December 07, 2022

Bethroot 1:1 (Trillium Erectum)


Bethroot is antiseptic, astringent and tonic expectorant, being used principally to promote parturition and to treat menstrual hormonal problems


*low dose 1-5 mls per day, 10-40 mls per week

Parts Used:

Root and/or stem bark

Main Actions:

  • Anodyne
  • Emetic
  • Expectorant

Key Indications:

  • Female tonic
  • Menopause – flooding
  • Hormonal problems
  • Excessive or irregular menses
  • Intermittent bleeding
  • Dysmennorrhea
  • Strengthens uterus – taken during the last month of pregnancy only
  • Excessive post partum blood loss
  • Intestinal bleeding
  • Diarrhoea and dysentery
  • Douche for leucorrhoea
  • Externally for mastitis
  • Coughs and colds – expectorant

Major Safety Issues:

Avoid using continously during pregnancy – last month only