Shepherd's purse, Capsella bursa-pastoris, is one of the best herbs to use for heavy bleeding during menstruation. It is an important herb in midwifery: It helps deliver the placenta after childbirth and cuts down on postpartum bleeding. It helps to constrict blood vessels, and it is one of the few remedies that will increase blood pressure. It can also be used to soothe the bladder and treat blood in the urine.
Not for use during pregnancy.
This can be taken as an infusion or tincture.