What would you consider the #1 herb for pregnancy? - Mothering Forums

Forum Jump: 
 
Thread Tools
Old 02-13-2011, 02:35 PM - Thread Starter
 
Dot-to-Dot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Posts: 488
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 14 Post(s)

Besides Red Raspberry Leaf and Nettle.  (sorry, I know RRL is probably a popular answer).  I am trying to check out at Mountain Rose Herbs and there's that $10.00 minumum.  I've already got RRL, nettles and hibiscus...but what else should I add to my cart in order to make a wonderful herbal pregnancy tea???

 

I happen to be 25wks along, I have VERY, very low blood pressure, no swelling at all, tend to have large babies, a weak pelvic floor, probably low in iron and I bled more than I expected last time (despite having been drinking RRL/nettle tea throughout last half of pregnancy).  I don't know if any of those tidbits matter or would influence your opinion about the perfect herb, but I figured I'd just add it in anyway.

Dot-to-Dot is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-13-2011, 03:28 PM
 
DanielleT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Canada
Posts: 255
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

I add alfalfa as well 

DanielleT is offline  
Old 02-13-2011, 08:32 PM
 
IdentityCrisisMama's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 10,677
Mentioned: 6 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 121 Post(s)

I may add a bit of spearmint for flavor and maybe get some comfery (not to drink) to make some lovely postpartum frozen pads. I've also heard of women taking oat straw.  


Mama to DD September 2001 and DD April 2011 *Winner for most typos* eat.gif
IdentityCrisisMama is offline  
Old 02-13-2011, 08:42 PM
 
SGVaughn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 295
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)

Id probably go with alfalfa as well given your belief you might be anemic and a potential propensity for heavy bleeding

 

 

for me its dandelion for swelling...I swell like crazy during pregnancy

SGVaughn is offline  
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off