100 Capsules ~ 350mg per capsule ~ 4 capsules per serving ~ 25 servings ~ 100% Dried Capsella bursa pastoris Leaf ~ No other ingredients of any kind ~ Freshly ground and encapsulated when you order ~ Serving Suggestion Serving size: 4 Capsules. Take one to two servings before meals. Make a tea with the contents of 2 - 4 opened capsules of the dried herb and leave to infuse (covered) for 10- 15 minutes. This should be drunk three times a day or when needed. Warning: If you are pregnant, nursing, have any health condition or are taking any medications, it is recommended that you consult your health care practitioner before using herbs, including culinary herbs. KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. Store in a cool, dry place. Do not take this product if the safety seal�on the bottle is broken. Common Names:� caseweed, lady�s purse, pepper and salt, shepherd�s bag, witches� pouches, pickpocket, toywort; shovelweed, shepherd�s heart, peppergrass, poor man�s pharmacy, mother�s heart, case weed, St. James� Wot, Rattle pouches, Clappedepouch, pickpurse, cocowort, poor man�s permecity, shepherd�s sprout; Kaletka Pasterska, bydelnik, tobolek, Tasnik (Polish); Hirtent�schel(kraut) (German); bourse-�-pasteur, capselle (French) Background This herb�s common name derives from the appearance of the seed pods, which resemble small, heart-shaped purses. From the Latin capsella, small box, referring to the shape of the fruit, a silicle. During the First World War, when the standard herbal medicine for staunching blood were unobtainable in Britain, shepherd�s purse was used as an alternative. To make a styptic solution, boil 3 oz of herb in two pints of hot water. Internal dose is 2 tsp every four hours. Many people take an infusion as a refreshing spring tonic. Infusion: Pour a cup of boiling water onto 1-2 tsp of the dried herb and leave to infuse for 10 minutes. If it is used for menstrual conditions, it should be drunk every 2-3 hours during and just before the period.