It is a perennial herb about 20cm in height with leaves in whorls of 6-8 with fragrance and white to pinkish inflorescence. It is also known as Gallium odoratum. It is native of Europe, Asia and northern Africa, but is also cultivated in garden in India. The sweet woodruff as it is commonly known, contains iridoids, 0.6% coumarins, tannins, anthraquinones and flavonoids.A homoeopathic tincture is made from the whole plant. It is covered by Homoeopathic Pharmacopoeia Of United States.It is indicated for leucorrhoea of young girls and uterine catarrh (watery discharge) and not uterine bleeding. It is useful as tranquilliser and helps in digestive problems. The flavonoids act on circulation and are diuretic. In phyto-therapy, it is considered as a tonic, anti-inflammatory useful for varicose veins and phlebitis. It is given to children and adults for insomnia. Diurectic and antiflammatory.Q. 1x and higher.Not to be used with conventional medicines for circulation and during pregnancy.Leucorrhoea of young girls and uterine catarrh, helps in digestive problems, varicose veins and phlebitis.