Bear's Garlic

What other names is Bear's Garlic known by?

Ail des Bois, Ail à Feuilles Larges, Ail des Ours, Ail Pétiolé, Ajo de Oso, Ajo Silvestre, Allium ursinum, Bear Garlic, Broad-leaved Garlic, Ramsons, Wild Garlic.

What is Bear's Garlic?

Bear's garlic is a plant. The leaf and bulb are used to make medicine.

People take bear's garlic for indigestion, intestinal gas, high blood pressure, and "hardening of the arteries" (arteriosclerosis).

Some people apply bear's garlic directly to the skin for ongoing rashes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of bear's garlic for these uses.

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