Herbs During Pregnancy
These are herbs that will help the mother and baby in the early development stages.
Black Haw – used in the early stages of pregnancy to help prevent miscarriage
Blessed Thistle – used in the latter stages of pregnancy as a liver tonic and builder, as well as a stimulant of blood flow to the mammaries, and used to increase milk production; also reduces hemorrhaging during childbirth
Burdock Root – has a high concentration of vitamins and minerals and is a liver booster
Chamomile – lifts the spirits and calms the nerves, used for digestive disorders during pregnancy, is combined with ginger to help morning sickness, and has a high calcium content as well as an anti-inflammatory aid
Dandelion – greens and root – a high source of vitamins and minerals, aids digestion, nourishes and tones the system, diuretic, useful for fatigue and exhaustion, liver booster
Ginger Root – used for morning sickness and digestive problems, safe during pregnancy for treating colds, sore throats, and congestion
Kelp – high in vitamins and minerals, aids thyroid
Nettle Leaf – rich in many vitamins and minerals, especially iron, so it is very useful for those suffering from chronic fatigue and exhaustion due to low iron, aids in enriching and stimulating flow of milk; good for use throughout all stages of the pregnancy
Red Raspberry Leaf – tones and nourishes the uterine muscles, rich in vitamins and minerals, enriches and increases milk flow, restores the system after childbirth; good for the entire pregnancy
Sprulina – high in vitamins and nutrients
Bee Products – – royal jelly, propolis, bee pollen, raw honey – many nutritional benefits Always remember to eat a very healthy diet when pregnant and/or nursing!