Pulsatilla


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Pulsatilla

Herbal medicine
Pulsatilla is not used in herbal medicine, as the raw material is toxic.
 
Toxicity
Abdominal pain, blurred vision, burning of throat and oral cavity, cardiac arrhythmias, chest pain, dyspnoea, nausea, paralysis, vomiting, convulsions and possibly coma.

Homeopathy
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.

Pulsatilla

(pŭl″să-tĭl′ă) [NL]
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.
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Climate change thus presents another risk for the native red-list species Pulsatilla vulgaris.
The methanolic extract of Physochlaina praealta (PPM) and aqueous (aq.) methanolic extract of Pulsatilla wallichiana (PWW) were evaluated for certain biological activities i.e.
72 mice were randomly divided into six groups including the normal group, negative control group, positive control group (pulsatilla oral solution), and MPP-treated groups, each group containing an equal number of 6 females and 6 males.
Pulsatilla: Use for diminished saliva with no thirst.
It 'may be used with Hypericum perforatum (also indicated for menopausal neurosis), Avena sativa (for menopausal neurasthenia), Viburnum prunifolium and Anemone pulsatilla in menopausal disturbances'.
* Pulsatilla: 3X is recommended every eight hours after child delivery.
PULSATILLA THESE pretty perennial alpine plants have fine, ferny foliage and large, silky flowers in shades of white, yellow, pink and purple, followed by round, fluffy seedheads.