Brooklime is used for reducing urine output; and for treating constipation, liver complaints, severe diarrhea (dysentery), lung infection, and bleeding gums.
Don't confuse brooklime with black root (Leptandra virginica) or veronica (Veronica officinalis). All three plants are sometimes called "speedwell."
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