Trailing arbutus Root

Common Names: Joe-Pye weed, Queen of the Meadow

English: feverweed, hempweed, joe-pye weed, jopi weed, kidney root, marsh milkweed, purple boneset, queen of the meadow, tall boneset, thoroughwort, trumpet weed
Energetics: Bitter, Pungent, Neutral, Cool, Dry

Biochemical Constituents: Volatile oil, flavonoids, and euparin
System Effects:

Kidney: kidney stones Stomach: Crohn’s Disease Bladder: cystitis and urethritis

Skeletal: bone-healing properties, strains, sprains, pulled ligaments & tendons

Blood: Type II Diabetes

Actions: Diuretic, lithotriptic (dissolves stones), nervine, tonic, anti-rheumatic, carminative, antiseptic, diaphoretic, emmenagogue, immune stimulant,

Indications: Most urinary tract problems, especially those of a more chronic nature including gravel stones, hematuria, frequent and nighttime urination. It strengthens the nerves of the urinary organs.