Motherwort (Leonurus cardiac) is a plant that grows about 1 meter in height. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Motherwort has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. It might also help fight bacteria and stimulate the uterus.

People use motherwort to prevent or stop bleeding. It is also used for heart failure, symptoms of menopause, high blood pressure, wound healing, and many other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

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