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BOTANICAL MEDICINE DATABASE
Pokeweed
MEDICINAL USE
It has a specific action on the lymphatic system decreasing inflammation and increasing lymphatic drainage and inflammatory conditions of the upper respiratory tract. It is most indicated in cases of hard lymph nodes with pale mucous membranes. Is indica
Pokeweed
Phytolacca decandra/americana
Analgesic, Anticatarrhal, Antiinflammatory, Expectorant, Lymphatic
COMBINES WITH
WARNINGS
Toxicity: The alkaloid phytolaccin, can be toxic. Toxic effects include: vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, stomach cramps, dizziness, hypotension, decreased respiration, and headaches.
PREPARATION
Decoction: 1 tsp/cup water; 1 cup TID. Powdered root: 0.3 g TID. Tincture: (1:10, 45%), 0.2-0.6 ml TID, 10ml/week = MAX. Poultice of root or herba (Caution: application of fresh root or herba can cause erythema and blistering). Pause dosing: 2 weeks on,