Wild indigo root

Wild indigo root

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Also known as

Baptisia tinctoria, false indigo                        

Introduction
Wild indigo is a plant belonging to the Fabaceae, or bean family, and is native to eastern North America, with a long history of medicinal use, of which it has been used to increase salivation, as an emetic, a laxative, for insomnia, and as a hepatic agent, cleansing and stimulating the liver.

Constituents
The nicotine analog cytisine, also known as ulexine, sophorine, and baptitoxine

Harvest Data
Origin: USA
cut and sifted root
Responsibly wildharvested

Use
Recommended dose is no more than 1/2 teaspoon per serving, with at most 3 servings a day. Makes a potent smoke, best mixed with other smoking herbs such as kanna, ashwagandha foliage, red willow, and yarrow.

Summary
Wild indigo is a plant that can be considered poisonous, the action of its main constituent, cytisine, is very similar to the actions of nicotine. For this reason, Wild indigo can be used for many of the same purposes as tobacco, namely for smoking, as a purgative and emetic, or applied to damaged skin. In the case of Wild indigo, it is valued for its topical use when applied to ulcers.

Precautions
Do not exceed recommended dosage or dosing frequency. This herb can be poisonous in high doses. Not to be used during pregnancy or breastfeeding.


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