The Hedge Craft – Motherwort (Leonorus Cardiaca)

Motherwort (Leonorus Cardiaca) – herb *also known as Lionheart
• good heart tonic
• reduces blood pressure and lowers cholesterol, also reducing
hardening of the arteries
• galactagogue and also a sedative
• It is antispasmodic and aids in nervous complaints
• It also reduces pain from angina pectoris. It helps treat migraines
and panic attacks, and is good for menopause
• It helps correct anaemia, flatulence and diarrhoea
This herb is used as a tincture, tea or powder (capsule).
*There are contraindications, especially with pregnant women