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It’s time to shed light on one of our secret weapons. Wild lettuce is a hidden gem in the world of medicinal herbs, and we are here to tell you all about it.

What is Wild Lettuce?

Wild lettuce is a woodland member of the sunflower family. Also known as Lactuca Virosa, is popular for its components that can provide pain relief.

This herb is a prickly leaf that exudes a milky latex which provides pain-relieving properties. When dried, Lactucarium -its principal element- resembles the effect of opium but without the harmful side effects and addictive properties.

So is time to rethink your use of narcotics and synthetic analgesics and give this natural solution a chance.

Wild Lettuce the 100% natural painkiller that really works

What makes Wild Lettuce analgesic?

Wild lettuce contains high levels of lactucin and lactucopicrin, substances that engage with the central nervous system to produce sedative and pain-relieving effects. These beneficial substances are considered sesquiterpene lactones, elements also found in plants such as calendula and chicory.

What are the benefits of Wild Lettuce?

Aside from pain, wild lettuce is also known as a natural remedy for conditions such as anxiety, arthritis, urinary infections, respiratory conditions -whooping cough and asthma-, and menstrual cramps; it is also commonly used to promote sleep.

Wild lettuce doesn’t disrupt the digestive system, and it may be a soothing agent for headaches, muscle pain, and other complications. Due to its soothing effect, it might help with people suffering from akathisia or restlessness.

Does Wild Lettuce have any side effects?

Every organism is different, and wild lettuce might have some effect on your nervous system different from what other people may experience; just like any other type of herbal medicine, it should be consumed responsibly. Studies have shown that wild lettuce can cause side effects such as dizziness, sweating, nausea, vomiting, and if consumed in large quantities, it may cause auditory hallucinations and breathing issues.

How to use Wild Lettuce?

You can find all sorts of supplements that use wild lettuce as the main component, but these often contain other ingredients that can diminish the natural effect of this plant. You can prepare your own wild lettuce remedies at home in these two different ways: tea or extract.

  • Wild Lettuce tea – To prepare a tea, add 1-2 tablespoons of dried wild lettuce into 1 cup of boiling water and let steep for 10-15 minutes for desired strength. Add honey or sugar as a sweetening agent if you so desire. This tea will have a bitter taste, but it can be more effective.
  • Wild lettuce extract – To prepare an extract, add the 3oz bag into a pot of warm water (NOT BOILING). Soak for 8 hours. Sift and press all the liquid out of the leaves. Boil the liquid to reduce it to the desired concentration.
Wild Lettuce Tea

Other uses for Wild Lettuce

Wild lettuce has been used by some veterinarians to help old, perhaps cognitively impaired dogs to soothe their nerves and relax at night; it might also help with arthritis and joint pain. For horses, it is considered to be a natural way to calm them down when they are acting out or are in pain.

So, there you have it, wild lettuce might be the natural pain reliever you were praying for. Our 100% natural wild lettuce is harvested at its peak of potency by growers who have decades of experience with wild lettuce and know exactly when to harvest this natural pain supplement.

You’ll find in Burma Spice, the strongest dried wild lettuce in the market. It is 100% natural, kosher certified by ORB, and it comes with a 100% satisfaction guarantee; If it doesn’t work for you, simply contact us for a full refund.

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