Swallowroot

What other names is Swallowroot known by?

Decalepis hamiltonii, Makali Beru, Nannari.

What is Swallowroot?

Swallowroot is a plant. The root is used to make medicine.

People take swallowroot as a "blood purifier" and appetite stimulant.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stimulating appetite.
  • "Purifying" the blood.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of swallowroot 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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