This delightful postpartum sitz bath has a splendid rose scent, and it feels absolutely heavenly! The perfect way to pamper and sooth mama after giving birth, this blend of organic herbs helps speeds recover, eases soreness, reduces the likelihood of infection and provides a relaxing refuge.
To use, simply brew 1 cup of herbs in 2 quarts of hot water. Allow to steep, then add to cooler water in a shallow basin or bathtub. Mama should then submerge her bottom into the warm water, breathe deeply and relax. Another option is to add infusion to a peri bottle and gently spray perineum and opening of vagina to cleanse and heal.
Comfrey Leaf: Comfrey is a contact healer. It relieves pain, speeds recovery and helps with the growth of new tissue.
Plantain Leaf: Great for reducing swelling and healing hemorrhoids.
Uva Ursi: Astringent and antibacterial, yet soothing and toning.
Chamomile: Displays a wide range of healing properties such as being anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic and even anti-body odor.
Calendula: Aids in the healing of tight scarred tissues of the labia and perineum due to episiotomy, or vaginal tear.
Pink Rose Petals: Rose petals are gentle and astringent to tissues of the genitals. Rose is a relaxing and uplifting herb.