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What is squaw vine?
Squaw vine is a bushy plant that usually grows under trees and shrubs. It is commonly found in North America and Canada. The plant grows in dry woods, among hemlock timber, and in swampy places; in flower in June and July. The leaves resemble those of clover and remain green throughout the winter. The fruit or berry also remains bright scarlet, is edible, and nearly tasteless, dry, and full of stony seeds. It has an aromatic odor and astringent taste. Squaw vine is also known as Canada tea, checker berry, deer berry, ground berry, hill berry, mountain tea, spice berry, wax cluster, box berry, and tea berry. The active constituent in the plant is methyl salicylate.
What is the effective dosage of squaw vine supplementation?
Tincture 1/2 teaspoon to 1 teaspoon daily Or 1 teaspoon of the dried herb boiled in 1 cup water, 3 times daily or Follow the instruction written on product. Consult your health care provider before beginning use of squaw vine.
What are the benefits of squaw vine supplementation?
• Squawvine is the best remedies for preparing the uterus, and whole body, for child birth.
• It is also used to prevent bleeding, enhance labour and promote lactation.
• It has been assumed helpful for asthma, as an antiseptic, and as a uterine relaxant in folk medicine.
• It can be used to reduce joint pain from rheumatism.
• It has been used to relieve neuralgia, dysmenorrhea, and medium-stage pain from a number of conditions.
What are the side effects of squaw vine supplementation?
Squaw vine can trigger allergic reactions. Fatal poisoning with contact of the volatile oil and percutaneous administration has been reported. Avoid overdose, it can cause severe stomach and kidney irritation.