Menopause

Navigating Menopause: A Holistic Approach with Dragon Hemp Sleep Tincture

Kevin Menard



Time to read 5 min

Menopause marks a significant transition in a woman's life, characterized by the cessation of menstrual cycles and a decline in reproductive hormones, primarily estrogen and progesterone. This natural biological process typically occurs between the ages of 45 and 55, bringing with it a range of symptoms that can affect physical, emotional, and mental well-being. 

Common menopause symptoms include hot flashes and night sweats, sleep disturbances, mood swings, increased anxiety or irritability, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, and cognitive changes such as difficulty concentrating. The intensity of these symptoms varies widely among individuals but can significantly impact quality of life.

The Dragon Hemp Sleep Tincture is a modified formula based on the classic formula, Suan Zao Ren Tang, which is used to address insomnia in menopausal women. The Sleep Tincture is crafted with a deep understanding of menopause's multifaceted nature, offering a blend of Full Spectrum CBD, CBN, and traditional Chinese herbs designed to address these symptoms holistically. Let's explore how each ingredient contributes to managing menopause symptoms, integrating scientific insights and traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) principles.

Addressing menopause symptoms with a synergistic blend.

Hot Flashes and Night Sweats

The cooling properties of Anemarrhena Rhizome (Zhi Mu)  directly counteract the 'heat' symptoms like hot flashes and night sweats, thanks to its anti-inflammatory and estrogen-like effects that help regulate body temperature. Sour Jujube Seeds (Suan Zao Ren) and Schisandra Fruit (Wu Wei Zi) contribute to overall stress reduction, indirectly alleviating these discomforts by promoting emotional balance.

Sleep Disturbances

The sedative effects of CBN (cannabinol) and Suan Zao Ren, enhanced by the adaptogenic qualities of Schisandra Fruit and blood circulating benefits of Szechwan Lovage Rhizome (Chuan Xiong), offer a powerful combination for improving sleep quality. These ingredients work together to calm the mind and ensure restorative sleep, addressing one of the most common challenges during menopause.

Mood Swings and Anxiety

Full Spectrum CBD interacts with the body's endocannabinoid system to regulate mood and reduce anxiety, offering a sense of calm and well-being. Licorice Root (Gan Cao) supports adrenal health, crucial during the hormonal fluctuations of menopause, thus stabilizing mood swings.

Cognitive Changes

The adaptogenic and neuroprotective properties of Schisandra Fruit, along with the cognitive benefits of Full Spectrum CBD, help enhance focus and mental clarity, addressing the cognitive fog often reported during menopause.

Vaginal Dryness and Decreased Libido

While the Dragon Hemp Sleep Tincture primarily targets symptoms related to mood, sleep, and overall well-being, the holistic effects of balancing hormones and reducing stress can indirectly support sexual health

Licorice Root's phytoestrogen properties may also contribute to a more balanced hormonal state, potentially mitigating these symptoms.

Embracing Menopause with Nature's Wisdom

The Dragon Hemp Sleep Tincture offers a comprehensive approach to managing menopause symptoms, grounded in the wisdom of traditional Chinese medicine and enhanced by the therapeutic potential of cannabinoids. 

By addressing the root causes of discomfort and focusing on the body's natural balance, this blend provides a supportive, natural solution for those navigating the complexities of menopause. It stands as a testament to the power of harmonizing ancient herbal wisdom with modern science, illuminating a path towards a more balanced and comfortable transition through menopause.

Discover our curated sets to complement Sleep Tincture in addressing symptoms of Menopause.

Our Story.

Dragon Hemp is the practitioner-founded apothecary that produces plant-based therapeutics formulated with a proprietary blend of next-generation botanicals and time honored herbal remedies.

For people seeking treatments that give relief & address the root cause.

Our herbal remedies are innovative and user-friendly, with wellness benefits that are effective & accessible to everyone.

So you can feel like yourself again.

Our Founder.

Kevin Menard, LAc., is the leading practitioner in Sports Medicine Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine on the East End of Long Island, with clientele ranging from business executives and fitness professionals to wellness gurus and weekend warriors.

As he cultivated his practice, Kevin began integrating CBD & other cannabinoids, native botanicals, and herbs into his treatments, addressing conditions like pain, musculoskeletal injuries, insomnia, overall wellness, and so much more. 

Following the promising results from his herbal and CBD-infused treatments, Kevin expanded his work, introducing Dragon Hemp to support patient wellness beyond his clinic's walls.

Our Apothecary.

Our Apothecary in Sag Harbor, New York was conceived as a beacon of rejuvenation and wellness in the Hamptons. Much more than a dispensary, at the core of the Dragon Hemp Apothecary is a commitment to education and understanding the benefits of time-honored herbal remedies synthesized with today’s advancements in cannabinoid research. 

Offering an array of products designed to align with the wellness needs of the Hamptons community, the store seeks to bridge the gap between ancient wisdom and modern applications, making herbal medicine more compatible with our lifestyles today. Our unique apothecary in Sag Harbor not only represents a physical space but also embodies Dragon Hemp's ethos of premium, all-natural, effective wellness solutions, drawing from the rich heritage of the Hamptons and the innovative spirit of New York.

Not your conventional dispensary, our first-of-its-kind retail location, harmoniously balances tradition and innovation with an emphasis on experience and education. We invite you to step inside and let our herbal experts guide you on an exploration of the rejuvenating power of cannabinoids and traditional herbs in a setting that feels both timeless and contemporary.

Designed in collaboration with renowned Alfredo Paredes Studio, the apothecary embodies a sophisticated fusion of old-world tradition and contemporary application. Known for his 33-year tenure as Ralph Lauren Executive Vice President and Chief Creative Officer, Alfredo Paredes, a master of crafting memorable retail experiences, helped transform the space into a shining gem of Sag Harbor. Reflecting the premium, natural, and therapeutic essence of Dragon Hemp, every aspect of the store, including the unique furniture pieces from Paredes' line, contributes to an ambiance of refined tranquility and wellness. The design echoes a classic herbal pharmacy blended with a modern aesthetic, mirroring our brand ethos of contemporizing ancient herbal medicine for today’s applications. Read more about our Apothecary design in Forbes.

Standing out on Main Street in Sag Harbor with the glow of our distinctive neon sign, our unique retail store has become a design destination of its own -- beyond just wellness -- in one of the Hamptons’ most popular villages. Whether you’re looking for potent natural therapeutics to tackle pain & inflammation or legal THC products to enhance mood or improve sleep, our apothecary is your safe haven at 108 Main Street.

Our Products.

Our products are formulated to serve the four crucial daily needs most often seen in Kevin’s practice—Essential Wellbeing for comprehensive health, Rest & Restoration to foster rejuvenation, Aches & Pains for relief from discomfort, and Liniments for body care that enhances both physical and emotional wellbeing.

Available in four versatile forms—swift-absorbing tinctures, targeted balms, discreet gummies, and moisturizers—we ensure a suitable choice for every lifestyle and wellness routine.

Our Ingredients.

We carefully select our organically grown ingredients, emphasizing sustainability to protect Earth's biodiversity. 

We believe in transparency in all our processes, from ingredient selection to the methods used by our CBD farmers, who lead the sustainable agriculture charge and concentrate on ecosystem restoration and carbon sequestration.

We're not just about products but about nurturing an understanding of traditional herbal practices and helping people make healthy decisions. 

With respect, we introduce newcomers to the benefits of age old herbal wisdom. 

Our aim is a future where well-being stems from nature, combining timeless knowledge with today's research.

Discover the distinctive characteristics of each herb in our Ingredient Index.