May 6, 2016

Sumbul

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What other names is Sumbul known by?

Ferrula, Ferula sumbul, Musk Root, Racine de Musc, Racine Musquée.

What is Sumbul?

Sumbul is an herb. The root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine.

People take sumbul for asthma and bronchitis. It is also used to control muscle spasms and cause relaxation.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Asthma.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Muscle spasms.
  • Causing relaxation.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of sumbul 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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