Jamaican Herbs

Jamaican Dog Blood Bush - Does this herb really boost fertility?

by Yaga Lifestyle on Jul 20, 2020

Jamaican Dog Blood Bush - Does this herb really boost fertility?

Dog blood bush benefits

In Jamaica the herb called Dog Blood Bush (botanical name Rivina humilis) is widely used to resolve womb-related conditions such as infertility, irregular periods, painful periods, fibroids and cysts.

This potent fertility herb is deep-rooted in traditional Jamaican bush medicine, with teachings of its benefits being passed down through generations. Grandmothers teach their daughters, who in turn teach their daughters to take Dog Blood Bush when faced with reproductive challenges.



Does Dog Blood Bush really work?

Now this popular Jamaican herb has been discovered by the mainstream and its effectiveness is being put to question. Can Dog Blood Bush really help with infertility? To a skeptic it may sound like common folklore, but there is some scientific basis to these claims.

Jamaican Dog Blood Bush might have a strange name, but it’s for real

Dog Blood Fertility Bush Rivina humilis

Research has shown that Dog Blood Bush is a potent anti-inflammatory that targets inflammation in the uterus. Specifically, it resolves inflammation of the Fallopian tubes allowing the easy fertilization of the ovum. This anti-inflammatory property is why it is also known as "inflammation weed". 

Dog Blood Bush also attends to fibroids and cysts in the womb, and is known to relieve painful period cramps and resolve irregular periods. That's why this herb is known in Jamaica as a young girl's best friend!

Other benefits of Jamaican Dog Blood Bush

Jamaican Dog Blood Bush Rivina humbles Fertility Herb 

Though it is most noted for its fertility benefits, Dog Blood Bush also offers several other healing properties: 

Treatment of wounds, bruises, and cuts

The tea from this plant is noted to be very effective in rapidly healing wounds, bruises, and cuts – it prevents the wounds from becoming infected. You wash wounds and cuts with the tea three times a day until you see healing occurring.

Relieves headaches, muscle pains, and joint pain

The tea from the Dog Blood Bush has been successfully used for treating pain and headaches. 

Treatment of skin conditions

Prepare a tea from the leaves and add it to your bath to resolve skin conditions such as eczema, rash, psoriasis. Your skin will thank you!

Treatment of gastrointestinal problems

Dog Blood Bush tea is also reputed to resolve gastrointestinal problems, enhancing the normal functioning of the digestive system.

Respiratory support

Dog Blood Bush is also used to resolve respiratory complaints, specifically in the treatment of catarrh, also coughs, colds, and fever. 

  • Research also shows it has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties.
  • How to take Dog Blood Bush

    It is typically recommended to take this herb up to 3 times daily for two weeks, then break for two weeks before repeating the cleanse. It’s also important that you watch your diet in this time - an alkaline diet is ideal for healing!  

    Dog Blood Bush is often combined with Jamaican Blue Vervain (botanical name Stachytarpheta jamaicensis) also known as Vervine. Together these herbs work in synergy to support optimal reproductive health. 

  • Jamaican Blue Vervain

    Should you take Dog Blood Bush? Is it safe?

  • Centuries before the advent of expensive fertility treatments, Jamaican women have been using this herb and getting real results! Nature has provided this amazing medical chest and there are natural remedies like Dog Blood Bush that can improve reproductive health and fertility. Remember it always seems impossible until you yourself try. Please note, this herb is not recommended for use by women who are pregnant. Always consult your health professional before taking any herbal product. 

  • Where to buy Dog Blood Bush

  • Shop Jamaican Dog Blood Fertility Bush here. It is wild-harvested in Jamaica where it grows naturally, then air-dried in the shade to preserve all healing compounds, cut up and packaged in Kraft paper pouches for shipping worldwide. 


    • Doris
      Jan 12, 2023 at 11:10

      I am in Ghana where can I get some to buy in Ghana 🇬🇭


    • Judith Meed
      Aug 11, 2022 at 22:20

      Very informative article. Where can this be bought locally?


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