Genevieve will recommend and often provide certain herbs and natural remedies after birth and during your pregnancy.
Sitz bath herbs can be added to a bath to help ease soreness or can be brewed and used in a Peri Bottle or on a chilled pad for extra comfort. The mix of herbs helps with recovery.
Goldenseal has numerous uses that are attributed to its antibiotic and anti-inflammatory properties. One of the uses is to sprinkle some on a newborn’s belly button to help it heal.
Arnica is a homeopathic that reduces bruising and minimizes strain on soft tissues.
Chlorophyll drops can be added to your water to help reduce swelling. Among its many benefits it also encourages healing.
Genevieve may provide you with nutritional herbs during your pregnancy. These herbs are wild crafted by local herbalist, Ginger Webb from Texas Medicinals . Your herbal formula is tailored to your nutritional needs and should be taken as an infusion.
TO PREPARE INFUSION:
BOIL 1 QUART OF WATER.
SCOOP 1 CUP OF WELL-MIXED HERBS INTO A GLASS QUART-SIZED JAR.
POUR WATER TO TOP AND COVER WITH LID.
BREW HERBS OVERNIGHT.
STRAIN WITH A CHEESE CLOTH OR FINE STRAINER.
DRINK HOT, AT ROOM TEMPERATURE OR OVER ICE.
SWEETEN AS NEEDED WITH AGAVE NECTAR, LOCAL HONEY OR ORGANIC JUICE.
DRINK WITHIN 3 DAYS OF BREWING. HERBAL INFUSIONS CONTAIN PROTEIN, VITAMINS AND MINERALS.
Enjoy drinking your healthy infusion – plant food for your body!