INGREDIENTS & RESEARCH

Red Raspberry Leaf

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Ingredient Type: Botanical

Also Known As: Rubus idaeus, American red raspberry, Common red raspberry, European raspberry, Garden raspberry, Western red raspberry, Wild red raspberry

Red raspberry leaf is a favorite nutritive herb, rich in magnesium, potassium, iron, Vitamin C, and and B vitamins.  It has been used traditionally as a tea for leg cramps, nausea and as a pregnancy tonic.

Red raspberry leaf is used in health supplements today to support genitourinary health in women.

 

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In the meantime see the Michigan Medicine Health Library entry for red raspberry, this European Medicines Agency monograph on Rubus idaeus, or this WebMD article on red raspberry for more information.