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Skunk Cabbage Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Skunk Cabbage
English Name
Skunk Cabbage
Botanical Name
Symplocarpus Foetidus
Homeopathic Name
Pothos Foetidus   -   Mother Tincture

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Action of Skunk Cabbage

Nutrients in Skunk Cabbage

Taste of
Skunk Cabbage

Parts Used

Root, Rhizome, Leaf, Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Skunk Cabbage

High doses may cause Nausea, Vomiting and Dizziness.
It may cause Blistering.
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Skunk Cabbage is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grow in a cold climate.
It grows upto 60 Cm.
For best results use different parts as follows:-
Roots for Asthma
Leaves for dressing Ulcers; as a local application
Seeds for Coughs; Where anti spasmodic activity is required.
Note: Eating leaves may cause burning and inflammation. Raw Roots are considered toxic. Therefore it is advised to use a prepared remedy only, like a homeopathic tincture or in potency

The Homeopathic medicine, Ictodes Foetida also called Pothos Foetidus is best used to treat Asthma aggravated by Dust.

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Materia Medica for Skunk Cabbage

Queries on Skunk Cabbage
Rachel ( United States )
26 Apr 2018
How do I gather and prepare skunk cabbage to use as a sedative for anxiety? What parts to use and how to prepare them?
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