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Red Hogweed Boerhavia diffusa, Boerhavia procumbens, Boerhavia repens

 

Family: Nyctaginaceae

---Synonyms---Red Hogweed, Spreading Hogweed

--Parts Used---Herb, root

Active Compounds:

Phenolic glycosides; salicin and populin

Tannins

---Medicinal Actions and Uses---

Action 

bitter, diaphoretic, diuretic, emetic, expectorant, laxative,  rejuvenative, stomachic

Root- anthelmintic, febrifuge, purgative

Uses

Red

(chronic) alcoholism
asthma
edema
eye diseases
heart disease
hemorrhoids
insomnia
jaundice
kidney stones
nervous system disorders
rat and snake bites
rheumatism
skin diseases
urethritis
wasting diseases

White

All the actions of the read mentioned above plus

anemia
cough
intestinal colic
kidney disorders

The decoction of the root is taken as a remedy in rheumatism, impure blood, cough, asthma, hernia, dropsy, chest-pain, piles, and swellings. It is also used for gonorrhea, and internal inflammations.

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