Greater celandine is used for various problems with the digestive tract including upset stomach, gastroenteritis, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), constipation, loss of appetite, intestinal polyps, and liver and gallbladder disorders.
Other uses include detoxification, treating menstrual cramps, cough, pain, chest pain (angina), fluid retention (edema), “hardening of the arteries” (arteriosclerosis), high blood pressure, asthma, gout, and osteoarthritis.
Some people apply greater celandine directly to the skin for warts, genital warts, rashes, eczema, and scabies; and to the gums for tooth pain and to ease tooth extraction. The fresh root is also chewed to relieve toothache.
Botanical Name: Chelidonium majus
Actions: detoxifying, decongestant, analgesic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, central nervous system sedative, anti-microbial, cholagogic
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