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Other Names: Birthroot, Bethroot, Wake Robin, Trillium Erectum
Traditional Usages: Aphrodisiac, Stimulates Menstruation, Antiseptic, Detoxifies the body, Colds, Upset Stomach, Diarrhea, Hemorrhoids from Fibroids, Menstrual Cramps
Resources: Asia, North America
Parts Used: Rhizomes, Leaves, Root, Flower
Birthroot - Herbal remedy for Bleeding: The roots of birthroot are used to treat hemorrhage, excessive menstrual bleeding and bowel problems. The plant has anti-inflammatory and anti-hemorrhagic properties. Birthroot is useful for internal bleeding from fibroids, menopausal bleeding and uterine prolapse. Infuse 1 teaspoon of root in 1 cup hot water or milk. Strain and drink either hot or cold just before going to bed. Take 1-2 cups a day. If you are using the tincture take a quarter to a half teaspoon at a time in a cup of warm water or milk.
Health Warning: Do not use this herb during pregnancy.
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