For centuries, herbalist and women have used red raspberry as a healing herb for the uterus. It not only nourishes the blood with its vitamins and mineral, but it specifically strengthens the female reproductive system and supports all stages of a woman's reproductive life.
9 Reason why every women should be drinking raspberry leaf tea daily!
1-Helps relieve PMS symptoms such as cramping, vomiting, nausea, diarrhea and heavy menstrual bleeding.
2-Overall hormonal balancer
3-Prepares the body for pregnancy and profound tonic for infertility.
4-Helps relieve morning sickness and nausea.
5-Prevents miscarriages, strengthens uterine walls
6-Improves labor outcome: induces labor at the right time, therefore a reduction in the likelihood of pre- and post-term labor, shortens labor by toning and tightening muscles in the pelvic area. A labor with fewer complications such as a reduced use of forceps and other interventions.
7. Helps address exhaustion following childbirth and aids postpartum depression. Prevents excessive bleeding after childbirth drink during childbirth
8. Enhances milk production and fortifies the mother’s milk with vitamins and minerals making it more nutritious for the baby.
9. Helps with menopausal symptoms
To reap the benefits:
1-4 cups daily
While red raspberry leaf tea is typically recommended for the 2nd and 3rd trimesters of pregnancy, some women use the herbal remedy to help with nausea and vomiting in the first trimester as well:
It’s recommended to limit your intake to 1 cup per day if you choose to consume it earlier in pregnancy.
2nd and 3rd Trimester:
1–3 cups per day
Midwives often recommend pregnant women drink raspberry leaf tea just before and during labor to help induce and regulate timing of contractions and to help speed up delivery.
To make the tea:
Pour 1 cup of boiling water over 1-2 teaspoons of dried or fresh herb and let steep for 15 minutes.
Red raspberry leaf tea appears to be safe for most people.
If you experience Braxton Hicks contractions during pregnancy or have spotting in the second or third trimesters, you should discontinue use.