Belladonna

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What other names is Belladonna known by?

Atropa belladonna, Atropa acuminata, Baccifère, Belladona, Belladone, Belle-Dame, Belle-Galante, Bouton Noir, Cerise du Diable, Cerise Enragée, Cerise d'Espagne, Deadly Nightshade, Devil's Cherries, Devil's Herb, Divale, Dwale, Dwayberry, Grande Morelle, Great Morel, Guigne de la Côte, Herbe à la Mort, Herbe du Diable, Indian Belladonna, Morelle Furieuse, Naughty Man's Cherries, Poison Black Cherries, Suchi.

What is Belladonna?

Belladonna is a plant. The leaf and root are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Asthma, whooping cough, colds, hayfever, Parkinson's disease, motion sickness, arthritis-like pain, nerve problems, hemorrhoids, spasms and colic-like pain in the stomach and bile ducts, and 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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