August 24, 2016

Burr Marigold

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What other names is Burr Marigold known by?

Bidens tripartita, Bident à Feuilles Triparties, Bident à Trois Folioles, Bident Partagé, Bident Trifolié, Bident Triparti, Bident Tripartite, Cáñamo Acuático, Chanvre Aquatique, Chanvre d'Eau, Cornuet, Eupatoire Aquatique, Water Agrimony.

What is Burr Marigold?

Burr marigold is a plant. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take burr marigold for hair loss, colitis, fluid retention, and gout. It is also used to promote sweating.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Hair loss.
  • Colitis.
  • Gout.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Promoting sweating.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of burr marigold 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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