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

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Petasites Hybridus
Homeopathic Name
Tussilago Petasites   -   Mother Tincture

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Butterbur Cures

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Action of Butterbur

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Nutrients in Butterbur

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Parts Used

Leaves, Flowers, Stem, Root, Rhizomes

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Butterbur

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding.
Excess may cause Indigestion, Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Constipation.
Do not use more than 40 days.
It may trigger an allergic response in a person sensitive to the Asteraceae or Compositae family.
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Butterbur is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical climate.
It grows up to One Meter.
Best used for Headache, Migraine.
One of the best known herbal Antiallergic herbs.


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Materia Medica for Butterbur

Butterbur General

Butterbur is the gold standard in the world of herbal Antiallergic remedies.
The herb is a leukotriene inhibitor. The particular area of effect is the nasal passages. When an allergin attacks and the body parts affected are the Ear, Nose, Throat and the Eyes, Butterbur is the remedy of choice. It will open the nasal passages, stop the eyes from watering and relieve the heavy head. And, the crowning glory is that it will do all this without putting you to sleep. I am sure you are aware that most Antihistamines like Zyrtec and Allegra will have a sedating effect of making you sleepy. No Sir ! No driving ! But if you take Butterbur, you can still drive.
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Butterbur for Allergies

Have 32 milligrams of butterbur a day. Divide it into four doses.
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