- Organic (Lactuca virosa) Dried Herb
- All Natural Herbal Supplements
- GMO FREE
- MADE IN USA
- NOT TESTED ON ANIMALS
Parts Used: Herb
Country of Origin: Albania
Wild lettuce is one of the common names of Lactucavirosa – a biennial flowering plant from the sunflower family Asteraceae. The species is related to common lettuce (Lactuca sativa) and its tree looks similar to that of prickly lettuce. However, it grows much higher – up to 7 feet, and is also stouter.
Wild lettuce is also known as bitter lettuce, great lettuce, tall lettuce, and opium lettuce.
Benefits and Uses
- Pain relief
- Induce and/or improve sleep
- Whooping cough
- Certain respiratory issues
- Joint pain
- Support digestion
- Sesquiterpene lactones – Lactucin, lactucopicrin
- Lactucic acid
- Vitamins A and C
In accent Egypt, wild lettuce was given to new mothers to increase breast milk production. But, in the early 19th century, the plant was found to have opium-like properties, minus the side effects, and has been primarily used for pain relief and induce/improve sleep ever since. It was also used for severe cough and to support and improve digestion.
Wild lettuce is still widely used by herbal experts for pain relief and help with sleep issues. The herb is also known to help with anxiety and general restlessness. Wild lettuce is also used in sleep support supplements.
Wild lettuce is often referred to as the poor man’s opium. The plant was also used by physicians in the 19th century as a replacement for opium.
* This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, mitigate, or prevent any disease. Results may vary based on individual user and are not guaranteed.
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Excellent taste and it helps me get much needed rest. Helps with my pain too!
Thank you Secrets of the Tribe. The wild lettuce I've been ordering from y'all have helped my husband and me with the pain we have had. When we have ordered it has been sent in a timely manner. We are very grateful for your services. Sincerely, Diane H.
The Wild lettuce has helped me sleep since I started taking it. So glad I ordered it and grateful for natural remedies.
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