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Red Raspberry leaf (Wildcrafted) – Dried Herb (bulk) (Rubus idaeus)
$9.27 – $92.70
Raspberry Leaf (Ruby’s idaeus)
In Troy, Raspberry was linked to fertility and young children in the story of Ida, nursemaid to the infant Zeus, who pricked her finger while picking snow-white berries thus staining them red for all eternity.
Energetics: mild, bitter, cool. meridians/organs affected: spleen, liver, kidneys. Medicinal Uses: The leaf is the most valuable medicinal part of the raspberry plant.
Raspberry leaf could be used with Shatavari, Alfalfa and Nettles as a general uterine tonic, or paired with Rose or Hibiscus flowers for menstrual cramps.
Also beneficial for milk production, mouth ulcers and as a gargle for sore throats. It can also be used as an eyewash.
Use 1 tsp. Per cup. Bring water to a boil and add Raspberry leaves and steep for 20 mins. Drink up to 3 cups per day.
Combine Raspberry leaf with Ladies Mantle and Vitex (Chaste berry) to support a woman’s reproductive organs, with Dandelion leaf or Oat seed for a mineral-rich tea and Rosehips or Hibiscus to support vitamin c absorption.