- What other names is Daffodil known by?
- What is Daffodil?
- How does Daffodil work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Daffodil.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take daffodil for whooping cough, colds, and asthma. They also take it to cause vomiting.
Some people apply a piece of cloth spread with a daffodil bulb preparation (plaster) to the skin to treat wounds, burns, strains, and joint pain.
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- Joint pain.
- Other conditions.
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fainting. Daffodil can cause irritation and swelling of the mouth, tongue, and throat. Daffodil can also cause vomiting, salivation, diarrhea, brain and nerve disorders, lung collapse, and death.
People who handle daffodil plants or bulbs can have skin swelling and irritation.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's UNSAFE to take daffodil by mouth or apply it to the skin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Don't use it.
Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).
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Last Editorial Review: 3/29/2011