May 28, 2016

Teazle

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What other names is Teazle known by?

Baignoire de Vénus, Barber's Brush, Brushes and Combs, Cabaret des Oiseaux, Card Thistle, Cardencha, Cardère Sauvage, Cardère Sylvestre, Cardo de Cardar, Chardon des Forêts, Church Broom, Dipsacus fullonum, Dipsacus sylvestris, Teasel, Venus' Basin.

What is Teazle?

Teazle is an herb. The roots are used to make medicine.

People take teazle for small wounds and a skin condition called psoriasis. It is also put on the skin to treat arthritis.

Don't confuse teazle (Dipsacus fullonum) with boneset (Eupatorium perfoliatum), which is also called teasel.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Arthritis.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Small wounds.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of teazle 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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