Fairywand, Wild crafted
Also known as False Unicorn Root, Blazing Star, Colicroot, and Devil’s Bit
History: Fairywand is a perennial native to Eastern United States where it was commonly used as a medicinal plant. The Indians of the Eastern Woodlands used it as a diuretic and to aid reproductive system of both women and men. Native Women would also use the root to prevent miscarriage during pregnancy.
Modern Uses: Is one of herbal medicine’s best tonics and strengtheners of the reproductive system. Though it is primarily used for the female system, it can be equally beneficial for men. It is known to contain precursors to estrogens, however it acts in a way to normalize function. The body may use this herb to balance and tone and thus it will aid in apparently opposite situations. While being of help in all uterine problems, it is specifically helpful in delayed or absent menses. It is also indicated to prevent threatened miscarriage and ease vomitting associated with pregnancy.
Active Ingredients: Steroidal saponins including chamaelirin,
Actions: uterine tonic, diuretic, anthelmintic, emetic, emmenagogue,