Motherwort is traditionally used for heart conditions, including heart failure, irregular heartbeat, fast heartbeat, and heart symptoms due to anxiety.
Motherwort It is also used for the absence of menstrual periods, intestinal gas (flatulence), and over-active thyroid (hyperthyroidism).
Traditional Use (May Not Be Supported by Scientific Studies):
The use of motherwort is practically the same in European folk medicine and traditional Chinese herbal medicine. It was widely used to regulate menses and to treat associated conditions.It was also considered a helpful diuretic and heart-strengthening herb by herbalists in both cultures, particularly to alleviate heart palpitations associated with anxiety attacks.Europeans used motherwort as a sedative as well. The Chinese name for motherwort is Yi Mu Cao, meaning "benefit mother herb."
To prepare a tisane: 1 tsp to 8 ounces Newly Boiled water, Steep 5-10 mins, strain & serve immediately
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