Jamaica Dogwood (Piscidia piscipula) is a member of the Fabaceae/Leguminosae family. Jamaica Dogwood is native to Central American and the northern parts of South America. The root bark can be used medicinally. Jamaica Dogwood has a bitter and acrid taste.
Jamaica Dogwood contains tannins and isoflavonoids (including, among others, jamaicine, ichthynone, the rotenoids rotenone, milleton, isomilletone). Jamaica Dogwood has demonstrate sedative effects, anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic actions, and antitussive and antipyretic activities. Traditionally, it has been used for anxiety, fear, migraine, insomnia, and sedation.
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Cautions An overdose of Jamaica Dogwood may cause numbness, tremors, sweating, and salvation. Take only the recommended dosage.