Blue Cohosh (Caulophyllum Thalictroides)
1. History and use
Blue cohosh is a wild plant in North America, it likes wooded valleys and wet slopes, exposed to the north It can also be cultivated by sowing or by division of the roots in the fall.
2. Description of the plant
Blue cohosh is a plant well known to Native Americans, and still widespread today in the North American forests of the East Coast. The Indians commonly used it to facilitate deliveries, hence its name Anglo “squaw root” saxon is a plant with specifically feminine uses, but is also effective against arthritis.
3. Curative action
Plant traditionally used by women, this herb medicinal name Algonquin was very popular in the Indian tribes. lt was considered especially a plant woman because it facilitates delivery by accelerating uterine contractions during labor. It’s regulates the abundant menstrual periods and menstrual pain menstrual cycle, decreases reduces.
- Other traditional uses: Indians used the root as a contraceptive and to treat genito-unites in both sexes.
- Modern cure: Pioneers discover the virtues of blue cohosh with Indians It continues to be used as a uterine tonic, to relieve pain in the uterus and ovaries and cause menstrual flow. blue the time of delivery to accelerate the pace of effective at contractions.
- The decoction is present by phytotherapiutes to relieve menstrual pain and treat arthritis.
- The tincture is administered during childbirth, to relieve pain and speed expulsion.