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Raspberry Leaf Mini Monograph

Educational Materia Medica

Raspberry Leaf Mini Monograph



Red Raspberry Mini Monograph by Flora's Feast Botanicals

Mini Monograph with

Raspberry Leaf



P R O P E R T I E S

Alterative | Anti-inflammatory

Antispasmodic | Astringent

Diaphoretic | Emmenagogue

Nutritive | Parturient

Tonic | Vulnerary


C O N S T I T U E N T S

Fragrine | Citric Acid | Tannin

Vitamins A, B, C, E

Calcium | Iron

Magnesium | Manganese

Potassium | Phosphorus


E N E R G E T I C S

Bitter | Cool | Stimulant


M A K E

Traditionally used to support:


Tea + Tincture

tone uterine and pelvic muscles for birth, contractions pain, morning sickness, enrich breast milk


irregular menstrual cycle, excessive bleeding, cramps


sore throats, mouth wash, loose gums


diarrhea


Oil

cooling and toning purposes


wounds


Wash + Compress

sore, inflamed eyes


Note: this is just a snapshot to get you started on your learning journey of Raspberry leaf.


For educational purposes only. Not intended for medical advice. Always consult your physician.


Purchase herbs by visiting Mountain Rose Herbs.


Growing raspberry bushes ; Harvesting raspberry leaf by Flora's Feast Botanicals

Grow | Harvest with

Raspberry Leaf


Native to Asia and Europe, there are approximately 250 species.


I D E N T I F I C A T I O N

Hardy growing 2ft - 6 ft tall


3-5 compound leaflets


Toothed leaves with pointed tips and a silver underside

White, five petaled flowers with pronounced stamens

Bramble canes are green the first year and woody the second year with small thorns


Reddish pink fruit is made up of drupelets with a hollow center as the torus stays behind on the plant


G R O W

Rubus idaeus

Roots and crown are perennial


First year canes grow leaves with second year canes also producing flowers and fruit

Hardy to zone 3

Well drained, moist, rich soil

Full to partial sun

Woodland, field edge, hedgerow locations

Propagate from root or vegetative cuttings


H A R V E S T L E A V E S

Late spring to early summer, before fruiting

The first few leaves at the tip of the leaflets

Midmorning


D R Y

Cool, dark place with good airflow

Garble after dried











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