Nerve Root

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What other names is Nerve Root known by?

American Valerian, Bleeding Heart, Cypripède Acaule, Cypripède Rose, Cypripedium, Cypripedium calceolus, Cypripedium parviflorum, Cypripedium pubescens, Lady's Slipper, Moccasin Flower, Monkey Flower, Noah's Ark, Sabot de Vénus, Sabot de la Vierge, Shoe, Slipper Root, Venus' Shoe, Yellows.

What is Nerve Root?

Nerve root is a plant. People use the root and rhizome (underground stem) to make medicine.

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  • Menstrual problems, vaginal itching, diarrhea, sleeping disorders, anxiety, and other conditions.

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