Lady's Bedstraw

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What other names is Lady's Bedstraw known by?

Caille-Lait Jaune, Cheese Rennet, Cheese Renning, Cuajaleche, Curdwort, Gaillet Jaune, Gaillet Vrai, Galio, Galium verum, Ladys Bedstraw, Maid's Hair, Petty Mugget, Yellow Cleavers, Yellow Galium.

What is Lady's Bedstraw?

Lady's bedstraw is a plant. The leaves, stems, and flowers are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Swollen ankles, increasing urine, cancer, epilepsy, hysteria, spasms, tumors, relief of chest and lung ailments, causing sweating, use as a tonic, increasing the appetite, use as an aphrodisiac, use as an astringent, stimulating and emptying the bowels, poorly healing wounds, and stopping bleeding.

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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