Alchemilla arvensis, Alchemilla occidentalis, Alchémille des Champs, Alchémille Oubliée, Aphane des Champs, Aphanes, Aphanes arvensis, Aphanès des Champs, Field Lady's Mantle, Parsley Breakstone, Parsley Piercestone, Perce-Pierre.
Parsley piert is a plant. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.
People take parsley piert for fever, kidney stones, bladder stones, and fluid retention.
Don’t confuse parsley piert (Aphanes arvensis) with parsley (Petroselinum crispum) or fool's parsley (Aethusa cynapium).
How does it work?
There isn't enough information to know how parsley piert might work.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Kidney stones.
- Bladder stones.
- Fluid retention.
- Other conditions.
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).
The appropriate dose of parsley piert depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for parsley piert. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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