August 29, 2016

Dusty Miller

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What other names is Dusty Miller known by?

Cinéraire Maritime, Cineraria maritima, Jacobaea Maritima, Senecio Bicolor, Senecio cineraria, Séneçon Cendré, Séneçon Cinéraire, Séneçon Maritime, Silver Ragwort.

What is Dusty Miller?

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

Despite serious safety concerns, people take dusty miller to treat "spots before the eyes" and migraine headache. Women use it to start their menstrual periods.

Dusty miller is sometimes used as an eyewash for cataracts and blurred vision.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Migraine headache.
  • Starting menstrual flow.
  • Vision problems, when different preparations are taken by mouth or used as an eyewash.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of dusty miller 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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