Helonious (False Unicorn)
Botanical Name: Helonias dioica
False unicorn is an herb. The underground stem (rhizome) and root are used to make medicine.
Women use false unicorn for treating ovarian cysts, menstrual problems, menopausal symptoms, vomiting from pregnancy, and infertility. Some women take it to normalize hormones after discontinuing birth control pills.
False unicorn is also used to treat digestive problems and to relieve water retention by increasing urine flow. Some people also use it to rid the intestines of worms.
False unicorn might contain chemicals that stimulate the uterus and kill intestinal worms. It might also increase the production of urine.
• Ovarian cysts
• Menstrual problems
• Menopausal symptoms
• Digestive problems