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(Umm... 'Aunt Flow' And The Solar Eclipse).... If Your Period's Out of Whack This Month, The Eclipse Might Be Why

August 24, 2017

The Earth is at its most fertile when the moon is full, which is the result of the Earth receiving additional light for the plants from not only the sun during the day, but also the moon's light at night. According to a health nutrionist: "Traditionally, the new moon is associated with menstruation, when a woman's body is shedding, releasing, and bleeding. Known as the White Moon Cycle, it's a time to deeply nurture and honor the body, allowing plenty of space to restore."

The lunar month is about 28 days, which is also around how long it takes for a woman to complete her menstrual cycle. A woman's menstrual cycle has four phases, just as the moon does—new moon, waxing moon, full moon, and waning moon.

Bottom line: Science can't say just how closely the lunar phases and menstrual phases are linked—or if they're really linked at all. But the solar eclipse adds a whole other layer of energy to the mix.