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.
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
• 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)
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