May 28, 2016

Columbine

font size


What other names is Columbine known by?

Aguileña Común, Aiglantine, Ancolie, Ancolie Commune, Aquilegia vulgaris, Cinq Doigts, Colombine, Cornette, Culverwort, Gants de Notre Dame.

What is Columbine?

Columbine is an herb. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take columbine for gallbladder disorders and general stomach and intestinal problems. They also take it to treat a vitamin C-deficiency disease (scurvy) and yellowed skin (jaundice). People who feel agitated sometimes take columbine to calm down.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stomach and intestinal problems.
  • Gallbladder disorders.
  • Vitamin C-deficiency (scurvy).
  • Jaundice.
  • As a calming agent (tranquilizer).
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of columbine 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).


Therapeutic Research Faculty copyright

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Women's Health

Find out what women really need.

advertisement
advertisement
Use Pill Finder Find it Now See Interactions

Pill Identifier on RxList

  • quick, easy,
    pill identification

Find a Local Pharmacy

  • including 24 hour, pharmacies

Interaction Checker

  • Check potential drug interactions
Search the Medical Dictionary for Health Definitions & Medical Abbreviations