greater celandine


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greater celandine

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb that is a potent skin irritant, used by herbalists of the Middle Ages for removing warts; it was further believed, according to the so-called “doctrine of signatures”, that its bright orange flowers signalled greater celandine’s efficacy in treating jaundice.
 
Toxicity
Greater celandine is irritating to the skin and GI tract and depresses the CNS; it should be adminstered with caution.

greater celandine

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Avoid taking these supplements, recently identified by the Consumers Union as being linked by clinical reports or case reports to serious side effects: aconite, bitter orange, chaparral, colloidal silver, coltsfoot, comfrey, country mallow, germanium, greater celandine, kava, lobelia, and yohimbe.
The white juice from a dandelion stem, or from greater celandine applied daily will also work.
family Papaveraceae), or greater celandine, is an important plant in western phytotherapy and in traditional Chinese medicine.
There's a double Greater Celandine, too, Chelidonium major Flora Pleno, and that has the advantage of coming true from seed.

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