Emmenagogue, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, alterative, nervine, hypotensive.
Suggested Traditional Uses
Balances female hormones, arthritis, sciatica, neuralgia, tinnitus, and anti-spasmodic. Rheumatoid arthritis, menopause. It helps with cramping pain in the womb and cramping associated with ovulation.
Directions and Safety Precautions
Not to be taken if you suffer from diabetes or high blood pressure.
Not when pregnant, stay within the dosages. If you want to use it to ease childbirth take small amounts two weeks before expected delivery.
Tincture 2-4 ml 3x/day
Decoction 1 cup of water over ½ -1 tsp of dried root, bring to boil, simmer for 10-15 min drink 3x/day.