Latin name: Rubus idaeus L.
Other names: Rubus, Framboise, Framboise Rouge, Framboisier Rouge
Raspberry leaves are an excellent herb for women, run a relaxant on smooth muscle of the uterus, intestines and blood vessels. Also strengthen the wall of the uterus are therefore an excellent choice for women planning pregnancy. In traditional medicine raspberry leaf is recommended before pregnancy, during pregnancy (beyond the first trimester), just before birth and during breastfeeding. Raspberry leaf tea with toning and relaxant effect on uterine muscles, makes the contractions are more regular and less painful, childbirth easier. Leaves raspberries also favorably affect lactation. In addition, raspberry leaves used in gastritis and intestinal diarrhea (may also be used in children), digestive disorders, and flatulence. It also affects very favorably on the bacterial flora of the digestive system. Infusion or decoction of raspberry leaves should also be used with the shortage of minerals, because they are extremely rich in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and calcium. Raspberry leaves are rich in tannins astringent, organic acids (citric acid, lactic acid, ascorbic), vitamin C and serves, pectins, gums and mineral salts.
- Premenstrual tension