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Pukatea, Laurelia novae-zelandiae
Parts used: Inner bark.
Constituents: Alkaloids; pukatine, pukatinine.
Actions: Alterative, anti-bacterial, anodyne.
Indications:
Strong analgesic - morphine like, pain relief, especially the pain of injury, May often give instant relief, For neuralgia, toothache, ulcers and skin complaints.
Chronic ulcers, migraine pain, endometriosis pain Internally +Corydalis.
Herbal extract: 10-30mL per week.
Highly potent, low dosage only, 2mL every 4 hours for four days and rest for acute pain.
Energetics: Pungent, strong, sweet.
Contraindications: Pregnancy, breast feeding.