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What other names is Larch Turpentine known by?

Abies gmelinii, European Larch, Gmelinii, Larix dahurica, Larix decidua, Larix europaea, Larix gmelinii var. gmelinii, Larix occidentalis, Mélèze Commun, Mélèze de Dahurie, Mélèze d'Europe, Mélèze de l'Ouest, Mélèze Pleureur, Pinus larix, Térébenthine de Mélèze, Térébenthine du Mélèze, Terebinthina Laricina, Terebinthina Veneta, Trementina del Alerce Europeo, Venetian Turpentine.

What is Larch Turpentine?

Larch turpentine is an oily substance taken from the trunk of a Larix decidua tree.

Larch turpentine is applied to the skin for treating nerve pain, joint pain, boils, fevers, colds, cough, bronchitis, tendency toward infection, blood pressure problems, and mouth and throat swelling and pain (inflammation).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Nerve pain.
  • Joint pain.
  • Bronchitis.
  • Boils.
  • Fevers.
  • Colds.
  • Cough.
  • Blood pressure problems.
  • Swelling (inflammation) of the mouth and throat.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of larch turpentine 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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