Herbs for pregnancy tea
NETTLE LEAF (URTICA DIOCA):
Urtica is one of the finest nourishing tonics, containing Chlorophyll, Vitamins A,C, D and K, Calcium, Potassium, Silica and Iron.
It is a tonic for weakness, debility, anaemia and provides nourishment for the pregnant mother and fetus.
It aids the kidneys and bladder in it's diuretic function and speeds the body's cleansing of toxins and wastes. It's astringent action can aid in checking blood and can be helpful for cuts and wounds, and therefore may be useful in a tea or sitz bath for healing the perineum after birth.
Useful in stimulating milk production as a galactagogue, and drank internally by the mother both during pregnancy, birth and afterwards.
RASPBERRY LEAF(RUBUS IDAEUS):
Increases fertility in both women and men, especially when combined with Red Clover.
Raspberry leaf is a tonic and astringent, strengthening and toning the uterine and pelvic muscles and a pelvic and uterine relaxant. It is the famous herb of use during pregnancy, and is a tonic to the whole body. Used throughout history to encourage an easy and speedy childbirth, as well as afterwards to stimulate milk production and speedy recovery.
Contains fragarine, an alkaloid that gives tone to the muscles of the pelvic region, including the uterus. Contains Vitamins A, C, E, B complex and easily assimilated Calcium and Iron, and many minerals including phosphorus and potassium.
OATSTRAW (AVENA SATIVA)
Contains high amounts of bone-building materials. A strong nutritive nervine for depression, effective herbal calcium and silica source. Strengthens nerves, and helps correct sugar use imbalances.
ALFALFA (MEDICAGO SATIVA)
High in nutrients, the richest land source of trace minerals, nourishes the digestive, skeletal, glandular and urinary systems. Helps the body eliminate excess water. Contains chlorophyll.
ROSEHIPS (ROSA CANINA)
Source of Vitamin C and Bioflavanoids and other valuable nutrients; Tonic, gentle astringent and diuretic.
RED CLOVER (TRIFOLIUM PRATENSE)
Provides nutrients, toning and supports female system. Red Clover supports circulation, which helps move blood through the reproductive organs. This boosts fertility and makes a luxurious environment for your baby to begin life. It also aids blood volume expansion, which is vital during pregnancy to make sure your baby is healthy and carried to term.