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Common Milkweed Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Common Milkweed
Glycemic Index / Load
Common Milkweed, Silkweed
Botanical Name
Asclepias Syriaca
Homeopathic Name
Asclepias Cornuti   -   Mother Tincture

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Common Milkweed Cures


Action of Common Milkweed

Nutrients in Common Milkweed


Parts Used

Leaves, New Shoots, Flower Buds, Seed Pods, Root

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Common Milkweed

Heavy dosage is poisonous.

Beware of Milkweed. But beware of Monarch buterflies too.
Monarch butterfly caterpillars' basic food is Milkweed. It is high in toxins contained in the milky latex of the plant's sap. The caterpillars build a store of these toxins in their bodies. Consequently, the adult butterflies become poisonous.
Beware of them. They are poisonous.

Consult your doctor before use.
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Common Milkweed is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in a dry climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Warts.

Materia Medica
Asthma, Kidney Stones, Venereal Disease : Root
Cancer, Tumours : Leaves and Latex
Warts : Milky latex from stems and leaves
Rheumatism : Cooked stems poultice
Swelling, Menstrual Pain : Rhizomes


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Materia Medica for Common Milkweed

Single Herb

Common Milkweed for Warts

Fresh juice can be rubbed on warts.

Common Milkweed for Fever

Take an Infusion of the rootstock.
It reduces fever by increasing perspiration.
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Herbal Treatment For Abscess 1

Prepare a poultice of Slippery Elm, Wild Sage and Lobelia (equal parts). Apply it on affected area.

Herbal Treatment For Gallstones 1

Take Common Milkweed and Common Marshmallow in equal quantities and steep One tablespoon in One cup boiling water.
Take 3 cups a day, One one of them hot before retiring.
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