Lucky us – living in a clean environment we can enjoy our own organic, eco, super green herbs and healthy plants. We just had a time for sorrel, dandelions, nettle /see previous posts/ and now I have a time for raspberry leaves. Ok, its good for men as well…. but especially women know raspberry leaf tea as a traditionally used herb to ease childbirth. It supports healthy menstruation and helps when you have menstrual pains as well. Nowadays many woman remind themselves at the end of pregnancy about raspberry leaf tea, and how it helps during labour and afterwards. It can be drunk cold or hot, or even sucked in ice cubes.
For me raspberry leaf tea does not have any special taste /it is not raspberry fruit tea/ so I would prefer to drink it with other herbs, like peppermint or maybe mix with some juices or syrups. Leaves are ready to collect during spring and summer and should be dried well, after that you have your own wonderful tisane always ready at home when you need it.