In the current emergency we will continue to provide our herbs and medicines to our registered patients and online customers. The website will continue to operate for the general public as long as stocks last. We have closed the shop, and contact is only available by phone, email, and video conferencing for patients. We will be available on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. Herbs and medicines will be posted out on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
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Tincture of Raspberry Leaf (Rubus idaeus) 1:3 25%
Rubus idaeus, organic grain alcohol
Adult dose: 6 - 18ml per day, unless otherwise prescribed.
Raspberry Leaf is a well known traditional uterine tonic recommended for use in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Common name: Raspberry leaf
Part used: Leaf
Habitat: Cultivated widely but also found natively and growing wild in many areas of Europe and Asia.
Constituents: Ellagitannins, gallotannins, phenolic acids, flavonoids
Actions: Anti-diarrheal, partus preparator (helps prepare for and recover from childbirth), parturifacient (to help accelerate labour), astringent
Traditional and current uses:
• To prepare for labour (taken during third trimester)
• To help the uterus shrink down in size after childbirth
• To ensure healthy uterine function
• Painful periods, as a secondary support for heavy periods
• Tonsilitis, conjunctivitis, mouth ulcers, pharyngitis (topical or as a gargle)
Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for educational use only, and is not intended as a replacement for the services of a qualified medical herbalist, doctor or licensed health practitioner. The information contained herein is not diagnostic, always consult a medical health professional before embarking on a treatment programme. Urban Fringe Dispensary disclaims any liability, loss, injury or damage incurred as a consequence of the use and application of the advice given herein.
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