Erodium cicutarium. Hemlock Stork's Bill. N. O. Geraniaceae. Decoction (half ounce of the herb to six ounces of water). Tincture of fresh plant.

Clinical.-Haemorrhages. Uterine polypus.

Characteristics.-Erodium is a popular haemostatic remedy in Russia, and is especially used for metrorrhagia and menorrhagia. Komorowitch cured with it numbers of cases in which Ergot and Hydrastis had failed. One was a case of cervical polypus. After three days' use of the decoction the polypus was found lying free in the vagina. Compare Geran. m.