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Herb Information
Name: Milkweed
Biological Name: Asclepias syriaca
Other Names: Milkweed, milkweed root, silkweed, silky swallow wort, cottonweed, Virginia silk
Parts Used: root
Remedies For

Emetic, purgative, alterative, diuretic, tonic

Traditionally used for female complaints, bowel and kidney troubles. It increases the flow of urine - useful for dropsy. Also good for asthma, stomach troubles, and scrofulous conditions of the bladder. It is an effective remedy for gallstones.

CAUTION: CAUTION SHOULD BE EXERCISED IN USING MILKWEED SINCE IT MAY BE POISONOUS, ESPECIALLY WHEN USED IN LARGE DOSES AND PARTICULARLY IN CHILDREN. DO NOT TAKE MORE THAN NECESSARY.

Dosage: NOT RECOMMENDED.
Safety:

CAUTION: CAUTION SHOULD BE EXERCISED IN USING MILKWEED SINCE IT MAY BE POISONOUS, ESPECIALLY WHEN USED IN LARGE DOSES AND PARTICULARLY IN CHILDREN. DO NOT TAKE MORE THAN NECESSARY. NOT RECOMMENDED.

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