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Aconitum Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Indian Napellus, Aconite
Botanical Name
Aconitum Chasmanthum,
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Aconitinum   -   Mother Tincture

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Aconitum Cures

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Action of Aconitum

Nutrients in Aconitum

Taste of

Parts Used

Dried Roots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Aconitum

Large dosage can be poisonous.
Take under expert supervision.

It may cause abnormal Heart Beat, Nausea, Vomiting, Respiratory Problems.

Drug Interaction:

Do not take Aconitum if you are taking Pinellia. These are not compatible with each other. This may cause toxicity.
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Aconitum is a shrub.
It is perennial.
It grows in a warm and dry climate.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Fever.


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Materia Medica for Aconitum

Aconitum General

Aconitum is also familiar as Devil's Helmet, Monkshood, etc. It is associated to the Ranunculaceae family. They are an aborigine of the Himalayan mountain range however, they are also found in Europe, United States and Britain. It bears flowers possessing a deep blue colour and fruits containing a lot of seeds.
It possesses the attribute of being a Sedative which helps in treating Uneasiness, Insomnia, Trauma and regulating the Anxiety Level of a person. It is effective in counteracting headaches.
Aconitum is a good herbal cure for problems related to both Eyes and Ears.
It is effective in treating trouble pertaining to the facial movements, familiar as, Facial Paralysis.
It is favorable in protecting the Heart, as it helps in regulating the Heart rate.
It is advantageous in curtailing and regulating High Blood Pressure.
Being Antipyretic in nature, it is a good herbal treatment for combating Fevers, as a result of Tonsils. It is beneficial for countering Pneumonia which results in Fever and has an adverse effect on the Lungs.
Being Diaphoretic in nature, it helps in stimulating Sweating.
It is essential in curing Respiratory ailments like Asthma, Bronchitis and breathing problem associated to the Throat infection familiar as, Croup.
It is effective in curbing Cold, Influenza, Cough and Congestion.
It is fruitful in treating the communicable diseases like Measles.
It helps in healing Bruises and Wounds and as it bears pain killing properties, it helps in providing relief from Inflammations.
Aconitum is also beneficial in curbing Laryngitis, which may lead to loss of voice as a result of infection in the Vocal Cords.
It is effective in curing Nerve Inflammation like Neuralgia, which produces a grave and sharp pain in any part of the body.
Aconitum is a good herbal treatment for Sciatica pain, which initiates extreme pain from the lower back to the leg.
It is advantageous in curbing Joint pains like Gout, Arthritis, Rheumatism.
It helps in countering the feeling of chilliness, prickliness and numbness in both hands and feet, due to climatic change.
It is also effectual in curbing Hypothermia, which leads to a hazardous drop in body temperature.
Aconitum is effective in counteracting Diarrhea i.e. Loose bowels.
It bears the attribute of being a Diuretic, which improves urination and helps in keeping a person healthy by expelling waste material from the body.
It is favorable for treating Infertility.

Caution -: Its root is highly poisonous, which might even lead to death. Consult a doctor before consuming it. Pregnant and Nursing women should avoid it. It should not be used on the Skin, due to its toxic nature.

Keywords : Uneasiness, Insomnia, Trauma, Anxiety, Eye Infection, Ear Infection, Facial Paralysis, Heart rate, High Blood Pressure, Fever, Pneumonia, Sweating Problem, Respiratory Problems, Cold, Influenza, Measles, Laryngitis, Neuralgia, Sciatica, Joint Problems, Coldness of Hand and Feet, Hypothermia, Diarrhea, Urinary Problems, Infertility.
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Deedar nizamani
11 Aug 2015
nice info thanks brother
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