Lovage

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What other names is Lovage known by?

Ache des Montagnes, Angelica levisticum, Angélique de Montagne, Apio de Monte, Céleri Perpétuel, Herbe à Maggi, Hipposelinum levisticum, Lavose, Levistici Radix, Levístico, Levisticum officinale, Lévistique Officinale, Ligusticum levisticum, Livèche, Love Parsley, Maggi Plant, Persil d'Amour, Sea Parsley, Smallage, Smellage, Szechuan Lovage.

What is Lovage?

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

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Indigestion, heartburn, intestinal gas, irregular menstrual periods, sore throat, boils, jaundice, gout, migraines, use as "irrigation therapy" for urinary tract inflammation and kidney stones, 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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