Mercury Herb

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What other names is Mercury Herb known by?

Chou de Chien, Foirolle, Merculiare, Mercurial, Mercuriale, Mercuriale Annuelle, Mercuriale des Jardins, Mercurialis annua, Ortie Bâtarde, Ortiga Muerta, Vignette.

What is Mercury Herb?

Mercury herb is a plant. People use the flowering plant, root, and root-like stem (rhizome) of the plant to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Inflammation with pus; constipation; fluid retention; and for diseases of the stomach, intestines, kidney, bladder, and other parts of the digestive and urinary systems.

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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