In the days and weeks after birth, the vagina and surrounding tissue can be irritated. WishGarden Herbs' AfterBirth Sitzbath is an herbal soak made specifically for women post-birth to soothe minor irritations. A unique formula of herbs and sea salts that helps to restore delicate tissues after birth, AfterBirth Sitzbath can also be used to support a healthy urinary tract.
Soak in soothing sitzbath 1-3 times a day after delievery for up to 2 weeks. Place a handful (approx. 1 cup) into a quart of boiling water. Simmer for 5-10 minutes. Strain out herbs and add remaining liquid to warm water in Sitztub, available at most pharmacies. Less convienently, a large bowl or small tub may be used instead. Do not over-dilute in a full bathtub.
Uva Ursi leaf (Arctostaphylos uva-ursi), Yarrow aerials (Achillea millefolium), Sage leaf (Salvia officinalis), Comfrey root (Symphytum Officinale, S. x uplandicum), Comfrey leaf (Symphytum Officinale, S. x uplandicum), Witch Hazel leaf (Hamamelis virginiana), Sea Salt, Plantain leaf (Plantago spp.)