DELPHINIUM

OTHER NAME(S):

Bec d’Oiseau, Consolida regalis, Dauphinelle, Delphinii Flos, Delphinium consolida, Éperon de Chevalier, Espuela de Caballero, Knight's Spur, Lark Heel, Lark's Claw, Larkspur, Lark's Toe, Pied d’Alouette, Ritterspornblüten, Staggerweed.<br/><br/>

Overview

Overview Information

Delphinium is an herb. People use the flower to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, delphinium is used to treat intestinal worms, fluid retention, poor appetite, and trouble sleeping (insomnia). It is also used as a sedative to cause relaxation.

How does it work?

There currently isn't enough information available to know how delphinium might work.

Uses

Uses & Effectiveness?

Insufficient Evidence for

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of delphinium for these uses.

Side Effects

Side Effects & Safety

Delphinium is UNSAFE for use as a medicine. It can cause slowing of the heart rate, low blood pressure, and lung failure.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Delphinium is UNSAFE for anyone to use, but women who are pregnant or breast-feeding have the health of their babies as extra reasons to avoid use.

Interactions

Interactions?

We currently have no information for DELPHINIUM Interactions.

Dosing

Dosing

The appropriate dose of delphinium depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for delphinium. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

View References

REFERENCES:

  • Blumenthal M, ed. The Complete German Commission E Monographs: Therapeutic Guide to Herbal Medicines. Trans. S. Klein. Boston, MA: American Botanical Council, 1998.
  • Ellenhorn MJ, et al. Ellenhorn's Medical Toxicology: Diagnoses and Treatment of Human Poisoning. 2nd ed. Baltimore, MD: Williams & Wilkins, 1997.
  • Gruenwald J, Brendler T, Jaenicke C. PDR for Herbal Medicines. 1st ed. Montvale, NJ: Medical Economics Company, Inc., 1998.

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