AMAZON POLICY FORBIDS THE SALE OF TRUE CBD OIL. What are the orange and black bugs on milkweed. I did a lot of research before trying it. Bought some at a health food store, 500mg. We grow milkweed and wild lettuce both on our property. It may also be that for you that particular plant does not work. There is a lot of misinformation about it & I’ve read crazy stories of people trying to get high on it. Go harass liberals. Find a couple online groups for withdrawl support. I suggest not following the dosage on the extract bottles however. I really don’t know, but the FDA says it’s legal to grow, purchase and own without prescription or license. CBS oil alone does not do anything for pain. Hope you can make contact with someone there. One home guide websites states: “Milkweed species in the genus Asclepias contain cardiac glycosides that are poisonous to humans, …. When you are looking for milkweed plants, either at your local garden center or online, they will normally list both the scientific and the common names. Think of digoxin (lanoxin, digitoxin) which comes from the foxglove plant. Spice doesn’t have to do anything with properties of weed. This is the main problem I have with wild plants and herbs….. used for medicine or medicinal purposes…. Have known about this plant for a few years and it readily grows all over my property along with several other very useful wild plants. Dandelions are harvested when they are in the bud stage to make salads with the leaves and buds with bacon bits and vinegar and mayo dressing and are not bitter when harvested at that stage. Milk weed is not what killed Abraham Lincoln’s mother. , Candie, The “doctor” was arrested for trading prescriptions for sex. Have you ever tried this wild lettuce? I’ve actually had both morphine and wild lettuce, the effects on the body are nothing alike. Is there a recipe for that? The wild lettuce grows wild along our fence rows and at the edges of our garden, but we actually dug up wild milkweed out of pastures and ditches to plant in milkweed gardens for monarch butterflies. It’s not the daily of the plant. Why do we compare herbs to pharmaceuticals? I have Lambs Quarter growing in my garden, (I planted one and the wind did the rest!) I’VE LIVED IN THE SOUTH 50 YEARS, AND HAVE STUDIED THESE THINGS FOR MANY YEARS. They don’t even look alike. Thanks much! Obviously making a tea or boiling the leaves in liquid form would be the easiest form I suppose or just eating the leaves raw. Some strains are more sedating, some stimulating, some help with depression or anxiety. Thank you all for the knowledge, it’s very helpful. I will let you use your imagination from there. I just want to talk to someone who actually knows the difference. Visit for information and extracts! If you can make soup you can make wild lettuce extract. They’re just severely O C D and probably don’t even know it. However I had smoked for 17 years when I was very young and had quit over 38 years ago, when I developed asthma. 2 tsp is 20 mg codiene. If you wever go to Fort Macon in the North end of Atlantic beach, NC there is a Toothache tree on the right just b4 the gate. Hope that clears anything up. Milkweed is most often thought of as the home and food source of monarch butterfly larvae. Where can you buy the dried to use as a tea the wild lettuce. Milk weed can be consumed only if cooked and it has to be done a certain way, it is yet another toxic plant. Its hard to find, chain drug stores do not sell it without prescription. Hopefully in a national/societal breakdown Americans can protect medical infra-structure. Keep the temps low, no boiling. No its not milk weed. If you’d like to know how to grow milkweed plants to help these beneficial pollinators thrive, read on. The flower buds first appear in early summer and can be harvested for about seven weeks. Leaves of Joe Pye Weed … Sounds like a miracle solution to me. Be safe, be kind, excuse the typo’s. Never just listen to what another person is on here telling you. angf: Cant, to tip to one side. I know its opiate but if you make it last, only one dose in am or one in am and one at night, you ween off slower and don’t go thru the “sickness”so intense. If you cook it on too high a temp you’ll just kill it. I saw one on my milkweed a couple of days ago? I’m in Pennsylvania and would like to know where I can get some of the WILD LETTUCE, I’m going to try making some of this medicine. If Making fun of people makes you feel smart and great inside you are doing an amazing job. You can contact me on twitter : peacelovencandi I know what dandelion is. niio. Some cross with other wild lettuce, most do not. Did you know that up to 70 percent of water use is outdoors? there used to be a sign but they took it down as the many tourists (including me) would break off a peice to chew on, the tree was severely mutilated. Potatoes are good, but the plants are toxic, especially the fruit. Nemesis is saying it is a dandelion……no it isn’t the scientific name for a dandelion is taraxacum, they can be used for herbal remedies in small amounts if done correctly, some parts of the plant are dangerous. If you have some datum that supports your comment, it would be far more helpful if you posted it. The plants photographed are L. virosa, not milkweed. If you don’t care to grow it yourself, it can also be purchased as a dried herb, extract, or resin substance. Joy…Dont get me started with all the things they’re doing to us. Most room temperature drugs are only stable between 36-78 degrees Fahrenheit. IF ONE ORDERS CBD OFF AMAZON THERE ISN;T ANY CBD PRESENT JUST OMEGA 3 ETC OIL. Instructions for making the extract can be found on Youtube quite easily. The people who misinform about painkillers are a true blight, far more so than opiates. Also, even medicinal plants, when taken incorrectly, may kill you. Important Notes: If you are looking for milkweed plants at your local garden center, you must