Swamp Milkweed

How does Swamp Milkweed work?

There isn't enough information available to know how swamp milkweed works.

Are there safety concerns?

Swamp milkweed is UNSAFE to use. It contains chemicals similar to the prescription drug digoxin (Lanoxin) that can cause a dangerously irregular heartbeat. Handling the plant can cause swelling (inflammation) of the skin.

Do not use swamp milkweed if:
  • You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • You have a heart condition.

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