Common Pregnancy Complaints and Herbal Remedies

From Louise Tenney's "Today’s Herbal Health for Children"

This reference is offered as a starting-point for inquiring minds and not as medical advice. Always speak to your practitioner before self-medicating.

p.s. We stock virtually all of these herbs as mild-acting herbal teas.

Anemia: Alfalfa, Chlorophyll, Dandelion, Kelp, and Yellow Burdock. Vitamin C helps with the absorption of iron.

Backache: Constipation may be a problem. Fibre Supplement, and Roughage.

False Labour: Catnip and Chamomile will relax the uterus.

Gas: Ginger and Papaya. Starch, sugars and meat may cause fermentation.

Headache: Constipation, high blood pressure and toxemia may cause headaches. Chlorophyll, Valerian, Hops, and Chamomile.

Heartburn: Papaya, Ginger, and B-Complex.

Hemorrhoids: Constipation contribues to the problem. Pure Water, Fibre Supplemont, White Oak Bark, Fresh Lemon Juice in Pure Water, and Kelp.

High Blood Pressure: Toxins in the blood can contribute. Eliminate meat and dairy products. Eat vegetables and fruit and drink plenty of pure water. Red Clover, Chlorophyll, and Green Drinks.

Hormone Imbalance: This may occur because of the excess estrogen in the blood during pregnancy. Try Chlorophyll.

Insomnia: Calcium, Kelp, Passion Flower, Chlorophyll, and Magnesium.

Leg Cramps: Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamins C and D.

Miscarriage: Red Raspberry Tea, Catnip Tea, Lobelia, and Sarsparilla.

Morning Sickness: Red Raspberry Tea, Catnip, Peppermint, Spearmint, Ginger, Chlorophyll, and Green Drinks.

Nervous Disorders: Calcium, Magnesium, Kelp, Vitamin C, Passion Flower, Hops, Scullcap, and Chlorophyll.

Stretch Marks: Vitamin A, E, Zinc, Olive Oil, and Wheat Germ Oil.

Toxemia: Vitamins C, A, B-Complex and E, Fresh Lemon Juice in Water, Green Drinks and Chlorophyll. Eliminate red meat, salt and sugar. Add fresh vegetables, fruits and whole grains.

Urinary Tract Infections: Vitamin C, Pure Water, Parsley Tea, Green Drinks, Chlorophyll, and Unsweetened Cranberry Juice.

Vaginal Yeast Infection: Acidophilus, Raspberry Tea, Pure Water, Vitamins A and C, and Chlorophyll.

Water Retention: Vitamin C and Parsley.

Posted on August 26, 2015 and filed under Product Information.