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Motherwort is a wonderful support herb for women's health, easing menstrual cramps, PMS and the symptoms of menopause. Also a great relaxant that helps to alleviate stress, depression, anxiety and nervous disorders. Alleviates hysteria and palpitations of the heart, an effective painkiller that eases headaches, and a sedative that helps to treat insomnia. As a tranquilizer, it is thought to be good for tremors, convulsions, and delirium. It is also believed to decrease thyroid function, but the plant brings balance and helps to alleviate the symptoms associated with a hyperactive thyroid.
Women who tend to have a menstrual cycle that comes on slowly and have other symptoms of PMS such as anxiety, digestive disturbances, cramps, and nervousness, have seen great benefits with the use of this herbal remedy. As an antispasmodic, it relieves stomach and menstrual cramps, menstrual-related headaches. After childbirth, it has been used to tone and restore uterine health and may help to reduce the risk of postpartum bleeding. It is strongly indicated as an herbal remedy for postpartum depression. It can aggravate heavy bleeding, so if you are prone, use it sparingly.
Conditions of the heart and nervous system have been treated historically with Motherwort, as history tells us it is considered a cardiotonic as well as a nerve tonic. Decrease clotting and the level of fat in the blood. Its calming effects may help to slow heart palpitations and rapid heartbeat. Aids in lowering high blood pressure, and most effective when it is a symptom of stress and anxiety. Motherwort "gladdens the heart" and relaxes the nervous system, which can result in elevated mood, relief of nervous debility and spasms. Higher doses are said to work as a sedative to improve sleep. Because one of the main symptoms of hyperthyroidism is heart palpitations, many herbalists believe that Motherwort leaf may be helpful in treating the condition. Hyperthyroidism may also lead to infertility if it is not taken care of.
Motherwort plant extracts have also been shown to aid in conditions with fever, where there are delirium and sleeplessness. As an antispasmodic, it has also been used for rheumatism and lung afflictions such as asthma and bronchitis.
Contraindications: Pregnant women should avoid Motherwort. Those who have heart conditions should not use this herb without the advice of a physician. Motherwort may produce allergic reactions to those susceptible to dermatitis. It is not recommended for people with clotting disorders, high blood pressure or heart disease without first consulting a physician.
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