The raspberry plant, which is native to many parts of Europe and North America, has been traditionally used as a medicinal herb for centuries and has many health benefits for women. The dried leaves are commonly used to made Raspberry Leaf Tea. The teas are commonly used during pregnancy (always consult your doctor before starting to drink Raspberry Leaf Tea), especially in the third trimester. It is said to help with morning sickness, aide in uterine contractions and promote the production of breast milk. It is also used to assist in the regulation of irregular menstrual cycles and decrease heavy periods.