Shepherd's Purse tea, 2 to 3 cups, is used with great success for all kinds of bleedings, as for example, nose, stomach, intestinal and uterine bleeding.
A decoction of Shepherd's Purse is most effective for wounds which will not stop bleeding.
2 cups (1 heaped teaspoon per cup) are drunk daily, 8 to 10 days before the onset of menstruation, in cases of excessive menstrual flow. This tea also helps to regulate menstruation during puberty. During menopause every woman should drink 2 cups daily for 4 weeks, suspend the treatment for 3 weeks and then repeat the cycle.