May 31, 2016

Common Stonecrop

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What other names is Common Stonecrop known by?

Bird Bread, Creeping Tom, Gazon d'Or, Gold Chain, Golden Moss, Jack-of-the-Buttery, Mousetail, Orpin Âcre, Orpin Brûlant, Pain d'Oiseau, Pampajarito, Petite Joubarbe, Poivre de Muraille, Prick Madam, Sedum acre, Trique-Madame, Uva de Gato, Vermiculaire, Vermiculaire Âcre, Wall Ginger, Wallpepper.

What is Common Stonecrop?

Common stonecrop is an herb. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take common stonecrop for coughs and high blood pressure.

Common stonecrop is sometimes applied directly to the skin for wounds, burns, hemorrhoids, warts, eczema, and mouth ulcers.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...



TAKEN BY MOUTH
  • High blood pressure.
  • Coughs.
  • Other conditions.
APPLIED TO THE SKIN
  • Wounds.
  • Burns.
  • Hemorrhoids.
  • Warts.
  • Eczema.
  • Mouth ulcers.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of common stonecrop 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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