Actaea spicata Linn.

Nota de alcance (en)

Origin:
Native to Europe; grows in temperate Himalayas from Hazara to Bhutan.

Action:
Root—antirheumatic, anti-inflammatory, nerve sedative, emetic, purgative; used in the treatment of rheumatic fever, lumbago, scrofula, nervous disorders, chorea.
Its Me ether is active against Ehrlich’s ascites tumours.
In folk medicine, roots are used in cases of ovarian neuralgia, uterine tenderness and sub-involution.

Toxicity:
Berries are poisonous

Nota bibliográfica (en)

Khare, C.P./ Indian Medicinal Plants. -- Nueva Dheli: Springer, 2007 . - p. 836.

Actaea spicata Linn.
Término aceptado: 07-Nov-2019