Latin name is ( Hydrangea arborescens )
Hydrangea root is an Anthelmintic, Diuretic, Tonic….
The main use is for dissolving stones and gravel from the urinary tract. Also it helps to prevent gravel deposits from forming, it helps to relieve the pain as the gravel passes through the ureters from the kidneys to the bladder. Other uses are… mucous bladder irritations, bladder infections, cystitis, nephritis, enlarged prostate, bronchial afflictions, arthritis, gallstones, gonorrhea, gout, kidney stones, rheumatism, urinary problems…
There is an caution:: Excessive does can cause dizziness and bronchial congestion….As always consult an doctor before self treating and using herbs.