Phytother Res. Aug;27(8) doi: /ptr Epub Oct 8. Leonurus cardiaca L. (motherwort): a review of its phytochemistry and. Leonurus cardiaca is a PERENNIAL growing to 1 m (3ft 3in) by m (1ft 8in). It is hardy to zone (UK) 3. It is in flower from July to September, and the seeds. Photos and information about Minnesota flora – Motherwort: clusters of hairy, pink to lavender tubular flowers 1/3-inch long surrounding the stem at leaf nodes.

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Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort, Common motherwort PFAF Plant Database

The mixture contained motherwort and showed some evidence of benefit, but more research is needed. Unclear scientific evidence for this use D: Motherwort taken in combination with benzodiazepines may result in coma.

Motherwort use should be discontinued at least 14 days before surgery. The stems of Motherwort are normally erect, although older plants toward the end of the growing season have a tendency to sprawl. C Preliminary research looked at the effectiveness of a motherwort combination therapy for symptoms of menopause. The results showed that it may be effective, but more research is needed before conclusions can be made.

medicinal herbs: MOTHERWORT – Leonurus cardiaca

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. C A motherwort-containing mixture has cardisca used to treat menstrual disorders, with some evidence of benefit. An herbal mixture containing motherwort has been given to people with type 2 diabetes. Do I disregard my instinct to always help the bees?


Leonurus artemisia, Leonurus cardiaca, Leonurus heterophyllus, Leonurus japonicus, Leonurus sibiricus, Leonurus spp.

Growth form the plant is an herb it has self-supporting stems Horizontal rooting stem the plant does not have stolons Lifespan the plant lives more than two years Parasitism the plant is not parasitic Plant color the leaves or young stems of the plant are green Plants darken when dry no Spines on plant the plant has no spines Underground organs there are only slender roots on the plant. C Preliminary research found that motherwort treatment given to mothers after a Cesarean section resulted in lower blood loss during surgery, but more blood loss after giving birth, compared to other treatments.

Leonurus cardiaca Motherwort Plant Info Also known as: The opposite leaves are variable in size and shape, although they all have long petioles that are slightly pubescent.

Allergic reaction, skin inflammation, and sensitivity to light have been reported. It has been introduced to North America and has become established locally in the wild.

Cut the previous years stalks early spring, waited to see what they flowered as. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately.

Gynoecium composed of 2 fused carpels.

Leonurus Cardiaca, Motherwort

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She is close to Hallock MN. Identify species based on their characteristics! One leonjrus looked at the effect of a motherwort-containing herbal treatment on polycystic ovarian syndrome.

C A combination product containing motherwort has been studied for treating gout.

Native to North America? C An herbal mixture containing motherwort has been given to people with type 2 diabetes. Its natural habitat is beside roadsides, in vacant fields, waste ground, rubbish dumps and other disturbed areas. For details, please check with your state.

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Square, coarse stems one can just about cut lumber from! Information is based on review of scientific research data, historical practice patterns, and clinical experience. We depend on donations to help keep this site free and up to date for you.

All plant pages have their own unique code. Motherwort is an introduced perennial used in traditional medicine for heart conditions and as a mild sedative. Blade ovate—cordate, usually 5-lobed, margin large-toothed, underside light grey, top sparsely haired. Lamiaceae Mint Life cycle: