A high tannin content makes raspberry leaf tea effective for diarrhea, but gentle enough for children. Raspberry relieves cramping and nausea too, and is often recommended for heavy periods.
A strong infusion of raspberry leaf tea can be fed at a dose of 2 ounces/per 20 pounds of body weight twice daily or the powdered leaf can be sprinkled onto food 1 teaspoon/20 pounds of body weight. |
Raspberry Leaf *
|Additions: Lemon and Stevia|
|Variations:Add mint, lemon balm, or ginger for nausea|
:Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 to 2 teaspoons of dried raspberry leaf and infuse in a covered vessel until cool enough to drink. (15 minutes or so). The longer the infusion time, the better extraction of the tannins that make raspberry so effective.
|Source: Tilford, Gregory L. "Herbs for Pets", BowTie Press, (2001)
Tags and Uses for this Remedy
- Bed Wetting/incontinence :Incontinence affects the young and the old, women, men and children.
- Cramps/abdominal :Many of the same herbal remedies can be used for dysmenorrhea (painful periods),
abdominal pain and stomach cramps
- Diarrhea : Occasional bouts of diarrhea can be safely treated with home remedies, which
are often more effective than store bought ones.
- Dysmenorrhea :Treat your painful period cramps with herbal teas and aromatherapy massage blends.
- Herbal Teas :Herbal Tea - This method is commonly referred to as a standard brew., or herbal infusion. Herbal tea making is just as much of an art as it is a science
- Menorrhagia :Make your own herbal teas to ease heavy menstrual bleeding and curb heavy or excessive menstrual flow from common, inexpensive herbs you can grow at home.
- Nausea :Use these simple remedies for quick relief of nausea, nervous stomach, motion
sickness, morning sickness and quell nausea of all types.
- PMS :The effects of PMS range from mild to devastating an include edema, breast pain, depression,nervous tension, cramps, cravings, and more.
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