The Benefits of Lobelia

Lobelia (Lobelia inflata), also known as Indian tobacco and puke-weed, has been used as a medicine for a very long time. The herb was very popular with several Native American tribes, who ranked it high in their materia medica. It’s value was such that it was used as an article of trade among them. Several tribes reported to have used it are the Penobscot, Cherokee, Iroquois, Shoshone and Crow. More on that later.

 

Following are health problems and conditions that have been shown to respond to Lobelia, either alone or in combination with other herbs.

 

Conditions that Respond to Lobelia Herb

  • bronchitis
  • cough
  • asthma
  • muscle cramps
  • menstrual cramps

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