Saulys, Eleanor. “Erodium cicutarium.” Connecticut Botanical Society. Ct-botanical-society.org, 2001. Web. 22 Feb. 2016.
|Scientific Name||Erodium cicutarium|
|Common Names||Red Stem Stork’s Bill|
|Medicinal or Edible Section||Leaves, Stem, Whole Plant, Root, Seeds|
|Medicinal and Edible Uses||Leaves- used as potherb, added to salads or soups, can increase the flow of a mothers milk, infused to make tea can be diuretic and treat typhoid fever; Stem- chewed by children as gum; Whole Plant- treats uterine and other bleeding, treats bug bites and skin infections; Root- after chewed can treat sores and rashes; Seeds- contain vitamin K, treats gout|
|Used to treat||Disinfectant, Fever|
Sandy Hook Herbarium can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.
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