July 26, 2016

Adrue

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What other names is Adrue known by?

Chintul, Cyperus, Cyperus articulatus, Cyperus corymbosus, Guinea Rush, Jointed Flat Sedge, Piripiri, Souchet Articulé.

What is Adrue?

Adrue is a plant that is native to Turkey, Jamaica, and the Nile River region. It has a bitter taste and smells a little like lavender. The root is used to make medicine.

Adrue is used to stop vomiting and to treat digestion problems including nausea, colic, and gas. It is also used as a calming agent (sedative).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Vomiting.
  • Nausea.
  • Colic.
  • Gas.
  • Use as a calming agent (sedative).
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of adrue for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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