Raspberry (Rubus idaeus)
Common medicinal properties: AntiCancer, Astringent, Diuretic, Febrifuge, Parturient, Stomachic, tonic, Uterine Tonic
Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: Red raspberry might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don’t use red raspberry.
Parts Used: fruit, leaves, bark
Constituents: leaves: fragarine, tannin. fruit: sugars, citric and malic acid, vitamins a, b, c and e, pectin, volatile oil, iron, calcium, phosphorus
Folk applications: The brambles of the raspberry plant are thought to be protective and are hung over doors and windows to protect a home. Women also carried raspberry leaf to alleviate pains from pregnancy and child birth.
Alcohol infusion from dried: