Motherwort, Leonurus cardiac
Uses: Nervine, diuretic, antispasmodic, emmenagogue, uterine tonic. Fresh or dried Motherwort can be used in teas, tinctures, poultice and infused oils.
Quick Tip: For menstrual related nerves and emotions, mix 1-2 teaspoons of motherwort in a cup of boiling water and steep for 5-10 minutes. Add spearmint or peppermint for a more pleasant taste.
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