Mark Tierno's Medicinal Herbs Database

    Mescal Buttons (Pellote)
Botanical Name   Lopophora lewinii, Anhalonium lewinii
System Affected   heart, cardiac conditions
Properties   heart, angina, dyspnea Narcotic (inducesleep/stupor/unconsciousness)
Description   fruit of herb
Toxicity   excssive amounts cause vomiting
Dosage   1 pint hot water over dried fruit, 1tbl/hr

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