(Aristolochia clematitis)

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aristoloche.jpg Toxic in case of overdose
Hardy perennial from southern Europe, growing on the limestones grounds from 0,30 to 0,70 m of which one uses leaves and rootstocks.

In Europe bithwort (Aristolochia clematitis) has the reputation to facilitate childbirth and regularize menstruations.
Also: arthritis, rheumatisms.

Infusion : 15 g per liter of water ; 3 cups a day.

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Aristolochia clematitis, (European) Birthwort