- What other names is Black Nightshade known by?
- What is Black Nightshade?
- How does Black Nightshade work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Black Nightshade.
Despite serious safety concerns, black nightshade has been used for stomach irritation, cramps, spasms, pain, and nervousness.
Some people apply black nightshade directly to the skin for a skin condition called psoriasis, hemorrhoids, and deep skin infections (abscesses). The bruised, fresh leaves are put on the skin to treat swelling (inflammation), burns, and ulcers.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Stomach irritation.
- Hemorrhoids, when applied to the skin.
- Skin inflammation, when applied to the skin.
- Burns, when applied to the skin.
- Other conditions.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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