Working with Black Haw
Black haw is a uterine tonic used for threatened miscarriage and is often combined with blue cohosh. It is a specific for dysmenorrhea with such symptoms as uterine cramps before and during menstruation, and it is also used after childbirth for pain and bleeding. Black haw contains scopoletin, a constituent with strong uterine sedative properties. It can be used as a tea for diarrhea due to irritable bowel conditions, because of its astringent and antispasmodic actions.
Black Haw has a taste of ASTRINGENT, BITTER and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Black Haw
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