Common Name: Motherwort
Botanical Name: Leonurus Cardiaca
Motherwort has historically been used to calm excess energy of the heart and nervous system. It was given as a tea to expectant mothers to help alleviate the anxiety of childbirth. Often considered an herb for women, men can also find it useful , helping to calm the nervous system caused by stress as it is known to "gladden the heart"
Spiritually as its name implies it is a protection plant for both mothers and children, keeping peace and safety in the home by placing it around the home and above doorways. It can be burned as an incense/smudge for Astral Travel, often times in combination with Mugwort.
Comes in a 3oz package