Metaphysical Properties Of Beth Root
Other Names: Birth Root, Red Trillium, Purple Trillium, Jew's Harp Plant, Rattlesnake Root, Wake-Robin, Squaw Flower, Indian Balm, Indian Shamrock, Ground Lily, Stinking Benjamin
Common Magical Uses and Folklore of Beth Root
Beth root has been used in folklore traditions as a tonic for women to treat menopausal and hormonal problems as a tonic to the female system. It is considered endangered and has limited availability, and should be conserved in the wild.
Beth Root is powerful in protecting charms to keep hostile forces away from home. It is considered a woman's root of strength. Beth Root can be used as an astringent and antiseptic. It was used as an ingredient for a poultice for ulcers, bleeding, and excessive menstruation. The common names "Beth Root" and "Birth Root" are related to the root's beneficial effects on the female reproductive system and treating postpartum hemorrhage.