Overview

European mandrake is an herb that is the subject of many superstitions. Some people believe that it has magical powers. The root and leaves are used to make medicine.

People take European mandrake root for treating stomach ulcers, colic, constipation, asthma, hay fever, convulsions, arthritis-like pain (rheumatism), and whooping cough. It is also used to trigger vomiting, cause sleepiness (sedation), reduce pain, and increase interest in sexual activity.

European mandrake fresh leaves and leaf extracts are applied directly to the skin for treating skin ulcers.

How does it work ?

European mandrake can reduce the actions of certain chemicals that can affect many body systems, including the eyes, bladder, lungs, bowels, and mouth.

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