Rheumatism, tonsillitis, laryngitis, swelled lymph glands, tender breasts, mumps, edema, menstrual cramps, scabies, ringworm, acne,
Pokeweed root has been used for rheumatism; swelling of the nose, throat, and chest; tonsillitis; hoarse throat (laryngitis); swelling of lymph glands (adenitis); swollen and tender breasts (mastitis); mumps; skin infections including scabies, tinea, sycosis, ringworm, and acne; fluid retention (edema), skin cancers, menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea), and syphilis. Pokeweed can be UNSAFE to use.
Pokeweed is a plant. The berry and root are used as medicine.
At doses of 1 g, dried pokeweed root is emetic and purgative. At lower doses of 60 to 100 mg/day, the root and berries have been used to treat rheumatism and for immune stimulation; however, there are no clinical trials that support these uses or doses.
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