- What other names is Agrimony known by?
- What is Agrimony?
- Is Agrimony effective?
- How does Agrimony work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Agrimony.
Agrimony is used for sore throat, upset stomach, mild diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diabetes, gallbladder disorders, fluid retention, cancer, tuberculosis, bleeding, corns, and warts; and as a gargle, heart tonic, sedative, and antihistamine.
Agrimony is applied directly to the skin as a mild drying agent (astringent) and for mild skin redness and swelling (inflammation). Some chemicals taken from agrimony are used to fight viruses.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- A skin condition called cutaneous porphyria. People with cutaneous porphyria accumulate a chemical called porphyrin in their skin. Porphyrin makes the skin especially sensitive to sunlight. Early research suggests that taking a crushed agrimony solution by mouth 3-4 times daily reduces the formation of sores on skin exposed to sunlight in people with cutaneous porphyria.
- Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).
- Sore throat.
- Upset stomach.
- Other conditions.
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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