During pregnancy is highly undesirable to use as a sedative drugs. Especially they should not be taken in the first trimester, as this period increases the risk of developing serious diseases and abnormalities of the baby.
The best soothing remedies during pregnancy are the drugs of plant origin. Is motherwort, Valerian, grass mint, lemon balm and Passiflora. Contained in these plants, essential oils and alkaloids beneficial effects for the mother and baby.
Therapeutic infusion of motherwort easily cook for themselves at home. For this you need to pour 15 g herb motherwort Cup of boiling water for 15-25 minutes. Strained infusion to take two or three times a day one tablespoon.
You can take Valerian for insomnia and nervous excitement. Valerian has a mild sedative effect along with soothing. In the pharmacies you can find the roots of Valerian, manufactured briquettes. To prepare one or two slices of briquette pour a glass of water and boil for 5 minutes. Strained infusion to take one tablespoon two or three times a day.
You can take Valerian tablets. As a rule, for pregnant women it is prescribed one tablet two to three times a day.
You can also make an infusion from a mixture of herbs motherwort and Valerian.
For nervous anxiety, insomnia, it is recommended to take extract passively for 35 to 40 drops two to three times a day.
Self-infusion of the herb passively prepared as follows. One teaspoon of herbs pour 150 ml of hot water, leave for 10 minutes and strain. To take before bedtime.
Pregnant women are often prescribed as a sedative to take the herb mint and lemon balm. In addition to a sedative effect, these herbs relieve symptoms of morning sickness. It is recommended to breathe the fresh pounded leaves of these herbs.
To make tea from lemon balm, you need to take three teaspoons of dried or fresh chopped lemon balm leaves, pour a glass of boiling water and infuse for 10 minutes. Infusion is a strong, pregnant women, the volume should be diluted with boiled water to a volume of 500 ml.