Jamaican dogwood

Jamaican dogwood,

n.pr Latin name:
Piscidia erythrina; parts used: bark, roots; uses: insomnia, menstrual conditions, asthma, migraines, analgesia; precautions: toxic, children, pregnancy, lactation, geriatric patients, cardiovascular conditions; not to be used intravenously. Also called
fish poison tree, fishfuddle, or
West Indian dogwood.
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To enhance sleep on your airplane ride and once at your destination, herbs such as California poppy, Jamaican dogwood, passion flower, chamomile and valerian (tea, capsules or tincture) can be helpful.

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