May 26, 2016

Hydrangea

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What other names is Hydrangea known by?

Hortensia, Hortensia en Arbre, Hortensia de Virginie, Hortension Arborescent, Hydrangea arborscens, Mountain Hydrangea, Seven Barks, Smooth Hydrangea, Viburnum alnifolium, Viburnum americanum, Wild Hydrangea.

What is Hydrangea?

Hydrangea is a plant. The root and rhizome (underground stem) are used to make medicine.

Hydrangea is used for urinary tract problems such as infections of the bladder, urethra and prostate; enlarged prostate; and kidney stones. It is also used for hay fever.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Enlarged prostate.
  • Prostate infections.
  • Bladder infections.
  • Urethral infections.
  • Kidney stones.
  • Hay fever.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of hydrangea 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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