Blend # 2. For 2nd trimester & beyond. Useful post partum too. 🌸🌸🌸 Red Raspberry Leaf: The most famous pregnancy herb is a calming, powerful plant, prevents hypertension, promoting easier labours (seriously!) & relieving nausea at any stage of pregnancy. Aids in preparing the uterus for labour & preventing hemorrhage. Reduces pain during labour & post partum by toning the muscles used for birthing. It's properties allow the contracting uterus to work more effectively making birth easier & faster. High mineral content also assists in production of breast milk - highest in calcium, iron, vitamins A, B complex, C, E, phosphorous & potassium. 🌱🍃
Nettle: Hypotensive - decreases dreaded high blood pressure. High in Iron, reducing ubiquitous late pregnancy anemia. Also nutrient dense in Vitamins A, C, D, K, calcium, potassium, phosphorous, sulphur & chlorophyll. Nourishes & strengthens kidneys & adrenal glands, prevents bladder infections, eases leg cramps & muscle spasms. Diminishes pain during & after birth due to high calcium content. Helps prevent post partum hemorrhage due to high Vitamin K content. Reduces hemorrhoids, increases breast milk richness & volume. Prevents varicose veins. 🌿🍃
Alfalfa: Soothes indigestion, highly nutritive (like all the best herbs) - raises iron levels & increases availability of Vitamin K & hemoglobin in the blood - reducing post partum hemorrhage. Promotes lactation. 🌼🌼🌼
Dandelion: Helps eliminate edema & water retention - say no to cankles! Rich in calcium, folic acid, potassium & iron. Supports liver & digestion, helpful to alleviate constipation, prevent & treat urinary tract infections, high blood pressure, including pre-eclampsia. Great for acne, helps kidneys function optimally, good source of minerals. Helps your baby develop a strong liver reducing their risk of developing jaundice in the 1st few days of life. Promotes lactation. 🌾🌾Chamomile: Sleep inducer, pain killer, mental relaxer, aids in digestion - bloating & gas. Used to calm the nerves in mild anxiety & insomnia. Anti-inflammatory. Helpful especially for anxiety that comes when labour is approaching - the totally expected fear of the unknown.