Overview

American hellebore is a plant. The bulb and root are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, American hellebore has been used for epilepsy, spasms, high blood pressure, fever, fluid retention, and nervousness.

In manufacturing, American hellebore has been used as an insecticide.

Don't confuse American hellebore with European hellebore and pheasant's eye (false hellebore).

How does it work ?

American hellebore contains chemicals that can help reduce blood pressure, slow the heartbeat, and have a calming effect (act as a sedative).

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