Chamaelirium luteum


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A perennial herb, the rhizome and roots of which contain steroidal saponins; it is diuretic; it is used by Native American and Western herbalists as a uterine tonic, for morning sickness, and to promote menstrual flow

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Chamaelirium luteum (also known as Helonias dioica, Helonias lutea, Veratrum luteum, false unicorn root) is referred to by Cook in his 1869 The Physiomedical Dispensatory, for menorrhagia with laxity and depression, as well as restoring the menstrual flow, possible allusions to menopausal symptoms.
Analysis of paternity within a natural population of Chamaelirium luteum.
Life history variation in dioecious plant populations: a case study of Chamaelirium luteum.
Analysis of parentage for naturally established seedlings of Chamaelirium luteum (Liliaceae).