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Big LIttle Herbal Tips: Stone root

By Robin Bennett
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On September 16, 2020

Stone root (Collinsonia canadensis)

Nicknames: Hard Rock, Horse Weed, Knob Root, Heal All, Rich Weed, Clergyman’s friend

All parts used, root/rhizome internally and externally; roots, leaves and flowers externally only

Clergymen were said to gargle with root tea and honey to relieve hoarseness in just a few hours. Singers, take note!

Lamiacea (mint) family- square stem, large, oval-to-heart-shaped, coarsely toothed, balsam scented leaves, with lemony-scented leaves stop each branching stalk

Astringent, Diuretic, Antispasmodic, diaphoretic
Bladder/gravel stones
Hemorrhoids, and overall rectum healing

Root used internally- tea or tincture is astringent and soothing for Mucous membranes
Root or leaves- Used externally as poultice or ointment for wounds, sores, bruises, burns and hemorrhoids

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Robin Bennett

Robin Bennett

Robin Rose Bennett is a writer, teacher, green witch, herbalist, and a wisewoman… one who loves the earth and gives voice to the healing wild food and medicine plants which surround us. She has been a practicing herbalism for over 30 years, based in New Jersey & NYC. Robin focuses on the spiritual and ecological lessons of plants and treatment of illness.