August 24, 2016

Cup Plant

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What other names is Cup Plant known by?

Indian Gum, Pilot Plant, Polar Plant, Prairie Dock, Ragged Cup, Rosinweed, Silphe Perfolié, Silphion Perfolié, Silphium perfoliatum, Turpentine Weed.

What is Cup Plant?

Cup plant is an herb. The root is used to make medicine.

People take cup plant for digestive disorders.

Be careful not to confuse cup plant (Silphium perfoliatum) with Silphium laciniatum. Both are known as rosinweed.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Digestive disorders.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of cup plant 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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