Herbs + Spices For Postpartum Recovery

Herbs and spices are not only used to enhance food flavor, but specific ones even provide benefits for postpartum recovery!  Below is not an exhaustive list, but they are some of the top powerhouse herbs and spices to incorporate.  By including just these into your postpartum nutrition, you'll be well on your way to healing quickly and feeling nourished.

Some spice include...

  • SALT is a staple in almost every home, there are different types of each, with some being more beneficial than others. Refined salt lacks the minerals that the body needs to function optimally. Colored salts are a better choice than plain white ones. Redmond real salt provides the nutritional utility with its sweet and subtle flavor. Himalayan pink salt contains minerals, including magnesium, calcium, and potassium, that help to stimulate circulation. Celtic grey salt is moist with over 80 minerals that can aid in lowering blood pressure.
  • GINGER & TURMERIC have anti-inflammatory properties that aid with digestion.
  • CUMIN also supports digestion and is rich in iron.
  • CEYLON CINNAMON is high in antioxidants and can help stabilize blood sugar.
  • FENNEL SEEDS contain various nutrients that promote lactation.
  • CHILI AND CAYENNE POWDER are warming spices that boost circulation and provide heat which is necessary for postpartum mothers. 

Below are a few of the powerhouse herbs that support postpartum healing and recovery.

  • NETTLE contains many nutrients that can reduce inflammation, lower blood pressure, and aid in blood sugar control.
  • RED RASPBERRY LEAF is a good source of magnesium, calcium, and antioxidants which boosts milk supply in lactating mothers.
  • RED CLOVER BLOSSOM acts as a diuretic and improves circulation.
  • OAT STRAW reduces inflammation and can be mood-boosting.

We offer a healing postpartum tea blend which is an all-organic blend that contains all the nutrients and antioxidants to support the immune system, encourage lactation, and promote healthy circulation. Drinking this tea postpartum will help with relaxation both physically and emotionally.  Visit our tea blend including the herbs above here!

All of the herbs and spices above and can be purchased for 40% off on Thrive Market, or you can find them on our Amazon store front!



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