Trillium erectum(redirected from red trillium)
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Related to red trillium: purple trillium, Stinking benjamin
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.
n See beth root.