Description: Parturient, Diuretic, Tonic, Astringent, emmenagogue. Commonly used in the last trimester of pregnancy to prepare and strengthen the uterus for labour. Dysmenorrhoea, the astringent actions can help with colitis and control of the mucus associated, menopause, topically on sore nipples, leucorrhoea, fibrocystic breast disease.
How to Use:
Teas: place 1tbsp of herb per cup, steep 20-30 minutes, strain, drink, repeat 3x daily or as needed. Tinctures: take 1 tsp or dropper full 3x daily or as needed.