This herb is used to treat
fever. Herbalists may recommend boneset for patients who suffer from colds and influenza.
As well as helping reduce fever, boneset can clear mucus from the respiratory tract.
How It May Benefit
fever, colds, flu,
coughs, congestion in the upper respiratory tract,
Large doses of Boneset can
cause nausea, vomiting, or diarrhoea. Never exceed the recommended dose.
Do not use fresh
Boneset. It contains a toxic chemical that can cause potentially fatal symptoms. If
you have a history of alcoholism, liver disease, or liver cancer do not take this herb
unless specifically instructed by your Health Professional.
No one should
take this herb for more than 2 weeks at a time.
Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced
herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
Available as dried leaves
and flowers, and as tinctures.