Jamaica Dogwood

(BANM, rINNM)

💊 Chemical information

Fish Poison Bark; Piscidia.

💊 Profile

Jamaica dogwood, the root bark of Piscidia erythrina (P. piscipula; Ichthyomethia piscipula) (Leguminosae), has analgesic, antispasmodic, and sedative properties. It is mainly used for insomnia due to neuralgia or nervous tension. The bark and twigs of Jamaica dogwood have been used as a fish poison.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Fr.: Jouvence de l’Abbe Soury; Schoum; Ital.: Sedatol; Soluzione Schoum; Spain: Solucion Schoum; UK: Anased; HRI Calm Life; Nodoff; Slumber; Venez.: Femendol.
Published May 08, 2019.