Working with Jamaican Dogwood
Jamaican dogwood is used as a sedative and anodyne, its main indication being for insomnia caused by pain or nervous tension, especially in the aged. It is also reported effective for neuralgia, migraine, cramping pain during menstruation, sciatica, earache, migraine, and is a specific for toothache. The herb is sometimes recommended for relieving pain and discomfort of whooping cough, combined with other herbs.
Jamaican Dogwood has a taste of BITTER, ACRID and a temperature of WARM.
Conditions treated with Jamaican Dogwood
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