February 11, 2016


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What other names is Carlina known by?

Artichaut Sauvage, Baromètre du Berger, Camaleón, Caméléon Blanc, Cardabelle, Cardo Dorado, Carlina acaulis, Carlinae Radix, Carline Acaule, Chardon Argenté, Chardon Doré, Chardonnette, Dwarf Carline, Eberwurz, Gardabelle, Ground Thistle, Racine de Carline Acaule, Radix Cardopatiae, Radix Chamaeleontis Albae, Silberdistelwurz, Southernwood Root, Stemless Carlina Root.

What is Carlina?

Carlina is an herb. The extracts of the roots are used for medicine.

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  • Gallbladder disease; poor digestion; spasms of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines; skin problems; wounds; cancer of the tongue; herpes; toothache; causing sweating; and use as a diuretic, tonic, or gargle.

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