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Nightshade Solanum dulcamara

Family: nightshade family

---Synonyms--- Bittersweet nightshade, bittersweet, bittersweet herb, bittersweet stems, bittersweet twigs, blue nightshade, felonwort, fever twig, garden nightshade, nightshade, nightshade vine, scarlet berry, staff vine, violet bloom, woody, woody nightshade.

--Parts Used---Bark of the root, twigs

---Medicinal Actions and Uses---

Anodyne, diuretic, emetic, purgative.

Although bittersweet nightshade is a relatively weak poison, it is used almost exclusively for external problems. Use it as a poultice for gout and herpes. Combined with chamomile it makes a good ointment for swellings, bruises, sprains, and corns. For skin diseases and sores, combine with yellow dock.

Caution: This is poisonous.

DO NOT TAKE INTERNALLY WITHOUT THE SUPERVISION OF A QUALIFIED PROFESSIONAL.

NOT RECOMMENDED.

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