Botanical Name: Leonurus Cardiaca
1. Fight against free radicals: Motherwort contains numerous plant-based compounds with antioxidant properties, including flavonoids, sterols, triterpenes, and tannin. This helps to protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals.
2. Lower heart rate and blood pressure: One traditional use of motherwort is to help reduce rapid or irregular heart rate caused by stress or anxiety.
3. Help menstruation: Motherwort is an emmenagogue, which is an herb that is used to promote delayed menstruation.
Avoid: Do not use it during pregnancy. Consult your physician before using this herb if you take prescription medication for your heart.