|My 'Flash Cards' started as loose leaf sheets|
but have progressed to a handy notebook
The 'How Hot is This Hot Flash' Scale
1: a slight rising of heat from within
2: heat rush requiring removal of layers (clothing, bedcovers)
3: thin film of sweat
4: beading sweat (dabbing and light fanning required)
5: running sweat (wiping and constant fanning required)
6: queasiness (wiping, furious fanning and icewater required)
When I've been doing this for a month, I'll do it for another month. The difference will be using a skin tonic/mist/drench containing sage hydrosol. I did this last year trying a 'week on - week off' without taking notes, and the sage did seem to make a difference. But 'seem to' isn't quite good enough, is it? We need facts! We want proof! Therefore, the gathering of data, which will be posted here when it's collected.
How This All Started
If you've just tuned in and want the whole story, please read these previous articles.
Can Sage Tame Hot Flashes?
The Sage Saga - Week Off
The Sage Saga - Week On
The Sage Saga - Let's Get Scientific