This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Mitchella Repens, Partridge Berry, Squaw Ville. Another uterine regulator used generally entirely out of its indications. Mitchella is indicated in the last three months of pregnancy, ill gradually increasing doses, up to time of labor. Its value is most positive, and it is more happy in its effects in relieving reflex irritation and maintaining the action of the whole digestive tract during this trying period than is any other drug of its class. Ec. tr. or a good fluidextract, 10 to 60 I.