Motherwort Plants and Seeds.
Motherwort plants and seeds. Motherwort is an herbaceous perennial plant which belongs to the mint family. It grows upright to over 1m tall, has prickly leaves and small white and pink flowers in the summer. The word cardiaca in the Latin name demonstrates that it has a long history as a heart tonic herb. The translation of Motherwort is “mother herb”, as the tea is believed to support the reproductive system of women by assisting with some of the discomforts that may arise with menses and menopause.