Unicorn Root, False (Chamaelirium luteum), also called Starwort, is used to increase female fertility.
Fluid extract: 5 – 30 drops; herb: 2 – 4 grains a day.
The root protects infants.
Root, True (Aletris farinose), also called Colic Grass, Blazing Star,
Stargrass and Bitter Grass, is used to increase female fertility,
strengthen appetite, treat colic and inflammation, but it can cause a
sense of dizziness.
Powdered root: 5 – 10 grains.
The root is hung in a home to protect it from curses.