Latin Name: Leonurus cardiaca
Uses: irregular heartbeat, anxiety, absence of menstrual periods, painful menstrual periods, menopause symptoms, flatulence, cancer, sleep problems, asthma, hyperthyroidism
Safety Concerns: side effects can include: diarrhea, stomach irritation, uterine bleeding. Those who are pregnant should avoid using motherwort as it can cause miscarriages.
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