Motherwort - (Leonurus cardiaca)

This herb is also known as Mother Herb, Heart Heal, Lion's Tail, and Lion's Ear. There are about ten species of this perennial plant and it can grow up to four feet high. Plant in full sun to a partly shady area.

The botanical name cardica stems from the Latin word for heart.

Parts used: Flowers, leaves, stems.

Don't use if you are pregnant.

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