Infuse the leaf to make a useful and delicious tea. Rich in Vitamin C. Traditional folk use of Raspberry Leaf plant, Rubus idaeus, tea is as a tonic for pregnant women to ease labour. Also used a remedy for dysentery, menstrual pain and flu symptoms. Raspberry Leaf plant is a native of Europe and is adaptable to most soils and positions. White flowers and appear in spring and summer. Drought and frost resistant. A perennial shrub, it grows to 1.5m x 1.5m.