Swamp Milkweed

How does Swamp Milkweed work?

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

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.

Special Precautions & Warnings:

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Swamp milkweed is UNSAFE for anyone to use, including pregnant and breast-feeding women. It can cause a dangerously irregular heartbeat.

Heart disease: Swamp milkweed can make a heart condition worse. Avoid use.

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