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Motherwort Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

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General Name
Motherwort
English Name
Motherwort
Botanical Name
Leonurus Cardiaca, Leonotis leonurus
Homeopathic Name
Leonurus Cardiaca   -   Mother Tincture

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Parts Used

Whole Plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Motherwort

Avoid use during Pregnancy, as it initiates contractions.
It may cause Stomach Irritation and Allergic Reactions.
Not recommended if suffering from Blood Clotting Disorder, Heart conditions or High Blood Pressure.
Doctor's consultation is recommended before utilization.
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Description

Motherwort is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a humid, hot climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Ovulation Pain.
 

Origin

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Materia Medica for Motherwort

Motherwort General

Motherwort is a perennial plant from Lamiacea (mint) Family. It is an aborigine of Europe and Asia.
It is good remedy to cure Hot Flashes and Night Sweating.
It is effective for heart-related problems. It helps in normalizing heartbeat and strengthens the Heart. It decreases the levels of fat and clotting in blood. It promotes blood flow and prevents against Heart Attack and Stroke.
It shows the calming effect and treats Epilepsy.
It contains constituents like Leonurine and stachydrine that calms the nervous system. These constituents also helps to lower the blood pressure.
Motherwort is useful in treating female problems. It solves the problems related to mensuration and childbirth. It stimulates the mensuration and cures Amenorrhea and Dysmenorrhea. It is effective during and after childbirth. During childbirth it eases labor pain and after it helps the utertus to relax and come back to normal. A compound named Leonurine that supports uterine contractions.
It is Galactagogue in nature. This means that herb increases the production of milk in nursing mother.
The herb possesses tranquilizing effects that is beneficial for the people suffering from Anxiety and Insomnia.
Motherwort helps in improving mental health. The tea of this herb is beneficial in treating Postpartum Depression.
The extract of the herb is effective in treating various Skin Problems. This includes Eczema, Dermatitis, Shingles and Skin Itching.
It cures Respiratory Disorders like Asthma and Bronchitis. It enhances the functioning of lungs as well.
It is a good remedy for Eye Problems. It increases the vision and brightness of the eyes.
It calms the overactive thyroid ( Hyperthyroidism ). It makes a balance and reduce the symptoms related to Hyperthyroidism.

Caution: Consult a doctor before consuming it.
Keywords: Hot Flashes, Night Sweat, Heart Attack, Epilepsy, Amenorrhea, Dysmenorrhea, Anxiety, Insomnia, Postpartum Depression, Skin Problems, Eczema, Dermatitis, Shingles, Itching, Asthma, Bronchitis, Eye Problems, Hyperthyroidism.


Methods of Administration. How to take
Tincture. The best and the most potent method of consuming Motherwort is to Tincture it.
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Decoction: Make a tea.
Put l/2 teaspoonful of the powdered root or leaves in a cup of water. Boil it. Simmer for l0 minutes. Drink three times a day.
Single Herb

Motherwort for Insomnia

Prepare a decoction of l-2 teaspoons of the dried herb powder in a glass of water. Boil it for l0-l5 minutes. Strain. Drink thrice a day.

Motherwort for Arrhythmia

Prepare the decoction of the Motherwort roots. Drink once a day.

Motherwort for Depression

Prepare tea with a few leaves of Motherwort. Take two cups two times a day.

Motherwort for Palpitation

Prepare a decoction of the leaves of Motherwort. Take two times a day.

Motherwort for Hyperthyroidism

Motherwort is a natural beta blocker which helps to control high heart rate and palpitations. It reduces the symptoms of Hyperthyroidism like Anxiety and Insomnia.
Steep 1 to 2 teaspoons of Motherwort seeds in a cup of warm water for 5 to 6 minutes. Strain well and drink it lukewarm three times a day for 2 weeks.

Motherwort for Interstitial Cystitis

Steep 1 teaspoon of dried Motherwort herb in one cup of hot water for 20 minutes. Drink it, once a day.

Motherwort for Menses Scanty

Motherwort gives relief from menstrual cramps. It stimulates the blood circulation to the reproductive organs of a female.
Take dried Motherwort and make a decoction. Drink it once in a day.
 
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Herbal Treatment For Endometriosis 1

Grind dried root of Chasteberry, Echinacea, Wild yam, Viburnum Opulus in equal quantity. Take Raspberry leaves and Motherwort leaves in half quantity. Prepare a decoction. Strain. Drink one cup two times a day.

Herbal Treatment For Heart Disease 5

Add a teaspoon of dried Hawthorn ( Nagaphani ) and Motherwort in one cup of water. Infuse for 10 minutes. Drink Regularly for good results.

Herbal Treatment For Hot Flashes 1

Take these following herbs :
Sage leaves : 1 to 2 tablespoons
Alfalfa ( Vilaiti Guwathi ) : 1 tablespoon
Rosemary ( Rusmary ) : 1 tablespoon
Motherwort : 1 tablespoon

Blend them together and prepare an infusion. Add a tablespoon of this infusion in half a cup of water. Let it cool for 5 minutes. Strain and drink as tea once a day.
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