Motherwort has traditionally been used for relieving palpitations associated with menopause, menstrual mood changes, and nervous tension. It is calming and supports normal sleep at night, particularly when sleeplessness occurs at 3 am.
Motherwort is strongly protective of nerve tissue and also protects mitochondria. It is a great supplement for maintaining normal blood pressure and providing general support for the cardiovascular system. Motherwort has been noted to have antiviral and anti-cancer properties. It is supportive of normal heart function and normalizes high blood pressure.
Suggested Dosage: 100-200 mg at bedtime (use higher doses of 400-500 mg if used alone).
Side effects: Well tolerated. Side effects are rare. Can lower blood pressure. Avoid in pregnancy.