Mountain Rose Herbs

Lobelia

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COMMON NAME

 

Standardized: lobelia
Other: Indian tobacco, puke weed

 

BOTANICAL NAME

 

Lobelia inflata L.
Plant Family: Campanulaceae

 

OVERVIEW

 

INTRODUCTION

Lobelia has a long history of therapeutic and ritual use.

CONSTITUENTS

lobeline (substance similar to nicotine)

PARTS USED

Aerial parts during the seeding stage

TYPICAL PREPARATIONS

Lobelia is best used as a tea or in smoking blends. It may be smoked directly but can be nauseating for some folks. Seldom found in extract and capsule form.

 

PRECAUTIONS

 

Specific: Not for use in pregnancy except under the supervision of a qualified healthcare practitioner. May cause nausea or vomiting in larger doses.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.

For educational purposes only This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.

This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

 

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Picture by: The Prana House