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What other names is Solomon's Seal known by?

Dropberry, Faux Muguet, Genouillet, Herbe aux Panaris, Herbe à la Rupture, Lady's Seals, Polygonatum multiflorum, Sceau de Salomon, Sealroot, Sealwort, Sello de Salomón, Solomon Seal, St. Mary's Seal.

What is Solomon's Seal?

Solomon's seal is an herb. It is used to make medicine.

Solomon's seal is used to treat lung disorders, reduce swelling (inflammation), and to dry out tissue and draw it together (as an astringent).

Some people apply Solomon's seal directly to the skin for bruises, ulcers, or boils on the fingers, hemorrhoids, skin redness, and water retention (edema).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...


  • Lung disorders.
  • Swelling (inflammation).
  • Other conditions.

  • Bruises.
  • Boils on the fingers.
  • Hemorrhoids.
  • Skin redness.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Solomon's seal 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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