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Wild Lettuce Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

Repertory
General Name
Wild Lettuce
English Name
Wild Lettuce, Bitter Lettuce
Botanical Name
Lactuca Virosa
Homeopathic Name
Lactuca Virosa   -   Mother Tincture

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Wild Lettuce Cures

 

Action of Wild Lettuce

Nutrients in Wild Lettuce

Taste of
Wild Lettuce

Parts Used

Leaves, Latex, Sap, Seed

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Wild Lettuce

Overdoses may cause restlessness, drowsiness.
It causes temporary reduction in sexual desire and performance.
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Description

Wild Lettuce is a plant.
It may be annual, biennial.
It grows in warm, temperate climate.
It grows up to 2 M.
Best used for Insomnia, Anxiety.

 

Origin

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Materia Medica for Wild Lettuce

Wild Lettuce General

Wild Lettuce is a mild sedative. The leaves and stem of the plant contains a milky substance called lactucarium or Lettuce Opium. It is a sedative. It has similar effects as Opium. Dried leaves and stem of the plant are used for Tea. It possesses pain relieving, Antispasmodic, Diuretic and Euphoric properties.
It treats a number of diseases including Asthma, Cough, Insomnia, Headache, Pain, Sore Muscles and Menstrual problems.
Wild Lettuce has a mild sedative effect. It is good for Anxiety. It relaxes the nervous tension and excitement in kids.
It is an Expectorant. It is a good cure for less severe Asthma related problems and Bronchitis. it help to loosen and expel Phlegm from the Respiratory Tract.
It is a mild euphoric. It is a good remedy for Insomnia. The herb helps to sleep easier.
It is a Diuretic. It is used to treat Dry Skin.
It enhances lactation in nursing mothers.
It relieves Muscle Tension and Pain caused by Arthritis.
It reduces the frequency and severeness of Migraine Headaches. It is taken in tincture form for Headaches.
It can be used in diffused form, as a Tea, as a smoking blend and in Tincture form.
Single Herb

Wild lettuce for Insomnia

Prepare tincture of Wild Lettuce plant ( see glossary for preparing a tincture ). Take one teaspoon twice a day.
It is a very good remedy for restless children. Give 2 drops twice a day to the child.

Wild Lettuce ( Kahu ) for Warts

Take out the juice from the leaves of Wild Lettuce. Apply it over the warts.

Wild Lettuce as an Aphrodisiac

Dried Sap of Wild Lettuce when smoked acts as a sexual stimulator.
Put a tablespoon of dried Wild Lettuce sap in the fire and inhale it smoke.
 
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Herbal Treatment For Insomnia 2

Make a decoction of Valerian, Wild Lettuce and Wind Flower. Take it twice a day.
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Queries on Wild Lettuce
Sherry Devine ( United States )
14 Apr 2017
Hi please just tell me in english how to use the leaves and when to pick thanks
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Ramasya
19 Apr 2017
You can use in the salad. If you wish to cure a particular disease, then you need to mention the name of the disease, so that I can tell you the method of using it.
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Ben ( United States )
15 May 2017
How many mg is safe to use at a time? Using for pain management. Thanks.
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