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Shepards Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

Shepards Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)


Shepards Purse (Capsella bursa-pastoris)

Shepards purse has long been given to women after child birth to  lessen the chances of postpartum hemmorage. This  edible wild plat is high in Vitamins A,B.C &  K. Gently stimulating to the cardiovascular system, Sherards purse can aid in lowering  blood pressure. Also used to reduce heavy menstural bleeding. 

Medicinal Actions: Anti-inflammatory, styptic, astringent, diuretic, emmenogogue
Planting: Full or partial sun, will grow in many soil types, easy to geminate from seed. Seeds can stay viable in the soil for many years

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