Herbal compress that can be applied directly to varicose veins to soothe discomfort and strengthen cells.
Throughout pregnancy, our body relies on the cardiovascular system to circulate additional blood through our veins, and also support another organ (placenta) and organism (baby). Varicose veins throughout the lower body are an expression of this extra workload. This soothing compress includes comfrey, also known as boneset, for its remarkable ability to assist broken bones and knit skin back together, offering support to tired out veins. Astringents yarrow and witch hazel cleanse and tone the affected area, supporting the veins effort to retract and function. Mullein is an anti-inflammatory agent, which acts to bring down swelling and shift stagnation that comes along with varicose veins.
Due to the anti-swelling property of these herbs, this blend is also helpful in recovery from mastitis or clogged ducts. Simply apply to the inflamed breast as an herbal compress.
This compress would also work beautifully on swollen ankles or feet that often accompany late pregnancy.
Ingredients: Comfrey Leaf, Yarrow, Mullein, and Witch Hazel