HERBAL RECIPES FOR PREGNANCY

NOURISHMENT TEA

By: Aviva Romm
Rich in iron, calcium, trace minerals, ++vitamins and helpful in the postpartum too.
2 parts red raspberry leaf
2 parts nettle
1 part oatstraw
½ part alfalfa
½ part rosehips
¼ part red clover
¼ part spearmint leaf

1. Pour 1L of water over ¼ cup (handful) of herbs and steep, covered for 30 minutes to 2 hrs.
2. Drink 1 – 4 cups per day.

CALMING / STRESS RELIEF TEA

By: Aviva Romm
1 part Chamomile flowers
1 part Lemon balm
½ part Lavender flowers

1. Use 1 tbs for a big cup of tea, steep 10-15 min.
2. Drink up to 2 cups per day.

LABOUR-ADE

By: Kat Montgomery, RM
3 parts Nettle
3 parts Raspberry leaf
2 parts Alfalfa leaf
1 part Mint
⅓ cup maple syrup
¼ tsp sea salt
2 Ca/Mg tablets, crushed
⅓ cup fresh lemon juice

1. Make a strong infusion from the herbs by pouring 1 L boiling water over a large handful of herbs and steep 30 min to 2 hrs, covered.
1. Strain and while warm (gently re-heat if needed) add maple syrup, crushed tablets and sea salt. Stir until dissolved.
2. Cool to room temp, add lemon juice.
3. Put in freezer for 2 hours then remove and stir to make a mush.
4. Refreeze until you are ready