Greater Burnet

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What other names is Greater Burnet known by?

Garden Burnet, Grand Boucage, Grand Burnet, Grande Pimprenelle, Pimpinela Mayor, Poterium officinale, Sanguisorba, Sanguisorba carnea, Sanguisorba officinalis, Sanguisorba polygama, Sanguisorbe Officinale, Zi Yu.

What is Greater Burnet?

Greater burnet is a plant. The flowering above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Taking by mouth for heavy menstrual flow during menopause, hot flashes, irregular menstrual (period) flow, diarrhea, ulcerative colitis, hemorrhoids, bladder problems, varicose veins, and other uses.
  • Applying to the skin as a plaster for wounds and boils.

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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