Nightshade Ointment Dosage & Instructions

Before use, you should have knowledge of the effects and possible side effects of medicinal nightshade ointments and their contraindications. Each nightshade ointment sold comes with an information card for your health and safety, but please take a minute to read this page carefully before ordering. 

Please know we here at Medicinal Nightshades are not medical professionals and cannot diagnose, treat, write prescriptions, or give medical advice. The following has not been evaluated by Health Canada and is for educational purposes only:

Dosage

Apply a small amount as needed to cover the effected area for sore muscles and joints.

Re-apply every 4-6 hours for pain management.

Apply anywhere for use as a sleep aid, 1-2 hours before bed.

Apply to temples, forehead, and neck for migraines.

Apply a larger amount than normal for anxiety, depression, & libido loss.

Maximum Dose:

2.5 ml to 5.5 ml for small persons or slow metabolisms
5 to 10 ml for larger persons or quick metabolisms

Storage 

Keep away from bathrooms, hot cars, and temperature fluctuations.

Shelf-life is 2-3 years after purchase if stored properly.

If ointments melt in summer heat, they are still medicinally potent.

Restore melted ointments by leaving them at room temperature.

Contraindications

Toxic if ingested. Keep away from children and pets.

Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not use if you are elderly with a compromised immune system.

Do not use if you have a nightshade allergy.

Do not use if you have a salicylate allergy.

Do not use datura if you have glaucoma.

Do not use if you have heart, liver, or kidney issues.

Safe to use with cannabis and SSRIs.

Safe to use with alcohol, but be aware liquor will increase the nightshades' effects of drowsiness.

Do not use if you are elderly and taking multiple medications.

Do not use if you are already taking anticholinergic medication (such as atropine). Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you are not certain.

Side Effects

May cause drowsiness.

Do not use while driving or operating machinery. You may need to refrain from use during work hours if you experience severe drowsiness.

Keep ointments away from mucous membranes (eyes, nose, mouth, and genitals) and discontinue use if a rash occurs.

Side effects may include dry mouth, dilated pupils, blurry vision, light sensitivity, and rapid heart beat.

Adverse effects may include loss of coordination, heart palpitations, difficulty swallowing, thirst, dry fever, dizziness, restlessness, and delirium.

Effects can last for 4-6 hours.