Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.) Non-Native

Honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)

Parts used: flowers, leaves, bark

Medicinal uses: Bark is diuretic and may be taken to relieve gout, kidney stones, and liver problems; leaves are astringent, useful for as a gargle and mouthwash for sore throats and canker sores; flowers are an antispasmodic and relieve coughs, traditionally taken to relieve asthma

Cautions: Do not take the berries as they are toxic (Chevallier 229).

Honeysuckle Lonicera spp

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