Squaw Vine Mitchella repens
Women take it for treating:
- menstrual disorders,
- “lumpy breasts” (fibrocystic breast disease),
- vaginal discharges.
- They also use it to ease childbirth,
- treat depression after childbirth,
- improve the flow of breast milk.
In addition, it was used to ease menstrual cramps, help with labor pains and ease delivery. Topically, was employed as a wash for sore nipples during breast-feeding.