July 27, 2016

Sweet Vernal Grass

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What other names is Sweet Vernal Grass known by?

Anthoxanthum odoratum, Chiendent Odorant, Flouve Odorante, Grass, Spring Grass.

What is Sweet Vernal Grass?

Sweet vernal grass is a plant. The whole plant is used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take sweet vernal grass for headache, nausea, sleeplessness, and conditions of the urinary tract.

In Russia, sweet vernal grass is used as an ingredient in certain brandies.

In foods, sweet vernal grass is used as a flavoring agent.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Headache.
  • Nausea.
  • Sleeplessness.
  • Urinary tract problems.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of sweet vernal grass 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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