Lobelia leafs(Lobelia inflata) Considered to be the most appropriate herb for the treatment of colds. Having anticonvulsant properties and effective action against cough, bronchitis, fever and running nose.
Product code: 295-1124
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Toxic herb in large quantities, but has very important pharmaceutical use.
Lobelia is used for breathing problems including asthma, bronchitis, whooping cough, and shortness of breath (apnea) in newborn infants. Some people take lobelia as a sedative to help them relax. Other people use it to increase sweating.
Lobelia is applied to the skin for muscle pain, joint lumps associated with rheumatoid arthritis (rheumatic nodules), bruises, sprains, insect bites, poison ivy, and ringworm.
Overdose may cause many serious toxic effects including sweating, convulsions, fast heartbeat, very low blood pressure, collapse, coma, and possibly death. Taking 0.6-1 gram of the leaf is said to be toxic, and 4 grams may be fatal.
Don’t take lobelia if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
(Caution in use - very small quantities)