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Lucylou66

DippyLi 11 years ago
Posts: 64 | Joined: 4th Oct 06
Hi I noticed you post regarding raspberry leaf and clary sage.
I know quite a bit about raspberry leaf as I have used it with my previous 3 pregnancies and have every intention of using it with this my 4th and finaly pregnancy,
Raspberry leaf comes in 2 forms that I know of and they are a tea or a tablet form. The tea is very foul tasting and I would fully reccommend the tablet form if you intend on using it. You can start to use either from 32 weeks it works by helping the uterus to tighten so can help to promote labour and also delivery times I have never had a labour and delivery last over an hour(people have different theories on this) but it also helps to get everything back to normal at a slightly quicker rate after delivery.
The tablets and tea are available from most good health food shops.

Clary sage is an oil which can be used again to promote labour so not reccommended early in pregnancy.
This is a pure oil and if you intend to use on your skin would have to be mixed with a carrier oil also it can be used a few drops in an oil burner or in a bath.
I know some people can have some side effects from over use of the oil including hallucinations and wierd dreams.

Hope this helps.

Lianne :0)
 
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