Herbal Tea for Pregnancy
Contains: Red Raspberry Leaf, Spearmint, Nettle, Alfalfa, Oatstraw,
Rosehips, Fennel, Lemongrass
Red Raspberry Leaf
Contains: 100% Red Raspberry
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Preparation: Put 1-2 teaspoons of herb tea blend into a mug or,
if you prefer an easier clean-up, into a muslin drawstring bag.
Pour boiling water over. Let steep approximately 10-15 min. Pour
loose leaf tea through a coffee filter to strain. Sweeten with
sugar or honey, if desired
For large batches: put ½ to 1 cup of mixed herbs into
a gallon-size jar, (or use several muslin drawstring bags for
easier clean-up). Pour boiling water over herbs and steep 15-30
minutes. When cool, strain the loose tea by pouring through a
coffee-type filter. Refrigerate. Drink cold. Dispose of any excess
after 4 days.
To be an effective labor tonic,
drink at least 2 cups a day throughout your entire pregnancy,
or drink at least 3-4 cups per day during the last 6 weeks of
pregnancy. Adding extra Red Raspberry Leaf will only add to the
uterine toning benefits.*
Makes a great iced tea for those
warm summer days. Delicious as sun tea!
Red Raspberry Leaf: the best known and quintessential herb for pregnancy.
Brewed as a tea or as an infusion, it contains fragrine, an alkaloid,
which gives tone to the
muscles of the pelvis and uterus. The
benefits of this toning action include: prevention of miscarriage and false labor, reduction
of pain during and after birth, production
of more effective contractions during labor and therefore a faster birth, and prevention of postpartum hemorrhage or bleeding. Red Raspberry is also an rich source of vitamins A, B complex,
C, and E, as well as the minerals calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus,
and potassium. These nutrients make it
an excellent prevention
and treatment for anemia and leg cramps,
as well as a beneficial remedy for the reduction of morning sickness.
The high mineral content also assists
in the production of breast milk.*
nausea, which is great for morning sickness;
lifts spirits and renews
Strengthens and nourishes the body. The list of easily absorbable
nutrients include: Vitamins
A, C, D, and K, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, protein,
silica, and sulfur. Taken as a tea, these
nutrients nourish the
mother and fetus, prevent leg cramps and muscle spasms,
decreases pain during
hemorrhage, reduce hemorrhoids, rejuvenate the mother after birth, and increase
the flow of mother’s milk. Nettles
also can be used for reduction of urinary tract infections and
fluid retention, inflammation of the colon and diarrhea, and
inflammation of the joints and skin. In addition, the tea may
be cooled and applied as a soothing
compress to the inflamed tissues of the perineum and rectum after
It’s high vitamin
K content has been shown to help correct bleeding disorders by promoting the blood’s ability to clot, thus
helping to prevent hemorrhage
Strengthens the capillaries, thereby preventing or aiding varicose veins and hemorroids.*
The common red garden rose has long been a favorite of medicine.
It is a good vitamin C
supplement and will ease cramps. The vitamin
C content makes it a good remedy to combat colds and influenza.
An infusion of the petals is used for headaches, dizziness and
as a blood purifier.*
Aids in the prevention
of morning sickness; aids digestion, prevents heartburn;
a natural diuretic.*
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*NOTICE: These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.
Please do your own investigation about the use of herbs during
pregnancy. By purchasing and using these herbs, you accept all
risks for any outcome.