Herbs for Pregnancy and Childbirth

The following herbs are said to be good for pregnancy and childbirth:

  • Alfalfa

This is one of the few plant sources of vitamin K (necessary for blood clotting). It also contains eight digestive enzymes, numerous trace minerals and high quantities of vitamins A, D and E.

  • Chamomile

This is a great calming agent and helps with digestive disorders including nausea. It also has some anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Nettles

These contain high levels of calcium, iron and protein, and is an excellent herb for nourishing mothers who are feeling depleted.

  • Oatstraw

This is high in calcium and magnesium. It also calms nervous stress and tension, and is an effective remedy for yeast infections.

  • Red Raspberry Leaf

This is an herb rich in numerous vitamins and minerals, especially iron. It also nourishes the uterus, soothes nausea, helps prevent miscarriage, eases labor pains and builds a healthy breast milk supply.

  • Rose Hips

These are a great source of vitamin C and help fight infection and exhaustion.

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