May 30, 2016

Wood Anemone

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What other names is Wood Anemone known by?

Anémona de Bosque, Anémone des Bois, Anemone nemorosa, Anémone Sylvie, Crowfoot, Fleur de Vendredi Saint, Flor del Viento, Olor de Zorro, Pâquette, Smell Fox, Sylvie des Bois, Wind Flower.

What is Wood Anemone?

Wood anemone is an herb that has been used in traditional Russian folk medicine. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

People take wood anemone for stomach pains, delayed menstruation, gout, whooping cough, and asthma.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stomach pains.
  • Delayed menstruation.
  • Gout.
  • Whooping cough.
  • Asthma.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of wood anemone 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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