Latin Name: aquilegia canadensis
Alternative Name: wild columbine
Forms Available: root, flower

Columbine – aquilegia canadensis – The flowers are edible but the root should be used with caution as it is both astringent and diuretic. The root has been used, as a weak tea, to treat stomach aches and diarrhoea. The root tea has also been used to treat uterine bleeding.

Aromatherapy & Health Uses: Root is astringent and diuretic, used in teas for treating stomach ache, diarrhoea and uterine bleeding.

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