The berries are not the only edible part of the raspberry plant.
The leaves of this home grownherb are also used for medicinal purposes. One unique benefit of raspberry leaves is as a uterine tonic- with its astringent qualities, the leaf will relax tightened uterine muscles or tighten relaxed muscles as need be. With an affinity for the uterus, this leaf may allow for easier menstrual flow and relieve menstrual cramps.
Check out this video for more information on raspberry leaves.