Raspberry Leaf

(BAN, USAN, rINN)

💊 Chemical information

Frambuesa, hoja de; Rubi Idaei Folium.

💊 Profile

Raspberry leaf consists of the dried leaflets of Rubus idaeus (Rosaceae). It contains a principle, readily extracted with hot water, which relaxes the smooth muscle of the uterus and intestine of some animals. Raspberry ‘tea’ has been a traditional remedy for painful and profuse menstruation and for use before and during labour. The infusion has also been used as an astringent gargle.
1. Simpson M, et al. Raspberry leaf in pregnancy: its safety and efficacy in labor. J Midwifery Womens Health 2001; 46: 51–9.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Austral.: Rubus Complex†; Cz.: Detsky Caj s Hermankem; Diabetan; Hertz- und Kreislauftee†; Hypotonicka; Species Cholagogae Planta.
Published May 08, 2019.