Lobelia

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What other names is Lobelia known by?

Asthma Weed, Bladderpod, Emetic Herb, Gagroot, Herbe à Asthme, Indian Tobacco, Lobelia inflata, Lobélie, Lobélie Brûlante, Lobélie Enflée, Lobélie Gonflée, Pukeweed, Tabac Indien, Vomit Wort, Wild Tobacco.

What is Lobelia?

Lobelia is a plant. The above ground parts are used to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

  • Smoking cessation.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Use by mouth for asthma, bronchitis, cough, and other conditions.
  • Use on the skin for muscle soreness, bruises, sprains, insect bites, poison ivy, ringworm, 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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