Invite restoration and balance to your womb
2oz / 60ml
The womb. A sacred space. The centre of life.
What do you do for your womb every day? How to you treat her? Do you have horrible cramps and inconsistent periods? What about fibroids or endometriosis? Are you finding it difficult to conceive? Or do you have hot flashes? All of these point to an imbalance. It's not shameful or wrong, it's common and completely understandable in today's world with
Do you practice womb massage or womb castor oil packs? What about yoni steams? Have you looked into the xenoestrogens in your home, food and daily life that can disrupt our hormones and cause all sorts of conditions? Or what about the food you eat? There are many things we can do to help balance our hormones and improve our womb health.
In combination with some of the above mentioned practices, primarily the reduction or elimination of xenoestrogens (found in synthetic fragrances, emulsifiers, preservatives, pesticides, herbicides, plastics of all kinds etc), using womb specific herbs can do wonders. This tonic is best used leading up to your monthly bleed.
Don't have a womb? This tonic can still be of use! Think hormone balance, ovaries and cycle support (which you still go through). Are you going through menopause? Hot flashes can be greatly assisted.
Motherwort relaxes the womb space and muscles throughout the abdomen, softening tension and pain. She also nourished the nerves, balances blood pressure, eases anxiety, reduces inflammation and aids in sleep. Motherwort also eases pent up emotion and nervous tension common in the premenstrual phase of the cycle while supporting digestion and calming a racing heart. Energetically, it's used for fining your voice and standing in your truth as strong woman. It is the mothering herb and one which supports us in standing strong.
Red Raspberry Leaf is nourishing to the whole body while toning uterine muscles and restoring irregular menstrual cycles. Emotionally they're useful in reminding us to savours the pleasures of life and protect our joy.
Nettles are highly nourishing with their high levels of vitamins and minerals. They also support and strengthen the muscles of the bladder and urinary tract. Emotionally, Nettles help strengthen the voice of those who tend to be easily swayed by others and suffer from being 'nice' all the time.
Red Clover nourished the body with minerals and brings strength in times of hormonal disruption. It also supports lymphatic drainage and is said to increase sexual desire. Energetically it is said to bring us back to our true selves.
Adults take 15-30 drops daily. Avoid while menstruating.
One of my favourite herbs, Motherwort, was used to cure ‘hysteria’ once upon a time. It was also said to provide protection against ‘wykked speritus’. This wicked spirit was simply the powerful, loving force that women hold in their wombs, hearts and hands; their inner knowing perhaps, their voice of truth.
Motherwort is especially valuable in female weakness and disorders (hence the name), allaying nervous irritability and inducing quiet and passivity of the whole nervous system
Motherwort and Red Clover as they relate to cardiotonic health, the lymphatic system, detoxification and bile production, extracted fresh to determine active compounds.
Motherwort (Leonaris family) and it's possitive effects on cardiovascular issues, it's ability to regulate cytotoxicity (preventing cancer), its ability to provide neuroprotection by decreasing cerebral damage and its potential in treating diabetes by regulating insulin.