leaf is possibly best known as a supportive treatment
for childbirth, as it tones and strengthens the
womb, and is generally taken as a (pleasant tasting)
tea for about 8 weeks before birth. It is also good
for relieving period pain, and is a uterine relaxant
leaves of the raspberry are cleansing and astringent,
so make an effective sore throat remedy, and an
infusion of the leaves can be used as a gargle.
Raspberry vinegar was once a popular folk remedy
for coughs. The leaves also help stimulate digestion,
and encourage urination.
fruit is a laxative - making it effective at helping
clear toxins out of the digestive system - and is
a traditional cooling remedy for cystitis and fevers,
and is also recommended for rheumatic pains.