Synonym. Trillium Pendulum. Natural order. Trilliaceae. Common name. White Beth Root. Habitat. An indigenous plant common in Middle and Western States growing in rich soils, in damp, rocky and shady woods. Preparation. Tincture from the fresh root.
Through the cerebro-spinal system, Trillium acts upon the mucous membrane sand the capillary blood-vessels, more especially of the uterus, producing both active and passive haemorrhages
Nose. Profuse nose-bleed (Aconite, Belladonna, Bryonia, Hamamelis).
Mouth. Bleeding from gums, or after extraction of tooth (Hamamelis).
Stomach. Sinking in stomach, with heat. Haematemesis (Hamamelis, Ipecac.).
Stool and Anus. Dysentery, when passages are almost pure blood. Diarrhoea thin, watery, tinged with blood;painless.
Urinary Organs. Haematuria.
Female Organs. Haemorrhage from uterus with sensation as though the hips and back were falling to pieces, better from a tight bandage. Metrorrhagia at the climacteric; pale; faint; flow returns every two weeks. Displaced uterus, with consequent menorrhagia. Gushing of bright-red blood from the uterus at least movement; later, blood pale from anaemia. haemorrhages from fibroid tumors. Threatened abortion; profuse haemorrhages Pain in back and cold limbs, with haemorrhages. Too profuse menstrual flow after exhaustion by exercise. Profuse, exhausting leucorrhoea. Profuse, long-lasting lochial discharges (Caul).
Respiratory Organs. Cough, with purulent or blood sputum. Haemoptysis (Ipecac.).
Generalities. Haemorrhages usually bright-red, profuse;l also when sacro-iliac synchondroses feel as if falling apart; wants to be bound tightly. Feels as if bones were broken, with haemorrhages Crowding sensation in the veins, like a tightening up of the parts; worse in lefts and ankles.
Compare. Hamamelis, Ipecac., Sabina., Secal. c.
Trillium is especially useful in haemorrhages, both active and passive, as described above, the symptoms being mostly of clinical origin. Particularly useful in uterine haemorrhages.