Home
Search Holisticonline
Grandmas Remedies
Quality vitamins,  natural remedies
Specialgifts.com
Big savings on gemstones, jewelry and gifts.
Alternative Medicine

Stress Management

Conditions/ Treatments
Preferred Providers
Holistic Living
Alternative Therapies
Acupuncture
Aromatherapy
Ayurveda
Biofeedback
Chelation Therapy
Herbal Medicine
Homeopathy
Humor Therapy
Hydrotherapy
Imagery
Light Therapy
Massage
Meditation
NLP
Nutrition
Prayer/ Spiritual
Reiki
Shiatsu
Yoga
FAQ (Health)
Feedback
Register
Media
 

Holisticonline.com

Herb Information
Name: Phytolacca
Biological Name: Phytolacca esculenta, Phytolacca acinosa

Phytolaccaceae

Other Names: Phytolacca, poke root, Shang lu
Parts Used: Root
Remedies For

Antibiotic, emetic, diuretic, antitussive, expectorant.

It is used to treat lymphatic congestion, swollen lymph glands, edema, mastitis, abnormal congestion of all glands of the body, and severe ascites of the abdomen. The fresh herb is very strong and irritating to the gastrointestinal tract. Externally, it can be applied as a poultice to inflamed sores and infections. Resolves lumps and tumors, is anticarcinogenic.

Dosage: 3-9 grams
Safety: 

Phytolacca should be reserved for those with severe excess conditions and should not be used by pregnant women.

[Look For Another Herb][HolisticOnLine Home]

HolisticOnLine is developed and maintained by International Cyber Business Services, Inc.
Send mail to: info@holisticonline.com with questions or comments about this web site.
Copyright 1998-2000 International Cyber Business Services, Inc. Terms of Use