July 24, 2016

Aspen

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What other names is Aspen known by?

Álamo Temblón, American Aspen, European Aspen, Peuplier Faux-Tremble, Populi Cortex, Populi Folium, Populus tremuloides, Populus tremula, Quaking Aspen, Trembling Aspen, Zitter-Pappel.

What is Aspen?

Aspen is a tree. The bark and leaf of the tree are used to make medicine.

Aspen is used in combination with other herbs for treating joint pain (rheumatism), prostate discomforts, back trouble (sciatica), nerve pain (neuralgia), and bladder problems.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Joint pain (rheumatism).
  • Prostate discomforts.
  • Back trouble.
  • Nerve pain.
  • Bladder problems.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of aspen 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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