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Motherwort tips

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Also known as

Leonotis cardiaca, Lions heart, Motherwort                        


Introduction
Motherwort is a plant in the Leonotis genus, belonging to the Lamiaceae or mint family. Motherwort is native to Eurasia and has been used throughout the continent for supporting the heart, the uterus, the nerves, and reducing anxiety and nervous tension. Motherwort is native to India and Africa but also can be found growing in Mexico with sometimes smoked as a calming euphoriant.

Constituents
Leonurine, stachydrine, bitter iridoid glycosides leonuride, diterpinoids, flavonoids including rutin and quercetin, tannins, volatile oils, and vitamin A.

Harvest Data
Origin: USA
Destemmed tips
Organically grown and harvested

Use
Motherwort can be brewed into tea, encapsulated, made into a tincture, and even smoked. Recommended dosage is 1-2 teaspoons per day. Motherwort is a tonic and can be used daily as such.

Summary
Motherwort is a very healthy herb that has an affinity for the heart, modern science is proving this with studies showing that the herb has a blocking type effect on beta adrenergic receptors, which both reduces anxiety and supports the heart. Motherwort also antagonizes the effects of caffeine, helping one find a calmer and more mellow state of mind. The herb makes an enjoyable smoke, and the calming and heart supportive benefits are also carried through this method of consumption.

Disclaimer
The statements made on this website have not been evaluated by the FDA (U.S. Food & Drug Administration). Our products are not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any disease. Customers must be over 18 years of age to purchase anything from this site. Research all items before using.

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This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 01 November, 2016.

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