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Nature's Temple / Jamaican Dogwood

Jamaican Dogwood

(Piscidia piscipula)

Jamaican Dogwood is best combined with Hops and Valerian for insomnia.

Parts Used: Stem bark

Main Actions:

  • Sedative
  • Anodyne (painkilling medicine)

Active Constituents:

  • Glycosides including piscidin, jamaican, icythyone, flavonoids including sumatrol, lisetin, piscerythrone, piscidine, rotenone, resin, alkaloid and tannin

Major Safety Issues:

  • Dosage should not be exceeded.
  • Toxicity has been reported in most animals and the extract has a sedative effect on cats.