Humic Acid

What other names is Humic Acid known by?

Acide Humique, Ácidos Húmicos, Extracto de Húmicos, Extrait d'Humique, Humate, Humic Extract.

What is Humic Acid?

Humic acid is a chemical produced by decaying plants. People use it to make medicine.

People take humic acid for stimulating the immune system and treating the flu (influenza), avian flu, swine flu, and other viral infections.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stimulating the immune system.
  • Treating viral diseases.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of humic acid 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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