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What other names is Laburnum known by?

Aubour, Bean Trifoil, Cytise, Cytise Aubour, Cytise Commun, Cytise Faux Ébénier, Cytisus alschingeri, Cytisus laburnum, Golden Chain, Indian Laburnum, Laburno, Laburnum anagyroides, Legume, Pea Tree.

What is Laburnum?

Laburnum is a plant. The seed is used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take laburnum to cause vomiting and to empty the bowels.

In manufacturing, laburnum is used as a pesticide.

Be careful not to confuse laburnum and labdanum. They are different plants.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Causing vomiting.
  • Emptying the bowels.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of laburnum 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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