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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Bitter Nightshade, Woody Nightshade
Botanical Name
Solanum Dulcamara
Homeopathic Name
Dulcamara   -   Mother Tincture

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Bittersweet Cures


Action of Bittersweet

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Bittersweet

Combines With

Taste of

Parts Used

Twigs, Leaves, Root, Bark. Best preperation is from fresh green stems and leaves, gathered before flowering.

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Bittersweet

Overdose may cause paralysis, slow heart beat, low temperature, vertigo, convulsions.
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Bittersweet is a climber.
It is a perennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 2.5 M.
Best used for Rheumatic muscular pains cause by exposure to damp, wet cold environment. Most susceptible to high humidity.


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Materia Medica for Bittersweet

Bittersweet General

Dulcamara is indicated in any disease or discomfort which is aggravated by, or caused by, cold, damp and or wet weather. The person is also susceptible to changes in weather from hot to wet and cold. Typically when the weather changes from summer to the rainy season or from the monsoons to winter. Specially when the days are warm and nights are cold.
Bittersweet processes many health benefits.
It is highly effective in treating skin infections. Bittersweet is a good herbal remedy for Skin troubles such as Acne, Wart, Ulcers, Boils, Eczema, Eruptions, Cellulite, and Wounds.
It curbs Eye infections.
It arrests the multiplication of the Cancer Cell, specially suited for Prostate Cancer.
It is a Heart Tonic thus, helps in keeping Heart troubles away.
Bittersweet is a good herbal remedy for combating Respiratory discomforts namely Asthma, Whooping Cough, Bronchial Catarrh, Congestion, and Bronchitis.
It counters Scrofula i.e. Tuberculosis due to Lymph Node infection.
It is beneficial in treating Liver ailments and keeping Jaundice at bay.
It is a rare remedy that counteracts Herpes, specially Genital Herpes.
It relieves Ulcerative Colitis.
It helps in treating Obesity i.e. Overweight.
It curbs Back pain.
Bittersweet is favorable in curing Joint troubles like Joint Pain, Arthritis, Rheumatism, Swellings, and Gout.
It arrests the condition of Diarrhea.
Caution : Consult a doctor before consuming it.
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Bittersweet for Warts

If the wart is located on the back of hands or face and is soft brownish to black seborrheic wart found on the back.
The Homeopathic remedy for you is Dulcamara. Before taking this herb it is advised to please consult a Homeopathic Doctor for an exact dosage.

Bittersweet for Diabetes

Bittersweet is very effective for Diabetes in children.
You can buy Dulcamara - Mother Tincture from a Homeopathic Shop. Take 10 drops daily in one glass of water.
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