Aka Mexican Poppy
Root and leaf decoctions:
applied to the skin to cure:
- muscle pain
- to remove warts
- to kill Guinea worm and
- to promote wound healing.
Use the root decoction as a mouthwash and eye bath to treat infections.
Leaf sap is used as eardrops to cure ear inflammation.
For my BP friends. This seed of this plant here contains Berberine. Which is used for diabetes, high levels of cholesterol or other fats in the blood, and high blood pressure. It is also used for burns, canker sores, liver disease.
Disclaimer: I am not your doctor and this is not medical advice.