Squaw vine (Mitchella repens)

Definition:Also known as partridge berry, this plant was extensively used by Native Americans as a pregnancy tonic. It was believed to strengthen uterine contractions and ease childbirth. Today it is commonly used in female corrective formulas dealing with menstrual disorders.
Applications:Childbirth, lactation, menstrual disorders, miscarriage, skin problems, tonic (female), uterine disorders and vaginal yeast infections.
Scientific Updates:Squaw vine is a natural for herbal combinations designed to correct female complaints or strengthen the female reproductive system. Squaw vine is extremely useful for the treatment of water retention.It is accepted as a uterine tonic and a stimulant to the ovaries.

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