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DEVILS CLUB
(Oplopanax horridus)

Devil's club was widely employed medicinally by several native North American Indian tribes who used it especially for its pain-relieving properties such as arthritis and rheumatism, fevers, colds, flu and coughs, hangover, stomach ailments, swollen glands, and measles. Regulates menses after childbirth and also helps control diabetes.

PROPERTIES: parasiticide, tonic, antirheumatic, appetizer, blood purifier, cathartic, galactogogue, hypoglycaemic
Parts used: root, bark 

• infusion is used in the treatment of coughs and colds, bronchitis, tuberculosis, stomach problems

• decoction is drunk in the treatment of rheumatism and is also applied externally as a wash on the affected joints

• the bark has been applied to a nursing mother's breasts in order to stop an excessive flow of milk 


SUGGESTED DOSAGE: Tincture: 10 to 60 drops three times a day or 2 to 10 pumps of the spray.

CONTRA INDICATIONS: Do not use if pregnant or lactating. 

Please note: This information is compiled from traditional and modern herb books, articles and research. This information is summarized for its educational value and should not be used for the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease. It should not be used to replace the services of a qualified practitioner.