Skip to content
Fast & Free Delivery over $45 How fast will I receive my order? ZIP Code: - Receive it More Info

Best Herbs for Women

2 Min Read
Best Herbs for Women
Updated on May 9, 2018

Womanhood means something different for every woman, but one thing is universal: as daughters, mothers, spouses, friends and coworkers, our default mantra is often “give, give, give.” At times, this outward flow of energy can be downright draining. That’s where herbs can be great allies. By incorporating herbs into your everyday wellness regimen, you can continue to fuel yourself, even when you’re on the go. When you fill your own cup, you’ll have more energy to share with others.

Women have been connected to herbs since the dawn of time. Medicine women, foragers, and mothers have passed down this tradition throughout the generations to keep herbalism alive and thriving. Sharing your herbal knowledge with your loved ones not only helps them learn how to care for others, but also themselves. In that same spirit, we highly recommend Rosemary Gladstar’s classic book, Healing Herbs for Women, a super resource to consult when your body needs a little support.

Below, we’ve put together a small collection of some of our favorite herbs for women, sure to get you through all chapters of a woman’s life, from puberty to menopause. Accessible in a variety of formats, from teas and tinctures to loose herbs, bars and powders, these herbs make excellent additions to your home apothecary. While we recommend some of our favorites here, not all herbs are appropriate for all people. Make sure to consult your health care practitioner to find out which ones are right for you. Please scroll to the bottom of the page to find out how you can find these herbs.

Best Herbs for Women

 best herbs for women

How to find these herbs

Bitter Fennel: You can find this hardy perennial in our Fennel tea.

Raspberry Leaf: We call raspberry’s leaves “a girl’s best friend,” and we feature it in our Raspberry Leaf, Healthy Cycle® and Pregnancy® teas.

Skullcap: This dainty, blue-flowered member of the mint family puts the “ease” in our Stress Ease® Cinnamon tea.

While we don’t currently feature black cohosh, cramp bark, sage or vitex as an active ingredient in our herbal products, we recommend consulting Mountain Rose Herbs to find them in loose herb form, tinctures and capsules. Like us, this company was founded by Rosemary Gladstar and has some of the highest quality criteria available.

You Might Also Enjoy

Shop All
Lemon Balm Tea Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon Balm Tea

Lemon Balm calms the nervous system and supports digestion
Chamomile & Lavender Tea Chamomile & Lavender Tea

Chamomile & Lavender Tea

This blend settles your nervous system when stressed and eases tension
Cup of Calm<sup>®</sup> Tea Cup of Calm<sup>®</sup> Tea

Cup of Calm® Tea

This blend is calming and relaxing when you need it most

Stress Ease® Cinnamon Tea

This blend relieves stress, tension and irritability
Chamomile Tea Chamomile Tea

Chamomile Tea

Chamomile calms your nerves and supports healthy digestion
Raspberry Leaf Tea Raspberry Leaf Tea

Raspberry Leaf Tea

Raspberry Leaf supports healthy menstruation, tones the uterus, and soothes normal menstrual cramps

Healthy Cycle® Tea

This blend supports a healthy menstrual cycle

Tulsi & Ginger Tea

This blend supports a healthy response to stress

Related Articles

View All

A Conversation with Nioma Narissa Sadler: Empowering Women and Transforming Communities

Author: Jules Benefico Join us for an insightful conversation with Nioma Narissa Sadler, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, and Goodwill Ambassador at Traditional Medicinals®. Nioma is not only...

Voices Are For Using, Not Losing™: Get to know Jake & Shelby Singer/Songwriter Duo

Jake & Shelby, the dynamic pop duo aged 18 and 19, are rapidly climbing the music charts with their mature and fresh sound, drawing inspiration from John Mayer, Madison Cunningham,...

Identity Herbalism with Erin Masako Wilkins of Herb Folk Medicine

Erin Masako Wilkins is an Asian American herbalist and acupuncturist. She has been a practicing herbalist for over a decade specializing in traditional Chinese and Japanese medicine. She aims to...

Celebrating the Holidays and the Planet

Tis the season of green! We are proud to announce that we at Traditional Medicinals have joined forces with the Environmental Media Association (EMA), using our voices to elevate eco-consciousness...

Q&A with Rosemary Gladstar, “Godmother of Modern Herbalism” and Traditional Medicinals Co-Founder

Photo taken by Danielle Cohen Meet Rosemary Gladstar, known as the godmother of modern herbalism, she has captivated a global audience with her wealth of knowledge and passion for herbal...

Voices are for Using, Not Losing™: Tips from a Celebrity Voice Coach

Meet RAab Stevenson, singer, songwriter, vocal coach, arranger, producer, artist and developer. Robert “RAab” Stevenson has worked with some of the most famous voices and producers heard on pop radio...

How Tea can Protect Ecosystems: FairWild collection with the BBC Storyworks Commercial Production

Climate change is altering landscapes. It’s harming global ecosystems and the people who depend on them. Over 40% of medicines found in western pharmacies are derived from plants, many of...

3 Herbal Hacks for Mental Health

Big emotions are often natural reactions to very real challenges. Occasional stress, overwhelm and stretches of melancholy can feel scary. And yet, you’re not alone. We’ve all had seasons of...

Mother's Milk Oat Milk Latte

Hey mamas, when was the last time you enjoyed a moment of pause and made a sweet treat just for you? As herbalists, we’re trained to spend extra care supporting...

Herbalist Tips for Healthy Skin

While clear, dewy skin is often a bit of good luck, long-term health is very much dependent on healthy habits. Herbalists use plants inside and out to nourish the skin,...

4 Ways to Soothe an Anxious Mind and Stomach

Have you ever had an anxious gut feeling about something or felt nervous and experienced butterflies in your stomach? These sensations emanating from your belly remind us that the brain...

4 Ways to Improve Digestion with Herbs

Our gut works hard for us every minute of every day. When it is functioning properly, we hardly think twice about it. But the moment things go awry, it’s nearly...