Overview

Jamaican dogwood is a tree. The root bark is used to make medicine.

People use Jamaican dogwood for anxiety, sleep problems, nerve pain, migraine, and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses. Using Jamaican dogwood can also be unsafe.

Be careful not to confuse Jamaican dogwood with American dogwood.

How does it work ?

Jamaican dogwood might cause sleepiness, decrease pain and swelling (inflammation), and decrease muscle spasms in internal organs.

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