July 28, 2016

Parsnip

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What other names is Parsnip known by?

Chirivía, Grand Chervis, Panais, Parsnip Herb, Parsnip Root, Pastenade, Pastinaca sativa, Pastinacae Herba, Pastinacae Radix, Racine-Blanche.

What is Parsnip?

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

People take parsnip for digestion problems, kidney disorders, fever, pain, and fluid retention.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Digestion problems.
  • Kidney disorders.
  • Fever.
  • Pain.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of parsnip 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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