Fumitory

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What other names is Fumitory known by?

Beggary, Earth Smoke, Fleur de Terre, Fumaria, Fumaria officinalis, Fumée de Terre, Fumeterre, Fumeterre Officinale, Fumiterry, Fumus, Hedge Fumitory, Herba Fumariae, Herbe à la Jaunisse, Herbe à la Veuve, Vapor, Wax Dolls.

What is Fumitory?

Fumitory is a shrub. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Taking fumitory does not seem to improve symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Spasms of the gut, skin conditions, eye irritation, heart problems, bile (a fluid secreted from the liver) disorders, and 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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