make sure that the plants were not treated with pesticides or insecticides, either at the store, or prior to arriving at the store. The other without these red berries is called poison sumac and will kill you if you used any part of that tree. This weed has a lot of names. I put mine in capsules, but it takes a lot of capsules. Is here an over dose? It looks to me like either the people who are reading this and are calling this Milk Weed have no comprehension of what they are reading or they are making comments without reading the article… It grows effectively if planted in areas of your garden that receives at least 6 hours of full sunlight. Be careful and go slow if you are not sure, but my best advice is to get an allergy test or just move on. I take a variety of strains to lower chances of addiction or building a tolerance. What is the dosage? My American spouse has also started using the term amongst her friends and gets lots of laughs! Always identify the plant your working with and do your research. and Plant Milkweed for Monarchs. They’ve ever been seen eating some dogbane beetles. and have as of yet not found any pain relief or help with sleep. Opiates aren’t a problem. What about toddlers? I would suggest instead you look at kratom for opiate addiction. We have a propaganda addiction. Another product that is helping me tremendously is:a good quality Turmeric powder along with freshly ground pepper and coQ. More commonly found in North America and England, it’s a cousin to the lettuce we typically see at the grocery store. I google everything!! Before you ingest ANY medicinal plant, be sure you know and can recognize what you are taking and how to prepare it properly. I have asked before and received no answer or een an acknowledge my question…….. Take note of of you feel beforehand, some effects might be rather subtle at lower doses. I hope this info is of help to someone. I am a gardening designer by profession but there is no rhyme or reason to my own garden. The plant supports an entire community of insects. Growing between three and five feet tall (maybe taller in good garden soil), it's best placed at the back of the border. We’ve been using Wild Lettuce for many years and my grandparents also used it in their day., This year May I was told I had mild emphysema-Copd. (aka wild lettuce. this has written instruction, niio. Milkweed is in no way the same thing as wild lettuce. It is also related to coffee. Good luck in the future! So a plant might have five or six common names for it–beware! Because I’ve heard withdrawals from fentanyl are the worst kind or is there some medication that can be prescribed to help get off the fentanyl? ladydi, what helps me come off pain meds when I run out is cherrytussin codiene syrup. I just want something that works & wont have 100 awful side affects that require even more medication to deal with! I find it lasts longer than opiods. Is that what it is?? My sisters would gasp if they saw it and tear it out. They grow in the southeastern part of the US. The best time to harvest the plant is when it’s flowering. Very shallow planting is perfectly fine. “POISON HEMLOCK ….” Yes, It is an annual and very easy to start from seed. One Size 00 capsule is what I use when needed. Taking the entire plant to dry doesnt just take the plant but also disrupts a very prolific seeding cycle. (VIDEO). If it boils it’s not over, just lower the temps and keep going. Contact solution health herbal clinic details E-mail: ( Specifically “milkweed”. It takes some research to figure out which strain helps for your condition. IS the plant physically addicting, causing withdrawal symptoms when discontinued? Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. I have plants that are averaging 8 feet! Very interesting post! We put them in water. No one else even thought of harmful GMO’s!…Thank you for reminding us!! They are trying to dispel their own ignorance. Extreme temperatures makes them less effective. Check images for both wild lettuce & milkweed, to see the difference. Milk weed is toxic………..please please please do your research!!!!!!! American Project (BONAP, Kartez 2014) National Plant Atlas. from what I am reading, they are one and same. Unlike other painkillers opiates ARE the SAFEST to the kidneys liver heart and mind as far as side effects when used appropriately, which 99% of medicinal use of opioids happens to be. I found a kratom supplier that has lab testing on each batch she gets in, so I am pretty confident I am not getting a contaminated product. Dandelions only grow about 6 to 10 inches tall, have yellow flowers and are used in salads, not for pain control. Thank you all for the knowledge, it’s very helpful. Too little does no good, the correct dose changes and regulates your heart rate, too much kills you. I love to blog about the gardening world, it's fads and trends and have personally killed most plants at least once. If money is tight, there are lots of good videos about wild lettuce online explaining how to make the extract in various forms. However, small milkweed bugs are also herbivorous and feed on milkweed plants also just like the larger variant. Bismuth and paregoric mixture was the standard cure for diarrhea in the military service during the 50s. How much makes a dose? I own a whole wardrobe of well worn and comfortable gardening duds and I am a sucker for gardening gadgets galore! My COPD was totally reversed after 6 weeks of usage. Sow thistle is sonchus not Lactuca Virosa. Please see what real wild lettuce looks like before you use it. Flowers at last! I would love to know more about the herbs and healing plants. It’s also referred to as bitter lettuce, or more appropriately for the purpose discussed here, opium lettuce. They are about 8-12 inches high. However the plant could be harboring butterfly disease spores left there by diseased butterflies landing on it (including the mom butterfly). I