Lobelia Herb c/s
Botanical Name - Lobelia inflata
Other Names - Lobella, asthma weed, Indian pink, Indian tobacco, pukeweed, vomit weed, gag root
Origin - USA
Flavor Profile - Bitter and acrid due to the presence of carboxylic acids and piperidine alkaloids. Not recommended for culinary use.
Typical Preparations - Infuse in oil or make strong water infusions for use in salves, lotions and other topical formulations. The herb may also be tinctured for external use.
Also known as Indian tobacco, lobelia has a long history of use by various Native American tribes. The herb is also referred to as puke weed and gag root, which suggests that ingesting large amounts of this herb isn't advisable.
Dried lobelia is most often tinctured or used to make strong infusions for herbal ointments, salves and liniments.
Precautions - May induce vomiting if ingested, even in small amounts.
Disclaimer - While we work to ensure that product information is correct, on occasion manufacturers may alter their ingredient lists. Actual product packaging and materials may contain more and/or different information than that shown on our Website. We recommend that you do not solely rely on the information presented and that you always read labels, warnings, and directions before using or consuming a product. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer. Content on this site is for reference purposes and is not intended to substitute for advice given by a physician, pharmacist, or other licensed health-care professional. You should not use this information as self-diagnosis or for treating a health problem or disease. Contact your health-care provider immediately if you suspect that you have a medical problem. Information and statements regarding dietary supplements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration and are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease or health condition.
* Due to the nature of natural ingredients, physical attributes may differ from lot to lot (color, taste, etc). Please consult with a representative for more information on current lot. Stone Creek Health Essentials will not accept returns on ingredients that are more than 30 days old or that have been unsealed. Product images are for illustrative purposes only and may differ from the actual product due to differences in monitors, product batch/lot and etc. Please contact a Stone Creek Health Essentials representative with any questions. We're here to help.