Wild lettuce is a plant. The leaves, sap (latex), and seed are used to make medicine.
Wild lettuce is used for whooping cough, asthma, urinary tract problems, cough,trouble sleeping (insomnia), restlessness, excitability in children, painful menstrual periods, excessive sex drive in women (nymphomania), muscular or joint pains, poor circulation, swollen genitals in men (priapism), and as an opium substitute in coughpreparations.
Some people apply wild lettuce latex directly to the skin to kill germs.
How does it work?
Wild lettuce has calming, relaxing, and pain relieving effects.