experiences with Wild Lettuce? - an effective home made pain killer
Wow, I've been making some batches of Wild Lettuce tincture - Lactuca virosa and Lactuca serriola varities. It grows all over the place in this Colorado town (in alleyways, fields, yards, ditches...). And it is reported to grow everywhere.
Yup a weed!
I've been focusing on this pain killer as it is fairly strong, yet not addictive like opioids. And it's legal 🤤
The other night I came back from Karate training - sore and grumpy. Some of my toes were purple from being badly sprained. My arms and shoulders were hurting from computer work. And my back sore from some intense Kundalini exercises I was doing...
Just overall sore and tiredness.
I took a dropperful of my home wild lettuce and noticed within minutes I felt much better. Pain and soreness subsided measurably. Then, being the over achiever I am - I took another dropperful LOL. Yup, I was definitely feelin' good.
Have you had a chance to make this medicine and use it?
Would love to hear of your experiences. Down below are some photos of the plant.
this milky sap has the good stuff in it! And yes, it will definitely remind you of 'hearts of romaine'
THese spines on the back of the main vein of the leaf are the biggest ID characteristic of this plant.