Natural Progesterone

Functions of progesterone are many, for instance:

  • Precursor of oestrogen and testosterone
  • Maintain secretory endometrium
  • Protects against breast fibrocysts
  • Natural diuretic, weak. binding to mineral cortical receptors
  • Natural anti-depressant, mild sedative, working by increasing GABA
  • Helps maintain thyroid hormone action
  • Precursor of cortisone synthesis by adrenal cortex

Progesterone can also be converted to other important hormones, which are essential for blood pressure, stress response, sugar and electrolyte balance.