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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The result was clear: As the temperatures increased, the pasque flower started to flower earlier.
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Comfrey, forget-me-nots and pasque flowers also have blooms that are equally full of nectar and perfect for early emerging bumblebee queens.
Everything from deep purple pasque flowers to bright yellow marigolds have been snapped by reader Lou Annwood.
Gossip with the locals over bona fide breakfast burritos at the country store in the morning, then head straight for Santa Fe National Forest, where the trout are jumping, the horses are saddled up and ready for riding, and the trails are bursting with wild irises and pasque flowers.
Lenten roses, pheasant's eye, snowdrops and pasque flowers can be enjoyed on campus and around the headquarters building, the Lewis Education Center.
Do avoid hellebores and pasque flowers, though, as they need super-fresh seed to come through well.
Pasque flowers do reasonably well here and Mediterranean plants such as the heavenly Iris lutescens with taffeta-like flowers of purest violets look great.