Simple Herbal Extracts | Partridge Berry


Partridge Berry

Botanical Name

Mitchella repens

Part Used

aerial parts



Traditional Information*

A small creeping woodland plant with a reputation as an excellent reproductive tonic. The primary ingredient in the famous Mother's Cordial, Partridge Berry tonifies the uterus by increasing muscle tone and circulation. This herb can be used as a partus preparator (last 2 weeks of pregnancy), as an afterbirth tonic, for prolapsed uterus, bladder, or rectum and also for men with benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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