July 29, 2016

Hartstongue

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What other names is Hartstongue known by?

Asplenium scolopendrium, Buttonhole, Fougère, God's-Hair, Herbe Hépatique, Herbe à Rate, Hind's Tongue, Horse Tongue, Langue de Cerf, Lengua Cervina, Scolopendre, Scolopendre Commune, Scolopendre Langue de Bœuf, Scolopendre Vulgaire, Scolopendrium vulgare.

What is Hartstongue?

Hartstongue is a fern. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take hartstongue to treat digestive disorders and urinary tract diseases.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Digestive disorders.
  • Urinary tract diseases.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of hartstongue 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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