May 6, 2016

Yellow Lupin

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What other names is Yellow Lupin known by?

Altramuz Amarillo, Hasenklee, Lupin Jaune, Lupinus luteus.

What is Yellow Lupin?

Yellow lupin is an herb. The seeds and other parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take yellow lupin for urinary tract disorders, fluid retention, and worms.

Yellow lupin is sometimes applied directly to the skin for skin ulcers.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Urinary problems.
  • Worms.
  • Fluid retention.
  • Skin ulcers, when applied to the skin.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of yellow lupin 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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