Betony

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What other names is Betony known by?

Bétoine, Betónica, Betonica officinalis, Bishopswort, Bishop Wort, Épiaire Officinale, Épiaire Vulgaire, Hedge Nettles, Stachys betonica, Stachys officinalis, Tabac des Gardes, Wood Betony.

What is Betony?

Betony is a plant. The dried above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Bronchitis, asthma, anxiety, epilepsy, heartburn, nerve pain, gout, bladder or kidney stones, bladder inflammation, headache, tension, facial pain, congestion, diarrhea, and as a mouth rinse or gargle for gum, mouth, and throat irritations (topical).

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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