Motherwort | Leonurus cardiaca

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Motherwort

£3.50 50g           

Motherwort (Leonurus cardiaca)

Dried motherwort herb (Leonurus cardiaca)

Dried motherwort herb (Leonurus cardiaca)

Please seek professional advice before taking during pregnancy. 


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Leonorus Cadiaca

Common names: Motherwort, Lion's Tail

Family: Lamiaceae

Parts used: Aerial parts

Habitat: Native to Europe Asia and North America in waste places and hedgerows. 

Constituents: Alkaloids, Bitter Glycosides, Iridoid Glycosides, Flavonoids, Terpenes, Tannins, Volatile OIls, Vitamin A

Actions: Sedative, Cardiac Tonic, Hypotensive, Antispasmodic

Traditional and current uses:

• Used to treat hyperthyroidism

• Cardiac disorders relating to nerves

• Palpitations

• Arrythmia of nervous origin

• Heart tonic

• Astringency helps with gastric issues such as diarrhoea and flatulence

• Nervous tension

• Dysmenorrhoea

• Amenorrhoea

• Menopausal nervous problems 


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