Lobelia Cut And Sifted Bulk By The Ounce
Common Names: Asthma Weed, Bladderpod, Emetic Herb, Emetic Weed, Eyebright, Gagroot, Indian Tobacco, Lobelia Herb, Pan-Pien-Lien (Chinese Name), Pokeweed, Puke Weed, Rag Root, Vomit Root, Vomit Wort, Wild Tobacco.
Scientific Name: Lobelia Inflata L., Lobeliaceae, Bluebell Family
Common Uses: Antispasmodic, diaphoretic, diuretic, emetic, expectorant, nervine, stimulant, sedative.
*Warnings: Although some herbal practitioners have sworn by lobelia as a harmless but effective panacea for what ails man, overdoses of homemade medicinal preparations have resulted in poisoning.
Origin: Eastern United States, as far west as Arkansas and Nebraska.