Podophyllum is a plant. The basis and underground axis (rhizome) are used to accomplish medicine.
Podophyllum is awful poisonous if taken by mouth. Nevertheless, some humans yield it orally for yellowed derma (jaundice), alarmist ailments, fever, syphilis, audition loss, and cancer. Podophyllum is aswell used to abandoned the bowels, annihilate abject worms in the intestine, and annul snakebite. Some women yield it to could cause an abortion.
Podophyllum has been used as a laxative. (It was an additive in Carter’s Little Alarmist Pills.) But it has been removed from the bazaar due to assurance concerns.
Podophyllum is activated anon to the derma for abatement of warts, including plantar warts and sexually transmitted (venereal) warts. It is aswell used topically for alleviative pre-cancerous white patches on the argot and aperture (oral bearded leukoplakia).
Intravaginally, podophyllum is used to amusement gynecologic infections.