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English Adder's Tongue

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What other names is English Adder's Tongue known by?

Christs Spear, Christ's Spear, English Adders Tongue, Érythrone Anglais, Green Oil of Charity, Herbe aux Cent Miracles, Herbe sans Couture, Langue de Chien, Langue de Serpent, Lengua de Serpiente Inglesa, Ophioglosse, Ophioglosse des Alpes, Ophioglosse Commun, Ophioglosse Langue-de-Serpent, Ophioglosse Vulgaire, Ophioglossum vulgatum, Serpent's Tongue, Serpents Tongue.

What is English Adder's Tongue?

English adder's tongue is an herb. The root and leaf are used to make medicine.

People apply English adder's tongue directly to the skin to treat ulcers.

Don't confuse English adder's tongue (Ophioglossum vulgatum) with American adder's tongue (Erythronium americanum).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Skin ulcers.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate English adder's tongue 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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