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Therapeutic Teas & Mixtures
Herbs For Delayed Menses
1 oz powdered root per pint of boiling water.
Tea , a teaspoon of leaves used per cup of water, generally no more than two cups of tea used per day. also supposed to help with menstrual pains. Also used in a lukewarm bath.
emmenagogue (brings on menstrual flow) 1 teaspoon per cup of water in a tea. This herb also regulates flow.
Tea, use one teaspoon of the herb in a cup of water, drink when cooled. (also good for painful menstruation)
Tea steeped (10 to 15 minutes) in a covered container so not to have its essences lost to the atmosphere. 1 teaspoon of the flowers is used per cup of tea. (it is really a yummy tea, good with honey) or in a bath (2 oz flowers steeped in a quart of water, strained, then added to bath)
Tea, 1 tsp per cup of boiling water.
as a douche, decoction (boil in water for 15 to 20 minutes), brings on delayed menses, also good to cure leucorrhea.
In a bath (make a decoction, 4 oz of herb to a quart of water), add this to your bathwater. Also as a tea, a heaping tsp of herb per cup of boiling water, steep 20 minutes. Best before bed, take with honey. Also induces dreams (some consider it to promote clairvoyance).
Pour 1 cup boiling water over 1 tsp parsley, let stand 15 minutes covered, take 2 times a day (but not in the evening)
Tea, 1 teaspoon per cup of water, steeped covered. Note Pennyroyal is often taken in combination with blue cohosh. Note: Pennyroyal is a natural source of estrogen. May take up to 5 days to bring on menses. Can provoke abortion in pregnant women.
Tea, (one teaspoon herb per cup of boiling water, steeped 10 minutes) brings on menses, can also provoke abortion, and increases menstrual flow.
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