Traditionally used as a nourishing tonic for pregnant women, as it tonifies and strengthens the uterus in order to prepare for childbirth. It has also been used to help relieve uterine cramping and regulate bleeding from menstruation. Raspberry leaf is rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamins C, E, B, phosphorus, potassium, and iron. Due to its tannin content, it has been used to alleviate diarrhea, as well as a mouth-wash to heal mouth sores and ulcers. Safe for use during pregnancy after 1st trimester.