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The Magickal Pregnancy Tea
Equal parts of
Plus a bit of
Not all of these must be used for the tea to be productive. However,
the Chamomlie, Raspberry Leaf, and Meadowsweet are the most important and I
must strongly encourage the use of a mint. It is a nice idea to buy a bit
of each herb (find a store that sells bulk by weight- it's not as expensive
as you'd think) and to combine them and store them in a sealable jar. It is
much more convenient than mixing it each time. But it is nice to experiment
in the beginning and invent a tea to best suit your individual needs and
tastes. This is only what worked the best for me.
Herbs to avoid during pregnancy: Goldenseal, Mandrake, Mugwort, Tansy, Rue, Wormwood, Barberry, Horsetail, Cohosh, Ginger (except in small doses)*, Hyssop, Motherwort, Myrrh, Parsley, Pennyroyal, Sage, Shepard's Purse, Licorice, Dong Quai, Ginseng, Sarsaparilla.
*Ginger may be used in small amounts during pregnancy in recipes or to help relieve heartburn symptoms. Just be sure to follow directions carefully and not to overdo it!
I hope this is useful, it has been a lifesaver for me! You can drink two or three cups per day with no troubles (you don't have to). Tell a friend. It's good for everyone. Enjoy!
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