This yarrow and calendula tea is made of herbs that all benefit the female body. Calendula and yarrow ease blood and energy stagnation in the abdomen and enhance blood circulation to the womb. Vervain stimulates the liver, reduces tension, and calms the mind. Lady’s mantle, an astringent, relieves congestion through urination, while raspberry leaf helps to ease period pains.
- 1 tsp yarrow,
- 1 tsp marigold flowers,
- 1 tsp lady’s mantle,
- 1 tsp vervain,
- 1 tsp raspberry leaf.
Makes 3–4 servings
Put all the ingredients in a teapot, and pour over 2 cups of boiling water. Leave to infuse for 10–15 minutes, and serve.
Drink hot or cold throughout the day. Take 2–4 cups when the pain appears. If the pain is persistent, consult your doctor after a few days.
NOTE: Don’t use this tea if pregnant.