Crafted with heart, heritage & nutritional expertise
Whether you’re actively trying to conceive or just starting to think about it, there’s never a better time to support your body with food-based nutrition. This plan can be used for menstrual health. and assisted reproductive technology (ART) support. A diversity of whole fruits and vegetables, full fats, high fiber/slow carbs and plant-based proteins.
All meal programs include morning tonic, herbal broth & snack specific to your menstrual cycle.
Designed by our in-house team of doctors, nutritionists and chefs to:
✅ address common concerns such as fatigue, mood swings, hormonal balance, stress management
✅ gluten-free, dairy-free, low-salt and no added sugar to avoid common inflammatory ingredients
✅ organic and seasonal wherever possible - better for you, better for the environment
A Day with Chiyo
A look into the full day plan. We're with you from day to night, guiding your menstrual cycle and prioritizing egg health.
Hormonal Balance Program Week to Week
Crafted by Dr. Lily Yeh Gillespie and relied on by women for generations, the herbal tonic and bone broth regimen changes based on your menstrual cycle week. Our herbal broth are made with herbs stewed in an 8-hr beef bone broth for maximum benefit and minimizing interactions. All you have to do is add hot water for daily rejuvenation.
Our broth + tonic regimen is designed around your menstrual cycle, and cycles through for 6 weeks.
Ginger Orange Tea: Pao Jiang (炮姜) or Ginger and Chen Pi (陈皮) or Orange Peel. This herb is warm in nature and good at warming the spleen and stomach, warming the interior, alleviating pain. Qi Stagnation can frequently be associated with conditions such as premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and menopausal symptoms, as well as the development of digestive disorders. These two herbs together can address stagnation and promote a warming interior.
Uterine Broth 1 (Angelica Broth) - Dang Gui / 當歸 / Angelica Sinensis Radix from Tonify the Blood Category. It works by promoting blood flow to the pelvis where it will stimulate an absent or scanty period. It also nourishes the blood, which means it helps with iron deficiency or anemia.
Cinnamon Honey Tea : In TCM, cinnamon tonifies the kidney. This tonic is warming and unblocks the channels. It is also anti-inflammatory.
Uterine Broth 2 - Nourishing The Essence - Dang Gui/ Angelica Root: this broth helps with early onset of periods, scanty periods, or light colored menstrual blood.
Licorice Honey Tea: due to its anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic properties, it can help regulate hormones and reduce PMS, including mood swings, hot flashes and also fight off yeast infection
Eight Treasures Decoction: used to Tonify the Qi and Blood. Used to improve complexion, reduce fatigue and dizziness. Building up from the Four Substance Decoction, Eight Treasures adds herbs to improve digestion and regain appetite.
Rose Petal Vanilla Tea - Rose Petals Vanilla Tea / Mei Gui: Rose Petal is from Regulate Qi Category. Functions: Harmonizes the body and disperse stasis. It helps with irregular menstruation, premenstrual breast tenderness and menstrual pain.
Ten Complete Tonify: the past few weeks have been focused on slowly and intentionally adding key herbs in.The Ten Complete Tonify adds everything in to regain your digestion and menstrual rhythms more quickly - a key sign of your body's strength. Astragalus and Cinnamon Bark are further added this week to improve energy, generate warmth and improve circulation.
Let's get started
- SIGN UP: our hormonal health & fertility program is available one-time, week-to-week or prepay for the full 6 weeks. You'll note your menstrual cycle week and program start date.
- WE PREPARE: Our Chiyo Concierge will text to confirm, and have an open line of communication if plans change
- SAVOR & REPEAT: Each week, your nutrition program will be delivered to your door (Sundays in NY, NJ, CT and Tuesdays nationwide). Simply reheat & eat.
- HEALTH CHECK-INS: Our Chiyo Concierge will check in week-to-week and offer 1:1 support from our clinicians at key checkpoints.