Lomatium Botanical name is Lomatium dissectum. Lomatium Other Names is Biscuit Root and Consumption plant. Lomatium is native to western North America. Lomatium is potentially bludgeoned in some parts of its habitat, so it should not be picked from the wild without consulting local experts familiar with the plant. The root of lomatium is used medicinally. It is on the concerned/to endangered roster of plants in Idaho. It is fruitful in Clearwater area. Native Americans of many tribes reportedly used lomatium root to treat a wide variety of infections, especially those affecting the lungs.
Lomatium extracts with the resins removed (usually called lomatium isolates), 1–3 ml per day, have been prescribed. Lomatium tincture, 1–3 ml three times per day, can also be used, but it may cause a rash in sentient people. The tincture should not be used unless a very small quantity of it is first tested for a reaction. Nonetheless, even very small amounts can cause a reaction in sensitive people.
Lomatium is actually used as an antiviral remedy to treat colds, coughs, and infections. The herb is also known for boosting the immune system and reducing inflammation. Lomatium is frequently used in the form of a resin-free extract, taken at a dose of 1-3 ml daily.
It has shown effective against a wide variety of bacteria and fungi in lab tests. This herb also has the competency to make the blood more alkaline, which is beneficial for many people who have too acidic blood. Lomatium root has been used as an effectual anti-viral and anti-bacterial remedy.
Lomatium roots are unearthed during the months between early spring and fall. Roots are washed and dried for sundry days. The roots are then sliced and allowed to dry again. It is specifically useful in the treatment of respiratory and urinary infections. Use of lomatium extracts or tinctures containing the resin can, in few people, cause a whole-body rash.
This herb may also result to nausea in some people. The safety of lomatium during pregnancy and breast-feeding is unknown and is thus not adviced. It is used to overwhelm viral infections in flu, chronic fatigue, staph and strep infections. It could also be used for relief of respiratory and congestive conditions. Lomatium has been cause a skin rash. A high dosage of the herb may result in nausea.