This postpartum sitz bath is a combination of herbs specially selected for their medicinal properties to help heal and pamper the new mother after childbirth. Herbs can be wonderful after birth and may help speed recovery by easing bruising, tears, and abrasions. You may use this combination of herbs for use in different preparations: sitz bath, peri bottle rinse, or cooled pads for comfort.
Calendula, chamomile, comfrey, lavender, plantain, rosemary, rose petals, uva ursi, witch hazel, yarrow, sea salt
Known for it’s soothing and healing properties, calendula is a popular addition to many skin care products. Calendula is anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, and antiseptic, making it the herb of choice for treating a variety of skin conditions.
These pretty white flowers have long been used to relax and soothe. A common sleep aid, chamomile also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties.
Astringent, anti-inflammatory, demulcent, vulnerary. Used as a healer of wounds, sores, ulcers, and broken bones.
These lovely purple flowers have wonderful calming properties. Adding them to the bath helps reduce nervousness, excitability, and tension.
Anti-inflammatory, contains tannin which helps draw tissues together to stop bleeding and allantonin to assist with tissue repair. Soothes, softens, and protects skin.
Aids in digestion, soothing, and relaxing. Anti-bacterial.
Roses have a light scent that lessens anxiety and depression. They are also very soothing to skin.
Astringent and antiseptic. Helps prevent postpartum infection. Soothes and tightens irritated and inflamed tissues. Assists with reducing bloating and water retention. Contains allantonin to assist with tissue repair.
One of the most astringent herbs known. Assist with the healing and binding of mucus membranes.
Used to decrease menstrual bleeding, can help to relieve menstrual cramps and ease uterine tension. Aids in relieving pelvic congestion.
Price: $12 for 3 oz