Despite serious safety concerns, American hellebore has been used for epilepsy, spasms, high blood pressure, fever, fluid retention, and nervousness.
In manufacturing, American hellebore has been used as an insecticide.
Don't confuse American hellebore with European hellebore and pheasant's eye (false hellebore).
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