Blackberry dried leaves
Also known as: Rubus fruticosus, Black Berry, Bramble, Dewberry, Goutberry, Rubi Fruticosi Folium, Rubi Fruticosi Radix, Rubus affinis, Rubus plicatus, Thimbleberry.
Blackberry leaf tea has been used for centuries as a folk medicine to treat canker sores, cold sores, and gingivitis in persons of all ages and anemia, leg cramps, diarrhea, and morning sickness in pregnant women, and as a uterine relaxant.
Because of its acidity and high tannin content, blackberry leaf tea is useful for alleviating skin rashes, mouth or throat inflammations and diarrhea. In addition, the leaves vitamin C strengthens the immune system and promotes tissue repair.
Chewing fresh blackberry leaves can help canker sores and inflamed gums. The action releases the astringent tannins, which heal and soothe, and vitamin c, which is essential for gum health.
To make a herbal ‘Tea’ Infusion:
Use 1 heaped TEAspoon per cup required
Place in pot
Add boiling water
Allow to infusre for 5-7 minutes
Strain into a cup and enjoy
A sweetener may be used if required.
We recommend our Natural Palm Sugar or our 100% Dried Stevia leaf powder.
Best taken without milk.
May be taken as required.