Marsh Blazing Star

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What other names is Marsh Blazing Star known by?

Backache Root, Blazing-Star, Button Snakeroot, Colic Root, Devil's Bite Prairie-Pine, Gayfeather, Gay-Feather, Laciniaria spicata, Liatride, Liatride à Épis, Liatris, Liatris callilepis, Liatris à Épis, Liatris spicata, Plume du Kansas, Serratula spicata.

What is Marsh Blazing Star?

Marsh blazing star is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Kidney problems, problems with menstruation or "periods," gonorrhea, and fluid retention.

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