Overview

Poinsettia is a flowering plant. The whole plant and its sap (latex) are used to make medicine.

Despite safety concerns, people take poinsettia to treat fever, stimulate breast milk production, and cause an abortion. They also take the latex for pain, to kill bacteria, and to cause vomiting. Some people apply poinsettia latex directly to the skin to remove hair, treat warts, and heal other skin disorders. There is no good scientific evidence to support any of these uses.

How does it work ?

There isn't enough information to know how poinsettia works.

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