False Unicorn, Chamaelirium luteum, is sometimes known as Fairywand, Devil’s Bit or Starwort. False Unicorn is a famous uterine tonic herb. A tincture or tea of the roots and rhizome a modern American folk remedy for menstrual irregularity and discomfort. Also assist with the discomforts of menopause. May be a possible remedy for infertility in females. False Unicorn is native to North America and prefers medium to heavy moist soils in a protected, partly shaded position. Frost resistant but drought tender. A perennial, rhizome based plant growing to 1m x 0.5m. In summer it produces wands or spikes of profuse tiny yellowish white flowers.
Very slow growing plants. Patience required for successful cultivation.