from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to an emmenagogue; promoting menstruation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adjective Stimulating blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus, causing
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The plant isn't directly emmenagogic, however, but recommended for regulating the menstrual cycle and preventing cramps, etc.