Motherwort is loved for its calming properties and energetics relating to the heart. It has been used in traditional herbalism for its beneficial properties and is considered cooling and drying. Motherwort can be used in tincturing or steeped to make a cup of relaxing motherwort tea. Supportive for nervous cardiac disorders, palpitations, helps calm PMS tension, ovarian pain, and suppressed menstruation.
Frequently combined with hawthorn
Combines well with sleep blends especially if issues of sleepness are due to racing hear. Palpitations when hitting the pillow.
The botanical name Leonurus refers to a fanciful resemblance of the leaves to a lion's tale. One rather odd Hindu tale relates that if you make a tea of motherwort and add it to the laundry when you wash your socks and underwear, you will bring peace to your home.
Qualities: Pungent, bitter, drying & cool
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