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What other names is Herb Paris known by?

Einbeere, Étrangle-Loup, Herb-Paris, Herbe à Paris, Hierba de Pares, Hierba de París, One Berry, Paris quadrifolia, Parisette, Parisette à Quatre Feuilles, Raisin de Renard, Tilki Uzumu, Uva de Raposa, Wang Sun.

What is Herb Paris?

Herb Paris is a plant. The plant and its fruit are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, Herb Paris is used for treating headache, nerve pain, joint and muscle pain (rheumatism), genital tumors, rapid heartbeat, and muscle spasms. It is also used as a painkiller (narcotic) and poison. Some people use it to cause vomiting or to cleanse and empty the intestinal tract. It is even used for extending life.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Headache.
  • Nerve pain.
  • Sore and painful muscles and joints (rheumatism).
  • Genital tumors.
  • Rapid fluttering or throbbing of the heart.
  • Muscle spasms.
  • Causing vomiting.
  • Cleansing and emptying the intestinal tract.
  • Extending life.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Herb Paris 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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