Daffodil (Narcissus Pseudonarcissus)
Coucou, Jeannette, Jonquille, Jonquille Sauvage, Lent Lily, Narciso, Narcisse Jaune, Narcisse des Prés, Narcisse Trompette, Narcissus, Narcissus pseudonarcissus, Paquette.
Daffodil is a plant. The bulb, leaf, and flower are used to make medicine.
Despite serious safety concerns, people take daffodil for whooping cough, colds, and asthma. They also take it to cause vomiting.
Some people apply a piece of cloth spread with a daffodil bulb preparation (plaster) to the skin to treat wounds, burns, strains, and joint pain.
Daffodil contains chemicals that help reduce pain. Daffodil is also being studied for possible use in the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Insufficient Evidence for:
TAKEN BY MOUTH
APPLIED TO THE SKIN AS A PLASTER
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of daffodil for these uses.
Daffodil is UNSAFE for use. Merely chewing on the stem may be enough to cause a chill, shivering, and fainting. Daffodil can cause irritation and swelling of the mouth, tongue, and throat. Daffodil can also cause vomiting, salivation, diarrhea, brain and nerve disorders, lung collapse, and death.
People who handle daffodil plants or bulbs can have skin swelling and irritation.
Special Precautions & Warnings:
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It’s UNSAFE to take daffodil by mouth or apply it to the skin if you are pregnant or breast-feeding. Don’t use it.
We currently have no information for DAFFODIL Interactions.