false unicorn root

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

false unicorn root,

n Latin name:
Chamaelirium luteum; part used: roots; uses: diuretic, tonic for the uterus and liver, emetic, genital and urinary system stimulant, abnormal menstruation, morning sickness; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children. Also called
blazing star, devil's bit, drooping starwort, fairywart, helonias root, rattlesnake, and
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