Motherwort tincture

Dosage and administration

30-50 drops 3-4 times a day. Tincture can be diluted in a still water.

Side effects

In some cases, possible allergic reactions, dyspepsia. If you experience these symptoms, the course should be canceled.


Hypersensitivity to the components of the drug, peptic ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcers, erosive gastritis (acute phase), arterial hypotension.

Interaction with other drugs

Enhances the effect of sleeping pills and analgesic drugs.


Sedation develops slowly, by the end of the 3rd week.

During the period of treatment, caution is required when operating vehicles and engaging in other potentially hazardous activities that require increased concentration and psychomotor speed.

Motherwort tincture is a well-known natural herbal supplement that has been used in Chinese and European traditional medicine for hundreds of years.

Motherwort is used as a sedative. Motherwort is often compared to Valery, noting that it acts even stronger than the latter. Among other things, a motherwort tincture produces tonic effect reduces the heart rate, which is very important for people involved in sports. A motherwort tincture can reduce blood glucose levels, which is important for people with diabetes.

Pharmacological properties

This is a supplement of herbal origin, it is 100% natural. It has a sedative, hypotensive and cardiotonic action. Motherwort tincture 2-3 times more strongly influences some functions of the central nervous system compared to valerian tincture. The therapeutic effect is manifested during the systematic and long-term course of treatment.

Indications for use

    As a sedative supplement:
  • with neurotic disorders, accompanied by sleep disturbance;
  • neurosis and vegetative-vascular dystonia;
  • in case of vegetative neurosis of pre-menopausal period, accompanied by high blood pressure, tachycardia and cardiac pain;
  • in case of increased excitability.

  1. Ma et al (2000) Effect of motherwort herb on the myoelectric activity of uterus in rats
  2. Ovanesov et al (2006) Effects of melatonin and motherwort tincture on the emotional state and visual functions in anxious subjects
  3. Yang et al (2007) Expression of a Novel Small Antimicrobial Protein from the Seeds of Motherwort (Leonurus japonicus) Confers Disease Resistance in Tobacco
  4. Masteikova et al (2008) Antioxidant activity of tinctures prepared from hawthorn fruits and motherwort herb
  5. Tao et al (2009) Cytotoxicity of Chinese motherwort (YiMuCao) aqueous ethanol extract is non-apoptotic and estrogen receptor independent on human breast cancer cells
  6. Shikov et al (2011) Effect of Leonurus cardiaca oil extract in patients with arterial hypertension accompanied by anxiety and sleep disorders
  7. Wojtyniak et al (2013) Leonurus cardiaca L. (motherwort): a review of its phytochemistry and pharmacology
  8. Rezaee-Asl et al (2014) The Study of Analgesic Effects of Leonurus cardiaca L. in Mice by Formalin, Tail Flick and Hot Plate Tests
  9. Bernatoniene et al (2014) The effect of Leonurus cardiaca herb extract and some of its flavonoids on mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in the heart
  10. Dong et al (2017) Application of Traditional Chinese Medicine in Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation

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