Rubia tinctoria, Madder
An evergreen perennial
The root is aperient, astringent, cholagogue, diuretic and emmenagogue
taken internally in the treatment of kidney and bladder stones
The root is seldom used in herbal medicine
effective in the treatment of amenorrhoea, dropsy and jaundice
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