Trillium erectum

(redirected from Birth-root)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

birthroot

Herbal medicine
A perennial plant, the roots of which contain saponins (e.g., diosgenin) and volatile oils; it is antiseptic and astringent, and has been used for bites and dermal irritation, gastrointestinal complaints (e.g., haemorrhage and diarrhoea) and to stop postpartum haemorrhage.

Trillium erectum,

n See beth root.
Mentioned in ?