Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Beth Root (Lamb's Quarters)
Botanical Name   Trillium pendulum, Trillium erectum
System Affected   stringent, chest, muscle, lung, leucorrhea, enema
Properties   astringent for secretions of mucous membrane chest, coughs restores normal function of nutrition & excretion muscle tonic internal bleeding, profuse menstruation lung, pulmonary enemas for rectal irrigation & femal organs Leucorrhea (whitish viscous discharge from vagina & uterine cavity)
Origin   North America
Notes   alco called: Red Trillium, Birthroot, Wakerobin
Toxicity   none
Dosage   use as tea or poltice

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