July 28, 2016

Poisonous Buttercup

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What other names is Poisonous Buttercup known by?

Apio Sardónico, Celery-Leafed Crowfoot, Cursed Crowfoot, Herbe de Feu, Herbe Sardonique, Mort aux Vaches, Ranunculus sceleratus, Renoncule à Feuilles de Céleri, Renoncule Scélérate, Sardonia.

What is Poisonous Buttercup?

Poisonous buttercup is an herb. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, poisonous buttercup is used for skin diseases such as scabies and leucoderma, a condition involving loss of color.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Scabies.
  • Loss of skin color (leucoderma).
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of poisonous buttercup 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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