really do not believe this is any form of milkweed. I have been burned several times by Internet pain relief products that I was reluctant to try Wild Lettuce. Put all that into a pot, cook it on LOW for about 3-4 hours. gives extremely good info on wild edable plants, and their use! I would be interested. There is a type of info on Pinterest concerning foraging, herbalism, home apothecary along with various prepper topics! Old independants “the pharmacist” prescribes it. Most pharm came from extracts of plants. I don’t believe in prescription drugs. The average person would need to consume quite a bit and this symptom is uncommon. It’s just lettuce weed. The red berries are soaked in water, the whole cluster and will taste like lemonade. Peppers are good fruit but the rest not. The ups and downs of the gardening world. left coast chuck, you need to shut the hell up. Just like other varieties of milkweed, butterfly milkweed love to grow where it is exposed to full sunlight. Those seeds have a purpose and your gonna want meds for next year right? We ate swamp milkweed pods (steamed, taste great) in the east, but Arizona milkweed is high in alkaloids. Can stop, resume. I suffer from chronic pain also. The entire pod is about the size of a ping pong ball. Find products and more at ! Twink: No, she drank mike from a cow that ate snakeweed. Love the hairy balls. I did enjoy the video. I had no idea it was beneficial! Again always do your own research, on the internet from “multiple” sources not just one, always consult a professional there are sites online you can go ask a profession about plants they will even identify plants for you if you submit photos. looks more like hog weed witch is a really big problem in western ny. I’d rather not put my email on a public forum , but will give it over once contacted. People have written up instructions of getting ready to quit, how to time it, types of kratom to purchase, good to eat, exercise & shower schedules. MK. If not chop it up as best you can, leaves flowers and stems. John. Thanks for the information and your blog. She was freaking out. I just processed 40 plants over the weekend and have about 2 1/2 lbs of medicine. Mix it in with other nectar sources like goldenrod, asters, Shasta daisies, purple coneflower, Rudbeckia, and bee balm. Individuals were starting to use it for both pain relief, as well as recreational purpose. People have very creative ways of getting it down. It is not very effective. Sprinkle a dusting of dry potting mix on top of the seeds. Is your caps lock stuck? It is also not Summac as it is also poisonous and has milk in it’s stalk. Keep it in a cool dark place away from the sun. But I’m interested in foraging for my own stuff now. I always heard your lungs were cleared 5 years after you quit smoking, but they don’t tell you the damage is already done! So I would imagine most companies are not harvesting and or not using ideal methods for their products, but more jumping on a slowly expanding possible investment. In only a minute it hits me hard. it is taller than dandelion & has different shaped leaves. Thanks for reading! Congratulations on the stupidest post of the day! Light green counties indicate that the species occurs in a given county. Please always allow some flowers to seed and go in the wind. Lactucaman the white latex or milk you most likely have a wild lettuce. It was only with the dog and pony show called the war on drugs that paregoric became a proscribed medicine. The stalk on this wild lettuce is bigger than milkweed. Between Wild Lettuce and CBD oil and joint and muscle creams and paste really feel very hopeful now for a bright future, where a week ago thought I was at the end of the road. No it is not milk weed. Leaves are … You can take classes online in herbals. Try to make intelligent posts rather than inane posits. I do not need to use this even daily, but when pain surfaces it seems to work to calm it down. Yes, you really need to pinch them to keep them bushy. niio, bill: Some like the Serriolla can be confused with a thistle due to it’s spines under leaf; a good test is to pull a leaf or prick the stem. Pray for them, send them the white light, who cares about spellng and grammer while in horrible pain! They are easy to grow, I had my first Hairy Balls plant this year! They’re found on all types of Milkweed. It’s safe to take, unless you have a latex allergy. A lot of folks don’t want to sit through a video. A blanket statement, “That doesn’t work” adds nothing to our base of knowledge and is a waste of your time and space on this site. Please post a clearer picture of the plant. This stuff is all sorts of BAD. Plant your seed. milkweed is not poisonous pods and leaves can be eaten when cooked. It WASNT hemlock, but it’s cousin. Gardening is my passion and I find it leads you to other interests, such as cooking, entertaining, decorating, and flower arranging. Best No-Knead Bread Ever!-Cheddar Jalapeno Bread, Magnolia-The King of Greens for Decorating, Awesome Gifts for Gardeners and Homeowners, Fast growing annual Milkweed, hardy in zones 8-10, Can sustain lots of munching monarch caterpillars late season, Long stems with pods make beautiful table centerpiece, Last viable Milkweed species before fall frost, Start seeds at least 6-8 weeks inside; easy to germinate in about a week, Flowers aren’t super showy, but still attractive, Fewer pollinators use this than native Milkweed, Pinch back the plant to make it bushier and with a stronger stem, Place in the rear of a border as it can top off at 6 feet and may require staking, The pods become ripe when they turn a tan color and burst open with the fuzzy seeds, I save some seeds for planting in early spring in my greenhouse. This has written instruction, niio are other plants on our Arizona plants. The typo ’ s that it dawned on me the correlation between absence! 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