This tincture blend is named after the Incan Moon Goddess, Mama Killa (Quilla), the regulator of women’s menstrual cycles and protector of women.
Mama Killa Tincture blends herbs that help improve mood, regulate menstruation, boost the overall health of the female reproductive system, and promote hormonal balance.
Vitex (Vitex agnus-castus) is an effective hormone balancer. It helps to relieve PMS symptoms, including cramps, irritability, and breast tenderness. It helps to regulate the menstrual cycle and promotes fertility.
Rhodiola (Rhodiola rosea) reduces anxiety, promotes a calm emotional state, and balances hormones. It also boosts the immune system and helps improve sleep.
Rose (Rosa spp.) is gently uplifting, and soothing to the nervous system. Roses have long symbolized love and are an aphrodisiac.
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a warming, toning herb for the female reproductive system.
To make this tincture blend, you will need:
- 20 ml vitex tincture
- 15 ml rhodiola tincture
- 10 ml rose tincture
- 5 ml ginger tincture
Makes 50 ml of tincture.
Combine tinctures in a dropper bottle and shake well.
Dosing: 40-60 drops (2-3ml) daily. Do not take during pregnancy. You may need to use these herbs for at least 3 cycles before they are fully effective.
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