This nourishing blend of herbs is specially formulated to help support your recovery after childbirth. Our Postpartum blend is there to promote rest, ease anxiety and increase hydration.
Nettle leaf is a supreme nourisher, providing the body with a bioavailable form of iron, protein, calcium, vitamins A, D, C, and K, and chlorophyll, as well as trace minerals such as selenium, sulfur, zinc, chromium, and boron. The presence of vitamin K makes nettle an anti-hemorrhagic plant, supporting the healthy clotting of blood. This is especially relevant for pregnancy. Nettle also strengthens blood vessels which can help prevent hemorrhoids. In the postpartum period, nettle nourishes breastmilk and continues to support both the mother and baby through the milk. Nettle supports recovery from birth by providing vitamins and minerals necessary for tissue recovery, for healthy energy levels, and for taking on the great and profound task of caring for your new baby and yourself.
Red Raspberry Leaf
Red raspberry leaf is rich in vitamins and minerals, and has traditionally been used to help tone the uterine muscles. This astringent herb helps restore tone to uterine and pelvic muscles, may curb excessive bleeding, and assist with wound healing. his herb contains highly bio-available forms of calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, Vitamin C, iron, and B vitamins. Red raspberry leaf can act as an anti-diarrheal, antiemetic, and as a galactagogue. One herbalist notes that, “red raspberry leaf is a wisdom keeper who helps us pick through what we’ve experienced with clear sight, allowing us to let go of what’s not useful so we can preserve our energy rather than allowing it to drain away.”
is a traditional postpartum tonic herb to help with feelings of postpartum depression and overwhelm. The effects of the herb are akin to receiving a big hug! Some of its main uses relate to the reproductive system and the heart, where many people feel and hold a great deal of tension and anxiety. Motherwort also provides nervine support, and because it alleviates these nervous feelings, it is used to release the feelings from the physical body as well. It helps to alleviate the stress that can overwhelm a new mother.
a highly nourishing herb for all body organs with its high level of nutrient content that is readily bioavailable. Alfalfa has a large variety of minerals and rare elements. Silicon, phosphorous, chlorine, sodium, potassium, calcium, iron, and magnesium are just a few of the many minerals present in it. A number of vitamins are present in the herb as well, such as vitamin K, E, and C. The proportion of vitamin K is the highest, which makes it quite beneficial in helping the blood to coagulate and preventing haemorrhage. Mothers who breastfeed have been using the plant to help them support lactation for many decades. Alfalfa contains plant estrogens called phytoestrogens. They can help you increase your milk supply and breast tissue, too.
Used to promote feelings of calm and relaxation, oatstraw is essential during postpartum. Oatstraw is calming for the nervous system and even helps rebuild within the nervous system. It helps with frazzled state, insomnia, restless leg, and others. It is high in vitamins and minerals and has a good amount of calcium and magnesium.
is a cheerful herb that aims to spread joy and happiness everywhere possible. Its hefty antioxidant content along with nerve-calming properties makes it perfect to treat postpartum depression without posing side effects. Its is good for breastfeeding and one's well-being in general.
calms the nervous system. It's typically used as a tea for stress relief, anxiety, mood swings, and sometimes symptoms of depression. One of the most traditional benefits of blue vervain is aiding nursing mothers by stimulating breastmilk production.
is another herb in the nervine category. This herb helps decrease stress and anxiety and helps with sleep issues, especially when postpartum insomnia is due to worry and nervous irritability.
The leaves of Lady's Mantle are high in tannins, flavonoids like quercetin, and even trace amounts of salicylic acid. They are used as a vulnerary (wound healer) for tissue tears of any sort (an excellent herb for postpartum healing if there’s been any tears or obstetric injuries), and reducing inflammation. This herb is also a gentle hormonal regulator, uterine tonic, circulatory stimulant, improving circulation to the womb, tones pelvic/ovarian tissue, is antihemorrhagic & anti-inflammatory. It also reduces insomnia & mood swings.
a lovely, overall tonic for the body. It helps to warm blood flow to the uterus. This warming, comforting herb gently stimulates the uterus to heal and soothes anxiety and stress.
In Ayurveda and traditional Chinese medicine, ginger is considered a ‘warming food’. It is commonly given to women in the early postpartum period to speed up the healing process. It can releive nausea and bloating, increase milk supply, and ease the discomfort of colic in newborns.
Add 1-2 teaspoons to a tea ball or infuser. Place your infuser of choice in your cup. Pour boiling water over the ingredients in the cup. Cover the cup with a lid to keep the heat in and let sit for 10-15 minutes. Remove the infuser.