July 2, 2016

Phleum Pratense

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What other names is Phleum Pratense known by?

Fléole des Champs, Fléole des Prés, Mil, Phléole des Champs, Phléole des Prés, Phleum pratense, Timothy, Timothy Grass.

What is Phleum Pratense?

Phleum pratense is a plant. The pollen from this plant is used as a medicine.

One kind of Phleum pratense preparation is put under the tongue to reduce symptoms of grass pollen allergies (hay fever).

A different kind of Phleum pratense preparation is injected under the skin to reduce symptoms of hay fever and other seasonal allergies.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Grass pollen allergies (hay fever). Specific preparations of Phleum pratense seem to significantly reduce hay fever symptoms in people with asthma. The injectable form may also reduce asthma symptoms. Some evidence suggests that giving Phleum pratense over a span of 3 years to children with grass allergy prevents development of asthma.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

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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