Herbal Afterbirth Bath

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12 ounces. Makes 3-4 baths per bag.

This Herbal Afterbirth Bath can be used to aid in healing of Mom's tissues and baby's cord after birth.  A loved recipe by many this bath provides comfort and healing after the work of birth in a natural, healthy way.

When the herbal bath is brewed and added to bathtub water, it turns the water a dark yellow/brown color. The smell is really lovely. An ingredient list and preparation instructions are on the package.

The herbal bath is therapeutic for mother/baby bonding, aromatherapy, reducing perineal swelling, healing perineal lacerations, and helping with hemorrhoids.


  • Comfrey Leaf
  • Lavender Flowers
  • Shepherd's Purse
  • Uva Ursi Leaves
  • Plantain leaf
  • Red Raspberry Leaves
  • Yarrow flowers
  • Sea salt

Suggested directions:

Place 1 cup of herbs in 2 qts. of boiling water and remove from heat. Let herbs steep for 15-20 minutes. Strain and add to additional bath water in a tub being careful not to over dilute. Baby & Mom should soak for at least 20 minutes to allow healing to cord and perineum.


Herbal baths are safe for use a few hours after birth through an indefinite period. Circumstances where using the herbal bath would not be safe would be in the case of a large amount of postpartum blood loss, particularly where the mother is still faint and weak; the heat of the warm bath water can cause complications (obviously if this is the situation, the mother's care provider will likely still be present and dictating care). The only other contraindication for use would be if the mother has an allergy to one of the herbs in the bath mix. The most common allergy (though still very rare) that clients have to this bath is lavender. 

This is an In His Hands' special recipe which we blend ourselves. 

This product is not returnable.

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  • 5
    Wonderful for postpartum mommas!

    Posted by Stephanie Manley on 19th Oct 2019

    I so enjoyed soaking in this herbal tea bath and definitely noticed the difference in healing and recovery from birth.

  • 5
    Makes an amazingly relaxing bath!

    Posted by Robin Brown on 8th Oct 2019

    I loved these bath herbs. I fell asleep in the bath with these every time, and normally I am not a bath person. So incredibly relaxing!

  • 5

    Posted by Ames on 3rd Oct 2019

    It has a nice lavender smell. There is probably about 5 cups of herbs which makes about 5 baths worth. I'd probably order 2 packages. It makes a nice, soothing bath.

  • 5
    So relaxing and soothing!

    Posted by LOVED!!!! on 23rd Jul 2019

    I loved this stuff! I feel it definitely helped quicken the healing process and was relaxing. It also made my house smell sooo good!!

  • 5
    Herbal Afterbirth

    Posted by Kristyna King on 16th Apr 2019

    Love this product! It smells so good and it is very relaxing the baby started moving in the bath. I have used it once so far to help with my hemorrhoids it seems to help.

  • 5
    Herbal Afterbirth Bath

    Posted by K on 1st Apr 2019

    I recently bought this to put in my birth kit for my third home birth. This will be my second time using this Herbal Afterbirth Bath postpartum. I enjoy a herbal bath with my baby pretty immediately it is wonderful. The herbs smell wonderful and my perineum that is usually sore feels good to be soaked with this bath. I definitely recommend this postpartum for moms who have hospital births as well!

  • 5
    Best herbal bath

    Posted by Jacqueline on 12th Mar 2019

    I have used this herbal afterbirth bath for my first two pregnancies and loved it both times. It smells good and also is soothing to sore areas. Planning to use it again for my third this summer!

  • 5
    Amazing results!!

    Posted by Angel on 30th Jan 2019

    Very nice and soothing, I definitely recommend this blend.

  • 5
    After herb bath

    Posted by Kayawna on 19th Oct 2018

    Used this with my first postpartum child, loved it. This is my 2nd time ordering it and look forward to our first bath postpartum with our 2nd child. More than enough for more than one bath.


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