May 26, 2016

Sandy Everlasting

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What other names is Sandy Everlasting known by?

Common Shrubby Everlasting, Eternal Flower, Elichrysum orientale, Elichrysum stoechas, Everlasting, Fleur de Pied de Chat, Gnaphalium angustifolium, Gnaphalium italicum, Gnaphalium orientale, Gnaphalium stoechas, Goldilocks, Harnblumen, Hélichryse, Hélichryse d'Orient, Hélichryse Rouge, Helichrysum, Helichrysum augustifolium, Helichrysum italicum, Helichrysum orientale, Helichrysum stoechas, Helicriso, Immortelle, Immortelle d'Italie, Katzenpfotchenbluten, Sardinian Dwarf Curry Plant, Yellow Chaste Weed.

What is Sandy Everlasting?

Sandy everlasting is a fragrant-smelling shrub commonly found in Europe. There are over 300 related species. The parts of the plant that grow above the ground, especially the dried flowers, are used to make medicine.

Sandy everlasting is used for upset stomach (dyspepsia), liver disorders, and gallbladder disease. It is also used for chronic bronchitis, asthma, whooping cough, burns, joint pain (rheumatism), headache, migraine, fluid retention, allergies, and a skin condition called psoriasis.

In foods, beverages, and tobacco, the sandy everlasting extract is used as a flavoring.

In manufacturing, it is used in perfumes, and before- and after-sun products.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stomach upset.
  • Liver disorders.
  • Gallbladder disease.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Asthma.
  • Whooping cough.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Burns.
  • Joint pain (rheumatism).
  • Headache.
  • Migraine.
  • Allergies.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of sandy everlasting 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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