Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Lobelia radicans.
Material usesThere are no material uses listed for Lobelia radicans.
The whole plant is antiphlogistic, depurative, diuretic and febrifuge. A decoction is used in the treatment of sores and abscesses, poisonous snakebites, tooth abscesses, ascites and traumatic injuries. The fresh plant can also be crushed and used as a poultice.The root is antirheumatic, antisyphilitic, cathartic, depurative and diuretic.
Division in spring. Basal cuttings in spring. Harvest the shoots when they are about 10cm long with plenty of underground stem. Pot them up into individual pots and keep them in light shade in a cold frame or greenhouse until they are rooting well. Plant them out in the summer.Layering in moist sand, it forms roots at the nodes.
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