Pulsatilla(redirected from A pulsatilla)
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Pulsatilla is not used in herbal medicine, as the raw material is toxic.
Abdominal pain, blurred vision, burning of throat and oral cavity, cardiac arrhythmias, chest pain, dyspnoea, nausea, paralysis, vomiting, convulsions and possibly coma.
A homeopathic remedy formulated from the meadow anemone native to northern Europe. Pulsatilla is used for mucosal discharges (conjunctivitis, runny nose and sinusitis), as well as for acne, bedwetting, rattling coughs, depression, fever, gastrointestinal complaints, hay fever, frontal headaches, mastitis, menstrual dysfunction, migraines, nosebleeds, osteoarthritis, otitis, media, rheumatic complaints, sciatica, sinusitis, urinary incontinence and varicose veins.
A genus of wild flowers, commonly called pasque-flowers, wind-flowers, and meadow anemones. The flowers are used in homeopathic remedies and are investigated for their cytotoxic components.