Quassia chips are commonly used as an insecticide and as a repellent for possums and insects.
In medicine it acts as a digestive aid and is used to treat anorexia, liver & gall bladder problems. It also kills worms in the gut.
Some people also apply quassia directly to the scalp to treat head lice.
WARNING: Quassia is LIKELY SAFE when taken by mouth in food amounts. But quassia is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth in medicinal amounts. It can cause side effects such as irritation of the mouth, throat, and digestive tract along with nausea and vomiting. In very large doses, it could cause abnormal heart function; however, most people throw up before they get a high enough dose to cause heart problems. Long-term use can cause vision changes and blindness.
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