MANDRAKE (Podophyllum peltatum)
DESCRIPTION: Mandrake is a fairly strong glandular stimulant.
POTENTIAL BENEFITS: It is used to treat bowel obstructions, digestion obstructions, skin issues, chronic liver issues and the flow of bile. It has also been used to treat uterine issue and fevers.
POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS: It SHOULD NOT be used during pregnancy. This is a very strong and powerful herb and great care and caution should be used.
PARTS USED: The root of Mandrake is used and often combined with other herbs to support liver function and bowel elimination.
GENERAL USAGE: Mandrake has been used to treat asthma, BOWELS, cancer, CONSTIPATION, diahhrea, dropsy, fevers, gallstones, hay fever, headaches, INDIGESTION, jaundice, lead poisoning, LIVER ISSUES, nervousness, chronic pain, rheumatism, SKIN ISSUES, syphilis, typhoid fever, vomiting, warts, whooping cough and WORMS.
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