Motherwort is named for its healing properties, because nothing says remedy like a mother’s love. Best known for its abilities to settle menstrual discomfort, it can also help regulate a woman’s cycle. Motherwort also helps with delayed labor and post birth cleansing. Like Lavender or Wormwood, it is a member of the mint family with opposing leaves and squared off stems. It can grow as tall as 2 meters.
Modern medicine tends to view physical cures as separate from emotional healing. In eastern medicine you find natural remedies because they can connect the various aspects of your healing. Motherwort is said to calm the emotional self while strengthening the physical body.
It also helps with digestion and kidney health.
Motherwort Growing Tips
Growing this beautiful herb is quite easy. They are very forgiving as long you you provide them with a well weeded and mulch growing spot. Always be sure to keep them well watered and well loved.