Greater Bindweed

What other names is Greater Bindweed known by?

Bearbind, Bear's-Bind, Calystegia sepium, Correhuela Mayor, Devil's Vine, Grand Liseron, Hedge Bindweed, Hedge Convolvulus, Hedge Lily, Lady's Nightcap, Liseron des Bois, Liseron des Haies, Old Man's Night Cap, Rutland Beauty.

What is Greater Bindweed?

Greater bindweed is a plant. The powdered root and whole flowering plant are used to make medicine.

Despite safety concerns, people take greater bindweed for treating fever, urinary tract problems, and constipation; and for increasing bile production.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Fever.
  • Urinary tract problems.
  • Constipation.
  • Increasing bile production.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of greater bindweed 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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