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

Repertory
General Name
Foxglove
English Name
Common Foxglove, Purple Foxglove
Botanical Name
Digitalis Purpurea
Hindi Name
Tilpushpi
Homeopathic Name
Digitalis Purpurea   -   Mother Tincture

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Action of Foxglove

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Nutrients in Foxglove

Taste of
Foxglove

Parts Used

Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Foxglove

It may cause Nausea, Vomiting, Blurred Vision, Fatigue .
High Dose may be poisonous.
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Description

Foxglove is a flowering plant.
It is biennial.
It grows in a temperate climate.
It grows up to 1.5 M.
Best used for Arrhythmia.

In TCM :
Foxglove Leaf : Yang Di Huang Ye

Has an Affinity to :
Heart
 
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Materia Medica for Foxglove

Foxglove General

Foxglove enhances the Cardiac function and prevents from Cardiac associated problems.
It is helpful in curing Arrhythmia.
Foxglove leaf has Digoxin , an important nutrient that stimulates the Heart during Heart Failure.
It regulates the blood to the Heart muscle with the result, it alleviates the symptoms of Heart related problems.
The extracted juice from leaves is useful to reduce the swelling due to Scrofula.
It is also useful in cleaning the open sores.
Crushed leaves are useful in treating Ulcers. It treats the internal bleeding.

Caution: Do not take this herb in excess. Always consult with your doctor before use.
Keywords: Cardio Tonic, Heart Attack, Stimulant, Scrofula, Ulcers, Internal Bleeding,
Single Herb

Foxglove for Bradycardia

Prepare an infusion of Foxglove leaves. Drink twice a day.
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Queries on Foxglove
Karen ( CA )
26 Jul 2018
Would I be able to use foxglove to prevent internal bleeding such as in broken blood vessels? If so, what would be a safe recommended dosage. Thank you. Sometimes in the morning between 8 and 9 am, my fingers will begin to turn purple and feel cold to the touch. As soon as I have a warm breakfast, the problem usually goes away and my fingers regain their warmth. Can I use foxglove for this a s well? Thanks again.
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