July 1, 2016

Nasturtium

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What other names is Nasturtium known by?

Capuchina, Capucine, Cresson d'Inde, Grande Capucine, Indian Cress, Tropaeolum, Tropaeolum majus.

What is Nasturtium?

Nasturtium is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take nasturtium in combination with other herbs for urinary tract infections (UTIs), swollen airways, cough, and bronchitis.

Nasturtium is sometimes applied directly to the skin in combination with other herbs for mild muscular pain.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Cough.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Urinary tract infections (UTIs).
  • Mild muscle pain, when applied directly to the skin.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of nasturtium for these uses.

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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