February 11, 2016

European Mistletoe

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What other names is European Mistletoe known by?

All-Heal, Banda, Birdlime Mistletoe, Blandeau, Bois de Sainte-Croix, Bouchon, Devil's Fuge, Drudenfuss, Eurixor, Guérit-Tout, Gui, Gui Blanc, Gui Blanc d'Europe, Gui des Feuillus, Gui d'Europe, Gui Européen, Helixor, Herbe de Chèvre, Hexenbesen, Hurchu, Iscador, Isorel, Leimmistel, Mistlekraut, Mistletein, Mistletoe, Muérdago Europeo, Mystyldene, Nid de Sorcière, Pain de Biques, Rini, Verquet, Vert-Bois, Vert de Pommier, Visci, Visci Albi Folia, Visci Albi Fructus, Visci Albi Herba, Visci Albi Stipites, Vogelmistel, Vysorel, Viscum album.

What is European Mistletoe?

European mistletoe is a plant that grows on several different trees. The berries, leaf, and stem of European mistletoe are used to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Head and neck cancer.
  • Pancreatic cancer.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Reducing the side effects of chemotherapy and radiation therapy, breast cancer, colorectal cancer, gastric cancer, bladder cancer, high blood pressure, internal bleeding, hemorrhoids, seizures, high cholesterol, gout, depression, sleep disorders, headache, menstrual disorders, and many other conditions.

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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