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motherwort

In mint family, square stem, opposite leaves, small pink lilac colored fuzzy flowers. Used for female support (hence the name) to control hot flashes, heart palpitations, menses, vaginitis, childbirth, spasms, fevers, nervous heart condition, palpitations, hyperthyroidism, insomnia, stomachache, diuretic, immune system help, sedative, epilepsy, and calm the nerves. Motherwort has strong influence at balancing regularity of heartbeat, helping with both cardiac arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) and tachycardia (racing heartbeat).Do not take during pregnancy or breast feeding.
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Herbalists also recommend drinking teas containing the following three times a day: cinnamon, cramp bark, ginger, ginseng, lemon balm, lady's mantle, motherwort, vervain, and winter cherry.
Herbalists also recommend drinking teas containing the following three times a day ( cinnamon, cramp bark, ginger, ginseng, lemon balm, lady's mantle, motherwort, vervain, and winter cherry.
The active ingredients of the compound were 2% black haw bark (viburnum prunifolium), 2% licorice (glycyrrhiza glabra), 2% motherwort (leonurus cardiaca), 2% passion flower (passiflora incarnata), 2% pleurisy root (asclepias tuberosa), and 5% alcohol.
Other "hormonal" herbs that may help include Red Clover (Trifolium pratense) and Motherwort (Leonorus cardiaca), which is particularly used for palpitations.
Another example is Motherwort for treating racing heartbeat caused by anxiety and tension.
Other herb oils that are dangerous in pregnancy include pennyroyal, motherwort and hyssop.
Astragalus roots, cascara sagrada bark, elecampane roots, hawthorn berries, motherwort herb, turkey rhubarb roots, self heal flowers, spikenard roots, yellow dock roots, violet flowers, licorice roots, and fennel seeds all make good herbal syrups.
Motherwort, on the other hand, has been shown to reduce anxiety in pregnant women because research has shown it contains a sedative.
Horehound Motherwort, Lion's Tail; Floodplain woods; Rare; C = 0; BSUH 16810.