Belladonna

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Belladonna isn’t an herb that you will want to stock your pantry with. While it has its advantages, that is an herb that may be very dangerous and sometimes even fatal. It has some medicinal properties to it and has an interesting historical past however it can be very dangerous. The nickname “deadly nightshade” is a good clue of its potency. There is nonetheless a tincture that comes from this plant that’s used for medicinal purposes. Belladonna is a perennial herb that’s native to Europe and Asia Minor but is now grown very often in the United States, Europe, and India. When the plant is in full bloom the plant is harvested after which dried for use.

An important contribution from Belladonna is atropine which is an important agent that’s useful in dilating the pupils of the eye. This has proven to be very beneficial. Even small doses of atropine could cause the heart rate to increase. Some cough syrups are known to include atropine and are used for bronchitis and whooping cough. Further, it is used to soothe the stomach lining previous to an anesthetic being administered and likewise for peptic ulcers.

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Belladonna goes by many alternative names however has been used for over 500 years. While growing in the wild, which belladonna commonly does, a slight dose can be fatal. In the earliest times when Belladonna was first used it was cosmetic purposes. Ladies felt that if they used it to dilate their pupils that they’d look more attractive and alluring. That is why the name Belladonna means “lovely girl” in Italian. But, it is still used in many eye docs’ offices across the country to this day.

Belladonna also has other great advantages for purposes of what it is used for today as it has the power to dry up bodily fluids such as breast milk, saliva, perspiration, and mucous. The alkaloids in Belladonna are used for many health condition such as gastrointestinal issues: colitis, diverticulitis, irritable bowel syndrome, colic, diarrhea, and peptic ulcer. It also works for bronchial asthma, excessive sweating, excessive nighttime urination and incontinence, headaches and migraines, muscle pains and spasms, motion sickness, Parkinson’s disease, and biliary colic.

Very often Belladonna is used as homeopathic cures such as the common cold, earaches, fever, menstrual cramps, sunstroke, toothaches, headaches, sore throats, and boils. How the affected person ingests and how much they ingest is set by a couple of various factors such as the symptoms, mood, and general temperament. When Belladonna is administered for homeopathic use it is highly diluted because of the toxicity level of it.

Nobody should ever use Belladonna as a self help measure and it should only be taken under the care of a professional doctor. The doses given of Belladonna should be all the time very low doses. When Belladonna is prescribed it is either added to sugar pellets or mixed with other sorts of medications and is available by prescription only. So whereas it is clear that Belladonna is an especially dangerous herb it is also very beneficial when used correctly.

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