This formula tonifies Qi and Blood and raises Yang. It increases your womb vitality and can help address the root cause of prolapse, heavy or prolonged bleeding, scanty menstruation, motherhood exhaustion and other chronic conditions rooted in depletion of internal resources. This combination of roots plus schisandra berries is also perfect for the perimenopausal time.
Astragalus is a Qi tonic and also lifts Yang. Topically it can be used to regenerate tissue. Angelica root (dang gui) is a Blood tonic that also gently moves Blood and nourishes tissue. White peony root is another Blood tonic that is mildly astringent. Schisandra nourishes the Kidneys and stabilizes Jing, Essence.
Use consistently for 2-3 months for best results. Nourish Your Root is appropriate for postpartum use after the initial bleeding time (approximately 2 weeks post birth). It can also be used as a post menstrual tonic in decoction form. To use it in this way, simmer approximately one ounce in 3-4 cups of water for 25-30 minutes, strain, add honey to taste and drink warm.
Use a small handful of plant material. This yields approximately 10 steam sessions. You can increase the dosage to 1 ounce for greater potency if needed.
Settling may occur during the shipping process for this formula. Please gently mix ingredients before use. This can be done by gently shaking the bag.
Chinese Pinyin: dang gui, huang qi, wu wei zi, bai shao
Common names: angelica root, astragalus, schisandra, white peony root
Yoni or Vaginal Steaming is a practice that has been used traditionally in womb care around the world. Womb Medicine uses the principles of Chinese Herbal Medicine to create custom herbal blends for your womb cycle vitality and hormonal resilience, fertility through postpartum. Blends are handcrafted with utmost care, intention and reverence and packaged in compostable bags. Herbs are organic or wild-harvested when possible and are otherwise tested for pesticide residue to ensure toxin free steaming for you! If you’re new to the practice of vaginal steaming, you can read more about it here.