Purple Loosestrife

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What other names is Purple Loosestrife known by?

Arroyuela, Blooming Sally, Flowering Sally, Herbe aux Coliques, Long Purples, Loosestrife, Lysimaque rouge, Lythrum, Lythrum salicaria, Milk Willow-Herb, Purple Willow-Herb, Rainbow Weed, Salicaire, Salicaire Commune, Salicaire Officinale, Salicare, Salicaria, Salicària, Soldiers, Spiked, Spiked Loosestrife, Willow Sage.

What is Purple Loosestrife?

Purple loosestrife is a plant. The above ground flowering parts are used as medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diarrhea, intestinal problems, menstrual (period) complaints, inflammation, infection, varicose veins, bleeding gums, hemorrhoids, eczema, and other conditions.

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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