Raspberry leaf

Raspberry leaf

Name: Raspberry leaf

Latin name: Rubus idaeus

Family:  Rosaceae

Parts Used: Leaves

Taste: Mildly bitter, astringent, sweet

Energetics: Cooling, drying

Key actions: Astringent, uterine tonic, antiemetic, nutritive, parturient


Do not consume during the first and second trimester of pregnancy.

Raspberry leaf has traditionally been used to facilitate childbirth as she both relaxes and tonifies the uterus. She is rich in minerals and supports proper digestion.* 
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