Overview

Scopolia is a plant. The root and root-like stem (rhizome) are used as medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people use scopolia for conditions such as spasms of the digestive and urinary tracts, liver and gallbladder complaints, pain, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

Scopolia contains several chemicals which are similar to prescription medications, including hyoscyamine, atropine, and scopolamine. These chemicals relax muscles lining the digestive and urinary tracts.

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