Swamp Milkweed

What other names is Swamp Milkweed known by?

Asclépiade Incarnate, Asclépiade Rouge, Asclepias incarnata, Asclépias Incarnata, Ciénaga de Algodoncillo, Rose-Colored Silkweed, Swamp Silkweed.

What is Swamp Milkweed?

Swamp milkweed is an herb. The root and underground stem (rhizome) are used to make medicine.

Despite serious safety concerns, people take swamp milkweed for digestion problems.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Digestion problems.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of swamp milkweed 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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