Product Description: Certified Organic or Wildcrafted. Poke root is a common plant with many healing qualities but should always be used with caution as it can be toxic in large doses
Botanical Name: Phytolacca americana, Phytolacca decandra
May be helpful for: Hard liver, stomatitis, swollen glands, enlarged and possibly painful lymphatic nodes, congested lymphatic system, internal infections, fever, cysts, mumps, neuralgia, lumbago, rheumatic complaints, arthritis, mastitis, orchitis, ovaritis, inflammation of the kidneys, skin diseases, scrofula, eczema, itching, boils, impetigo, ringworm, rashes, psoriasis, upper respiratory infections, throat and mouth infections, severe colds, laryngitis, tonsillitis
Actions: Alteratives, Anticatarrhal, Anti-fungal, Anti-inflammatory, Anti-rheumatic, Anti-tumor, Antiviral, Cathartic, Emetic, Immune system stimulant, Lymphatic, Stimulant
Precautions: Using this plant should be done with caution. Start with very small doses. Overdose can cause nausea, vomiting, oral and gastric irritation, cramps, slowed respiration, drowsiness, tingling over the whole body, weakness, sweating, and reduced blood pressure and pulse.
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