Calcium Stew

Written by FairyDoula. Posted in Mineral Supplements

This is an alternative to calcium supplements.

Pregnant women need to take up to 1000mg of calcium per day. Here’s a natural, lactose-free, vegan method to ensure you are getting enough calcium.

Ingredients

  • ¼ tsp Slippery elm powder
  • ¼ tsp Borage
  • ¼ tsp Comfrey leaves
  • ¼ tsp Oat straw

Method

Add one cup boiling water and steep for 45 mins, strain

Dose

Drink one cup daily.

Iron tea

Written by FairyDoula. Posted in Herbal Remedies - Second Trimester, Mineral Supplements

Up your Iron intake naturally

This is an alternative to iron supplements. Drink daily for iron maintenance. Eat extra lemons & spinach (for vitamin c & folic acid) for persistent anaemia.

Ingredients

  • ¼ tsp yellow dock root
  • ¼ tsp Nettles
  • ¼ tsp Raspberry leaves
  • ¼ tsp Comfrey leaf

Method

Add one cup of boiling water and steep for 45 minutes

Dose

Drink one cup daily

Disclaimer

Information on this website is not intended to provide diagnosis or prescriptions. It is an informational guide to help you better understand your body, your health, and some of the natural medicines available to you. Keep in mind that while plants are not drugs they can be very powerful, and their effects cannot be guaranteed as they vary from woman to woman.

The remedies, recipes and advice on this website are based on the personal experiences of the authors, however they cannot be held responsible for any adverse effects resulting from the use of these treatments. If in doubt please do not hesitate to consult an herbal practitioner, midwife, naturopath, physician or gynaecologist.

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