Please Read This Page Before Purchasing or Using Our Products

Before use, you should have knowledge of the effects and possible side effects of herbs and their negative contraindications with any health conditions you may have or medicines you are already taking. Each product sold comes with an information card for your health and safety, but please take a minute to read this page carefully before ordering to avoid any issues.

Please know we here at Bane Folk are not medical professionals and cannot diagnose, treat, write prescriptions, or give medical advice.

The following has not been evaluated by Health Canada or the FDA and is for educational purposes only.


Medicinal Nightshade Ointments

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 if you have heart, liver, or kidney issues.

Do not use if you have glaucoma and especially not if you are on medication for it.

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

Do not use the week before or after surgery to avoid overdosing on anticholinergics.

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), with the exception of mandrake, 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 6-8 hours.

Artemisia Products

Mugwort & Wormwood

Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.

Do not use if you take medication for epilepsy/seizures.

Do not use internally if you have severe kidney dysfunction.

Do not ingest our mugwort or wormwood oils or ointments – they are made for topical use only and contain essential oils that are harmful to ingest.

Keep away from animals and small children.

Do not use if you are allergic to ragweed and other plants in the Asteraceae/Compositae family.

Side Effects:

Avoid driving or operating machinery if products make you feel dizzy or disoriented.

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

Negative side effects of topical use can include restlessness, changes in heart rate, difficulty sleeping, and nightmares.

Effects can last for up to 6-8 hours.

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