Wild Lettuce Tincture | Lactuca virosa

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Wild Lettuce Tincture

£6.20 100ml       

Wild Lettuce Tincture (Lactuca virosa)

Tincture of wild lettuce (Lactuca virosa) 1:3 45%

Lactuca virosa, organic grain alcohol

Adult dose:  2 - 8ml per day unless otherwise advised

None known.

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Wild Lettuce (Lactuca virosa)

Wild Lettuce consists of the dried leaves of Lactuca virosa L., Asteraceae.

Main Actions

  • mild sedative
  • antitussive

Main Indications

  • disorders of sleep
  • restlessness and nervous excitability
  • irritable cough
  • rheumatic pains


The sedative effect of Wild Lettuce has been attributed to lactucopicrin and lactucin, although no recent pharmacological data is available.

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