Red Raspberry Leaf is a plant native to Europe and parts of Asia and known for its sweet, nutritious berries. But did you know its leaves are loaded with nutrients, vitamins and minerals as well and often used to make an herbal tea that has medicinal uses.
For centuries, red raspberry leaves have been used to treat various health ailments and induce labor during pregnancy. Many women enjoy to use this herb for reproductive system because it’s so nourishing. It’s also known to be a rooting and protective herb that great for balancing the root chakra.
A strong raspberry leaf tea or tincture will sooth sunburn, eczema, and rashes when used externally. Swishing with a tincture or infusion of raspberry leaf is great for the gums and can help alleviate the symptoms of gingivitis or gum disease
Red raspberry leaf tea is especially popular due to its possible benefits for pregnant women but I like to see it as a women herb all around for it’s benefits.
Some research supports the anecdotal evidence of women saying that the leaves help relieve premenstrual symptoms (PMS), such as cramping, vomiting, nausea and diarrhea.
Red raspberry leaves contain fragarine, a plant compound that helps tone and tighten muscles in the pelvic area, which may reduce the menstrual cramping caused by the spasms of these muscles.
I can testify that this is a great herb for helping with cramps and other PMS symptoms. I take the Rooted Herbal Blend with a small amount of honey and lemon and my cramps are no more.
Raspberry leaf helps one tune into the child within and allows natural enthusiasm for life to be manifested. It will soften the heart and allow greater receptivity and intuition.
If you’re looking to find grounding for your childlike needs this is the perfect herb for you. This is a great herb for protection also. I personally like to use this herb for manifestation purposes since it is tied into fertility.
Raspberries can be used to strengthen and bring good fortune to marriage, as well as ensure faithfulness. Some women bathe in raspberry or raspberry leaves in order to make certain that your lover will not stray, and serve it to encourage love.
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Coming back to pregnant women, spiritual raspberry fruit and leaves can be dried and made into an herbal amulet to strengthen the reproductive organs and provide protection for the womb during pregnancy.
Pregnant women can carry raspberry leaves by their side and allow its magical energy to lessen the aches and pains that come with pregnancy and childbirth.
Dreaming about Raspberries?
Dreaming of raspberries is a wonderful sign, as it usually signifies good fortune, pleasure and joy – even moreso if the raspberries are sweet and ripe. Ripe and sweet raspberries appearing in a dream also portend that you will have big success in future business dealings, and dreaming of raspberry jam hints at merriment, fulfillment of wishes, and the promise of an easy life.
Dose & Preparation
A talisman may be worn of the herb. herbal essence of raspberry leaf my be taken three times a day to promote fertility and receptivity. Visualize the child within emerging in a joyous way with enthusiasm and creativity.
This herb can be taken as a tea steeped. Or as a tincture.
Do you have any experiences or stories with Red Raspberry Leaf? Let me know in the comments below!