Motherwort

Leonurus cardica

Lamiaciae (mint family)


I grow motherwort right here on the allotment in Machynlleth. It’s a tall, vigorous, big-leaved plant beloved by bees. It is a core ingredient in digestive bitters, and is the key herbal extract in our Lionheart Tincture.


Properties

Nervine, bitter, tonic, emmenagogue.

Heart-strengthening, helps to calm anxious heartbeat.