Raspberry Leaf Cut & Sifted, Organic

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Garden raspberry, also called red raspberry, is a member of the rose family. Most people are familiar with the sweet and slightly tart berries the plant produces in summer, which are rich in vitamin C and antioxidants. The leaf, however, is also nutritious as a good source of B vitamins and minerals, including iron, magnesium, potassium and calcium.

Raspberry leaf is traditionally used in tea blends, or tinctured in apple cider vinegar.

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approximate cups to one pound18
plant part usedfruit and leaf
processingcut & sifted

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsStore in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaLeafy and herbaceous with a fresh scent.


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cosmeticInfuse in oil for use in making salves, lotions and creams. A strong infusion makes an excellent facial toner and hair rinse.
culinaryUse in tea blends, alone or in combination with other herbs, flowers and fruit peels.
safetyBecause this herb may stimulate uterine contractions, it should not be used during pregnancy unless supervised by a qualified health care practitioner.

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organic, cut & sifted
raspberry leaf

Pleasant tasting, similar to black tea. Goes well with mint, lavender, hyssop, chamomile and dried lemon or orange peel.

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organic, cut & sifted
raspberry leaf

Cultivation of this herb began in ancient Rome and Greece, the latter of which were possibly inspired by the discovery of the flavorful berries on the sacred Mount Ida in Crete by Hermes and fellow Olympian dieties. We know that the plant was a domestic crop in Rome because of the writings of Rutilius Taurus Aemilianus Palladius, who penned Opus agriculturae in the 4th century. Popularity of the plant grew and spread, until King Edward the 1st decreed that raspberry be grown as a large-scale commercial crop. By the 15th century, the fruit of the plant was commonly used to yield dye for use in portrait painting and in illustrating manuscripts.

Raspberry leaf is traditionally considered a tonic herb for women. The leaf is used fresh or dried to prepare tea, served hot or cold. The herb may also be tinctured.

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This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
Before making any changes to your diet you should always consult with your doctor,
especially if you are pregnant, nursing or have existing conditions.