pokeweed is a plant. the berry and root are used as medicinal drug, pokeweed is risky to apply. however, pokeweed root has been used for achy muscle mass and joints (rheumatism); swelling of the nostril, throat, and chest; tonsillitis; hoarse throat (laryngitis); swelling of lymph glands (adenitis); swollen and tender breasts (mastitis); mumps; skin infections such as scabies, tinea, sycosis, ringworm, and pimples; fluid retention (edema), skin cancers, menstrual cramps (dysmenorrhea), and syphilis.
in foods, pokeweed berry is used as crimson meals coloring and as a wine coloring agent.
in production, pokeweed berry is used to make ink and dye.
other names is pokeweed known by using:
american nightshade, american spinach, baie de phytolaque d'amérique, undergo's grape, branching phytolacca, most cancers jalap, chongras, coakum, coakum-chorngras, cokan, crowberry, épinard de cayenne, épinard des indes, fake vin, fitolaca, garget, herbe à los angeles laque, hierba carmin, inkberry, jalap, kermesbeere, laque, phytolacca berry, phytolacca americana, phytolacca decandra, phytolaque américaine, phytolaque à baies, phytolaque commun, phytolaque d'amérique, pigeonberry, pocan, poke, pokeweed berry, pokeweed root, raisin d'amérique, purple-ink plant, crimson plant, purple weed, scoke, skoke, teinturier, teinturière, vigne de judée, virginian poke.
insufficient evidence to price effectiveness for:
joint ache (rheumatism).
swelling of the lymph glands.