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Motherwort Seeds

Organically grown - Motherwort is an herb most beneficial to women's health. It can help relieve pain during childbirth and...

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Motherwort is one of those plants that has somehow found its way into native medical lore in every corner of the Earth...from Russia to Romania...from America to Asia. Motherwort is an herb most beneficial to women's health.

It can help relieve pain during childbirth and when used for several days after birthing, can help prevent uterine infection. It also helps relax women who tend to 'over-mother'. It is said to make mothers more joyful.

The genus name Leonurus is derived from a Latin word, leo meaning 'lions' and a Greek word oura, meaning 'tail', in reference to the leaf's shaggy shape - like a lion's tail. The species name, cardiaca is from the Greek word kardiaca, meaning 'heart'.

The Japanese consider Motherwort flowers to be a drink benefiting longevity, thus the expression, "Drink Motherwort to the despair of your heirs".

Motherwort is an excellent herb to benefit heart function. It inhibits blood platelet aggregation, lowers blood lipid levels, lowers high blood pressure and calms arrhythmias.

As a cardiac tonic, Motherwort has been shown to be hypotensive, sedative, and antispasmodic. It calms palpitations and normalizes heart function in general. Motherwort extract has been shown to improve several aspects of coronary health.

* Please Note: This information is based on Traditional and Folklore Medicine which uses natural materials to support health. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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