Woodbine

What other names is Woodbine known by?

Clematis, Clematis virginiana, Clématite de Virginie, Devil's-Darning-Needle, Herbe aux Gueux, Old Man's Beard, Traveler's Joy, Vine Bower, Virgin's Bower.

What is Woodbine?

Woodbine is an herb. The leaves and flowers are used to make medicine. Avoid confusion with American ivy, gelsemium, or honeysuckle, which are also known as woodbine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Skin sores, cuts, itching, sexually-transmitted diseases, cancer, tumors, fever, kidney problems, ulcers, diuretic (water pill), constipation, or tuberculosis.

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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