Amaranth

What other names is Amaranth known by?

Alegría, Amarante, Amarante-Grain, Amarante-Grain Géante, Amaranthus frumentaceus, Amaranthus hypochondriacus, Amaranthus leucocarpus, Amaranto, Chua, Huantli, Huatlí, Lady Bleeding, Love-Lies-Bleeding, Lovely Bleeding, Pilewort, Prince's Feather, Ramdana, Red Cockscomb, Rhamdana, Velvet Flower.

What is Amaranth?

Amaranth is a plant. The leaf contains a small amount of vitamin C. People use the entire plant to make medicine.

Possibly Ineffective for...

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Ulcers, diarrhea, swelling (inflammation) of the mouth and throat, and other conditions.

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