Coral Root

What other names is Coral Root known by?

Chicken Toe, Coraline, Corallorhiza, Corallorhiza odontorhiza, Corallorhize Trifide, Crawley, Crawley Root, Cymbidium odontorhizum, Fever Root, Orchidée-Corail, Racine de Corail, Scaley Dragon's Claw, Turkey Claw.

What is Coral Root?

Coral root is an herb. People use the root or underground stem (rhizome) to make medicine.

People take coral root for colds and for causing sweating.

Don't confuse coral root with coral.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Colds.
  • Causing sweating.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of coral root 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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