American hellebore


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Related to American hellebore: American white hellebore

American hellebore,

n.pr Latin name:
Veratrum viride parts used: rhizomes (dried), roots; uses: anti-convulsant, pneumonia, nerve pain, (under research: myasthenia gravis, hypertensive crisis, hypertension caused by pregnancy); precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, patients with heart disorders; can cause hypertension, hypotension, bradycardia, arrthythmias, dizziness, paresthesia, convulsions, nausea, stomach cramps, hampered breathing, diarrhea, burning throat, coma, paralysis. Also called
false hellebore, green hellebore, Indian poke, itchweed, and
swamp hellebore.

American hellebore

see veratrumviride.
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