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Arum

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What other names is Arum known by?

Adder's Root, Aro, Aro Maculado, Arum maculatum, Arum Tacheté, Bobbins, Chandelle, Cocky Baby, Cornet, Cuckoo Pint, Cypress Powder, Dragon Root, Friar's Cowl, Gaglee, Gouet, Gouet Commun, Gouet Tacheté, Herbe à Pain, Kings and Queens, Ladysmock, Langue de Bœuf, Lords and Ladies, Manteau de la Sainte Vierge, Pain de Pourceau, Parson and Clerk, Pied de Veau, Pilette, Portland Arrowroot, Quaker, Ramp, Starchwort, Vachotte, Wake Robin, Yaro.

What is Arum?

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

Despite serious safety concerns, arum is used for colds and swelling (inflammation) of the throat. It is also used to promote sweating and to loosen chest congestion.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Colds.
  • Throat swelling (inflammation).
  • Loosening chest congestion.
  • Promoting sweating.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of arum 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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