Early Eve Greetings to You All,
I am working on so much these days I am forgetting to post on the blog! Silly Me!!!
I am not taking red rasberry tea 3 times a day to regulate my body for its womanly cycles! I feel that this herb is just a powerful wonderful herb as it can be take at normal times and while pregnant!!! I have posted some pictures of it and information about it below to help everyone understand what it can be used for! This is a great herb! Currently I am using Traditional Medicines Tea and then off to some Yogi Tea, Both of these brands have nothing but goodness and the red rasberry tea is just what it says no other combination of herbs!!
Read down some and tell me what you think!
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Red Raspberry Leaf Tea Benefits
Red raspberry is a perennial plant of the genus, Rubus, that is native to Asia, Europe and North and South America. Apart from its edible, sweet and tart flavored fruits, the plant is also known for its pale green colored leaves, which have been in use for a long time, for their amazing medicinal properties. The leaves of red raspberry plant are considered immensely beneficial for the expectant mothers. The leaves are usually brewed as a tea and then taken as a tonic by both pregnant women, as well as those trying to conceive. However, red raspberry leaf teabenefits are not limited to pregnant women only. The high vitamin and mineral content make these leaves an ideal herbal remedy for several other ailments as well.
Red Raspberry Leaf for Pregnancy
Red raspberry leaf with its high content of vitamins and minerals like, vitamin A, B, C and E, potassium, phosphorus and calcium, can promote the overall health and well being of a woman duringpregnancy. Therefore, red raspberry leaf tea is considered as a tonic for pregnant women, that can boost their overall health and the immune system. Apart from vitamins and minerals, the leaf contains carotenoids and alkaloids like fragrine. The alkaloid fragrine has been found to tone the muscles of the pelvic region and uterus, so that the process of delivery becomes easier, faster and less painful.
However, red raspberry leaf tea does not induce labor directly. Instead, it strengthens the muscles of the pelvic and uterus, so that they can contract more efficiently during labor which is why there is widespread use of red raspberry leaf tea to induce labor. In other words, the tea can promote uterine contractions during childbirth and also help to reduce the pain experienced during and after labor. In addition to these, red raspberry tea leaf can promote better blood circulation, ease morning sickness, prevent postpartum hemorrhage, relieve constipation, prevent miscarriages and promote lactation and bone development in the baby. Read more on red raspberry tea and pregnancy.
Red Raspberry Leaf Tea and Fertility
Red raspberry leaf is also known for its effect on fertility. The leaves of raspberry plant are believed to cure infertility in both men and women. Therefore, along with pregnant women, those wanting to get pregnant also take red raspberry leaf tea as a tonic. The leaf is sometimes, combined with red clover to enhance its benefits for fertility. Women, especially those having menstrual irregularities can take this leaf or the tea to regulate their menstrual cycle, and reduce the symptoms of premenstrual syndrome.
Other Benefits of Red Raspberry Leaf Tea
Apart from the pregnant women, people with certain ailments or health problems can too benefit from the red raspberry leaf tea. Some of the most well known red raspberry leaf tea benefits are:
- The leaves of red raspberry plant has astringent properties, for which it can constrict the intestinal tissues to provide relief in diarrhea and soothe inflammation of the intestine.
- The astringent properties of the leaves also makes them ideal for treating skin irritation and improve skin firmness.
- Red raspberry leaf tea can be an effective herbal remedy for sore throat, irritation of the oral cavity and gum diseases.
- It can also help to prevent dehydration, and lower the level of blood sugar in diabetic patients.
- Apart from these, red raspberry leaf tea can be used to treat flu, upset stomach, nausea, vomiting, fever and rubella.