Blackthorn

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What other names is Blackthorn known by?

Blackthorn Berry, Blackthorn Flower, Blackthorn Fruit, Buisson Noir, Créquier, Endrino, Épine Noire, Épinette, Fourdinier, Mère-du-Bois, Pélosse, Pélossier, Prunellier, Pruni Spinosae Flos, Pruni Spinosae Fructus, Prunier Sauvage, Prunus spinosa, Sloe, Sloe Berry, Sloe Flower, Wild Plum Flower.

What is Blackthorn?

Blackthorn is a plant. People use the berry and dried flower as medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Indigestion, purging the bowels, fluid retention, sore mouth or throat, colds, coughs, breathing problems, general exhaustion, indigestion, constipation, kidney and bladder ailments, stomach spasms, fluid retention, promoting sweating, "blood cleansing", rashes, 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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